The Cinema of Childhood is a special season of films presented by Mark Cousins and Filmhouse. Sparked in large by Cousins’ documentary A Story of Children and Film and the fact that many of the films Cousins featured were either unavailable in the UK or remained rarely seen; Cinema of Childhood is both a celebration of children in world […]

We’re thrilled to be working once again with Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival on a fantastic collection of short films. This collection of 12 shorts, animated and live action, homegrown and international, is available for purchase now from BFFS. At only £100 with screening rights for 12 months this is a tremendous offer for […]

Having joined the BFFS team just over a month ago, I thought I’d  pick one of my favourite films out of the BFFS Booking Scheme back catalogue and write about it. I’ve picked the British realist film Weekend, which is one of the Peccadillo Pictures titles available now to book either on DVD or Blu-ray. Weekend | […]

On April 1st BFFS is hosting a 35mm screening of This Is England at Film Unit, one of Sheffield’s community cinemas. The  screening will be introduced by Warp Films Head and BFFS Patron Mark Herbert who will also take part in a Q&A after the screening, along with special guests. Before the main feature we will also […]

This Spring’s ICO Screening Days are once again taking place at the BFI Southbank. Over three days, April 5-7, 25 films will be previewed exclusively to those working or volunteering in film exhibition. As ever BFFS will be there for the weekend with 4 films coming to the BFFS Booking Scheme on show. We will […]

Brad Scott from Forest Row Film Society takes a look at six Booking Scheme Titles that are on their shortlist for next season. As part of Forest Row Film Society’s programme planning activity we’ve been checking out more of the intriguing titles lurking on the booking scheme. Fish Story | Yoshihio Nakamura |Japan | 2009 […]

Playing out over the course of  one day over the Persian New Year, Asghar Farhadi’s 2006 film has only recently arrived in the UK, courtesy of Axiom Films. A sophisticated drama, Fireworks Wednesday is further proof of the formidable talents of the director of About Elly, A Separation and the forthcoming The Past.