BFI Southbank

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BFI Southbank , Belvedere Road, Southbank SE1 8XT
Work 0207 928 3232

Opening times and price

Opening hours:
11 AM to 11 PM (Sun-Thu); 11 AM to 11.30 PM (Fri, Sat)
Visiting hours are subject to change

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BFI Southbank (formally known as the National Film Theatre) is hidden away in a concrete cove with two cinemas, a café and a shop. It shows a broad range of British, international and foreign language films, and is the focus of the annual London Film Festival every November.

If you don’t like all the art-house movies, then you can always catch one of their frequent film premières – where, if you’re really lucky, you’ll also catch the director or movie-star introducing the piece with a short talk. Recent stars have included Clint Eastwood and Cate Blanchett.

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If you enjoy this then try: Barbican Cinema (walk it in 26 mins or catch a train from Waterloo to Barbican Cinema); BFI IMAX Cinema (you can walk it in less than 3 mins); London Film Museum (you can walk it 10 mins); Prince Charles Cinema (walk it in 16 mins or catch a train from Waterloo to Prince Charles Cinema) and Southbank Centre (you can walk it in less than 2 mins).

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