Reopening Programming Catalogues

Are you looking for inspiration for your reopening programme, or for your Film Exhibition Fund application? Want to experiment with cultural programming and world cinema?

Explore catalogues from independent distributors, and take advantage of the flexible terms and support on offer. Thanks to Film Hub Scotland for this resource.

FestivalScope Pro is a brilliant online screening service for programmers and film industry professionals – for £9 a month you can access screeners from film festivals across the world, organised by country/genre/length/strand, and access distributor information.

Arrow Films – Arrow Films is one of the UK’s leading independent distributors of world cinema, arthouse, horror and classic films, with an extensive catalogue of films available for theatrical and non-theatrical bookings.

BFI Distribution Catalogue – The BFI hire out films on DCP, 35mm, 16mm and DVD/Blu-ray for theatrical, non-theatrical and educational screenings in cinemas and other venues across the UK and internationally.

Cinema For All Booking Scheme – Flat-rate bookings for a huge range of titles for NT bookings, available for Cinema For All members.

Dogwoof – Documentary specialists Dogwoof brought you Blackfish, Free Solo, Apollo 11 and more.

FDA: Content for Recovery – Comprehensive list of titles from a variety of distributors, in themed seasons/strands (incorporating others in this list)

ICO Catalogue – The Independent Cinema Office is proud to have released the films of many modern trailblazers and reignited interest in some of the world’s best filmmakers.

Light Cone – Comprehensive catalogue of experimental film and moving image in a variety of formats

Park Circus: For the Love of Cinema – Glasgow-based international distributor with a huge range of repertory titles and themed seasons. 23 titles with marketing support and assets.

Modern Films – Modern Films is a London-based, female-led, social issues-driven film production, distribution and event cinema company.

Moviola – Distribution and programming for non-theatrical and community cinemas.

MUBI Releases – Titles released by MUBI including Bacurau, Border and Suspiria.

Feminista Film Festival and Tour – Celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March) with Feminista! The 2021 Feminista Tour Programme is a curated collection of short docs celebrating women and girls. Feminista films are always diverse and always inspiring. Email:

BFI Southbank reopening programme Highlights include a season exploring the influence of La Haine, screenings of films that were released during lockdown and a programme of classic films voted for by BFI Southbank audiences.

French Film Festival programme – The programme, which is still a work in progress, will feature french film in a wide variety. Parts of the Festival may be presented online depending on the latest situation with our partner venues.

Peccadillo Pictures – A UK-based film distributor of art house, gay and lesbian, independent and world cinema.

Curzon – Curzon’s distribution label is the market leader in the UK for releasing foreign language films.

New Wave Films – UK independent and world cinema distribution company.

Made in Wales titles coming soon –

Browse our full list of Welsh made, Welsh language and Welsh archive films here.