A four-screen cinema venue showing a huge selection of classic and contemporary films each year, with new and re-releases, film seasons, and director and actor retrospectives.
Bringing you the best new Indian and South Asian independent cinema.
Events and previews
Your chance to catch the latest releases, and hear from film and TV personalities.
Enjoy a weekend of LOLs with the best comedy shorts, the new Horrible Histories movie and the anniversary of When Harry Met Sally…
A red-carpet London premiere of this nuanced romance between unlikely lovers.
Elizabeth Debicki and Gemma Arterton play author Virginia Woolf and socialite Vita Sackville-West in this sumptuous romantic drama.
Film and TV seasons
Carefully curated collections of film and TV by genre, theme, actor or director.
Join us for a filmic exploration of tough, difficult female characters and the actors who traditionally play them.
Weimar cinema wasn’t just dazzling entertainment, it also sought to change the world.
We showcase selected works from a filmmaker who revels in sensuality, atmosphere and the highs and lows of human nature.
Bringing you the best new Indian and South Asian independent cinema 21-29 June.
The latest cinema releases and key classics – many newly restored.
25 and under
A great place to lounge, eat and drink when you visit.
Film and TV-related books, DVDs and gifts at BFI Southbank and online.
We provide free access to a huge collection of books, journals and documents about the world of film and television.
At BFI Southbank’s Mediatheque you can explore the riches of the BFI National Archive, for free.