NEW SEASON: DRIFTING SHADOWS at Close-Up (18 to 30 JAN 2019)

Part of the great joy of putting our listings together at RADIANT CIRCUS is discovering cinema we know very little about, and that pretty much includes everything in this amazing new selection at Close-Up… DRIFTING SHADOWS: MASTERPIECES OF FINNISH CINEMA (18 to 30 JAN) is a collaboration with the Finnish Institute in London and features an opening talk and 17 shorts and features across 15 screenings.

Everything starts tonight with Finland’s Enchanted Cinema an illustrated talk from film historian and programmer of Finnish Film Archive, Antti Alanen, who will “shed light on one of the most overlooked Nordic national cinemas” (18 JAN 18:00, Birkbeck Cinema – Free!).

Films in London this week: PEOPLE IN THE SUMMER NIGHT at Close-Up, part of DRIFTING SHADOWS (24 JAN).
Films in London: PEOPLE IN THE SUMMER NIGHT at Close-Up, part of DRIFTING SHADOWS (24 JAN).

FULL PROGRAMME

THE WHITE REINDEER (18 JAN 20:45); HELSINKI, FOREVER + MIDNIGHT SUN FILM FESTIVAL (19 JAN 18:00); INSPECTOR PALMU’S ERROR (19 JAN 20:00); SHADOWS IN PARADISE (20 JAN 18:00); THE WAY YOU WANTED ME (20 JAN 20:00); THE ETERNAL ROAD (21 JAN 20:15); KAISA’S ENCHANTED FOREST (22 JAN 20:30); THE BROAD WAY (23 JAN 20:15); PEOPLE IN THE SUMMER NIGHT + ALVER AALTO (24 JAN 20:15); STOLEN DEATH (25 JAN 20:15); THE VILLAGE SHOEMAKERS 35mm + LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT by Stephen Horne (26 JAN 18:30); THE DIARY OF A WORKER 35mm (26 JAN 20:30); WOMEN OF NISKAVUORI (28 JAN 20:15); THE UNKNOWN SOLDER (29 JAN 19:00); and, THE WORTHLESS (30 JAN 20:15).

Films in London: STOLEN DEATH at Close-Up, part of DRIFTING SHADOWS (25 JAN).
Films in London: STOLEN DEATH at Close-Up, part of DRIFTING SHADOWS (25 JAN).

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