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Drama2018141 minsDirector: Damien Chazelle
Ryan Gosling stars as Neil Armstrong in this powerful and sometimes petrifying biopic from the director of La La Land.
Drama2017100 minsDirector: Björn Runge
Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce are the spouses with a secret in a tight, taut drama of ego and legacy.
Drama201896 minsDirector: Gaspar Noé
Gaspar Noé's visually dazzling feast of music and mayhem reveals a director at the height of his provocative filmmaking powers.
Documentary2018128 minsDirector: Michael Moore
Michael Moore paints a fiery portrait of life in Trump’s America. Populist, provocative and piercingly captivating, this is Moore’s clarion call to action.
Comedy201895 minsDirector: Carlos López Estrada
While on probation, a man begins to re-evaluate his relationship with his volatile best friend, in this electrifying Sundance hit.
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
Drama196089 minsDirector: Karel Reisz
Albert Finney stars in the seminal film of the British New Wave and the 'angry young men' movement. A vivid portrait of a dissatisfied factory worker who embarks on an affair with an older, married woman.
Films to fall in love with. Films to break your heart.
Best of BAFTA
A selection from the nominees and winners, past and present, honouring the world’s most inventive storytellers.
Legends are minted and careers defined by the Academy Award, a tiny golden statue of incomparable significance.
The Battle of Algiers
Drama1966121 minsDirector: Gillo Pontecorvo
Gillo Pontecorvo’s masterpiece about the last years of French colonial rule in Algeria, seen from the perspective of both the revolutionaries and the French authorities.
Comedy200694 minsDirector: Yorgos Lanthimos
The debut film of acclaimed director Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite, Dogtooth) follows the cryptic, bizarre activities of three inscrutable residents of a Greek holiday resort.
Biopic198693 minsDirector: Derek Jarman
Derek Jarman’s unique biopic of the 17th century Italian artist Michelangelo da Caravaggio is a powerful meditation on sexuality, criminality and art.
Drama1976133 minsDirector: Tinto Brass
Before Caligula, Italian provocateur Tinto Brass directed this controversial and transgressive drama, inspired by the true story of a Nazi-run brothel in 30s Berlin.
Island of the Hungry Ghosts
Documentary201898 minsDirector: Gabrielle Brady
A therapist helps traumatised refugees detained on a remote island where powerful natural and tribal rituals prevail, in this extraordinary mix of fact and fiction.
Drama1969112 minsDirector: Vittorio De Sica
Sophia Loren searches for the husband she lost at the Russian Front (Marcello Mastroianni) in this sweeping romance epic with echoes of Doctor Zhivago.
Our Love collection highlights the range of cinematic romance from sweeping love affairs to quirky rom-coms and tales of obsessive desire.
BFI Flare LGBTQ+
Here are the pioneers, the iconoclasts, the brave - from landmark LGBTQ+ portraits to the next generation of gay classics from the BFI Flare festival.
Most Popular Films of 2018
The classics that cut through in 2018 – here are the year’s most popular subscription titles.
Music video20164 mins
Powerful music video that demands respect for difference.
Lyons Ice Cream Commercial
From out of the vaults comes this pre-WWII cinema advert for ice-cream
Dance, theatre and film collide in this exploration of conflict and creativity.
Branston Pickle: Advertising Agency
15 seconds isn't long, you've got to say Crosse and you've got to say Blackwell, and you've got to say Branston Pickle!
Like Other People
Man Alive! moral panic, sex, and when professionals ruled – life as a disabled couple in 1972
Daz with the Blue Whitener
Advert19672 mins Location: Devon
Mrs Cross takes the Daz test but what will the outcome be?
Chinese Britain on Film
Chart the representation of Britain's Chinese communities in film, from exotic Other to more authentic self-portraits, in a collection of rare, strange, witty and touching films.
Disabled Britain on Film
This diverse and fascinating collection looks at representations of disabled people on screen over the past ten decades. It offers a glimpse into the lives and experiences of people often hidden from screen history, and a chance to see how contemporary disabled artists and filmmakers are insisting that their own images and voices must be seen and heard.
Powers of Persuasion
A sneak preview of a major new collection tracing the history of British screen advertising.