This page lists changes to the BFI Southbank programme, not represented in the published Guide.
Updated: 16 April 2018
Opens Fri 6 Mar p12
Audio Description will now be available at all screenings from Tue 10 April onwards. The film will screen with Hearing-Impaired subtitles on Sun 8 Apr 14:00 NFT3 & Sun 15 Apr 14:40 Studio.
A Fistful of Dollars
From Fri 13 Apr p16
Please note, this film rums 100min (not 96).
The Quay Brothers: Their Art and Inspiration
Mon 16 Apr 18:30 BFI Reuben Library p37
We are delighted to be joined by two expert speakers for this event, Suzanne Buchan (Professor of Animation Aesthetics at Middlesex University London and Editor of animation: an interdisciplinary journal) and Edwin Carels (Researcher at the School of Arts KASK / HoGent in Belgium and Senior Film Programmer and Curator for the International Film Festival of Rotterdam).
The Short Films of The Quay Brothers
Mon 16 Apr 20:40 NFT2 p38
Further to a previous update, the filmmakers would prefer us to screen the following titles which now include The Comb:
1. The Cabinet of Jan Svankmajer (1984) 16mm 11min
2. This Unnameable Little Broom (1985) 16mm 11min
3. Stille Nacht I-1V (1988-1994) 35mm 13min
4. The Comb (1991) 35mm 18min
5. Street of Crocodiles (1986) 35mm 21min
6. In Absentia (2000) 35mm 19min
TV Preview: The Bridge + Q&A with Sofia Helin
Tue 17 Apr 18:15 NFT1 p8
We are pleased to announce that joining Sofia Helin on the panel will be fellow cast member Thure Lindhardt, creator Hans Rosenfeldt and lead writer Camilla Ahlgren.
Tue 17 Apr 20:10 NFT2 p43
Unfortunately, the only 35mm print available in the UK is only fair in quality and has some scratching and dirt throughout. We hope this will not impair customers' enjoyment of this rare chance to see Xala on the big screen.
Wed 18 Apr 20:15 Studio p12
This screening will now start at the slightly later time of 20:20. We apologise for any inconvenience.
A Fistful of Dollars
Thu 19 Apr 14:30 Studio p16
This matinee is cancelled. We apologise for any disappointment.
From 20 Apr p13
This film runs 121min and has been given a 12A certificate.
Sat 21 Apr NFT3 p34
Please note the Joint ticket available with all three programmes is £15 only, with no concs or members' discount available.
Africa Goes West: The Black Cowboy
Sat 21 Apr 16:00-18:00 NFT3 p34
Please note this event will take place in NFT3.
Sat 21 Apr 18:25 NFT3; Wed 25 Apr 18:10 NFT1 p24
To clarify we will be screening a 4k version of Tom Jones.
AMEX Cardmember screening: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
Sat 21 April 20:30 NFT1
Tickets for this screening will be available on Fri 6 April at the following times: BFI Champions 11:30, BFI Members 12:30 and the public from 16:00.
Funday Preview: Mary and the Witch's Flower
Sun 22 Apr 12:30 NFT1 p49
Further to a previous announcement, we regret to advise that Morwenna Banks is no longer able to introduce this screening. We apologise for any disappointment.
The Charge of the Light Brigade
Sun 22 Apr 15:00 NFT1; Thu 26 Apr 20:20 NFT2 p26
To confirm, we will be screening a 130min digital version. Please note, the film does contain images of animal cruelty which some viewers may find upsetting.
Once Upon a Time in America
Sun 22 Apr 17:40 NFT1; Sat 28 Apr 17:50 NFT1 p32 Please note this digitally restored version is 4k. The correct ticket price for concs is £12 and not £13 as listed.
A Taste of Honey
Tue 24 Apr 18:00 NFT1 p24
We’re delighted to welcome actor Rita Tushingham for a Q&A following this screening.
Preview: Beast + Q&A
Tue 24 Apr 20:15 NFT1 p7
We’re pleased to confirm that actors Jessie Buckley and Johnny Flynn will join the film’s director Michael Pearce for the post-screening Q&A.
The Lusty Men
Wed 25 Apr 18:15 NFT3; Sun 29 Apr 20:20 NFT2 p43
The digital version of this film will not be ready in time for our screenings. We will therefore screen from a 35mm print.
