MONDAY 23 MAY 2022 (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.
KATZELMACHER d. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1969 (23 MAY 18:10) / Part of RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER at The Prince Charles.
“In this unflinching German drama by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, a group of young slackers, including the couple Erich (Hans Hirschmuller) and Marie (Hanna Schygulla), spend most of their time hanging out in front of a Munich apartment building. When a Greek immigrant named Jorgos (played by Fassbinder), moves in, however, their aimless lives are shaken up. Soon new tensions arise both within the group and with Jorgos, particularly when Marie threatens to leave Erich for the outsider.” (The PCC)
- ALL THAT JAZZ d. Bob Fosse, 1979 at The Garden Cinema (23 MAY 16:00).
- BOYHOOD d. Richard Linklater, 2014 at The Prince Charles (23 MAY 20:15 – £1 Members Screening).
- THE GREAT MOVEMENT d. Kiro Russo, 2021 + Recorded Q&A with the director at Genesis Cinema (23 MAY 18:20).
- JACKASS FOREVER d. Jeff Tremaine, 2022 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Farr’s Dalston (23 MAY 19:30).
- Ukraine Fundraiser: MY UNKNOWN SOLDIER d. Anna Kryvenko, 2018 presented by KCL Depts of Film Studies & Digital Humanities at Lucas Lecture Theatre, King’s College London WC2R 2LS (23 MAY 19:00 – Donation suggested).
- RŪRANGI d. Max Currie, 2020 at Whirled Cinema (23 MAY 20:00).
- Gaspar Noé presents: UMBERTO D. d. Vittorio De Sica, 1952 at Picturehouse Cinemas (23 MAY various).
Check venues for full listings…
35MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles
- BADLANDS 35mm d. Terrence Malick, 1973 (23 MAY 15:45).
ANIME at BFI Southbank
- Anime at the IMAX: AKIRA d. Katsuhiro Ôtomo, 1988 (23 MAY 15:00 & 20:30 – BFI IMAX).
- Anime at the IMAX: MILLENNIUM ACTRESS aka Sennen Joyû d. Satoshi Kon, 2001 (23 MAY 18:15 – BFI IMAX).
BEST OF CÉSAR at Ciné Lumière
- THE VELVET QUEEN aka La Panthère des neiges d. Marie Amiguet & Vincent Munier, 2021 (23 MAY 18:30).
BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: A QUESTION OF FAITH at BFI Southbank
- STILL WALKING aka Aruitemo aruitemo d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2008 (23 MAY 20:45).
CELEBRATING SIDNEY POITIER at The Garden Cinema
- THE DEFIANT ONES d. Stanley Kramer, 1958 (23 MAY 18:00).
- TO SIR, WITH LOVE d. James Clavell, 1967 (23 MAY 20:10).
CRUEL FLESH: FILMS OF THE NEW FRENCH EXTREMITY at BFI Southbank
- Focus on: Gaspar Noé: LUX ÆTERNA d. Gaspar Noé, 2019 (23 MAY 18:40).
- Focus on: Gaspar Noé: LOVE 3D d. Gaspar Noé, 2015 (23 MAY 20:20).
- Talks etc: Horror à la Française recorded panel discussion (online 11 to 31 MAY).
- Releases: VORTEX d. Gaspar Noé, 2021 (13 to 26 MAY).
#EXPLOREFRANCE – CÔTE D’AZUR at Ciné Lumière
- DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA d. Simon Curtis, 2022 (20 to 26 MAY).
GASPAR NOÉ at Genesis Cinema
RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER at The Prince Charles
- KATZELMACHER d. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1969 (23 MAY 18:10).
ROBERT EGGERS at The Prince Charles
- THE NORTHMAN d. Robert Eggers, 2022 (23 MAY 12:45).
- THE VVITCH d. Robert Eggers, 2015 (23 MAY 21:00).
- Beyond Words French Literature Festival (16 to 22 MAY).
- BFI & Radio Times Television Festival (20 to 22 MAY).
- Odyssey: A Chinese Cinema Season (10 MAY to 10 JUNE).
- Queer East Film Festival (18 to 29 MAY).
- Sci-Fi London (19 to 22 MAY).
BENEDICTION dir. Terence Davies, 2021:
- Also 20 to 26 MAY (various dates/times): A-HA: THE MOVIE d. Thomas Robsahm, 2021 at: ICA // BROTHERHOOD d. Francesco Montagner, 2021 at: Bertha DocHouse // DIVAS d. Máté Kőrösi, 2021 at: Bertha DocHouse // EMERGENCY d. Carey Williams, 2022 at: Barbican / Genesis Cinema / Peckhamplex / Rich Mix / Rio Cinema // LUX ÆTERNA d. Gaspar Noé, 2019 at: ICA // THE ROAD DANCE d. Richie Adams, 2021 at: Chiswick Cinema / Peckhamplex / Picturehouse Cinemas.
- Brixton Community Cinema presents THE LITTLE GIRL WHO SOLD THE SUN at Brixton Village (02 DEC 2022).
- Cinema of Ideas presents ‘Repetition as Differentiation via LATIFAH AND HIMLI’S NOMADIC UNCLE’ curated by Jemma Desai (online 05 to 20 DEC 2022)
- The Vito Project presents IMITATIONS OF LIFE at The Cinema Museum (18 SEP 2022 to 22 JAN 2023)
- The Social Cinema presents FRAMEBURN at Hackney Brewery & High Hill Taproom (08 SEP to 08 DEC 2022).
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