You can watch all of the festival film programme in the UK using BFI Player, the BFI’s video-on-demand service.
You need to buy a ticket to watch a feature film on BFI Player – just as you would for a physical screening.
Short films are free to watch in the UK and can be watched without a BFI Player account.
You can watch free events on BFI YouTube and BFI Flare Facebook anywhere in the world.
Closed captioning and audio description are available on English-language films.
Events will be subtitled. Full accessibility information.
Ticket booking opens:
- 25 February – BFI Patrons (9.30am) BFI Champions (11am)
- 26 February – BFI Members (11am)
- 2 March – general public (11am)
Prices for films and passes are below.
Before you book
Tickets are not unlimited, so buy yours early to avoid disappointment.
Get £5 tickets for feature films if you’re aged 25 or under.
Save money with a festival pass if you want to watch more than 1 film.
Once you have bought your ticket or pass, you can watch your feature films at any point from Wednesday 17 to Sunday 28 March 2021. When you start watching a film you have 4 hours to finish viewing it.
You won’t need a ticket to watch a short film or watch an event.
Buying a ticket or festival pass
BFI Player subscription or rentals are separate from festival tickets.
Single ticket prices:
- £5 BFI 25 & Under
- £8 BFI Patrons, Champions and Members
- £10 general public
You can buy a ticket for a feature film in the programme by selecting the buy now button on any film page.
Festival pass (10 tickets) prices:
- £70 BFI Patrons, Champions and Members
- £90 general public
Call the box office to buy a festival pass. We can only sell festival passes by phone – so make sure you have chosen your films in advance.
- Monday to Thursday (11am to 7pm)
- Friday to Sunday (11am to 9pm)
Subject to availability on individual films. Please note, we’re unable to exchange individual tickets into passes, as per our non-transferable and non-refundable ticket policy.