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BFI distribution

We hire out films on DCP, 35mm, 16mm and DVD/Blu-ray for theatrical, non-theatrical and educational screenings in cinemas and other venues across the UK and internationally.

Prints are available from our regular distribution collection and the extensive holdings of the BFI National Archive.

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New releases and DCPs

  • 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.

  • GoodFellas

    Scorsese’s modern classic, the story of a man who “always wanted to be a gangster”, returns to the big screen.

  • 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.

  • The Crying Game

    Famous for its triple-taboo subject matter of sexuality, race and sectarianism, The Crying Game provides a powerful parable for troubled times.

What we do

  • How to book a film

    We offer programming advice and practical guidance, and can help with enquiries when you can’t find the film you want from our list.

  • BFI film distribution catalogue

    Browse our full list of titles, which can be booked by cinemas, film societies and community venues.

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Browse films by format

  • Films on DCP

    Films on DCP

    The complete list of titles available for booking on DCP.

  • Films on 35mm

    Films on 35mm

    A selection of the best films available on 35mm from the distribution catalogue. You can contact the Booking Unit for further titles.

  • Films on DVD

    Films on DVD

    The complete list of titles available on DVD for non-theatrical screening, including a list of Universal non-theatrical DVDs.

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Explore film collections

  • Thrill


    Classic crime thrillers and film noirs on DCP.

  • Jean-Luc Godard

    Jean-Luc Godard

    French New Wave classics on DCP from the legendary director.

  • Halloween


    Horror favourites on DCP for terrifying Halloween screenings.

  • Sci-Fi


    A selection of landmark science-fiction masterpieces all available on DCP.

  • Restorations from the BFI National Archive

    Restorations from the BFI National Archive

    Restored films on DCP showcasing the best of British silent cinema from the BFI National Archive.

  • Documentaries


    Expand an audience’s horizons with this selection of acclaimed documentaries on DCP.

  • Artist Film and Video Catalogue (PDF)

    Artist Film and Video Catalogue (PDF)

    A catalogue of film and video materials held by BFI, Arts Council England, LUX, Central St Martins British Artists Film & Video Study Collection relating to theatre, dance, music, performance art, politics and poetry.

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  • JukeBox


    Visit our channel on JukeBox – a library of content for the cinema exhibitor.

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  • BFI Neighbourhood Cinema

    BFI Neighbourhood Cinema

    Community cinemas bring local people together to watch great films. Get involved and share experience.

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