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“An assualt on the senses” Steve Pemberton on The The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover:
Great short films worth shouting about:
Something to get excited about: the upcoming Jacques #Tati season @BFI London starts Oct 20
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BFI Southbank friends! Show your love for our cinema by voting for us in this Time Out poll:
Remember Gareth Edwards' cult sci-fi hit Monsters? There's a sequel:
“I am the teller of the tale, not the creator of the story” – Director Michael Powell #bornonthisday
Navigate your way through these beautiful Wes Anderson habitats: via @BuzzFeed
Tickets for #Interstellar at BFI IMAX will be going on sale Friday 10th October (takeoff time to be confirmed)
Something very special will be taking place at @jodrellbank this week: #BFISciFi
Want documentary-making insights? Watch our recent interview with the legendary @KenBurns:
Thunderbirds bring you an important message #BFISciFi @Filmed_SuperM
Stunning images reveal the making of Powell & Pressburger’s masterpiece The Tales of Hoffmann:
“Life is not always happy and one must have the courage to look at it from all sides” -Michelangelo Antonioni
The Imitation Game will be beaming into UK cinemas on 8 Oct! Here’s a full list of venues #lff
Don’t miss your chance to see acclaimed doc Night Will Fall at BFI Southbank – ends Friday!
#BFIFilmFund backed '71 has been crowned Best Picture at the Athens Film Festival
#posteroftheweek Bond meets Jarmusch in this stunning design for The Limits of Control
It would be silly if we didn't mention our screening of Coffee and Cigarettes tomorrow night:
. @DAVID_LYNCH, who used to drink 20 cups of Joe a day, explains his obsession with coffee:
From Turner to Hockney, we paint a picture of a new wave of films about artists: #lff
Thanks for sharing your film selections with us! Here are highlights from your #weekendinfilm...
So what did everyone watch at the weekend? #weekendinfilm
Planning on going to this year's @BFI London Film Festival? Here are our top tips for what to see:
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Mathieu Kassovitz returns to the big screen with Wild Life
“It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.” – Brigitte Bardot, who celebrates her 80th birthday today!
.@JulietteLewis shines as a punk-rocker turned suburban mum in the wonderful Kelly & Cal
Rabbits: enchanting us on screen since at least 1901. Happy International Rabbit Day!
Based on Hemingway's best-selling novel, A Farewell to Arms is now out on DVD/Blu-ray:
Three intergalactic children's adventures land on DVD for the very first time:
See side-by-side photos of biopic actors and the real-life people they played
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“Life is a lot like jazz…it’s best when you improvise.” – Composer George Gershwin, born on this day in 1898
Watch the thrilling trailer for The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands - one of the finest British silent films
Your essential guide to break-through British directors at the London Film Festival: #lff
The New York Film Festival opens today. Celebrate with 10 great youth films set in the Big 🍎
Believe every milligram of hype re '71. What a beast of a film. Heart so permanently lodged in mouth it could have claimed squatter's rights
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Can't make it to the cinema this weekend? Watch Pawlikowski’s masterpiece Ida on @BFIPlayer
Al Pacino gave brilliant talk @BFI dinner where he received a much deserved Fellowship award. Always nice to see him!
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Take a trip through our list of 10 great European road movies:
Keep On Keepin' On is a powerful story about jazz and friendship - take a look: #lff
"I'd rather people feel a film before understanding it" - Robert Bresson, born on this day in 1901
“Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life” – Pedro Almodóvar #bornonthisday
Houston, we have take off! Revealing the full #BFISciFi line-up for Oct/Nov at BFI Southbank:
Fan of the avant-garde? Here are three films you should take note of: #lff
Happy Comic Book Day! Immerse yourself in these 10 great comic book films:
This is what the BFI Fellowship award looks like up close
"What the BFI does is wonderful in keeping films alive and showing them to people" - Al Pacino