Kiera Knightley, Alexander Skarsgard and Jason Clarke star in this drama based on the novel by Rhidian Brook.
Post World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German who previously owned the house.
Stephen Merchant writes and directs this story of a former wrestler and his family, who make a living performing at small venues round the country though his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment. Starring Florence Pugh, Jack Lowden, Lena Headey and Dwayne Johnson, The Rock.
The Keeper tells the extraordinary love story between a young English woman and a German PoW who, recruited for a local football team, attracts the attention of Manchester City. Starring German actor David Kross as Bert Trautmann, considered by many to be one of the finest goalkeepers in football history.
Douglas, a broken, solitary, Spitfire Ace, must overcome his past to lead a Lancaster bomber crew in the pivotal aerial war over Berlin, in 1944.
Produced by a dedicated & hard working team on a tiny budget. Lancaster Skies is a thought-provoking film, which highlights the sacrifices of the brave men and women from Bomber Command during WW2.
In Simon Amstell's affecting, bittersweet comedy, a rising young filmmaker is thrown into emotional turmoil by a burgeoning romance and the upcoming premiere of his second feature.
Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali star in this film of two disparate fellow-travellers in the early 1960s.
A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues, following The Negro Motorist Green Book, a guide for safe travel through America's racially segregated South.
Showing as part of the national re-release of the comedy classic Monty Python's Life of Brian, to mark 40 years since the original release.
To make the most of the occasion there will be special audience packs for all participating cinemas - these will include a collectible poster, a special sticker set and an origami boulder (for a fully immersive, 4D recreation of the famous stoning scene), among other things.
A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear men's thoughts.
Bound together by lifelong friendship and shared experience for more than 25 years the Fisherman’s Friends have met on the Platt (harbour) in their native Port Isaac to raise money for charity, singing the traditional songs of the sea handed down to them by their forefathers. This British film tells the story of how they came to sign a record deal and stars Daniel Mays, Tuppence Middleton, David Hayman, Sam Swainsbury & James Purefoy.
Follows the charming yet troubled Ben Burns (Hedges), who returns home to his unsuspecting family one fateful Christmas Eve. Ben's wary mother Holly Burns (Roberts) welcomes her beloved son's return, but soon learns he is still very much in harm's way. During the 24 hours that may change their lives forever, Holly must do everything in her power to avoid the family's downfall.
Part of the World Film programme, selected and supported by the BFI.
Lebanese film in Arabic with sub-titles. Winner of the Grand Jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
Zain, a Lebanese boy, sues his parents for the "crime" of giving him life. The film follows Zain as he journeys from gutsy streetwise child to hardened 12-year-old "adult" who finally seeks justice in a courtroom.
A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.
During a self-imposed exile in Arles and Auvers-Sur-Oise, France, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh develops his unique, colorful style of painting. While grappling with religion, mental illness and a tumultuous friendship with French artist Paul Gauguin, van Gogh begins to focus on his relationship with eternity rather than the pain his art causes him in the present.
Directed by and starring Ralph Fiennes, this film about the defection of Rudolf Nureyev to the West is adapted by David Hare and Julie Kavanagh, from her biography of Nureyev. With Ukrainian dancer Oleg Ivenko as Nureyev and Sergei Polunin as his roommate.
A world-renowned opera singer becomes trapped in a hostage situation when she's invited to perform for a wealthy industrialist in South America.
Based on Patrick DeWitt's novel, The Sisters Brothers revolves around the colourfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm, who's being pursued across 1000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters – played by John C. Reilly [Ollie in ‘Stan & Ollie’] and Joaquin Phoenix [Johnny Cash in Walk the Line]
The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy. Directed by Trevor Nunn, the film stars Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Stephen Campbell-Moore and Tom Hughes.
German film directed by Wolfgang Fischer with much of the dialogue in English.
Rike, an overworked emergency doctor, sets out on a much-needed holiday to Gibraltar. There she fulfils a long-held dream and sails out to sea alone in her sailing boat. Her goal: Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean.
But her dream holiday is quickly broken off on the high seas, when, after a storm, she finds herself near a stricken refugee boat and is the only person on hand to help.
British film starring Julie Walters, Jessie Buckley and Sophie Okonedo.
A musician from Glasgow dreams of becoming a Nashville star.
Japanese film with sub-titles. Part of the series of International films selected and supported by the BFI.
Daringly original anime from Mamoru Hosoda, which has received critical acclaim.
A 4 -year- old boy, struggling to cope with the arrival of a little sister, finds a mysterious garden in his backyard which becomes a gateway to time travel, allowing the boy to meet his mother as a little girl and his great-grandfather as a young man.
French language film with sub-titles. Part of the season of International Films selected and supported by the BFI.
From Laurent Cantet, Palme d'Or-winning writer-director comes this contemporary drama set in La Ciotat in the South of France.
Antoine attends a summer writing workshop for young adults run by famous novelist, Olivia, who becomes disturbed as well as attracted by Antoine's behaviour.
Polish language film with sub-titles. Part of the season of i
International films selected and supported by the BFI.
This dark, satirical tragicomedy won the Jury Grand Prix at the Berlin International Film Festival.
After a work accident, a builder becomes the first person in Poland to undergo a (not altogether successful) face transplant, which leads to all sorts of identity issues.
Director Malgorzata Szumowska describes the film as "a fairytale for adults".
British film, part of the season of International Films selected and supported by the BFI.
Adapted by playwright Richard Cameron from his play of the same name and accompanied by a fantastic original score by Richard Hawley, this film, set in a post-industrial northern community, is directed by actor/director Bill Buckhurst.
Summer 1994 in a quiet mining village outside Doncaster. A rumour stirs about a legendary giant carp in the nearby ponds. Young Trevor leads his friends and neighbours on a fishing expedition, seeking a moment of harmony in a world of broken families and nascent political fever.