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BFI Reuben Library

A free resource and study space with a huge collection of material about the moving image.

Our library holds the world’s largest collection of books, journals and digitised material about film, television and the moving image, free to access – whether you’re a serious researcher or just stopping by on your way to a film. We have state-of-the-art scanning facilities and an easy-to-use database to point you in the right direction if needed.

The library hosts a year-round programme of talks and events.

The BFI Reuben Library is open 10:30-19:00, Tuesday-Saturday. You can find out more about what’s on offer on our BFI Reuben Library pages.

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With thanks to our generous supporters:

Principal funders
The Reuben Foundation

Major benefactors
The Edwin Fox Foundation
The Dr Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation

Additional support
The Hintze Family Charitable Foundation


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