This is a sponsored post from the BFI.
There are a range of subtitled films and films with a BSL introduction (as well as subtitles) on show at this year’s BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express®, and tickets are on sale now!
A list of films in English language with English subtitles is below. (Please note an even larger list of films with English subtitles, including foreign language films, can be found here.)
English language films with English language subtitles
The following films have English language subtitles that include descriptions of non-dialogue audio, for customers who are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Arrival Thu 13 20:45 Hackney Picturehouse
- The Birth of a Nation Thu 13 18:15 Ritzy Cinema
- Queen of Katwe Wed 12 18:15 Ritzy Cinema
- A United Kingdom Tue 11 21:00 Curzon Mayfair
BSL introduction / Q&A
Screenings where the film will have English language dialogue subtitles, and the intro/Q&A will be BSL interpreted. (All screenings are introduced. Q&A’s are included where talent availability permits).
- Aquarius Sun 16 20:15 BFI Southbank, NFT1
- Divines Thu 6 18:15 Haymarket Cinema
- Elle Sat 8 20:40 Embankment Garden Cinema
- The Giant Fri 14 13:15 BFI Southbank, NFT3
- The Graduation Mon 10 18:00 Prince Charles Cinema
- Kills on Wheels Thu 6 18:30 BFI Southbank, NFT3
- Layla M. Tue 11 18:00 Embankment Garden Cinema
- My Life as a Courgette Sat 8 18:00 Ciné Lumiere
- Neruda Sat 15 14:45 Embankment Garden Cinema
The full programme can be found at this link: https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/lff/Online/
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