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1,000s of films, preserved.
120 years of British life, many unseen for decades.
Hidden histories and forgotten stories of people and places from the UK’s key film and TV archives.
Flesh and pleasure made its name, but in 1956 there was a lot more to a place that, in modern times, has all but vanished.
From the late 70s, punk fashions and attitude spread agitation round the nation.
Mathieu Kassovitz’s landmark mid-90s drama, newly restored in 4K to mark the film’s 25th anniversary.
Richard Burton and Peter Firth star in Sidney Lumet’s 1977 adaptation of Peter Shaffer’s landmark, Tony-winning play.
Hirokazu Koreeda’s landmark lyrical fantasy that reflects on the experiences that most make life worth living.
Jack Bond directs the Pet Shop Boys - newly restored to Blu-ray/DVD.
A Blu-ray collection of three films directed by Takeshi ‘Beat’ Kitano.
Wednesday 12 August 2020
Tuesday 11 August 2020
Friday 7 August 2020
Thursday 6 August 2020
Tuesday 4 August 2020
Saturday 1 August 2020
Friday 31 July 2020
See thousands of free films from the BFI National Archive, catch a programme of contemporary and classic cinema on BFI Player, and read the latest from Sight & Sound.
We have now reopened.
Experience Tenet the way director Christopher Nolan intended, in IMAX 15/70mm — the world’s most immersive format.
Tickets are now on sale for Wednesday 26 August onwards.
Chinonye Chukwu’s spare, unsparing prison drama cuts to the heart of the injustice and inhumanity of America’s death penalty, writes Nikki Baughan.
Friday 17 July 2020
Enjoy priority booking for BFI Southbank and BFI London Film Festival, as well as many more benefits all year round.
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