Each summer, The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court hosts London's most beautiful open-air cinema; Film4 Summer Screen. A highlight of the city’s summer calendar, the series features a range of films, all showing on a state-of-the-art screen with full surround sound.
"Watching a movie under the stars in Somerset House’s beautiful courtyard on a balmy summer evening is a near-perfect London experience." TimeOut
In addition to this, throughout the year, we show films in our Screening Room which give insight into or are inspired by our current programme of events.
Information about upcoming screenings and material from previous film related talks and events can be found below.
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Film4 Summer Screen stages London’s best-loved outdoor cinema experiences under the stars with a typically eclectic programme of movies for all tastes, from cult classics to new releases and red-carpet premieres.
Explore our Behind the Screen archive, watch and listen to directors, actors and industry insiders illuminate the Film4 Summer Screen programme, in animated and interesting discussions.