There is more to watching films than meets the eye; experiencing films together can change our lives & communities for the better. 

The BFI Film Audience Network has developed The Bigger Picture to showcase how film exhibitors from across the UK are making a difference. Full of inspirational case studies, articles guides and research, this resource, developed by exhibitors for exhibitors, is a place to pick up ideas, get different perspectives on the issues we are facing and to share our stories with the wider world. 

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Case studies

Case study

Rainbow Film Festival

An inclusive film festival that engages local Bangladeshi communities across East London, with filmmakers sharing their expertise with local audiences through Q&As and seminars.

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BFI FAN New Releases

Discover the latest titles to receive FAN support, which include amazing films from across the globe that deserve to be seen on the big screen.

Inclusive Cinema

A toolkit for exhibitors focused on inclusion
We celebrate diversity on screen, in the audience and behind the camera