Our regular programme includes world cinema, archive, experimental, sonic cinema and LGBT events.
Inspirational films by and about the people of Africa, from archive classics to new cinema.
Jordan Peele (Get Out) has doubled up on the horror for his latest chilling tale.
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LGBTQ+ films and events.
This late Jarman feature looks stunningly dreamy in 4K resolution on the cinema screen.
This film achieved cult status with its all-female cast and its portrayal of a schoolgirl’s crush on her schoolmistress.
Things get complicated when beautiful teacher Anan falls for a new female supply teacher.
A special screening of this rarely seen BBC film, marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.
Experimenta: Artist Film and Alternative Moving Image Culture
Artists’ film and video.
Don’t miss this very rare public appearance from the acclaimed film artist.
Discover this restless, forward-thinking creative with rare screenings and a special restoration.
Your podcast favourites, live and un-edited.
Comedian Deborah Frances-White hosts the live show of her popular podcast, discussing films and more with special guests.
Projecting the Archive
Rediscovered British features.
Ruth Roman stars as a woman who suspects her husband might be a murderer… is he?
Free and paid matinees, talks and presentations for seniors.
Emil Jannings stars as an elderly porter who’s befuddled by a fast-paced modern world.
The star attraction (Dietrich) of The Blue Angel beer hall can lead many a man astray…
Seniors’ Free Archive Matinee: Letter from an Unknown Woman + extended intro from BFI programmer David Somerset
A romantic drama of obsession and betrayal, set in 1900s Vienna.
Celebrating the best international restorations.
A bored middle-aged man takes a sudden plunge into the nocturnal wilderness…
The darker side of cinema.
This deliriously stylish slasher opus, set in a world of thespians, is a true baroque nightmare.
A deliriously enjoyable fantasy shocker about a young man who unwittingly releases an evil djinn.
Woman with a Movie Camera
Celebrating women’s contribution to film.
We spotlight Dominga Sotomayor’s work with her debut feature about a family road trip.
A day of talks and events reframing the conversation around gender equality in the screen industries.