MONDAY 09 AUGUST 2021 (A–Z) // What’s on in London today including one-off events, limited runs, film clubs, repertory seasons, film festivals, outdoor events, & our selection of new releases.
THE MASTER 35MM d. Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012 at The Prince Charles (09 AUG 20:30).
- “Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix) is a troubled, boozy drifter struggling with the trauma of World War II and whatever inner demons ruled his life before that. On a fateful night in 1950, Freddie boards a passing boat and meets Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman), the charismatic leader of a religious movement called the Cause. Freddie tries hard to adhere to Dodd’s weird teachings and forms a close bond with his mentor, even as other members of Dodd’s inner circle see him as a threat.”
- DAYS OF HEAVEN d. Terrence Malick, 1978 at BFI Southbank (09 AUG 21:00).
- HERE WE ARE d. Nir Bergman, 2000 at Genesis Cinema (09 AUG 21:00).
- I’M YOUR MAN aka Ich bin dein Mensch d. Maria Schrader, 2021 preview at BFI Southbank (09 AUG 17:50).
- THE LITTLE FOXES 35MM d. William Wyler, 1941 at BFI Southbank (09 AUG 18:00).
- THE MASTER 35MM d. Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012 at The Prince Charles (09 AUG 20:30).
- THE PLAYER d. Robert Altman, 1992 at The Prince Charles (09 AUG 17:40).
- SEXY BEAST d. Jonathan Glazer, 2000 at Picturehouse Bromley (09 AUG 19:45).
- 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU d. Gil Junger, 1999 at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (09 AUG 20:45).
- BEASTIE BOYS STORY d. Spike Jonze, 2020 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Dalston Roof Park (09 AUG 20:00).
- MONA LISA d. Neil Jordan, 1986 at Archlight Outdoor Cinema on the Coaling Jetty, Battersea (09 AUG 20:30).
- MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE d. Stephen Frears, 1985 at Archlight Outdoor Cinema on the Coaling Jetty, Battersea (09 AUG 18:00).
- The Blue Tick Festival (10 to 19 AUG).
- Also (06 to 12 AUG various): GOODFELLAS 35MM d. Martin Scorsese, 1990 at The Prince Charles (06 to 12 AUG various) // PROFILE d. Timur Bekmambetov, 2018 at Rich Mix (06 to 12 AUG various) // WRITING WITH FIRE d. Rintu Thomas & Sushmit Ghosh, 2021 (daily 06 to 12 AUG various).
- Not Like Us? Female misfits on screen at Genesis Cinema & online (20 to 26 SEP 2021)
- Sonic Cinema presents The Films of Peter Tscherkassky at Cafe Oto (24 OCT 2021)
- NOW BOOKING: Disability On Screen – EFN Short Film Festival (27 SEP 2021)
- Peckham & Nunhead Free Film Festival is back for a 12th year [09 to 19 SEP 2021]
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