This a film still from THE SELFISH GIANT, screening at BFI Southbank today (20 SEP 2021).
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MONDAY: What’s on in London today [20/09/21]

MONDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 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.

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THE SELFISH GIANT d. Clio Barnard, 2013 + Q&A with the director at BFI (20 SEP 20:50) / Part of NFTS at 50.

  • “Arbor and Swifty are two Bradford boys who look for an escape from the poverty trap by illicitly trading scrap metal, in a pact with exploitative local dealer Kitten. Clio Barnard’s extraordinary film mixes realism with visual lyricism in a tough but moving drama, which derives some of its eerie undertow in subtext inspired by the eponymous fairy tale by Oscar Wilde.”

  • 143 SAHARA STREET aka 143 rue du désert d. Hassen Ferhani, 2019 at BFI (20 SEP 18:15).
  • BACK TO THE FUTURE d. Robert Zemeckis, 1985 at The Prince Charles (20 SEP 15:15).
  • BREATHLESS aka A bout de souffle d. Jean-Luc Godard, 1959 at Ciné Lumière (20 SEP 20:15).
  • BUSTIN’ LOOSE d. Oz Scott, 1981 at BFI (20 SEP 21:00).
  • BYE BYE MORONS aka Adieu les cons d. Albert Dupontel, 2020 at Ciné Lumière (20 SEP 20:15).
  • CALL NORTHSIDE 777 4k d. Henry Hathaway, 1948 at BFI (20 SEP 17:50).
  • OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE d. Ric Burns, 2019 + Record panel discussion at Barbican (20 SEP 18:30).
  • PAPICHA d. Mounia Meddour, 2019 at Whirled Cinema (20 SEP 20:00).
  • PET SEMATARY d. Mary Lambert, 1989 at Picturehouse Cinemas (20 SEP various).
  • THE SELFISH GIANT d. Clio Barnard, 2013 + Q&A with the director at BFI (20 SEP 20:50) / Part of .
  • SOME CALL IT LOVING d. James B Harris, 1973 at BFI (20 SEP 18:00).
  • SORCERER d. William Friedkin, 1977 at The Prince Charles (20 SEP 20:35).
  • TALKING ABOUT TREES d. Suhaib Gasmelbari, 2019 at BFI (20 SEP 14:30).




A CLOCKWORK ORANGE 4K d. Stanley Kubrick, 1971.

THE MALTESE FALCON d. John Huston, 1941.

THE STORY OF LOOKING d. Mark Cousins, 2021



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