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.

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BFI Southbank

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


Preview: Girl + Q&A with director Adura Onashile and cinematographer Tasha Back

In Adura Onashile’s involving directorial debut, a young immigrant mother and her daughter attempt to forge a life in and around their Glasgow tower block flat.

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Preview: Is There Anybody Out There? + Q&A with director Ella Glendining, hosted by Jack Thorne

Ella Glendining talks to Jack Thorne about her compelling documentary following a screening of the film.

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How to Have Sex

This remarkably assured directorial debut from Molly Manning Walker, an established cinematographer whose work includes Scrapper, picked up the Un Certain Regard award for best first feature at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.

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The Eternal Daughter

Joanna Hogg’s enthralling ghost story, features an astonishing performance by her The Souvenir and The Souvenir Part II collaborator Tilda Swinton.

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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.

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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 in advance for regular screenings, and from midnight on the day of the screening for special events and previews
  • 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
  • This offer does not apply to general release titles at the BFI IMAX
  • 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

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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