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Booking information

How to book

Online: Log in or create an account to book
Telephone: 020 7928 3232 from 10:00-20:30 daily
In person: At BFI Southbank from 11:00-20:30 daily
Post: BFI Members only. Download a postal booking form.

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Booking dates

BFI Members booking: Thursday 5 September from 10:00
Public booking: Thursday 12 September from 10:00

BFI Champion extra priority booking opens Wednesday 4 September at 10:00 and the special booking service for BFI Patrons opens Tuesday 3 September.

Ticket prices

See our full list of ticket prices.
See our venues page for a list of West End venues.

Non-West End venues: From £13.25
West End venues: From £16.50
Weekday matinees: £10-£14
Gala & Special Presentation premieres: £16.50-£30
Opening & Closing Night Gala premieres at Embankment Garden Cinema: £32
LFF Connects events & Screen Talks: £18

Gift Aid

Did you know that the BFI is a charity? Our Gift Aid tickets include an optional donation which supports the BFI’s restoration, education and cultural programmes. When you select a Gift Aid ticket, the BFI can claim Gift Aid on the full value of your ticket, making your donation go even further. Gift Aid tickets include a 10% donation.

3 for £30 Discovery Passes

Choose 3 films from our curated selections for £30. See the full list. Use promo code DISCOVER before adding tickets to your basket.

3 for £21 Experimenta Passes

Choose 3 screenings from Experimenta for £21. See the full list. Use promo code EXPERIMENTA before adding tickets to your basket.


Evening and weekend £10

25 & under and unwaged

Tickets on the door for £5*

*To book a £5 ticket to all screenings (including Galas), visit the venue box office 45 minutes before the start time with your ID or proof of benefit. One ticket per customer, subject to availability.


Matinees** £6.50

**Concessions: Seniors, unwaged, students, disabled visitors. Matinee concessions apply Mon-Fri before 5 and Sat/Sunday before noon.

Family strand

Child £1
Adult £10

Missed out?

Extra tickets are released from Thursday 26 September, or try our returns queue at the venues 45 minutes before the start time.

Terms & conditions

Opening and Closing Night Galas at Embankment Garden Cinema are subject to a BFI Champion and BFI Member ticket ballot to ensure fairness. Visit bfi.org.uk/members

There are no exchanges or refunds of any kind for all customers. Tickets may not be resold for higher than 20% above the face value displayed, and any such action may result in cancellation of the original booking by the BFI. Tickets may not be used as part of commercial hospitality/concierge packages unless authorised by the BFI.

Maximum of 2 tickets per film per customer or 4 tickets per family film (max 3 children per adult) until 12 September.

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