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Long Shot (dual format edition)

A previously lost film about filmmaking - rediscovered courtesy of BFI Flipside.

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Minute Bodies (dual format edition)

A tribute to the astonishing work and achievements of naturalist, inventor and pioneering filmmaker F. Percy Smith.

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Daughters of the Dust (dual format edition)

Julie Dash’s influential film, newly restored and available on DVD and Blu-ray.

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Stockholm My Love (dual format edition)

Neneh Cherry stars in Mark Cousin’s latest feature, shot by Christopher Doyle.

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Rita, Sue and Bob Too (dual format edition)

New 2K restoration by the BFI plus exclusive new documentary.

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Madame de... (dual format edition)

Max Ophuls’ classic, newly restored and available on Blu-ray.

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    Dustin Hoffman at BFI Southbank

    Dustin Hoffman helped pave the way for a new generation of Hollywood leading men in the late 60s.

  • India on Film at BFI Southbank

    India on Film at BFI Southbank

    We celebrate the diversity of Indian filmmaking and films about India – from Bollywood to Tollywood (home of Telugu and Bengali cinema) – in cinemas and online.

  • Dunkirk at BFI IMAX

    Dunkirk at BFI IMAX

    Christopher Nolan’s Second World War evacuation epic is a powerful, suspenseful piece of cinema.

Sight & Sound

Film of the week: Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan’s victorious retreat

Breathtaking realism, sterling performances and distinctly restrained direction combine to make Christopher Nolan’s World War II drama a wrenching spectacle, writes Philip Kemp.
Philip Kemp
Friday 21 July 2017

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