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6 Oct 2012
Paul Auster details his relationship with film, his love of collaboration and the influence of Robert Altman and Yasujiro Ozu.


10 Nov 2012
Director Tunde Kelani talks about the making of Maami, his film following a Nigerian footballer who returns to his homeland and recalls his childhood in the town of Abeokuta.


29 Oct 2012
Director John Landis introduces his Screen Epiphany, 2001: A Space Odyssey


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Paul Laverty
Ken Loach
Penny Woolcock


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View a number of clips relating to one of the BFI's seasons, strands, or special projects
BFI National Archive
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20 Nov 2012
For all the video highlights from this year's 56th BFI London Film Festival, please visit
31 May 2012
BFI Creative Director Heather Stewart introduces The Genius of Hitchcock, our major project celebrating the work of the most influential and iconic British film director of all time. here.
31 May 2012
Director Richard Lester receives a BFI Fellowship award following a screening of his Robin Hood drama, Robin and Marian (1976). here.
11 Oct 2011
Watch highlights of the 55th BFI London Film Festival, including daily highlights packages, interviews and events. You can explore these, as well as all of our previous years videos, here.
17 Jun 2011
Isabelle Huppert was recently granted the BFI Fellowship at a BFI Southbank event - see highlights here.
8 Jun 2010
A number of the Power to the Pixel 2009 sessions have been made available to view here.
20 May 2010
The exclusive members only strand Screen Epiphanies features prominent figures giving extended introductions to films that have inspired them. Watch highlights here.
25 Mar 2010
A number of recent London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Q and As, including Stonewall Uprising and Give Me Your Hand, are available to view in the LLGFF Series .

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