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BFI film releases

Every year we distribute restored film classics and new releases in cinemas across the UK.

Here, you’ll find our current releases and information on where you can see them.

Latest releases

  • Ingmar Bergman centenary across the UK

    As part of the global celebrations of the centenary of Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007), many of his films will be returning to cinemas across the UK.

  • The Magic Flute

    Bergman’s version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute is a charming cinematic treat for winter.

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    An FBI agent requires help from a psychopath in order to catch a serial killer in this Oscar®-laden classic thriller.

  • North by Northwest

    Perhaps Hitchcock’s most consistently entertaining movie, this romantic thriller comprises many of his most memorable set-pieces. A must-see on the big screen.

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  • Hotel Salvation

    Hotel Salvation

    Shubhashish Bhutiani’s comedy about a son forced to accompany his 77-year-old father to the holy city of Varanasi.

  • Howards End

    Howards End

    A new 25th anniversary 4K restoration of one of Merchant Ivory’s undisputed masterpieces.

  • Daughters of the Dust

    Daughters of the Dust

    Julie Dash’s groundbreaking Daughters of the Dust remains urgent and poetic and continues to resonate, most recently inspiring Beyoncé’s Lemonade.

  • One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest

    One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest

    The comic energy and tragic weight of Jack Nicholson’s unforgettable lead performance make this a classic of 70s cinema.

  • Napoleon

    Napoleon

    Abel Gance’s epic silent is an an incredible feat of technical ingenuity and features a new score composed and conducted by Carl Davis.

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  • Distribution and exhibition funding

    Distribution and exhibition funding

    We support high-quality British and independent releases, increase film choice for audiences and offer a springboard for UK film exports.

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