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Science Fiction2019102 minsDirector: Justin Benson
Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan star as a pair of New Orleans paramedics who encounter a series of bizarre deaths linked to a new designer drug with otherworldly effects.
Documentary202090 minsDirector: Blaise Singh
The modern face of protest is the focus of this timely and necessary documentary.
Horror201981 minsDirector: Rose Glass
A mysterious nurse becomes dangerously obsessed with saving the soul of her dying patient in director Rose Glass’ divine debut.
Drama2000100 minsDirector: Wong Kar Wai
Wong’s masterpiece is a heartbreaking story of illicit love that pulses with the ache and agony of repressed desire.
Drama201990 minsDirector: Henry Blake
Blistering thriller of a teen groomed to work for a brutal, organised drugs network.
Drama1994103 minsDirector: Wong Kar Wai
Shot off-the-cuff in 23 days, this bright and breezy comedy was Wong’s international breakthrough hit, and it’s not hard to see why.
The World of Wong Kar Wai
Ravishing visions from cinema’s master of bittersweet romance.
Celebrating Black History Month we showcase black culture in film and TV, dive into a selection that flows deep and far.
British Independent Film Awards
Striking, ambitious and delicious: the best indie films from the UK & around the world are showcased in this eye-popping collection of nominees & winners from the British Independent Film Awards.
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.
Drama2004113 minsDirector: Michael Haneke
A literary TV chat-show host (Daniel Auteuil) discovers the drawbacks to celebrity when he and his wife (Juliette Binoche) start receiving anonymous messages in the form of videos of their home and naively violent drawings.
Drama202089 minsDirector: Bassam Tariq
Bassam Tariq’s visceral directorial debut, co-written with Riz Ahmed, finds a British-Pakistani rapper’s life spiralling out of control when, on the cusp of success, he succumbs to a debilitating illness.
Drama2013105 minsDirector: Ritesh Batra
Mismatched lunchboxes lead to an unlikely romance in this exquisite Indian drama, brimful of tantalising food and elegantly delivered wisdom.
Comedy201987 minsDirector: Sasie Sealy
A crafty Coen-esque black comedy about an elderly widow who inadvertently steals from the Chinese mob and subsequently takes on the gangs to secure her fortune.
Drama2012127 minsDirector: Michael Haneke
Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or-winner, about an octogenarian couple trying to cope when a stroke leaves the wife partly paralysed and speechless.
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From actuality to direct cinema and the film essay, the documentary form is one of cinema’s pre-eminent mediums.
BFI London Film Festival
BFI Player is the home of BFI London Film Festival all year round. And with Subscription you have a festival pass - allowing unlimited screenings of favourites from festivals past.
Through spoken word poetry coupled with evocative images, Dudu explores the issue of colourism and its effects on self-identity.
When the future rocks up at your front door and punches you in the face, there's only one thing to do: go on a massive f*cking bender.
Animation & Artists Moving Image20191 mins
This short animation reflects on whether each breath is a moment of respite or agitation.
A homeless man's trip, literally and figuratively, loses us in Mexico City as the night slowly turns him into a musical entity.
The rickshaw drivers, 'Autowalas', of New Delhi, talk about economic struggles, stigmas, politics and cultural issues that impact their livelihoods.
Teenage Freddie doesn't seem to think that the apocalypse would be all that bad, as he boogies his troubles away on a gorgeous sunny hill.
Future Film Festival
The BFI Future Film Festival is the UK’s largest festival for young, emerging filmmakers. The 2021 edition culminated in the BFI Future Film Festival Awards, supported by Netflix – explore this year’s winners, which have been chosen by industry experts including producer Elizabeth Karlsen, activist and filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab, broadcaster and filmmaker Reggie Yates, and actors Daisy Edgar-Jones and Malachi Kirby.
This colourful and challenging collection explores screen representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender lives over the past century.
Mark Kermode Online In 3D
Mark Kermode's hugely popular film discussion show is now available on BFI Player.