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Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder

Join us for a major celebration of film and TV’s original blockbuster genre from October to December 2014.


Our season will include over 1000 screenings of classic film and television programmes at over 200 locations across the UK, from outdoor events at iconic British sites to screenings in multiplexes, local cinemas and community venues.

All Sci-fi events around the UK

UK event highlights

  • Sci-Fi at Caerphilly Castle!

    Sci-Fi at Caerphilly Castle!

    Friday 24 and Saturday 25 October – Frankenstein, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Willy Wonka and Wizard of Oz.

  • Eden Project

    Eden Project

    Mark Kermode presents the eco-themed Silent Running at Cornwall’s Eden Project on 26 October, with pre-screening music by Portishead’s Adrian Utley and Goldfrapp’s Will Gregory.

  • Celluloid Screams All-Nighter

    Celluloid Screams All-Nighter

    Horror and Sci-fi come face-to-face at this special all-night spectacular at the Sheffield Showroom on Saturday 25 October.

Watch sci-fi classics on the BFI Player

Sci-fi films at BFI London Film Festival

  • Hard to be a God

    Hard to be a God

    Aleksei German’s final feature is an epic set on planet Arkanar – a world in which the Renaissance never happened.

  • Robot Overlords

    Robot Overlords

    Sean and his friends take on the robot empire in this British sci-fi adventure.

  • Monsters: Dark Continent

    Monsters: Dark Continent

    The pyrotechnic sequel to Gareth Edwards’ cult sci-fi hit, Monsters.

  • No Man’s Land

    No Man’s Land

    A smart, blackly hilarious, and gleefully unhinged homage to the Spaghetti Western from Ning Hao.

  • Beti and Amare

    Beti and Amare

    In 1930s Ethiopia, a young woman escapes Mussolini’s army and befriends an otherworldly presence.

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