MONDAY 31 MAY 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.
- AKIRA d. Katsuhiro Ôtomo, 1988 at Picturehouse Cinemas (31 MAY various venues).
- BILLIE d. James Erskine, 2019 + Recorded Q&A at Bertha DocHouse (31 MAY 20:00) – Today’s featured attraction!
- CALIFORNIA SPLIT d. Robert Altman, 1974 at BFI Southbank (31 MAY 15:45).
- CAR WASH d. Michael Schultz, 1976 at BFI Southbank (31 MAY 18:50).
- GODZILLA VS. KONG d. Adam Wingard, 2021 at Backyard Cinema (31 MAY 20:30).
- GREASE d. Randal Kleiser, 1978 at Backyard Cinema (31 MAY 16:30).
- THE GREATEST SHOWMAN d. Michael Gracey, 2017 at Backyard Cinema (31 MAY 12:30).
- THE HUMAN VOICE d. Pedro Almodóvar, 2020 + Recorded Q&A at Barbican (31 MAY 20:35).
- THE HUMAN VOICE d. Pedro Almodóvar, 2020 + Recorded Q&A at Catford Mews (31 MAY 20:45) / Part of Chicas To The Front READ MORE.
- THE LAST PICTURE SHOW (Director’s Cut) d. Peter Bogdanovich, 1971 at BFI Southbank (31 MAY 12:50).
- THE LITTLE MERMAID d. Ron Clements & John Musker, 1989 at Backyard Cinema (31 MAY 12:00).
- LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS d. Frank Oz, 1986 at Backyard Cinema (31 MAY 16:00).
- MAVIS! d. Jessica Edwards, 2015 at BFI Southbank (31 MAY 16:10).
- MCCABE & MRS MILLER 4K d. Robert Altman, 1971 at BFI Southbank (31 MAY 18:30).
- NOT TODAY d. Aditya Kripalani , 2020 + Recorded Q&A at Rich Mix (31 MAY 18:00) / Part of UK Asian Film Festival.
- THE LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY (Theatrical Editions) at The Prince Charles (31 MAY 12:20).
- Short Film Screening hosted by San Vora at at Soho Screening Rooms (31 MAY 14:00) / Part of UK Asian Film Festival.
- Short: MISS MAN d. Tathagata Ghosh, 2019 + Recorded Q&A at Soho Screening Rooms (31 MAY 16:30) / Part of UK Asian Film Festival.
- STATE FUNERAL d. Sergei Loznitsa, 2019 at Ciné Lumière (31 MAY 19:00).
- TOUCH OF EVIL d. Orson Welles, 1958 at BFI Southbank (31 MAY 12:45).
- WONDER WOMAN 1984 d. Patty Jenkins, 2020 at Backyard Cinema (31 MAY 20:00).
- BLACK PANTHER d. Ryan Coogler, 2018 at Rooftop Cinema at Bar Elba SE1 (31 MAY 21:00).
- CLUELESS d. Amy Heckerling, 1995 at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (31 MAY 21:00).
- COOL RUNNINGS d. Jon Turteltaub, 1993 at Drive In Film Club at Alexandra Palace (31 MAY 17:00).
- THE FALL – IT’S NOT REPETITION, IT’S DISCIPLINE presented by Deeper Into Movies at Dalston Roof Park (31 MAY 19:30).
- FIGHT CLUB d. David Fincher, 1999 at at Drive In Film Club at Alexandra Palace (31 MAY 20:00).
- GET OUT d. Jordan Peele, 2017 at The Drive In at Troubadour Meridian Water (31 MAY 21:00).
- HOCUS POCUS d. Kenny Ortega, 1993 at Drive In Film Club at Brent Cross (31 MAY 14:00).
- THE IRON GIANT d. Brad Bird, 1999 at Drive In Film Club at Alexandra Palace (31 MAY 14:00).
- PRETTY WOMAN d. Garry Marshall, 1990 at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford East (31 MAY 21:00).
- THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS d. Jonathan Demme, 1991 at Drive In Film Club at Brent Cross (31 MAY 19:45).
- SISTER ACT d. Emile Ardolino, 1992 at Drive In Film Club at Brent Cross (31 MAY 17:00).
- Chronic Youth Film Festival (01 APR to 03 JUN)
- Kinoteka: The 19th Polish Film Festival (06 MAY to 04 JUN 2021)
- UK Asian Film Festival (26 MAY to 06 JUN). READ MORE
BATTLE ROYALE aka Batoru rowaiaru d. Kinji Fukasaku, 2000 at The Prince Charles (daily to 03 JUN).
Featured Attraction Of The Week! FIRST COW d. Kelly Reichardt, 2019 (daily to 03 JUN, almost everywhere!)
- Also (other venues may be available!): THE 8TH d. Aideen Kane, Lucy Kennedy & Maeve O’Boyle, 2020 at The Castle Cinema (until 03 JUN // BANK JOB d. Daniel Edelstyn, Hilary Powell, 2021 at ArtHouse (until 03 JUN) // DEMON SLAYER: MUGEN TRAIN d. Haruo Sotozaki, 2020 at Genesis Cinema (until 03 JUN) // FRANKIE d. Ira Sachs, 2019 at Phoenix Cinema (until 03 JUN) // SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS d. Lisa Rovner, 2020 at Catford Mews (until 03 JUN).
- Sine Screen presents Vulnerable Histories at Close-Up & The Garden Cinema (19 to 26 AUG 2023)
- Lost Reels presents 16mm & 35mm screenings at The Cinema Museum & ICA (19 & 31 AUG 2023)
- The Duke Mitchell Film Club presents DukeFest 2023: A Brave New World (13 to 16 AUG 2023)
- Cinema Mentiré launches with OLHAR PERIFERICO season (AUG 2023)
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