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MONDAY: What’s on in London today [24/04/23]

MONDAY 24 APRIL 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

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JUNK HEAD d. Takahide Hori, 2021 at various venues, inc: Genesis Cinema (24 APR 18:10); Picturehouse Cinemas (24 APR various); Prince Charles Cinema (24 APR 13:15 & 18:15); Regent Street Cinema (24 APR 18:00).

“JUNK HEAD is an expansive stop-motion sci-fi action thriller, meticulously styled and set in a dark and perilous universe that harbours surprises around every corner.”

“In the distant future, mankind has lost its ability to procreate, a human-created species has revolted and developed a separate society underground. When a virus wreaks havoc on the surface, an expedition is launched to study how this newly developed species procreate, in an ultimate but desperate attempt to save humankind.”

“Over seven years in the making, Junk Head is the work of one obsessively dedicated man, Takahide Hori, who has singularly created the sets, puppets, sound, music and special effects and then animated everything to bring this masterpiece to the big screen.”

Check venues for full listings…

35MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles

IMAX PRESENTATIONS at BFI IMAX

ANIME at The Prince Charles

  • JUNK HEAD d. Takahide Hori, 2021 (24 APR 13:15 & 18:15).

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION… at BFI Southbank

BRING ME THE FILMS OF SAM PECKINPAH at The Prince Charles

CELEBRATING QUEER CINEMA at The Garden Cinema 

  • QUEERAMA d. Daisy Asquith, 2018 (24 APR 18:00).

FRANCOPHONE WEST AFRICAN CINEMA at The Garden Cinema

  • MANDABI d. Ousmane Sembène, 1968 (24 APR 16:00).

IN FOCUS: ALBERT SERRA at Ciné Lumière & ICA

A THOUSAND AND ONE dir A.V. Rockwell, 2023

HOW TO BLOW UP A PIPELINE dir Daniel Goldhaber, 2022

THE THREE MUSKETEERS: D’ARTAGNAN dir Martin Bourboulon, 2023

Also 21 to 27 APR (various dates/times):

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*THE SMALL PRINT: Opinions author’s own. // As accurate as we could make it. Apologies for any errors. Updates & corrections will be made to the online version only. // Event dates/times/formats are subject to change by the venue/organiser. Events may already be sold out at the time of posting, so please click quickly. // We try to list as many original format screenings as we can (8 to 70MM), but sometimes formats change due to age of the print, availability, logistics etc, so please check ahead with your venue if the format is your thing. // All images are used in the spirit of fair use for reporting & review – no ownership is implied or intended / unless otherwise credited to RADIANT CIRCUS as the original rights holder. We will remove any images immediately upon request – just get in touch. // We don’t filter our listings by age/certification: all readers & subscribers should therefore be 18+. // Finally, we always try to follow The Carny Code by “not screwing up anyone else’s game”, but everyone can make mistakes… If something does go wrong, we will always do our best to put it right. //.