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Directed by Ritesh Batra

Mismatched lunchboxes lead to an unlikely romance in this exquisite Indian drama, brimful of tantalising food and elegantly delivered wisdom.

A Story of Children and Film image

Mark Cousins' personal and poetic exploration of the cinema of childhood, as told through 53 great films from 25 countries.

Road to Restoration image

How the magnificent Mitchell & Kenyon collection was resurrected, thanks to the dedication and skill of the BFI National Archive.

Toyah Willcox on acting in Derek Jarman’s Jubilee image

“I wanted to be a tidal wave.” Actor Toyah Willcox discusses her role as pyromaniac punk Mad in Derek Jarman’s Jubilee (1978).

Orlando image

Directed by Sally Potter

Tilda Swinton stars in Sally Potter's dazzling interpretation of Virginia Woolf's novel.

The Passion of Michelangelo image

Directed by Esteban Larraín

In Pinochet's Chile, a 14-year-old boy becomes a media sensation after claiming to have witnessed visions of the Virgin Mary.

Speechless image

Directed by Simon Chung

A mysterious, exotic and riveting drama about a nameless man discovered naked on a riverbank, who forms a bond with the hospital assistant who can communicate with him.

Kiss Me image

Directed by Alexandre-Therese Keining

Mia is engaged to marry a man, but finds herself falling for Frida, who happens to be her new stepmother's daughter.

Blue is the Warmest Colour - Trailer image

Trailer for the epic, passionate and strikingly naturalistic Palme d'Or-winning romance

Blue is the Warmest Colour image

The epic, passionate and strikingly naturalistic Palme d'Or-winning romance.

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