BFI Flare 2018 – Freak Show Review
Let your freak flag fly! In a year that is seeing Love, Simon making a genuine case for a...
BFI Flare 2018 – Postcards from London Review
Art, sex, and sub-culture collide in this unique film experiment. Postcards from London is perhaps not the film you...
BFI Flare 2018 – The 34th Review
A personal account from the activists who changed history   Describing their country as a place of “secrets and...
Is There More Sherlock To Come? Mark Gatiss Says “We’ll See.”
Sherlock’s series four finale drew in an audience of 5.9 million. Its stars, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, have gone on to head in their own franchises. The show’s twists and turns frequently throw the twittersphere into a furore, and it’s been both praised, criticised as too Bond-esque, and,... Read more
Indie On The BFI Player: Adam Driver
Despite last year’s exploit into the most successful, epic space opera film franchise of all time, Adam Driver remains without doubt the poster boy for the independent film industry. Rising to prominence as Adam Sackler in Lena Dunham’s HBO show Girls, for which he received three consecutive nominations for... Read more
Bargain Cinema For Youngsters This Spring At BFI Southbank
Visiting the cinema can be a costly affair, but this Spring at the British Film Institute (BFI), audience members aged 25 and under can benefit from their fantastically affordable ticketing scheme. From previews of new releases such as Their Finest, and Mindhorn, to restored classics, and even their retrospective... Read more
First Look: Claire Foy & Andrew Garfield In Andy Serkis’ Directorial Debut

Screen veteran Andy Serkis steps behind the lens for his directorial debut, Breathe, starring The Crown’s Claire Foy.

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7 Essential Movies About Forbidden Love
It is a simple, incontrovertible fact that few things make love burn brighter than being told it’s not allowed – Shakespeare had this figured out centuries ago when he wrote ‘Romeo & Juliet’ and forbidden love has been a mainstay of the silver screen since the earliest silent stars... Read more
BFI Celebrate Fassbinder With Retrospective Season

The provocative, socially complex filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder is celebrated at the BFI Southbank.

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Five LGBT Films To Unveil Online Film Campaign
Run by the BFI and British Council, this year’s #FiveFilms4Freedom showcases a great line-up of five celebrated short films highlighting important topics within our ever-changing society. The LGBT community is wonderfully represented each year through the BFI Flare Festival and these five shorts will see the unveiling of a... Read more
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest Set For BFI Re-Release
The 1975 adaptation of a best-selling Ken Kesey novel, which to this day is still considered an undisputed classic of that decade along with being an intelligent cinematic depiction of mental health and its practices, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest is returning to UK cinemas later this year.... Read more
BFI Announce Programme For 2017 LGBT Film Festival

Celebrating the best in LGBT cinema, the BFI Flare Film Festival returns to London next month.

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Nightmarish Trailer For LFF Winner Raw

Check out the amazing – and deeply disturbing – UK trailer for festival-winning horror Raw

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