MONDAY: What’s on in London today [15/05/23]
MONDAY 15 MAY 2023 (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
CRIMSON GOLD aka Talaye sorkh d. Jafar Panahi, 2003 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Farr’s Dalston (15 MAY 19:30).
“Hussein is a lumbering war veteran swollen by cortisone (for war-induced pain) and reduced to delivering pizzas at night, as he bears witness to the vanities of the city’s wealthy. When an eccentric socialite gives him a taste of luxury, Hussein can no longer accept his lowly status.”
- BABYLON d. Damien Chazelle, 2022 at Whirled Cinema (15 MAY 20:00 / 16 MAY 20:00 / 17 MAY 20:00 / 21 MAY 17:00).
- Art in the Making: THE CASE OF MARCEL DUCHAMP d. David Rowan, 1983 + Intro by BFI National Archive Curator Steven Foxon (15 MAY 18:15).
- CRIMSON GOLD aka Talaye sorkh d. Jafar Panahi, 2003 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Farr’s Dalston (15 MAY 19:30).
- MARIA FULL OF GRACE d. Joshua Marston, 2004 presented by Spanish Marks at India Club Lounge-Bar (15 MAY 19:00).
- UK Premiere: THE OTHER FELLOW d. Matthew Bauer, 2023 + Q&A with cast & crew (15 MAY 19:30).
- Monday Classic Matinée: THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH d. Billy Wilder, 1955 at Regent Street Cinema (15 MAY 13:00).
- SHOWGIRLS d. Paul Verhoeven, 1995 presented by Transmissions at Dalston Superstore (15 MAY 19:00).
- YOUNG SOUL REBELS 4K Restoration d. Isaac Julien, 1991 at Riverside Studios (15 MAY 14:45).
Check venues for full listings…
35MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles
- SALO, OR THE 120 DAYS OF SODOM 35mm d. Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1975 (15 MAY 13:00).
- MULHOLLAND DR. 35mm d. David Lynch, 2001 (15 MAY 20:30).
- UNFORGIVEN 35mm d. Clint Eastwood, 1992 (15 MAY 20:45).
70MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles
- INTERSTELLAR 70mm d. Christopher Nolan, 2014 (15 MAY 14:25).
IMAX PRESENTATIONS at BFI IMAX
- GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3 3D d. James Gunn, 2023 (until 18 MAY).
- GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3 d. James Gunn, 2023 (until 18 MAY).
BEN WHEATLEY PRESENTS at Picturehouse Cinemas
- IN THE EARTH d. Ben Wheatley, 2021 (15 MAY various).
BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION… at BFI Southbank
- THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS 35mm d. Orson Welles, 1942 (15 MAY 20:40).
CINEMATIC SORCERESS: THE FILMS OF NINA MENKES at BFI Southbank
- New release: BRAINWASHED: SEX-CAMERA-POWER d. Nina Menkes, 2022 (12 to 25 MAY).
DARIO ARGENTO: DOORS INTO DARKNESS at BFI Southbank
- INFERNO d. Dario Argento, 1980 (15 MAY 20:45).
THE FILMS OF WES ANDERSON at The Prince Charles
- RUSHMORE d. Wes Anderson, 1998 (15 MAY 12:00).
GENESIS 24TH BIRTHDAY at Genesis Cinema
- DAISIES d. Vera Chytilova, 1967 (15 MAY 19:00).
MUKHRIJAT: ARAB WOMEN FILMMAKERS at The Garden Cinema
- THE BLUE CAFTAN d. Maryam Touzani, 2022 (until 18 MAY).
SIGHT & SOUND GREATEST FILMS OF ALL TIME 2022 at Ciné Lumière
- #13 – LA RÈGLE DU JEU d. Jean Renoir, 1939 (15 MAY 18:15).
WB100 – CELEBRATING EVERY STORY at The Prince Charles
- UNFORGIVEN 35mm d. Clint Eastwood, 1992 (15 MAY 20:45).
WES-TROSPECTIVE at Picturehouse Cinemas
- BOTTLE ROCKET + THE DARJEELING LIMITED (15 MAY 19:00 – The Gate).
THE WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI at The Prince Charles
- DAYS OF BEING WILD d. Wong Kar Wai, 1990 (15 MAY 18:15 – 4K).
- Beyond Words French Literature Festival (12 to 21 MAY).
- In Short: Europe Awakening (12 to 13 MAY).
- LOCO London Comedy Film Festival (11 to 14 MAY).
- SERET Israeli Film & TV Festival (18 to 25 MAY).
- Syrian Arts & Cultural Festival (11 to 23 MAY).
- UK Asian Film Festival (04 to 14 MAY).
BRAINWASHED: SEX-CAMERA-POWER dir Nina Menkes, 2022
Various venues, inc: ArtHouse Crouch End / Bertha DocHouse / BFI / Ciné Lumière / Curzon Cinemas / Genesis Cinema / ICA / Picturehouse Cinemas
THE EIGHT MOUNTAINS aka Le otto montagne dir Felix van Groeningen & Charlotte Vandermeersch, 2022
Various venues, inc: ActOne Cinema / ArtHouse Crouch End / Barbican / BFI / The Castle Cinema / Chiswick Cinema / Ciné Lumière / Curzon Cinemas / ICA / Picturehouse Cinemas / Rio Cinema
PLAN 75 dir Chie Hayakawa, 2022
Various venues, inc: Barbican / The Castle Cinema / Curzon Cinemas / Genesis Cinema / Regent Street Cinema
Also 12 to 18 MAY (various dates/times):
- BITTERBRUSH d. Emelie Mahdavian, 2021 at: Bertha DocHouse.
- THE DAM d. Ali Cherri, 2022 at: Barbican / ICA.
- THE FABULOUS ONES aka Le favolose d. Roberta Torre, 2022 at: Bertha DocHouse.
- Pushkin House presents WITNESSING HISTORY: FILMS BY SERGEI LOZNITSA at venues across London (02 to 10 JUN 2023)
- Exploding Cinema presents a night of short films at The Cinema Museum (10 JUN 2023).
- Saraband presents Queer Reflections on Horror + JENNIFER’S BODY at Rio Cinema (08 JUN 2023).
- Tibet Film Festival presents BALLOON in honour of Pema Tseden at Genesis Cinema (19 JUN 2023)
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