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Our programme brings students and young people into the heart of the BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express®.

It offers special free screenings of new films from around the world selected from the Festival programme, opportunities to meet a wide range of film professionals and the chance to get involved in free or low cost projects, workshops and events.

Screenings and events are held at BFI Southbank and at partner venues around London.


Please complete the appropriate form to request tickets for education screenings and events.

Festival education booking form for individuals
Festival education booking form for groups

Telephone: 020 7815 1344 (10:00-17:30, Mon-Friday)
Email: festivaleducation@bfi.org.uk


Wheelchair access is available in all cinemas except Cineworld Haymarket – we recommend all wheelchair positions are booked in advance. Fixed induction loops for the hard of hearing available in each cinema. For events not in cinemas, please contact LFF Education for details.

Free Film ScreeningsFree Film Screenings

Features and shorts programmes for 15-25s.

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The Red HerringPrimary Schools and Families

Screenings for KS1 and KS2, and weekend workshops for 8-11s and 12-15s.

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Education Events

Talks, workshops, and Future Film Day!

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Events and Accreditation for Film Students

The Film School Programme and Student Accreditation.

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The LFF Young Jury ProjectThe LFF Young Jury Project

The BFI invites 10 young people to find out how the London Film Festival jury works.

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Many thanks to our funding contributors:

Arts Council England
Film Music Foundation

And to our event partners:

BFI Film Academy
Into Film
London Film Academy
London Film School
National Film and Television School
The Screen Arts Institute

Festival calendar

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Festival calendar (PDF)
Digital Festival brochure

Festival FAQ, including booking information

All films and events
Directors A-Z
Countries A-Z
Guests attending the Festival
Accessible screenings
Programme changes

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