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MONDAY: What’s on in London today [06/12/21]

MONDAY 06 DECEMBER 2021 (A–Z) // What’s on in London today across DIY, indie & alternative cinema including one-off screen events, film seasons, film festivals & our selection of new releases.

By RADIANT CIRCUS // Twitter @radiantcircus / Instagram @radiantcircus


OUT OF THE BLUE: 4K RESTORATION d. Dennis Hopper, 1980 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (06 DEC 19:30 – FREE!).

  • “Unlikely star and bantamweight teen tough cookie Linda Manz gives one of the greatest adolescent performances in cinema as Cebe, a punkette whose disastrous home life only gets more complicated when her ex-truck driver dad (Dennis Hopper, returning to the director’s chair with swagger after a decade in movie jail) gets sprung out of the can and comes home, dragging bad habits and repressed memories back with him. A cinematic kick in the teeth set against the backdrop of ass-end-of-nowhere small town Pacific Northwest that’s something like Robert Bresson’s MOUCHETTE (1967) under the influence of the Sex Pistols, and a magnificent showcase for DAYS OF HEAVEN (1978) star Manz, who died in 2020, but can never be forgotten for the naked feral fury of her performance here.”

  • THE COLOR OF POMEGRANATES aka Sayat Nova d. Sergei Parajanov, 1969 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Farr’s Dalston (06 DEC 19:30).
  • THE COLOUR ROOM d. Claire McCarthy, 2021 + Q&A with the director & producer Thembisa Cochrane at Genesis Cinema (06 DEC 18:10).
  • DEREK d. Isaac Julien, 2008 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Sebright Arms (06 DEC 19:30 – FREE!).
  • Mark Kermode Live in 3D at the BFI Southbank (06 DEC 18:10).
  • OUT OF THE BLUE: 4K RESTORATION d. Dennis Hopper, 1980 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (06 DEC 19:30 – FREE!).
  • French Impressions: PETITE MAMAN d. Céline Sciamma, 2021 in-venue screening + online discussion with Jon Davis at Watermans (06 DEC 19:00 + 09 DEC 20:00).
  • PIXIE d. Barnaby Thompson, 2020 at Whirled Cinema (06 DEC 20:00).
  • SEVEN SAMURAI d. Akira Kurosawa, 1954 at Olympic Studios (06 DEC 19:00).
  • THE STORMS OF JEREMY THOMAS d. Mark Cousins, 2021 + Live Q&A with the director & Jeremy Thomas at Curzon Mayfair (06 DEC 18:15).
  • THE STORMS OF JEREMY THOMAS d. Mark Cousins, 2021 + Live satellite Q&A with the director & Jeremy Thomas at: ArtHouse Crouch End (06 DEC 18:30); Bertha DocHouse (06 DEC 18:20).
  • TITANE d. Julia Ducournau, 2021 + Recorded Q&A with the director at BFI Southbank (06 DEC 20:30).

35MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles

ALL WE WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS… at Picturehouse Cinemas

ALT. XMAS at The Prince Charles

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: CHRISTMAS ON SCREEN at BFI Southbank

CHRISTMAS at The Prince Charles

EYES ON SPIES at Ciné Lumière

JAPAN 2021 at BFI Southbank

JEAN-PAUL BELMONDO LE MAGNIFIQUE at Ciné Lumière

MOVIE MARATHONS at The Prince Charles

THE WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI at The Prince Charles



ENCOUNTER d. Michael Pearce, 2021.
THE HAND OF GOD aka È stata la mano di Dio d. Paolo Sorrentino, 2021.
THERE IS NO EVIL d. Mohammad Rasoulof, 2020.


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*THE SMALL PRINT: Opinions author’s own. // As accurate as we could make it. Apologies for any errors. Updates & corrections will be made to the online version only. // Event dates/times/formats are subject to change by the venue/organiser. Events may already be sold out at the time of posting, so please click quickly. // We try to list as many original format screenings as we can (8 to 70MM), but sometimes formats change due to age of the print, availability, logistics etc, so please check ahead with your venue if the format is your thing. // All images are used in the spirit of fair use for reporting & review – no ownership is implied or intended / unless otherwise credited to RADIANT CIRCUS as the original rights holder. We will remove any images immediately upon request – just get in touch. // We don’t filter our listings by age/certification: all readers & subscribers should therefore be 18+. // Finally, we always try to follow The Carny Code by “not screwing up anyone else’s game”, but everyone can make mistakes… If something does go wrong, we will always do our best to put it right. //.