Cine Lumiere, South Kensington, SW1 Part of the Institut Francais, it has established itself as one of London’s top repertory cinemas. As you might expect its emphasis is on showing French, European and World cinema.
National Film Theatre, Southbank, SE1
As the ‘home’ of the British Film Institute, this is the premier UK venue for all things film. With a four-screen cinema it shows an incredible range of classic and contemporary films every year. It regularly has film seasons with director and actor retrospectives carefully curated to demonstrate the very best of film. It also shows new and re-releases. There is also a cafe, a bookshop and a library making it a great day out, as well as a place to see films.