Our video on-demand service features contemporary and classic films, hand-picked from our festivals, cultural programme and the BFI National Archive.
A Polish nun explores her family’s past in this stunning exploration of faith and history, the winner of last year’s Best Film award at the London Film Festival.
Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton star as ageless, blood-drinking lovers in Jim Jarmusch’s clever, funny and sexy vampire tale.
Travel back in time to a lost China with this collection of extraordinary, rare and beautiful travelogues, newsreels and home movies.
A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill.
Once a decade Sight & Sound asks critics to select the best films of all time.
Every week we publish a list of 10 great films, all of which are available to view in the UK.
With the release of Pawel Pawlikowski's award-winning drama Ida on BFI Player, we're setting off on 10 more unmissable road trips across Europe.
25 September 2014
With the Cult section of the BFI London Film Festival offering a tasting menu of the some of the most striking new horror cinema, we got to thinking: what are the best horror films made since the year 2000?
18 September 2014
Escapist entertainment par excellence – with the return to cinemas of Jim Jarmusch's off-kilter jailbird classic Down by Law, here are 10 of the best prison breakout movies.
11 September 2014
With the return to cinemas of Fritz Lang's groundbreaking thriller M, about a manhunt for a serial killer on the streets of the German capital, we take a tour through 10 of the best Berlin movies.
4 September 2014
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