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.
These new sessions (held once a month over six months) will feature talent working with or inspired by the moving image.
Join us for a soulful day of intergenerational dialogues relaying the experiences of black women filmmakers.
This portmanteau film brings together the work of four emerging artists from literature, visual arts and the moving image.
This powerful drama, written and directed by Africa’s first woman director, follows the plight of a young village girl.
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The mind-altering and the unclassifiable.
A gothic slasher about a shy teen who discovers an antique mirror with strange powers…
LGBTQ+ films and events.
A riveting insight into the life and seminal works of late writer-director Rituparno Ghosh.
The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival Closing Night: Venus + Q&A with director Eisha Marjara
A laugh-out-loud comedy about alternative family values, self-empowerment and love.
This sumptuous period drama from James Ivory offers romance and heartbreak in the English countryside.
James Ivory’s Oscar-winning screenplay about a bittersweet summer romance has echoes of Maurice.
The fascinating story of Mc Linn da Quebrada, a black trans woman, performer and activist living in São Paulo.
Experimenta: Artist Film and Alternative Moving Image Culture
Artists’ film and video.
Join us to revisit Newsreel – a leftist underground collective that made low-budget, hard-hitting political films.
After the Happening: Ritual Industrial Performance SPACE Films + Q&A with artists Jenny Okun and Graham Stevens, chaired by BFI curator William Fowler
This programme reflects on how notions of performance, experimental sound and the body could be explored through film.
A deeply reflective film-portrait of Myrtle Wardally, who joined the struggle to unionise the night cleaners of London.
Artist Stuart Brisley’s investigations into ‘performance art’ screen alongside his film about a maritime tragedy.
Your podcast favourites, live and un-edited.
Projecting the Archive
Rediscovered British features.
Free and paid matinees, talks and presentations for seniors.
A compelling folk horror/archive film with a score by members of Portishead and Goldfrapp.
Sandrine Bonnaire stars in this heartbreaking account of a defiant, free-spirited woman.
This special talk will include clips, photographs and (hopefully) some of the original production personnel.
Brownlow’s film explores the rise of the ‘diggers,’ one of the first proto-Communist attempts at collective agriculture.
Celebrating the best international restorations.
An episode (plus bonus footage) of the important TV series about the origins of Hollywood.
The darker side of cinema.
A classy but macabre slasher, featuring a young Brooke Shields.
Woman with a Movie Camera
Celebrating women’s contribution to film.
A day of talks and events on women, power and film: 16 June.
Revisit this 1980s classic, screening directly after the Woman With a Movie Camera Summit.
A captivating film about a bereaved six-year-old girl who’s moved to the country to start a new life.