BFI

A new season at the BFI Southbank showcases the marvels of Afrofuturism

By Charles Bramesco

In the Black Fantastic explores racial identity through mythology, science-fiction, and the supernatural.

The BFI’s new Film on Film Festival is a celluloid fetishist’s dream

By Charles Bramesco

The 2023 proceedings will feature a bevy of classics projected on good ol’ 35mm, 16mm, and 70mm.

The Joys of a Curious Cinematic Mind

By Little White Lies

FilmFeels unlocks the door to curious movies and a curious mindset when it comes to seeking out new experiences.

A new film season is breaking down barriers for Disabled filmmakers

By Meg Fozzard

BFI Southbank’s short film programme Busting the Bias aims to increase awareness and representation.

10 independent gems from the BFI London Film Festival 2021

By Katie Goh

A selection of our favourite under-the-radar highlights from this year’s LFF to add to your viewing calendar.

The Harder They Fall – first-look review

By Cheyenne Bunsie

Jeymes Samuel’s star-studded revenge western boldly reframes cowboy mythology for a modern audience.

The 2021 BFI London Film Festival line-up has been announced

By Adam Woodward

This year’s LFF programme comprises 39 per cent female and 40 per cent ethnically diverse directors/creators.

The Harder They Fall to open the 65th BFI London Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

Jeymes Samuel’s outlaw western will receive its world premiere at the festival in October.

A new film season explores what it means to be mixed heritage

By Leila Latif

T A P E Collective discuss their BFI takeover and why representation is at the heart of their programming ethos.

How filmmakers are highlighting racial discrimination in the criminal justice system

By Flora Spencer Grant

At the 64th BFI London Film Festival, three films provided a timely addition to discourse ignited by the Black Lives Matter movement.

After Love – first-look review

By Leila Latif

Joanna Scanlan plays a Muslim convert who discovers a secret about her husband in Aleem Khan’s moving drama.

Soul – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Jamie Foxx is a jazz musician reckoning with the afterlife in Pixar’s best film in quite some time.

Documentaries to discover at the BFI London Film Festival 2020

By Matt Turner

Eight non-fiction features that are well worth seeking out at this year’s LFF.

Tricia Tuttle on what to expect from the 64th BFI London Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

The Festival Director speak about putting together the most accessible, expansive LFF programme yet.

The 2020 BFI London Film Festival line-up has been announced

By David Jenkins

This year’s scaled-back celebration mixes world cinema gems with something a little different.

Francis Lee’s Ammonite to close the 64th BFI London Film Festival

By Lillian Crawford

The British writer/director’s lesbian romance will cap off this year’s LFF on 17 October.

Steve McQueen’s Mangrove to open the 64th BFI London Film Festival

By Lillian Crawford

The first of five films from the director’s Small Axe anthology will screen for free to audiences across the UK.

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