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London Performing Arts

BFI Southbank

  • Belvedere Rd. Map It
  • South Bank
  • Film

Updated 02/27/2014

Fodor's Review

With the best repertory programming in London, the three movie theaters and studio at what was previously known as the National Film Theatre are effectively a national film center run by the British Film Institute. They show more than 1,000 titles each year, favoring art-house, foreign, silent, overlooked, classic, noir, and short films over Hollywood blockbusters. The center also has a gallery, bookshop, and "mediatheque," where visitors can watch film and television from the National Archive for free (closed Mon). This is one of the venues for the BFI London Film Festival; throughout the year there are minifestivals, seminars, and guest speakers. Members (£45) get priority bookings (useful for special events) and £1.50 off each screening.

Performing Art Information

Address:

Belvedere Rd., London, SE1 8XT, England

Map It

Phone:

020-7928–3535-information; 020-7928–3232-box office

Website: www.bfi.org.uk

Updated 02/27/2014

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