MONDAY 22 NOVEMBER 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.
NAKED: 4K RESTORATION d. Mike Leigh, 1993 at Genesis Cinema (22 NOV 20:45).
- “A portrait of male angst and social dislocation, which took best director and actor prizes at Cannes, Leigh’s film features a truly unforgettable performance by David Thewlis. He plays Johnny, a frenetic and destructive outsider who tears through the lives of others like an emotional tornado. On the run from Manchester, he seeks sanctuary with his ex-girlfriend Louise (Lesley Sharp) in London, where he immediately targets her vulnerable housemate Sophie (Katrin Cartlidge). From there, he embarks on a nocturnal odyssey across the city, dragging other disaffected souls into his orbit as he spirals towards his own personal apocalypse. Leigh’s film is astonishing – a controversial and unforgettable exploration of society morally adrift in the aftermath of Thatcher’s decade in power.”
- AMORES PERROS d. Alejandro G. Iñárritu, 2000 + 2-Course Dinner presented by Spanish Marks at The India Club (22 NOV 18:30).
- CARLITO’S WAY d. Brian De Palma, 1993 at The Prince Charles (22 NOV 20:30).
- THE FATHER d. Florian Zeller, 2020 at Whirled Cinema (22 NOV 20:00).
- LOST HIGHWAY d. David Lynch, 1997 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Sebright Arms (22 NOV 19:30 – FREE).
- NAKED: 4K RESTORATION d. Mike Leigh, 1993 at Genesis Cinema (22 NOV 20:45).
- PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE 35mm d. Paul Thomas Anderson, 2002 at The Prince Charles (22 NOV 18:10).
- Smashing Down the ‘LGBT+ Free Zones’ Film, Panel & Party at The Glory (22 NOV 19:30).
- ZOLA d. Janicza Bravo, 2020 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Farr’s Dalston (22 NOV 19:30).
- BFI Southbank is closed for private hire today.
- EFG London Jazz Festival (12 to 21 NOV).
- Frames Of Representation (25 NOV to 04 DEC).
- French Film Festival (03 NOV to 15 DEC).
- From Venice To London (18 to 22 NOV).
- Irish Film Festival London (17 to 21 NOV).
- London Korean Film Festival (04 to 19 NOV).
- London Migration Film Festival (25 NOV to 01 DEC).
- London Palestine Film Festival (19 NOV to 03 DEC).
- Made In Prague Festival (07 NOV to 10 DEC).
- Native Spirit Festival (12 OCT to 20 NOV).
- Ocean Film Festival (16 to 24 NOV).
- Ukrainian Film Festival (22 NOV to 06 DEC).
- Also (19 to 25 NOV various dates/times): BRUISED d. Halle Berry, 2020 at: Curzon Cinemas // CHUNGKING EXPRESS d. Wong Kar Wai, 1994 at: The Prince Charles // THE JUMP d. Giedrė Žickytė, 2020 at: Bertha DocHouse // KING RICHARD d. Reinaldo Marcus Green, 2021 at: Chiswick Cinema / The Cinema In The Arches / Curzon Cinemas / Everyman Cinemas / Genesis Cinema / Kino Bermondsey / The Lexi / Peckhamplex / Picturehouse Cinemas / Regent Street Cinema / Rich Mix // ROCKY IV: ROCKY VS DRAGO [Ultimate Director’s Cut] d. Sylvester Stallone, 1985 at: The Prince Charles.
- Kennington Bioscope presents A SOUL IN TORMENT from 35mm at The Cinema Museum (02 FEB 2022).
- Kung Fu Cinema presents late-nite Kung Fu at Genesis Cinema (04 & 11 FEB 2022).
- Musical Sunday presents GYPSY at The Cinema Museum (23 JAN 2022).
- Japan Foundation presents WHAT LIES BENEATH at ICA (04 to 13 FEB 2022).
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