MONDAY 24 MAY 2021 (A–Z) // Films screening in London today including one-off events, limited runs, film clubs, repertory seasons, film festivals, outdoor events, & our selection of new releases.
- 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY 70MM ‘unrestored version’ d. Stanley Kubrick, 1968 at The Prince Charles (24 MAY 12:00).
- AKIRA d. Katsuhiro Ôtomo, 1988 at The Prince Charles (24 MAY 15:40 & 20:30).
- CALIFORNIA SPLIT d. Robert Altman, 1974 at BFI Southbank (24 MAY 20:50).
- THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA: 15th Anniversary Screening d. David Frankel, 2006 at Everyman Muswell Hill (24 MAY 12:00).
- THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA: 15th Anniversary Screening d. David Frankel, 2006 at Everyman Chelsea (24 MAY 14:00).
- ELLA FITZGERALD: JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS d. Leslie Woodhead, 2019 at BFI Southbank (24 MAY 18:10).
- GET OUT d. Jordan Peele, 2017 at Picturehouse Central (24 MAY 21:20).
- GOD’S OWN COUNTRY d. Francis Lee, 2017 + Intro by the director & actor Josh O’Connor at Picturehouse Central (24 MAY 18:30).
- GREASE d. Randal Kleiser, 1978 at Backyard Cinema (24 MAY 20:30).
- MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM d. George C. Wolfe, 2020 at The Lexi Cinema (24 MAY 18:20).
- MIRROR aka Zerkalo d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1975 + Pre-recorded intro by director Małgorzata Szumowska at BFI Southbank (24 MAY 17:50).
- MONOS d. Alejandro Landes, 2019 at Picturehouse Central (24 MAY 21:00).
- MY DONKEY, MY LOVER & I aka Antoinette dans les Cévennes d. Caroline Vignal, 2020 at Ciné Lumière (24 MAY 18:20).
- MY JOURNEY THROUGH FRENCH CINEMA d. Bertrand Tavernier, 2016 at Picturehouse Central (24 MAY 13:30).
- THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER d. Charles Laughton, 1955 at BFI Southbank (24 MAY 14:30).
- SLALOM d. Charlène Favier, 2020 at Watermans (24 MAY 16:00).
- SYNDROMES & A CENTURY 35MM (d. Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2006) + Pre-recorded intro by director Chaitanya Tamhane at BFI Southbank (24 MAY 20:30 – our featured attraction of the week!).
- No Ticket Required: BLACK BEAR online discussion with Jon Davies presented by Watermans (24 MAY 20:00 – FREE online event/Watch film in advance).
- Robert Altman, Outsider and Innovator: An Illustrated Online Talk by Geoff Andrew at BFI Southbank (24 MAY 19:00).
- THE GREAT GATSBY d. Baz Luhrmann, 2013 at Drive In Film Club at Alexandra Palace (24 MAY 17:45).
- JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH d. Shaka King, 2021 at The Drive In at Troubadour Meridian Water (24 MAY 21:30).
- MORTAL KOMBAT d. Simon McQuoid, 2021 at The Drive In at Troubadour Meridian Water (24 MAY 18:30).
- TOP GUN d. Tony Scott, 1986 at Drive In Film Club at Brent Cross (24 MAY 20:45).
- TOP GUN d. Tony Scott, 1986 at Drive In Film Club at Alexandra Palace (24 MAY 21:15).
- Beyond Words: French Literature Festival (17 to 23 MAY)
- Chronic Youth Film Festival (01 APR to 03 JUN)
- Kinoteka: The 19th Polish Film Festival (06 MAY to 04 JUN 2021)
WINGS OF DESIRE d. Wim Wenders, 1987 at Picturehouse Central (daily until 27 MAY).
- Musical Sunday presents HAIRSPRAY (2007) at The Cinema Museum (07 NOV 2021).
- Sonic Cinema presents A Masterclass with Dirk Schaefer at IKLECTIK (24 OCT 2021).
- The ultimate SCREAM GUIDE to the best horror films in London this Halloween!
- Twisted Folk, a season of folk horror films at Catford Mews (02 OCT to 10 NOV 2021).
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