The BFI holds and manages the UK and international rights to 600+ shorts, feature and documentary films, that represent some of the best independent and arthouse British cinema across the ages.
The catalogue includes classics by Peter Greenaway, Derek Jarman, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Terence Davies, Bill Douglas, Jane Campion, Alex Cox and Stephen Frears, as well as major restorations from the BFI National Archive with new scores.
The BFI also manages the film and archive collections of various major British institutions, including British Screen, British Council, Arts Council of England, British Transport and General Post Office, all of which are available for individual or package licences.
In the UK , BFI distribution’s catalogue also includes a selection of the best international cinema, including titles by Akira Kurosawa, Jean Renoir, Ingmar Bergman, Carl Th. Dreyer and Pier Paolo Pasolini, as well as a selection of current features and documentaries.
Paul Wright’s exhilarating study of the British people’s shifting and contradictory relationship to the land.License now
This epic silent film is a ravishing, romantic tale of the story behind one of the world’s most iconic structures: the Taj Mahal.License now
Around India with a Movie Camera
Sandhya Suri skilfully weaves together archive footage to create an emotionally resonant story about life across India pre-1947.License now