We want to open up great independent and classic film and TV for all, making it as accessible as possible. If you are under the age of 26, you can get discounted tickets for BFI Southbank and BFI Festivals. BFI Southbank cinema tickets are £3, with festival tickets £5, so you can enjoy the very best of cinema from around the world at an affordable price.

Sign up today and verify your age online, and you can start enjoying discounted tickets immediately.

BFI Southbank

£3 tickets, bookable in advance for all regular screenings, with special events and preview tickets available on the day of the screening.

BFI Festivals

£5 tickets for BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express®, BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival and BFI & Radio Times Television Festival. All available on the day of screening.

To sign up now for free:

Your account should be verified immediately, but if there are any issues, our box office team will contact you.

Terms and conditions

  • Discount valid for anyone age 16-25.
  • Your age will be confirmed with AgeChecked to confirm the date of birth given and confirm you are eligible for the scheme
  • Your data will not be held by AgeChecked, all data will be held by BFI
  • Discounted tickets are available from midnight the day of the screening
  • Tickets are limited to one per person and are not transferable.
  • Ticket prices are subject to change
  • Discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer
  • By signing up to this scheme, you give permission for the BFI to contact you by email. We will not share your data with third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time
  • The BFI reserves the rights to withdraw the discount offer at any time without prior notice
  • The BFI reserves the right to limit the number of tickets available for screenings and to exclude specific screenings from the offer without prior notice
  • BFI reserve the right to update these terms

Forthcoming highlights

From 4 August

Paris, Texas

A new 4K restoration of Wim Wenders’ moving tale of loss and redemption.

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From 4 August

Hit the Road

In Panah Panahi’s debut feature, we join an Iranian family on a mysterious, chaotic road trip.

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From 5 August

The Harder They Come

Jimmy Cliff brings a knockout soundtrack and charisma aplenty to this classic crime drama.

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15 August

The Feast + Q&A

A terrific slow burn, Welsh-language folk horror, laced with twisted humour, brutal body horror and extreme gore.

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Film industry training and opportunities

BFI Future Film Festival

The UK’s most important industry film festival for young filmmakers.

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BFI Film Academy

If you’re 16 to 25 and want to learn about or work in film, BFI Film Academy can help.

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