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Watch over 100 years of Japanese cinema with the BFI

Stream J-Horror, Anime and classic samurai movies as part of the BFI’s new digital season.
Frankie Dunn
5.4.20
Culture

these portraits of the US opioid crisis are one of the best things to see this week

Read about Jordan Baumgarten’s Good Sick and everything else you need to watch, see and do in the next seven days.
Matthew Whitehouse
4.9.18
Culture

a celebration of queer cinema

From "Moonlight" winning Best Picture at the Oscars to Netflix releasing important documentaries like "The Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson," queerness in film has never been better represented than right now. We spoke with three curators of LGBTQ...
i-D Staff
Ben Reardon
7.11.17
Film

'donnie darko' is back in ultra high-def and more mind melting than ever

Watch the first trailer for a newly restored version of the cult sci-fi classic before it returns to theaters.
Emily Manning
11.17.16
Film

meet the the first lady of fishnets, 'the rocky horror picture show's' patricia quinn

With a special screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Shock Treatment taking place at London’s BFI tomorrow, we speak to the force of nature that is Patricia Quinn about Halloween, Magenta, and how Rocky Horror invented punk.
Matthew Whitehouse
i-D Staff
10.28.16
News

​british fashion council announce student scholarship winners

The new BA Scholarship provides financial support to undergraduate fashion students with potential.
Lula Ososki
4.15.16
Culture

the world may be changing but duggie fields remains so cool

With the BFI’s sold out celebration of his films set to take place tomorrow afternoon, we met with the kiss curled, Spock-browed master of Maximalism at home in his beloved Earls Court.
Matthew Whitehouse
i-D Staff
3.26.16
Film

does youth ever change?

“A good evening for young people is much as it’s always been. It’s for being together with friends, dancing and shouting when you feel like it - things we’d all like to do”.
Oscar Rickett
10.12.15
Film

girlfriends: the feminist coming of age film you haven't heard of

How Claudia Weill’s cult classic inspired a generation of feminist filmmakers.
Stevie Mackenzie-Smith
9.4.15
News

john waters gets a season at the BFI

"Yikes, respectability…the final outrage!" 50 years of cinema from crown prince of filth is celebrated in London.
Colin Crummy
7.3.15
Film

peter strickland on his obsessive compulsive lens

We speak to the Duke of Burgundy director as the film is screened at BFI's Flare LGBT film festival.
Sophia Satchell Baeza
3.31.15
Film

new documentary asks 'do i sound gay?'

First time filmmaker David Thorpe went on a journey to discover what makes our voices sound 'gay' or 'straight'.
Colin Crummy
3.24.15
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