We offer a number of accessible screenings and events and will make reasonable efforts to meet any additional requirements where we’re able. If you have any questions, suggestions or feedback, email email@example.com.
A limited number of tickets have been ring-fenced for guests with specific seating requirements including aisle seats for guests with restricted mobility.
How to book
Call the Box Office (lines open 11:30-20:30)
020 7960 2102
Access tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and are subject to BFI priority membership booking periods.
We welcome CEA Cardholders. The CEA Card is a national card scheme developed for UK cinemas by the UK Cinema Association. The card enables a disabled cinema guest to receive a complimentary ticket for someone to go with them when they visit a participating cinema.
Accessible screenings at cinemas
We have a number of cinema screenings with Hard of Hearing (HOH) subtitles, Audio Described Description (AD).
Cinema screenings for customers who are D/deaf or hard of hearing
Hard of Hearing subtitled
English language films with English subtitles, including descriptions of non-dialogue audio.
The following screenings will have HoH subtitles, including descriptions of non-dialogue audio, for customers who are D/deaf or hard of hearing.
Please contact the LFF partner venues directly for details of their Access screenings.
Cinema screenings for customers who are blind or partially-sighted
Audio Described Description
Films with an audio-description soundtrack. Headphones are available on request.
All BFI Southbank screenings of the following with have Audio Description available:
Accessible digital screenings and events
Closed captioning and Audio description is available for the following short films in the English language (or predominantly in the English language)
Dolapo is Fine
Down There the Seafolk Live
Good Thanks, You?
Happy Thuggish Paki
Here is the Imagination of the Black Radical
King of Sanwi
Leave the Edges
No Archive Can Restore You
No Go Backs
Truth and Kinship
Two Single Beds
Wood Child and Hidden Forest Mother
Closed captioning but no Audio description is available for the following short films in the English language (or predominantly in the English language)
Closed captioning is available for the following feature films in the English language (or predominantly in the English language).
David Byrne’s American Utopia
Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets
Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes
One Man and His Shoes
The Painter and the Thief
The Reason I Jump
Rose: A Love Story
Si C’Était De L’Amour (If It Were Love)
Closed captioning and Audio description is available for the following feature films in the English language (or predominantly in the English language)
Subtitled Films (English language subtitles only)
Non-English language films that are fully subtitled
Stray Dogs Come out at Night
The End of Suffering (a proposal)
The Name of the Son
A Horse has More Blood Than a Human
180 Degree Rule
Chess of the Wind
A Common Crime
A Day-off of Kasumi Arimura — ep1 at my Home
Eyimofe (This is My Desire)
Gold for Dogs
I am Samuel
Never Gonna Snow Again
Striding Into the Wind
The Salt in our Waters (Nonajoler Kabbo)
Events with British Sign Language and subtitles
Screen Talk: Miranda July
Screen Talk: Letitia Wright
Screen Talk: Tsai Ming-liang
Screen Talk: Riz Ahmed
What’s Stopping Young People Getting Into the Film Industry?
The Female Horror Renaissance
British Doosra Movement: New Images of the British Asian Experience
Screen Talk: David Byrne
Behind The Shoes: The Rise of Sneaker Culture
Screen Talk: Christian Petzold
Pick ‘n’ Flix
Perspectives On African Apocalypse
Queer and Pleasant Land
Screen Talk: Michel Franco
Events with subtitles
BFI London Film Festival is a safe space
The festival is a place for everyone. If you are feeling uncomfortable, overwhelmed or just in need of a quiet moment, please ask one of the friendly Front of House staff and they’ll be happy to help you.