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Drama2019105 minsDirector: Haifaa Al-Mansour
Celebrated Saudi director Haifaa Al Mansour (Wadjda) returns with an inspiring drama about a young doctor unexpectedly becoming an electoral candidate.
Drama2018102 minsDirector: Ken Loach
Ken Loach’s look at working life in today’s gig economy is a fine and powerful successor to I, Daniel Blake.
Drama2019113 minsDirector: Levan Akin
Merab’s world is turned upside down by the arrival of a new dancer in this impassioned Cannes-winning love story.
Documentary201995 minsDirector: Zed Nelson
The working-class community of Hoxton Street face the upheavals of gentrification, austerity and the eruption of Brexit, in this portrait of a rapidly changing London.
Drama2019120 minsDirector: Nora Fingscheidt
An intensive drama about a pre-pubescent girl who actually crashes Germany’s child and welfare system whilst on her quest for love and security.
Science Fiction201998 minsDirector: Lorcan Finnegan
Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg play a pair of first-time buyers who get more than they bargained for in this twisted fable about the horrors of suburban living.
BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival Presents
The home of LGBTIQ+ rentals on BFI Player, showcasing favourites from the BFI Flare festival and the best in contemporary LGBTIQ+ cinema.
Celebrating side-splitting cinema, from slapstick legends to today's anarchic voices.
Want to escape our troubled times? Immerse yourself in the emotional, life-enhancing pleasures of the musical.
Horror198999 minsDirector: Brian Yuzna
A teenager uncovers an elite ritualistic society in Brian Yuzna's stomach-churning mix of body-horror and social commentary.
Drama201989 minsDirector: Olivier Ducastel
Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau (directors of Théo and Hugo), serve up a deliciously enigmatic chamber piece.
Documentary201581 minsDirector: Jafar Panahi
Following a personally difficult but artistically rewarding spell making films under house arrest, Jafar Panahi is back on the streets of Tehran.
Science Fiction2018106 minsDirector: Pella Kågerman
The passengers on an interstellar space-liner are thrown into turmoil when their mission goes off course, in this compassionate and thought-provoking sci-fi drama.
Documentary202092 minsDirector: Daniel G. Karslake
No description of Daniel Karslake’s powerful documentary can do justice to its sheer emotional intensity.
Documentary2020107 minsDirector: Sam Feder
A well-timed and thrilling analysis of the history of transgender stories on screen, from the silent era to the present day.
BFI Flare LGBTIQ+
Here are the pioneers, the iconoclasts, the brave - from landmark LGBTIQ+ portraits to the next generation of queer classics from the BFI Flare festival.
Tales of terror have been embraced by cinema since its birth, and horror remains one of the most popular genres in world cinema.
Celebrating a world of side-splitting cinema, from slapstick legends to today's anarchic voices.
A resentful landlady changes her ways in this light-hearted tribute to civilian workers 'doing their bit' for the war effort.
Animation & Artists Moving Image19794 mins
An impassioned embrace on an ocean pier to 'The Ten Commandments of Love'.
Animation & Artists Moving Image195010 mins
… as brought to you by Rolex, with the help of incredible model animation.
Animation & Artists Moving Image19860 minsSilent Location: Belfast
Take a few minutes to meditate on this mesmerising Super 8 experiment straight from the artist’s studio
After leaving his rural hometown to escape homophobia, Bjørn-Tore returns decades later to participate in its first Pride parade.
Performance music video19595 mins
Two pop promos from ace American crooner Brook Benton, including his 1959 crossover hit, 'It's Just a Matter of Time'.
Five short films available for free online throughout BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival, in partnership with the British Council.
This colourful and challenging collection explores screen representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender lives over the past century.
WTF - A Box of Odd
What’s that Film?! If you’ve a taste for the curious or the kitsch, the bewildering or the bizarre, then look no further. Our selection of rare archive treats will satisfy the most adventurous palate.