This is a film still from RARE BEASTS (2021) which screens at Genesis Cinema on 20 MAY 2021 as part of their reopening programme.

NOW BOOKING: Reopening programme at Genesis Cinema (from 17 MAY 2021)

The wonderful Genesis Cinema – & RADIANT CIRCUS local! – has launched their reopening programme from 17 MAY 2021. We’ve taken a look (& booked our seats…)

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There’ll be more to do as we get back into the routine of listing London’s indie cinema events, but right now we’re grabbing and sharing reopening news as soon as we can lay our quivering hands on it.

Genesis Cinema will start projecting again with a great lineup of some new releases and a truly special event in the form of a preview of Billie Piper’s RARE BEASTS (2021) featuring a Q&A with the writer/director/actor talking to Mia Bays. The event is presented in collaboration with the excellent #ReclaimTheFrame initiative from Birds’ Eye View (20 MAY 18:35 – main featured image & booked!).

The A-Z of the Genesis reopening programme looks like this (check venue for all dates & details): JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH d. Shaka King, 2020 (17 to 23 MAY); MINARI d. Lee Isaac Chung, 2020 (17 to 23 MAY); NOMADLAND d. Chloé Zhao, 2020 (17 to 23 MAY); SOUND OF METAL d. Darius Marder, 2019 (17 to 23 MAY); SPIRAL d. Darren Lynn Bousman, 2020 (17 to 23 MAY); THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD d. Taylor Sheridan, 2020 (17 to 23 MAY); and, WONDER WOMAN 1984 d. Patty Jenkins, 2020 (22 & 23 MAY).

For the completists amongst you, there’s also the TOM & JERRY movie and PETER RABBIT 2. Good luck!




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