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Woodfall: A Revolution in British Cinema

Celebrate Woodfall’s ground-breaking legacy at BFI Southbank and at home this April and May.

Watch the trailer for the BFI’s Woodfall season.

At BFI Southbank

Season Highlights

  • Look Back in Anger

    Look Back in Anger

    The epitome of the kitchen-sink drama, Tony Richardson’s feature debut plays on extended run from 2 April.

  • The Stories that Changed British Cinema

    The Stories that Changed British Cinema

    Explore the gritty stories brought to life by Woodfall in this special panel discussion.

  • Red, White & Zero

    Red, White & Zero

    A rare opportunity to watch Woodfall’s portmanteau feature composed of three inventive and emotive short films.

On BFI Blu-ray & DVD

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  • Tony Richardson interview, 1968

    Tony Richardson interview, 1968

    The co-founder of Woodfall discusses the sensationalism and brutality of the British media.

  • Momma Don't Allow

    Momma Don't Allow

    Karel Reisz and Tony Richardson capture a lively night out in this revolutionary, pre-Woodfall short.

  • We Are the Lambeth Boys

    We Are the Lambeth Boys

    Karel Reisz’s honest and sympathetic depiction of South London teens, foreshadows the landmark Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.

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