BFI Mediatheque

New collections are made available as early as possible in the advertised month but launch dates may vary. If in doubt please telephone us in advance of your visit.

Opening times: Tue 13:00–20:00; Wed – Fri 12:00 – 20:00; Sat & Sun 12:30 – 20:00
Book in advance: 020 7815 1346

At BFI Southbank’s Mediatheque  you can explore the riches of the BFI National Archive, for free. Offering a remarkably diverse selection of film and TV, it features many of the best, the rarest and the most extraordinary titles from the Archive collection. Simply turn up on the day or book in advance, and log on at one of our viewing stations. For a list of all 2000+ titles currently available, see