An ex-drug addict reflects on life in and out of prison in this short by BAFTA-winner Lynne Ramsay, based on real accounts.
A ghostly boy returns from the grave to warn against reopening 'The Devil's Mine' in this spooky drama.
Ownership and displacement is chronicled in Patrick Keiller's fourth feature, which he explains here alongside an expert panel.
The introduction to the 54th BFI London Film Festival's Archive Gala presentation of The Great White Silence.
A panel of experts discuss the remarkable restoration of Herbert Ponting’s extraordinary record of Captain Scott’s ill-fated race to the South Pole.
Cannes prizewinner, about an ailing man revisiting his past, is a measured, lyrical evocation of mysterious beauty and quiet humanity.
Candid and lively chat with Helen Hunt and John Hawkes exploring a disabled man's decision to seek a sex surrogate
Highlights from the red carpet for the star-studded Opening Night Gala film, The Imitation Game.
Directed by Peter Greenaway
Martin Freeman’s hearty turn as Rembrandt anchors one of Peter Greenaway’s most accessible films, charting the creation of the Dutch master’s key work, ‘The Night Watch’.
Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski
The Best Film winner at the 2013 BFI London Film Festival is an exquisitely shot, moving drama about a Polish nun exploring her family past, from UK-based director Pawel Pawlikowski.
Directed by Jim Jarmusch
Jim Jarmusch’s classic American indie is a bewitching blend of prison movie, poetic fable and comedy.
Extraordinary and exquisite views of life and landscape in Beijing during the late Qing dynasty.
Directed by Tobias Lindholm
Tobias Lindholm’s outstanding thriller offers a fresh twist on the hijacking drama by contrasting the experiences of two key protagonists – the ship’s cook and the company CEO tasked with managing negotiations back home.
Directed by Ann Hui On-wah
A wealthy film executive reconnects with the nanny who raised him, in a touching drama from the great humanist of the Hong Kong New Wave, Ann Hui.
This intimate study of Hong Kong explores the life and landscape of the former British colony in exquisite detail.
Directed by Biyi Bandele-Thomas
Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor star in the acclaimed adaption of the Orange Prize-winning novel.
Directed by Lav Diaz
Lav Diaz’s epic drama follows the contrasting stories of two men, a law school dropout who descends into criminality and the humble family man wrongly accused of his crimes.
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