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An online “space to explore alternative visions, voices, and perspectives in film and artists’ moving image.” Subscribe to their newsletter.

Web altkino.com | Twitter @altkino


Tony Paley – racing editor at Guardian and Observer and contributor to Guardian Film – gives you a “daily guide to the best film screening in London today”. Follow Tony online and on Twitter (@tpaleyfilm) for excellent #bestfilminlondontoday recommends and “coming soon” notices.

Web capitalcelluloid.blogspot.com | Twitter @tpaleyfilm


London’s film development agency includes a responsibility for supporting film exhibitors of all shapes and sizes funded by the BFI Audience Development Network. Includes a weekly handpicked online summary and e-newsletter What’s On This Week (N.B. Film Hub London members only).

Web filmlondon.org.uk | Twitter @Film_London


An online “place for all UK horror fans and professionals to come together and share the love of our favourite genre.” Become a member for free.

Web londonhorrorsociety.co.uk | Instagram @londonhorrorsoc | Twitter @LondonHorrorSoc | Facebook londonhorrorsoc


“The silent film listing site” offering comprehensive film listings by month across the United Kingdom.

Web silentfilmcalendar.org | Twitter @silentfilmcal


“London and UK cinema listings, film reviews and exclusive interviews.” Excellent cinema listings, numerous reviews of new (re)releases, ‘best ofs’ and editorial coverage of indie film events (“The Ten Best Pop-Ups & Festivals This Week”). Pick up your free print copy pretty much everywhere.

Web timeout.com | Instagram @TimeOutLondon | Twitter @TimeOutFilm | Digital edition


“Every film, every cinema, every showtime in London – all in one place.” Slick, comprehensive cinema listings – looks mainstream, goes deeper – with handpicked editorial coverage of film festivals and events.

Web wallow.com | Instagram @LondonWalloh | Twitter @LondonWalloh | Facebook LondonWalloh

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