Preview: The Wound
Wed 25 Apr 20:40 NFT1 p7
This has been given a 15 certificate. We’re thrilled to welcome director John Trengove for a Q&A after this preview.
The Bad Sleep Well
Mon 30 Apr 20:00 NFT2 p41
This screening is cancelled and we apologise for any disappointment.
Wed 2 May 18:10 NFT1 p42
This screening will now be introduced by Bryony Dixon, BFI National Archive Curator.
Wed 2 May 20:30 NFT2 p26
We are pleased to announce that this screening will now be introduced by Annouchka de Andrade, daughter of director Sarah Maldoror.
UK Premiere: Somewhere Beyond the Mist + Q&A
Sat 5 May 18:10 NFT2 p20
We are delighted to announce that director Cheung King-wai and producer Nicole Chan will take part in the post-screening Q&A.
Preview: Redoutable + Q&A with director Michel Hazanavicuis
Tue 8 May 18:10 NFT3 p12
We are pleased to announce that director Michael Hazanavicuis (The Artist; The Search) will join us for a Q&A following this preview. Preview courtesy of Thunderbird Releasing.
Tickets £15, concs £12 on sale to BFI Champions Thu 5 Apr 11:30, BFI Members Thu 5 Apr 12:30 and to the public from Tue 10 Apr 11:30.
Belladonna of Sadness
Tue 8 May 18:20 NFT3 p37
This screening will now take place in NFT2. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Lean on Pete
Tue 8 May 18:00 NFT2 p11
This screening is now cancelled. We apologise for any disappointment.
Champions’ Preview: That Good Night
Tue 8 May 20:50 NFT3
UK/Portugal 2017. Dir Eric Styles. With John Hurt, Sofia Helin, Max Brown. 92min. Digital. 12A. Courtesy of Trafalgar Releasing. An effortlessly brilliant final performance from the late, great Sir John Hurt who features at the heart of this poignant portrait of a writer living in Portugal and struggling to come to terms with his terminal diagnosis, whilst setting his affairs in order so he can die with dignity.
Champion Members are invited to book tickets for themselves and up to three guests when priority booking opens at 11:30 on 28 Mar. Tickets £6 each.
Member Exclusive screening: Lean on Pete
Thu 10 May 18:15 NFT3 p15
To clarify, this commences at 18:15 (not 18:10 as per p15). The screening will be followed by a Member Salon at 20:20 in the Blue Room.
Preview: Jeune Femme
Thu 10 May 20:40 NFT1 p6
This film runs 98min and has been given a 15 certificate.
Lost in America
Thu 10 May 20:50 NFT3; Mon 21 May 17:45 NFT3 p32
Please note the format for the screening on 10 May will be 35mm; the format for the screening on 21 May will be digital.
From Fri 11 May p12
This film has been given a 15 certificate.
Future Film Labs: The Social Media Acid Test
Sat 12 May 12:30 – 17:00 NFT3 & Blue Room p49
To clarify, this event commences at 12:30 (not 11:00). We apologise for any confusion.
Tue 15 May 18:15 BFI IMAX p33
This screening will now take place on Monday 14 May at 18:15 in BFI IMAX. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Tue 15 May 20:50 BFI IMAX p33
This screening will now take place on Monday 14 May at 20:50 in BFI IMAX. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Preview: The Breadwinner + Q&A with Nora Twomey and Paul Young
Thu 17 May 18:10 NFT1 p7
Please note the Q&A with Nora Twomey and Paul Young is work permitting. We hope to confirm their attendance in due course.
Lean on Pete
Thu 17 May 18:15 Studio p11
This screening is cancelled. We apologise for any disappointment.
Sun 20 May 15:20 NFT2 p46
Please note this additional screening as per the calendar but not on p46.
DVD Launch: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy + Q&A
Wed 23 May 18:20 NFT1 p17
The DVD/Blu-ray release of this programme has been put back and therefore this event is now postponed until later in the year. We apologise for the inconvenience.
Wed 30 May 18:20 NFT3 p25
Please note this screening is cancelled and we apologise for any disappointment. Please see p25 for alternative screenings.