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Drama201683 minsDirector: Joseph A. Adesunloye
A young mixed heritage man confronts the psychological complexities of his identity in this essential, truly cinematic discovery for anyone interested in Black British cinema.
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.
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.
Documentary2020199 minsDirector: Khalik Allah
The monumental new diary film from New York-based director and photographer Khalik Allah.
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.
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.
The World of Wong Kar Wai
Ravishing visions from cinema’s master of bittersweet romance.
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.
Drama201889 minsDirector: Mark Jenkin
Simmering tensions between locals and newcomers in a modern-day Cornish fishing village reach boiling point in this hugely acclaimed British independent film.
Biopic2008113 minsDirector: Paolo Sorrentino
Giulio Andreotti, arguably the most famous and notorious Italian politician of the post-war era, was Prime Minister in his country no less than seven times. Accused of corruption and Mafia involvement, this is far from stodgy history.
Drama201788 minsDirector: John Trengove
A traditional rite of passage ritual forms the backdrop for this tough and complex tale of closeted sexuality in South Africa.
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.
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.
Drama1982109 minsDirector: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Jeanne Moreau plays a jaded brothel madam caught up in the violent sexual awakening of Brad Davis' naïve young sailor in Fassbinder's fever dream of subversive eroticism.
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.
Only available on BFI Player subscription
From actuality to direct cinema and the film essay, the documentary form is one of cinema’s pre-eminent mediums.
Amateur film195017 minsSilent Location: Knole Park
Disrespectful townie hikers get what's coming to them when the woodland spirits of Knole Park take their revenge.
Promotional195911 mins Location: Shieldhall
Colourful jams, rich sauces, sugary sweets and bitter coffee is produced and packaged by experienced hands and machines at the Co-op's Shieldhall Factory in 1959 Glasgow.
Animation & Artists Moving Image20186 mins
A disabled penguin feels isolated from the rest of her colony.
Fascinating - if slightly grisly - look at a commercial butterfly farm
Amateur film195212 minsSilent Location: Brothers Water
Come and celebrate the joys of spring out and about in the Lakes.
An astonishing display of synchronised gymnastics
Spotlight on Key Workers
A salute to the vital workers who keep our essential services running in bad times - and all the time.
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.