BFI

BFI


We are the British Film Institute. Passionate about film. We use #NationalLottery funding to inspire people to watch, make and learn about film. ? ????

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Today at @sansebastianfes : #NationalLottery  funded drama Lynn + Lucy has its world premiere! #67SSIFF  Catch it at #LFF  next month:

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"Dangerous gangs of ruffians were engaged in pillage and plunder." Explore our life along the Thames in the free collection: London's #BridgesOn Film, curated to mark the launch of @IlluminatedRiv  Film courtesy of @Film_London  #BritainOnFilm 

Get family bragging rights at a preview of Farmageddon, the new Shaun the Sheep movie. You won't get fleeced #BFISouthbank 

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Take a peek at the future of filmmaking in the #LFF  First Feature Competition. #LFFAwards  #SutherlandAward 

A guardian angel aches to be human as he patrols West Berlin and tunes to the thoughts of mortals. Bruno Ganz stars in Wings of Desire #BFIPlayer 

A popular title in the @hmvtweets  BOGOF BFI DVD and Blu-ray campaign, Eye of the Needle is the acclaimed adaptation of the Ken Follett's espionage thriller from director Richard Marquand who was #BornOnThisDay 

Tickets still available for European premiere of Good Posture, with Q&A from first-timer director Dolly Wells and star Emily Mortimer#BFISouthbank 

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See the great Sylvia Miles in one of her defining Oscar-nominated roles - Midnight Cowboy is in UK cinemas now. #WalkinHere 

"A slickly packaged, riotously entertaining good time" @SightSoundmag 's first look of Knives Out ahead of its screening at #LFF 

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We are deeply saddened to hear that the great Richard Attenborough has passed away. RIP

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Watch announce our partnership with and key industry organisations to eradicate bullying & harassment in the screen sector

We are deeply saddened to hear that Sir Christopher Lee has passed away

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RIP to Nicolas Roeg, a pioneering force of cinema who created some of the most affecting moments of beauty, terror and sadness ever seen. A true great if ever there was one.

Now @twhiddleston  is joining in! Retweet like never before & @DJIGlobal  will donate £1 each time #FilmIsFragile 

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The story of The Battle of Cable Street in 1936. When over 100,000 people stood against the British Union of Fascists #BritainOnFilm 

The great Rutger Hauer has died, aged 75. An actor with extraordinary presence and magnetism on screen, his memory lives on in films such as Blade Runner, The Hitcher and Flesh+Blood

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Alan Rickman, beloved icon of stage and screen, has sadly passed away

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RIP to one of the great movie poster masters, Bill Gold, whose work so brilliantly captured the atmosphere of the films they portrayed.

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