The BFI is the place for film. It has anything from television, moving image and low budget films. It pushes the boundaries of motion picture and motivates the British public through world cinema.

It is a large building and sits comfortably on South Bank. Its open doors that leads to a beautiful bar as soon as you enter attracts many, especially as it overlooks the Thames.

Educationally the BFI has a library and offers proposals for people teaching film and media studies in schools so this opens many doors for learning.

Not only this, but the BFI also runs the IMAX cinema, which first opened in May 1999 and has the largest screen in Britain this is one of its main attractions as well as being famous for its 3D screenings.


The BFI promotes itself through the London Film festival, which is now on it’s 56 year running and is the UK biggest open film event. 50 different countries participate showcasing more than 300 shorts, documentaries and animation. The filmmakers are awarded with trophies and introduced on the red carpet.

It celebrates the Gay and Lesbian film festival, with short stories about its community and the hidden meaning through culture and the strict society issues.

The British Film Institute brings a variety of different people to its venue and has been a success for many years now. Come on down for an enjoyable time and a great knowledge for film!

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