English-language features and shorts will be made accessible with

  • Closed caption subtitles, including descriptions of non-dialogue audio, for customers who are D/deaf or hard of hearing
  • Audio description for customers who are blind or partially-sighted

Please see below for a full list of films with closed captioning and audio description available.

All Screen Talks, pre-recorded introductions, Q&As and events will have subtitles.

Audio description is currently unavailable on BFI Player when Chromecasting. We are working hard to solve this issue and apologise for any inconvenience.

Booking tickets

To book tickets call our dedicated access line on 020 7960 2102.

Open weekdays from 23 February to 16 March (10am to 6pm). From 17 to 28 March phones lines are open 11am to 7pm (Monday to Thursday) and 11am to 9pm (Friday to Sunday).

We welcome calls using text relay services.

If you have any questions about access, please email box.office@bfi.org.uk.

Festival brochure

The brochure below is compatible with most screen readers. Please contact us for a copy of a large-print version.

We welcome  your feedback.

Accessible screenings and events

Short films

Closed captioning and Audio description is available for the following short films in the English language (or predominantly in the English language)

Acrimonious
The Act 
Baby Lies Truthfully 
Buck 
The Cost of Living 
From A to Q 
Hello, Goodbye
Is It Me?
Isaac and the Ram 
Kind Of 
The Lights Are On, No One’s Home 
Love is A Hand Grenade 
Of Hearts and Castles  
Pool Boy 
Pure 
Space/Walk Episode 1 
This is an Address 
Trans Happiness is Real
Transitions II: Movement in Isolation

Closed captioning is available for the following short films in the English language (or predominantly in the English language)

Wings 

Audio description is available for the following short films in the English language (or predominantly in the English language)

Tracing Utopia

Subtitled short films

Subtitles and Audio description is available for the following short films in the English language (or predominantly in the English language)

Above the Troubled Water

Dialogue-free short films

Eden (available with closed captions)
WE TWO (available with closed captions)

Feature films

Closed captioning and Audio description is available for the following feature films in the English language (or predominantly in the English language).

AIDS DIVA: The Legend of Connie Norman
Boy Meets Boy 
Cowboys 
Cured 
Dramarama 
Firebird 
The Greenhouse 
Jump, Darling 
Mama Gloria 
My First Summer
No Ordinary Man 
The Obituary of Tunde Johnson
P.S. Burn This Letter Please 
Rebel Dykes
Rūrangi
Sublet
Sweetheart 
Well Rounded

 

Closed captioning supported by Mishcon de Reya