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Stars show support for British Film

9 October 2013 Last updated at 12:11 BST

Stars of stage and screen showed their support for the British Film Institute on Tuesday night.

The BFI held a Gala dinner ahead of the London Film Festival to try and raise funds to preserve the UK's national collection of film and television archives.

Stars including Romola Garai, Sienna Miller and Oscar winning director Tom Hooper discussed why they think British film is more important than ever.

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