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Akenfield (Dual Format Edition)

Influenced by Pasolini and Bresson, Peter Hall’s long unseen film is finally available in a 2K restoration by BFI National Archive.

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Play On! Silent Shakespeare on Film (Dual Format Edition)

A delightful feature-length selection of thrilling, dramatic, iconic and humorous scenes from two dozen different titles, many unseen for decades.

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Around China with a Movie Camera (DVD)

Take a trip back to China in the first half of the 20th century with this collection of extraordinary, rare and beautiful travelogues, newsreels and home movies.

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Masters of Venus (DVD)

Released for the first time on DVD is Masters of Venus, an out of this world science fiction serial produced by the Children's Film Foundation.

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Dissent & Disruption: The Complete Alan Clarke at the BBC (Blu-ray box set)

This collection finally brings together all twenty-three of Clarke’s surviving stand-alone BBC TV dramas.

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Penda’s Fen (Blu-ray)

Alan Clarke’s magnificently ambiguous metaphysical journey is quite unlike any other TV play.

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Highlights at BFI venues

  • Almodóvar at BFI Southbank

    Almodóvar at BFI Southbank

    A unique insight into one of contemporary cinema’s most brilliant filmmakers.

  • Punk.London at BFI Southbank

    Punk.London at BFI Southbank

    Punk continues to be a driving force for change and this season looks back to the past, engages with the present and views into the future.

  • Star Trek: Beyond at BFI IMAX

    Star Trek: Beyond at BFI IMAX

    Hugely entertaining adventure that sees the crew of the Enterprise pushing ever further in their mission to explore uncharted space.

Sight & Sound

Film of the week: Julieta

Pedro Almodóvar spins a triptych of Alice Sebald short stories into a sombre, supremely expressive reflection on love, tragedy and transformation, says Jonathan Romney.
Jonathan Romney
Thursday 25 August 2016

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