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Drama2017112 minsDirector: Kathleen Hepburn
Shirley Henderson's sensitive performance as a woman with Parkinson's disease grounds this spartan family drama set in the Canadian wilderness.
Documentary2017141 minsDirector: Ai Weiwei
Acclaimed artist Ai Weiwei artfully captures the bewildering breadth of the global migration crisis in this haunting and shocking documentary.
Thriller2016110 minsDirector: Ivan Sen
Ivan Sen follows his acclaimed Australian thriller Mystery Road with another distinctive, 'outback noir', with troubled indigenous detective Joe Swan (Aaron Pedersen) again on the trail of murder and corruption.
Biopic201797 minsDirector: Pat Collins
A formally audacious account of the life and times of traditional Irish folk singer Joe Heaney, combining ‘fictional’ drama, documentary footage and musical sequence
Drama2017143 minsDirector: Robin Campillo
Pulsating with life and pounding with urgency, Robin Campillo’s extraordinary account of 1990s AIDS activism is a rousing, sensual and heart-breaking celebration of personal and political resistance.
Drama201783 minsDirector: Joshua Z Weinstein
This story of a widower's struggle to reclaim his child is both a funny, moving drama and an insight into the world of New York's Yiddish-speaking Hasidic community.
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France, the country where cinema was born, has given us some of the masters of cinema.
Let’s hear it for the badass buddies, inseparable gal-pals and the wisecracking girl gangs of cinema.
Thriller2010107 minsDirector: Im Sang-soo
An enigmatic housemaid and her wealthy, totalitarian employer begin an affair that will have disastrous consequences for them both.
Drama1971109 minsDirector: Ted Kotcheff
In this classic, broiling Australian thriller, an exasperated schoolteacher finds himself stranded in the dusty outback town of Bundanyabba, where the growing isolation and unhinged locals begin to eat away at his sanity.
Biopic192780 minsDirector: Carl Th. Dreyer
An incontestable masterpiece of silent cinema, Carl Dreyer's deeply moving biopic features one of the most powerful performances ever captured on film.
Comedy197598 minsDirector: Walerian Borowczyk
An outrageous classic of erotic cinema, Walerian Borowczyk’s playful and subversive fantasy finds a horny heiress courting the ravenous desires of a wild beast.
Crime196495 minsDirector: Jean-Luc Godard
Godard's playful tribute to the Hollywood pulp crime movies of the 1940s, executed with typically Gallic cool.
Fantasy2010109 minsDirector: Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Apichatpong's Cannes prizewinner, about an ailing man revisiting his past, is a measured, lyrical evocation of mysterious beauty and quiet humanity.
Controversial, iconoclastic and erotic, the works of Walerian Borowczyk have inspired censure and acclaim in equal measure.
A collection of the bold and the banned; causes célèbre and succès de scandale to incite, provoke and arouse.
Here are the pioneers, the iconoclasts, the brave - from landmark LGBTQ+ portraits to the next generation of gay classics from the BFI Flare festival.
Comedy194017 mins Location: Dublin
One fateful Friday 13th, a man rubs a gold ring and turns into a chimpanzee...so he has a look around Dublin and Chessington Zoos.
Drama192215 mins Location: Sunningdale
Dastardly deeds are afoot when rivals for the hand of a young woman vie against each other in a bicycle race.
Short documentary20178 mins
Clash is a short experimental documentary critiquing the lack of diversity in on-screen representation in Britain today.
Public Information Filler19731 mins
The lure of a toy shop proves almost too much for Tufty the squirrel
Travelogue19117 mins Location: York
A chance to see England’s highest waterfall in fall force, a wonderful long gone watermill, and the Shambles in York, pre-tourism.
Interest film192210 mins
Captivating slow-motion and quadrupeds aplenty in this fascinating look at animal movement
Five short films available for free online throughout BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival, in partnership with the British Council.
Vibrant snapshots of life in member states across the 20th century, both before and after the foundation of the Commonwealth.
"You have to make more noise than anybody else!," cried Suffragette pioneer Emmeline Pankhurst. But how to make more noise in silent film?