Film and TV seasons

Carefully curated collections of film and TV by genre, theme, actor or director.


  • Japan 2021

    The collapse of the old studio system in Japan in the 1960s opened a space for a new wave of independent filmmakers, in part 2 of our two-month season.

  • Japan 2021 at the BFI IMAX

    Enjoy three cult classics on Britain's biggest screens.

  • Japan 2021: Another Gaze

    Daniella Shreir, editor of feminist film journal Another Gaze, selects some of the most original voices from the expansive landscape of women-made film and video in Japan.

  • A Class of His Own: The Films of Jack Clayton

    On the centenary of his birth, we celebrate visionary British director Jack Clayton.

  • The Precious Things

    We shine a light on the weird and wonderful curios of British TV archives.

  • Busting the Bias

    Breaking down barriers for Disabled talent in the creative industries.

  • Bogarde at 100

    In his centenary year, we pay tribute with a selection of films, demonstrating Bogarde’s versatility and remarkable screen presence.