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.
Find out what it’s like to be around the table in the White House in this revealing new doc.
Opens 19 January
Events and previews
Your chance to catch the latest releases, and hear from film and TV personalities.
Paddy Considine directs and stars in this emotive tale of a boxing champ trying to piece his life back together.
The acclaimed director presents this beautiful silent film from FW Murnau.
A night of free activities, screenings and talks all across BFI Southbank as we give a sneak peak of our upcoming seasons and events.
Film and TV seasons
Carefully curated collections of film and TV by genre, theme, actor or director.
Our comprehensive, three-month survey marks the centenary of the birth of Ingmar Bergman, one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.
A special selection of the TV and film performances of one of Britain’s finest and best-loved actors.
In 2018 we celebrate animation in all its guises, from puppetry and stop-motion to anime and CGI.
Revisit cherished classics and discover trailblazing women filmmakers in our season celebrating female friendships.
The latest cinema releases and key classics – many newly restored.
25 and under
Two great places 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.