BFI London Film Festival Shorts
The short films programme will be free to access for the duration of the festival on BFI Player
Find Me Here
Local community lies at the heart of this programme. From a late-night Ugandan town, New Orleans hair salon and musically-oriented Brazilian delivery culture to the bricks and mortar of British housing and the cruel nature of unbridled capitalism, we witness everyday lives.
For Better or Worse
Marriage as an institution can be suffocating and the works here explore the more negative side to the vows taken between two people, particularly around how individuals can control and bully.
My Identity, No Crisis
From home to the back of a taxi and back again, these stories encompass self-exploration and negotiating the importance of identity, while choosing a path to be proud of.
Weird and Wonderful World
Filmmakers showcase the strange in this selection that veers between the weirdness of folk horror to a wonderful celebration of Afro-futurism.
Your UK or Mine?
This selection of shorts shows how varied and impressive new British filmmaking is, through stories of community, love and personal acceptance.
It's Not That Easy
Life isn’t always a well-choreographed montage and the stumbles are often why we reflect on it. It’s how personalities are made and that makes for the richest of dramas.
From the Caribbean to West Africa: Edric Connor’s Travelogues
In 1959 filmmaking polymath Edric Connor returned to the Caribbean to direct, producing seven films in quick succession. A proud West Indian nationalist, Connor documents nation-building, focusing on flourishing commerce, reverently capturing the people and terrain.
Specially selected from the BFI London Film Festival main programme, the #GenerationNow programme explores what it means to be a young adult in the world today.
Revived and restored from the world’s archives
Films by artists that revolutionise and reshape our vision of cinema.
Films for the young... and young at heart.