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British Film Institute

Overview
Works: 3,628 works in 7,608 publications in 4 languages and 194,515 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  History  Crime films 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer, Other, Distributor, Publisher, Editor, pmn, isb, Collector, 475, Contributor, Composer, Publishing director, Collaborator, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Brooklyn by John Crowley( Visual )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellis, an Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she has the opportunity to find work and a future - and love in the form of Italian-American Tony. When a family tragedy brings her back to Ireland, she finds herself absorbed into her old community, but now with eligible Jim courting her. As she repeatedly postpones her return to America, Ellis finds herself confronting a terrible dilemma - a heart-breaking choice between two men and two countries
Philomena by Stephen Frears( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,383 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 2,042 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 )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, 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, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life
Early man by Tom Hiddleston( Visual )

11 editions published in 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavemen Dug and Hognob work together to defend their tribe against the Bronze Age's Lord Nooth
A united kingdom by Amma Asante( Visual )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,342 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
The lobster by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,330 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
Mr. Turner by Mike Leigh( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Acclaimed director Mike Leigh examines the twilight years of celebrated British painter J.M.W. Turner (portrayed by Timothy Spall) in this lavish period drama detailing the landscape artist's close relationship with his beloved father, his impact as a member of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and his tender romance with a lonely widow and owner of a seaside inn in Chelsea"--Allmovie.com, July 25, 2019
Colette( Visual )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cuenta la historia de Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley), autora de las polémicas novelas que causaron gran revuelo en el París de los años 20 "Claudine" y "Gigi", desde su infancia en el campo hasta su consagración en la sociedad parisina junto a su marido, el también autor Henry Gautheir-Villas "Willy" (Dominic West), que en un principio actúa como mentor de Colette". (FILMAFFINITY)
Under the skin by Jonathan Glazer( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,268 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 )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty is a struggling screenwriter who wants nothing more than to finish his script. Instead, he becomes entangled with the Los Angeles gangster underworld when his odd, but well-meaning friends kidnap a volatile gangster's shih tzu. The ordeal gives Marty all the inspiration he needs; now, he must live long enough to finish his story
45 years by Andrew Haigh( Visual )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,187 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 )

8 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,111 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
Lean on Pete by Andrew Haigh( Visual )

9 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 1,083 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
Pride by Matthew Warchus( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,080 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
You were never really here by Lynne Ramsay( Visual )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,059 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 )

23 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The near future; humanity has been all but destroyed by a mutated fungal disease that turns its victims into flesh-eating 'hungries'. At an army base in rural England, a group of immune children are being studied, subjected to cruel experiments by biologist Dr. Caldwell. The children attend school lessons daily, guarded by the ever watchful Sergeant Parks. But one little girl, Melanie, stands out from the rest. She excels in the classroom, is inquisitive, imaginative and loves her favourite teacher Miss Justineau. When the base falls, Melanie escapes along with Justineau, Sergeant Parks and Dr. Caldwell. Against the backdrop of blighted Britain, Melanie must discover what she is and ultimately decide both her own future and that of the human race"--Container
Belle by Amma Asante( Visual )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,024 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
Testament of youth by James Kent( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testament of youth is a searing story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain which became the classic testimony of that war from a woman's point of view. A powerful and passionate journey from youthful hopes and rdreams to the edge of despair and back again; a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times
'71 by Yann Demange( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single night in the life of a young British soldier accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe, and increasingly wary of his own comrades, he must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorienting, alien and deadly landscape
 
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Alternative Names
B.F.I.

B.F.I. (British Film Institute)

BFI

BFI (British Film Institute)

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

Британский институт кино

Британський інститут кінематографії доброчинна організація у Великій Британії

מכון הסרטים הבריטי

برٹش فلم انسٹی ٹیوٹ

بنیاد فیلم بریتانیا

جمعية الأفلام البريطانية

ব্রিটিশ ফিল্ম ইনস্টিটিউট

ബ്രിട്ടീഷ് ഫിലിം ഇൻസ്റ്റിറ്റ്യൂട്ട്

สถาบันภาพยนตร์อังกฤษ

ბრიტანეთის კინოინსტიტუტი

영국 영화 협회

英国映画協会

英國電影協會

Languages
English (335)

French (3)

Spanish (3)

Danish (1)