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British Film Institute

Overview
Works: 3,845 works in 8,369 publications in 4 languages and 203,815 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  History  Science fiction films 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer, Other, Distributor, Editor, Publisher, isb, pmn, Contributor, Collector, 475, Publishing director, Composer, Creator, Collaborator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Brooklyn by John Crowley( Visual )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within
Philomena by Stephen Frears( Visual )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Judi Dench stars in the story of Philomena Lee, mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock and given up for adoption. Nearly 50 years later, Philomena meets Martin Sixsmith, a former BBC reporter looking for his next big story. Together, they embark on a journey to locate her long lost son. As the pieces of the puzzle come together, the unlikely travel companions form a comic and heartwarming friendship."--Container
Sight and sound( )

in English and Spanish and held by 2,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sight & Sound is the international film magazine that offers a unique insight into the very best of film culture - past, present and future. Published by the BFI since 1932 the Sight & Sound archive is an unrivalled resource of film commentary and criticism. When paired with long-running sister publication Monthly Film Bulletin (1934-1991) this collection also represents a fascinating journal of record of the films released in UK cinemas across the decades. (MFB is collected as annual volumes which can be found in the corresponding year within the S & S archive). Sight & Sound continues to bring you the best writing on the films that matter - covering a broad range of work in its features, interviews and comprehensive reviews section. A trusted guide with an intelligent approach - Sight & Sound is essential reading for the serious film fan
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

19 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maud (Mulligan), is a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst (Streep), Maud becomes an activist for the cause. When increasingly aggressive police action forces Maud and her dedicated fellow suffragettes underground, they engage in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with the authorities, who are shocked as the women's civil disobedience escalates and sparks debate across the nation. Inspired by true events, SUFFRAGETTE is a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of those who risked all they had for women's right to vote - their jobs, their homes, their children, and even their lives."--Publisher's description
Early man by Tom Hiddleston( Visual )

15 editions published in 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, this tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home
The lobster by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

15 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A darkly comic fable from Yorgos Lanthimos (Killing of a Sacred Deer, The Favourite), this acclaimed film centers on recently-divorced David (Colin Farrell) as he searches for a new love within 45 days--at which point, if he's still single, he will be turned into a lobster
Anime : a history by Jonathan Clements( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive history of Japanese animation draws on Japanese primary sources and testimony from industry professionals to explore the production and reception of anime, from its early faltering steps, to the international successes of Spirited Away and Pokémon
A united kingdom by Amma Asante( Visual )

19 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history
Colette by Wash Westmoreland( Visual )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After marrying 'Willy,' a successful Parisian writer, Colette is transplanted to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation, inspiring additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression
Mr. Turner by Mike Leigh( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Biografía sobre el pintor británico, J.M.W Turner (1775-1851). Artista reconocido, ilustre miembro de la Royal Academy of Arts, vive con su padre y su fiel ama de llaves. Es amigo de aristócratas, visita burdeles y viaja frecuentemente en busca de inspiración. A pesar de su fama, también es víctima de las burlas del público y del sarcasmo de la sociedad. Profundamente afectado por la muerte de su padre, decide aislarse. Su vida cambia cuando conoce a Mrs Booth, propietaria de una pensión familiar a orillas del mar." (FILMAFFINITY)
Under the skin by Jonathan Glazer( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An existential, experimental science fiction film with erotic overtones that journeys to the heart of what it means to be human in which an alien in the form of a voluptuous young woman prowls the streets of Scotland in search of isolated lonely and unsuspecting men whom she lures into her otherworldly lair, where they are seduced, stripped of their humanity, and never heard from again
Seven psychopaths by Colin Farrell( Visual )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screenwriter struggling for ideas suddenly finds a story when his odd friend Billy shows up at his door with a small dog he kidnapped from a gangster
45 years by Andrew Haigh( Visual )

10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Kate and Geoff prepare to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary, their marriage is shaken when unexpected news threatens to change their lives
Breathe( Visual )

9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Robin is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is confined to a hospital bed and given only a few months to live. With the help of Diana's twin brothers and the groundbreaking ideas of inventor Teddy Hall, Robin and Diana dare to escape the hospital ward to seek out a full and passionate life together - raising their young son, traveling, and devoting their lives to helping other polio patients. Inspired by a true story
High life by Claire Denis( Visual )

7 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monte and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to deep space. The crew, death-row inmates, led by a doctor with sinister motives, has vanished. As the mystery of what happened onboard the ship is unraveled, father and daughter must rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole
Lean on Pete by Andrew Haigh( Visual )

10 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson arrives in Portland, Oregon with his single father Ray, both of them eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds acceptance and camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an aging Quarter Horse named Lean On Pete. The horse's owner Del Montgomery and his jockey Bonnie help Charley fill the void of his father's absence--until he discovers that Pete is bound for slaughter
You were never really here by Lynne Ramsay( Visual )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening
The girl with all the gifts by Gemma Arterton( Visual )

27 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humanity has been all but destroyed by a fungal disease that eradicates free will and turns its victims into flesh-eating 'hungries'. Only a small group of children seem to be immune to its effects. At an army base in rural England, these unique children are being studied and subjected to cruel experiments. When the base falls, one little girl escapes and must discover what she is, ultimately deciding both her own future and that of the human race
Belle by Amma Asante( Visual )

24 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Dido Elizabeth Belle, an eighteenth-century English woman of mixed race, is raised in privilege by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife, she is denied a proper social standing because of her skin color. But when Dido falls in love with a young idealist lawyer who aspires to create positive change, she finds herself caught between two worlds
Pride by Matthew Warchus( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.K. gay activists work to assist miners during their extended strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984
 
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Alternative Names
B.F.I.

B.F.I. (British Film Institute)

BFI

BFI (British Film Institute)

BFI (British Film Institute, Londres)

BFI InView

BFI Publishing.

Britanski filmski institut

British Film Institute

British Film Institute brita organizaĵo

British Film Institute britisk organisasjon for film

British Film Institute gemeinnützige Organisation im Vereinigten Königreich zur Förderung, Dokumentation und Erhaltung der Filmerzeugung

British Film Institute (Journals)

British Film Institute (London)

British Film Institute organisatie uit Verenigd Koninkrijk

British Film Institute organización do Reino Unido

British Film Institute Publishing.

Britský filmový institut britská instituce na podporu kinematografie

Brytyjski Instytut Filmowy

Film Institute

Film Institute London

Institut Filem British

Institut Film Inggris

Londres (GB)

The British Film Institute

Viện phim Anh

Британский институт кино

Британський інститут кінематографії доброчинна організація у Великій Британії

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מכון הסרטים הבריטי

برٹش فلم انسٹی ٹیوٹ

بنیاد فیلم بریتانیا

جمعية الأفلام البريطانية

ব্রিটিশ ফিল্ম ইনস্টিটিউট

ബ്രിട്ടീഷ് ഫിലിം ഇൻസ്റ്റിറ്റ്യൂട്ട്

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ბრიტანეთის კინოინსტიტუტი

영국 영화 협회

英国映画協会

英國電影協會

英國電影學院

Languages
English (363)

French (3)

Spanish (3)

Danish (1)