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Great film has a new home. Yours. Welcome to BFI Player.

Available in the UK only. Featuring collections of cherished contemporary and classic films, hand-picked by the BFI from our renowned festivals, cultural programme and the BFI National Archive. We’re proud to bring to you our new video on-demand service, BFI Player. Take your seat for the finest that film has to offer – how about the sofa?

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BFI's curator of silent film Bryony Dixon, composer Simon Dobson and Lieutenant Colonel Nick Grace OBE from the Royal Marine Band Service discuss the challenges of scoring the restored Great War film.

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Thunderbirds puppeteers and voice actors join director Stephen La Riviѐre to discuss his documentary, Filmed in Supermarionation (2014).

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The definitive documentary chronicling how Gerry and Sylvia Anderson pioneered their trademark animation style, ‘Supermarionation’.

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The director of Academy Award-nominated Timbuktu talks about his personal connection to the true story of quite rebellion against religious extremism.

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“I kind of steal from everything.” Director Peter Strickland discusses his intoxicating drama The Duke of Burgundy.

Filmed in Supermarionation image

Directed by Stephen La Rivière

The definitive documentary chronicling how Gerry and Sylvia Anderson pioneered their trademark animation style, ‘Supermarionation’.

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This dramatic reconstruction of two decisive naval battles from the First World War is one of the finest films of the British silent era.

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Directed by Jim Jarmusch

Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton star as ageless, blood-drinking lovers in Jim Jarmusch’s clever, funny and sexy vampire tale.

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Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton star as ageless, blood-drinking lovers in Jim Jarmusch’s clever, funny and sexy vampire tale.

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Directed by Jim Jarmusch

Jim Jarmusch’s classic American indie is a bewitching blend of prison movie, poetic fable and comedy.

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