We have a superb selection of new DVD releases available for booking over the next few months.
Regarded as the finest work from the first great era of Chinese filmmaking, Fei Mu’s quiet, piercingly poignant study of adulterous desire and guilt-ridden despair – now restored – is a remarkable rediscovery.
Marking the 20th anniversary of the death of DEREK JARMAN (January 1942 – February 1994), the following titles are available from March 2014 on DCP, newly remastered by the BFI National Archive.
Now beautifully restored by Lobster Films, A Farewell to Arms is released to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I.
Now digitally restored, the final film by the great Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu is one of his most touching works and, thanks to Yuharu Atsuta’s ravishing camerawork, one of his most beautiful.
This selection of great British classics newly available on DCP demonstrates the continuing impact of the Gothic imagination on several decades of British film history.
A landmark of Italian neorealism often cited as one of the greatest films ever made, Rossellini’s portrait of life under the Nazi Occupation remains remarkable for its sheer immediacy, tension and power.
A war veteran and his lover plan the murder of her husband in Louis Malle’s groundbreaking film.
Now the beneficiary of a 4K digital restoration, David O Selznick’s production of Margaret Mitchell’s bestseller remains the pinnacle of polished Hollywood storytelling and craftsmanship.
Deborah Kerr stars in this chilling drama, regarded as one of the best psychological thrillers ever made.
Jean Cocteau’s much-loved Gothic fantasy La Belle et la Bête has been digitally restored to 4K to mark the 50th anniversary of the director’s death.
We have a superb selection of new DVD releases available for booking over the next few months and into 2014.
To celebrate Black History Month this October, the following films are available for cinema hire from the BFI.
A celebration of Gothic film & TV across the UK and online with live events, screenings and much more.
To coincide with the BFI’s nationwide Gothic season, the following films are available for cinema hire from the BFI.
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A landmark of American cinema, this uniquely truthful depiction of black life in early 1960s Alabama rightly won great acclaim at the Venice, London and New York film festivals. Though it then sank into relative obscurity, a recent restoration by the Library of Congress has again made its many virtues gloriously apparent.
Highly acclaimed at the 2013 Sundance and Sheffield Documentary festivals, the new film from award-winning documentarian John Akomfrah (The Nine Muses) is a sensitive, emotionally charged portrait of cultural theorist Stuart Hall.
Satyajit Ray's wonderfully enjoyable tale of family and city life in mid-50s Calcutta.
Based on the remarkable true story of the foundling Kaspar Hauser, this
newly restored version remains one of the most eloquent and emotionally
affecting expressions of Werner Herzog's distinctive world view.
A new restoration of Werner Herzog’s extraordinary account of the quest for El Dorado.
Arguably the very greatest of Rossellini's films, this piercing study of a marriage on the rocks is also one of the cinema's most miraculous love stories.
A handsome, enigmatic stranger (Terence Stamp) arrives at a bourgeois household in Milan and seduces each family member in turn.
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