Regular programme

Our regular programme includes world cinema, archive, experimental and much more…

African Odysseys

Inspirational films by and about the people of Africa, from archive classics to new cinema and docs. 

Art in the Making

Celebrating diverse artistic forms, movements and makers.

BFI Flare

LGBTQ+ films and events.


Artist film and alternative moving-image culture; works that break with convention. Programmed by William Fowler.

Projecting the Archive

A rare chance to see rediscovered British features from the BFI National Archive. Programmed by Josephine Botting. In honour of Dr Clifford Shaw.


Free and paid matinees, and talks for the over-60s. Programmed by David Somerset.

Silent Cinema

Enjoy the best international restorations, often with a live musical accompaniment. Programmed by Bryony Dixon.

Terror Vision

The darker side of cinema; films that will horrify and astound. Programmed by Michael Blyth.

  • Altered States

    Altered States

    William Hurt takes a trip he’ll never forget in this mind-blowing shocker from Ken Russell.

  • Tales from the Hood

    Tales from the Hood

    A creepy mortician tells three cautionary tales in this horror with a social conscience.

Woman with a Movie Camera

We celebrate women’s contribution to cinema and spotlight female stories.