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BFI Southbank

A four-screen cinema venue showing over 2,000 classic and contemporary films each year, with film seasons, director and actor retrospectives, and extended runs of cinema classics. View over 1000 hours of free film and TV in the Mediatheque, visit the library and film shop, and enjoy two of the South Bank’s best restaurant bars.

Season highlights

All events

Events and previews

Your chance to catch the latest releases, and hear from film and TV personalities.

Extended runs

Plenty of chances for you to enjoy film classics, restorations and new releases.

  • Mirror


    Tarkovsky’s greatest film is as close to poetry as cinema gets.
    23 Oct - 5 Nov

  • Brief Encounter

    Brief Encounter

    Noël Coward’s tale of a love affair, thrillingly played out with tight British reserve.
    6 - 13 Nov

  • True Romance

    True Romance

    Tony Scott’s fable-like romance is set within a Tarantino universe of bad guys, drugs and guns.
    20 - 29 Nov (continues in December)

  • Doctor Zhivago

    Doctor Zhivago

    David Lean’s enthralling, five-Oscar®-winning historical romance stars Omar Sharif and Julie Christie.
    27 - 30 Nov (continues in December)

In the Studio

More recent releases that you ought to see.

  • Make More Noise! Suffragettes in Silent Film

    Make More Noise! Suffragettes in Silent Film

    These rare early films and comedies show women’s struggle for equality.
    23 Oct - 5 Nov

  • 45 Years

    45 Years

    Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay excel as a couple rocked by news from the past.
    6 - 25 Nov

  • Mia madre

    Mia madre

    A director struggles to hold her life together both on and off-set.
    13 - 26 Nov

All regular strands

Regular strands

Monthly screenings of experimental, archive, family, international and LGBT content.

More at BFI Southbank

  • BFI Shop

    BFI Shop

    Film and TV-related books, DVDs and gifts at BFI Southbank and online.

  • The BFI Reuben Library

    The BFI Reuben Library

    We provide free access to a huge collection of books, journals and documents about the world of film and television.

  • BFI Mediatheque

    BFI Mediatheque

    At BFI Southbank’s Mediatheque you can explore the riches of the BFI National Archive, for free.

  • Food and drink

    Food and drink

    Two great places to lounge, eat and drink when you visit.

BFI Southbank calendar

Programme changes
Updates to the printed BFI Southbank Guide.

BFI Southbank will be closed to the public until 5.30pm on 3 November and all day and throughout the evening on 16 November. The box office will operate from the BFI Shop during the closure.

BFI Membership

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Digital BFI Southbank Guide

October/November 2015 Guide

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