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Enter our costume competition before the strike of midnight to win enviable sci-fi prizes:
Invasion of the Body Snatchers: one of the greatest sci-fi films of all time:
Missed 20,000 Days on Earth at the cinema? @BFIPlayer has got you covered:
We welcome the UK’s trailblazing orphan works scheme, good for audiences and archives
Have you seen Andrei Tarkovsky's masterpiece Stalker on the big screen? #BFISciFi
They don't make them like they used to... iconic sci-fi posters from the 80s:
“Film stardom is a friendship that happens between an audience and a performer” – Richard Dreyfuss #bornonthisday
Come see an old version of this young guy at BFI Southbank in London this Saturday, I’m introducing a screening...
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Don't miss the boat! Last chance to catch one of the finest films of the British silent era:
Young astronauts travel through space in @BombayBicycle Club’s loyal homage to 2001: A Space Odyssey
Umbrella time with Jacques Tati
Tickets available here for 'The Boy in the Dress' premiere & Q&A with me at @BFI Southbank on Sun 14th Dec at 2pm...…
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Last chance to enter our sci-fi costume competition! The prize bundle is full of stars:
Did you know that #BFISciFi events are orbiting around the UK? Find your nearest happening:
Do you use online platforms to collaborate with peers/communities? Check out @LighthouseArts' new initiative:
The best 80s sci-fi film posters:
Reach for the stars in the company of spectacular spacewomen and superheroines: #BFISciFi
Are you a Jacques Tati enthusiast? David Lynch and Wes Anderson certainly are:
Try and picture Marlon Brando in these films:
“What a costume designer does is a cross between magic and camouflage” - Oscar-winning designer Edith Head #borntoday
Retweet to win tickets to We Are the Giant - a new doc about extraordinary people
Made a documentary that you'd like to see screened at the @BFI Future Film Festival? Aged 16-25? Submit here:
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Witness a 27-year-old Julie Harris's astonishing transformation into a 12-year-old tomboy:
"it’s about bombs pointing at each other" @bantjes sums up Dr Strangelove with a simple design
10 movies that would have been very different if Marlon Brando was in them:
Our 2001: A Space Odyssey trailer has landed a spot in @guardian's viral video chart:
When John Carpenter's Escape from New York screened at a secret location in Glasgow: #BFISciFi
I think that sometimes only comedians can reach the peaks of tragedy. - Roberto Benigni #bornonthisday
“If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.” - @JohnCleese #bornonthisday
Life is too short to be holding on to old grudges
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Your chance to see Nuri Bilge Ceylan's remarkable films on the big screen, including this year's Palme d’Or winner:
Brazil as reimagined by designer @peter_strain. More out-of-this-world designs here:
Lurid, yet spectacular, The Invisible Man is our #posteroftheweek
Rare films reveal how Chinese people in the UK have been represented on screen:
“It was great to play a machine” - Arnie thanks fans on the 30th Anniversary of The Terminator
The Terminator marks its 30th anniversary this week #BFISciFi
Thanks for sharing your #weekendinfilm adventures with us! We've pulled out some highlights...
Enter our costume competition to win.. Interstellar tkts @BFI IMAX Taschen's The Stanley Kubrick Archives DVDs & more
Greetings! What did everyone watch over the weekend? Photos of your ticket stubs are encouraged... #weekendinfilm
Catch Don Siegel's Invasion of the Body Snatchers at BFI Southbank #bornonthisday #BFISciFi
“If you shake a movie, ten minutes will fall out.” – Dirty Harry director Don Siegel #bornonthisday
The great Bob Hoskins was #bornonthisday in 1942
The cast + crew of Pennies from Heaven recall working with star of the series Bob Hoskins and writer Dennis Potter
Supported by the mid-90s New Directors programme, Red (1995) is a beautiful tale of love, loss and new beginnings:
Impress us with your best Halloween costume to win enviable sci-fi prizes: