A song from 1,000 years ago wreaks havoc, while family responsibility weighs heavily on a Mongolian maths whizz.
The kids’ adventure films of the Children’s Film Foundation were high on hijinks and low on boring stuff. From the 60 we’ve now released on DVD, here are 10 that might bring back memories.
Daisy Ridley stars as an introverted Oregon officer worker who has elaborate visions of her own death in this slight, gentle story of a tentative search for human connection.
Sgil Cymru, Creative Wales and Screen Alliance Wales (SAW) partner to launch the ‘One Stop Shop’, a BFI Skills Cluster for Wales supporting workforce development of the nation’s screen production ...
In our Autumn 1956 issue, the future director of If.... and O Lucky Man! was disappointed by John Ford’s now-classic western.
From Dreyer to Scorsese: to hail the release of Marco Bellocchio’s new papal drama Kidnapped, we survey the broad church that is Catholicism on screen.
Two musicologists obsessed with field recordings of Irish folk ballads uncover the dark, destructive secrets of an ancient song in Paul Duane’s chaotic and original low-budget folk horror.
From gothic elements to surreal satire and unexplained weirdness, the films of Lindsay Anderson were never only about getting “ordinary life” on screen.
From Gen X novelist to big-budget genre auteur, we join the dots through writer-director Alex Garland’s ambitious work in movies and video games.
Quentin Dupieux’s latest film is a touch more conventional than his usual absurdist offerings, but maintains a sharp, funny meta-commentary on the divisions between audience and artist.
The line-up includes Andrea Arnold’s Bird and Sandhya Suri’s Santosh, both backed by the BFI Filmmaking Fund, as well as September Says, directed by Ariane Labed and supported by the UK Global Screen ...
The collection includes the groundbreaking Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, winner of the Sight and Sound Greatest Films of All Time Poll in 2022.