BFI Southbank

A four-screen cinema venue showing a huge selection of classic and contemporary films each year, with new and re-releases, film seasons, and director and actor retrospectives.

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  • Japan 2021

    In this first part of our (delayed) two-month celebration of the illustrious history of Japanese cinema, we look back to the ‘Golden Age’.
    October-November 2021

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All events and previews

Events and previews

The latest film and TV, interviews and Q&As.

All film & TV seasons

Film and TV seasons

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

  • Japan 2021

    In this first part of our (delayed) two-month celebration of the illustrious history of Japanese cinema, we look back to the ‘Golden Age’.

  • Mike Leigh

    This one-month season offers a unique opportunity to hear from a filmmaker at the top of his game.

  • Mike Leigh’s Choices

    The films that have inspired the director, in his own words.

  • Small Axe

    Following the immense success of the Small Axe series, we take this opportunity to present these remarkable films on the big screen.

  • Edgar Wright’s London After Dark

    Director Edgar Wright selects the titles that helped inspire his latest film, and invites you to explore London after dark.

All film releases

Film releases

The latest cinema releases and key classics – many newly restored.

  • Never Gonna Snow Again

    Never Gonna Snow Again

    A funny and thought-provoking tale about a masseur with supposed special powers.
    From 22 October

  • The Outsiders The Complete Novel

    The Outsiders The Complete Novel

    Coppola’s inspired adaptation of SE Hinton's classic novel, starring an impressive and talented young cast.
    From 22 October

  • Seven Samurai

    Seven Samurai

    Kurosawa’s epic samurai movie is a must-see on the big screen.
    From 29 October

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