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.
Gemma Arterton is luminous in this witty drama about a female copywriter during WWII.
Opens 21 April
Events and previews
Your chance to catch the latest releases, and hear from film and TV personalities.
This tale of a Syrian asylum seeker and a Finnish salesman scooped Aki Kaurismäki the Best Director award at Berlin.
Poet Ted Wallace turns investigative sleuth after mysterious events at a country house.
Warm-hearted comedy in which two struggling actors try to balance their careers with their personal lives.
Film and TV seasons
Carefully curated collections of film and TV by genre, theme, actor or director.
Dead by 37, openly bi-sexual, constantly controversial: Rainer Werner Fassbinder was arguably post-war Germany’s greatest filmmaker.
This selection of distinguished wartime shorts and features embraces the everyday reality of a besieged and battered Britain.
Indian cinema is increasingly exploring the ‘Mindie’ (mainstream+indie) space with realistic yet entertaining films.
The latest cinema releases and key classics – many newly restored.
25 and under
Two great places to lounge, eat and drink when you visit.
Film and TV-related books, DVDs and gifts at BFI Southbank and online.
We provide free access to a huge collection of books, journals and documents about the world of film and television.
At BFI Southbank’s Mediatheque you can explore the riches of the BFI National Archive, for free.