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 festival@bfi.org.uk.

Access tickets

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

Email box.office@bfi.org.uk
Call the Box Office (lines open 11:30-20:30)
020 7960 2102
Quote ‘ACCESS
Access tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and are subject to BFI priority membership booking periods.

CEA Cardholders

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.

Find out more.

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.

Herself Fri 9 Oct 14:50 NFT3
After Love Fri 16 Oct 14:50 NFT3
Ammonite Sun 18 Oct 14:20 NFT3
Mogil Mowgli Tue 13 Oct 14:50 NFT3

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:

Herself
After Love
Ammonite
Mogul Mowgli

Accessible digital 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)

#FollowMe
Bitter Sky
Buck
Cage
Chicken
Dolapo is Fine
Down There the Seafolk Live
Dungarees
Expensive Shit
Glenville
Good Thanks, You?
Gramercy
Happy Thuggish Paki
Here is the Imagination of the Black Radical
Hungry Joe
Jello
King of Sanwi
Leave the Edges
Majority
Mandem
Missing Time
No Archive Can Restore You
No Go Backs
Passage
Shagbands
Shuttlecock
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)

Apparition
Jambo Cinema

Feature films

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

African Apocalypse
After Love
David Byrne’s American Utopia
Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets
Cicada
Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes
Farewell Amor
Friendship’s Death
Herself
Kajillionaire
Mogul Mowgli
One Man and His Shoes
The Painter and the Thief
Possessor
The Reason I Jump
Relic
Rose: A Love Story
Shirley
Si C’Était De L’Amour (If It Were Love)
Supernova
Ultraviolence
Wildfire
Wolfwalkers

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

Limbo
Sound for the Future
Time

Subtitled Films (English language subtitles only)

Non-English language films that are fully subtitled

Shorts

Features

Dialogue-free films

Events with British Sign Language and subtitles

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.