Revive The Dark: A giant ape rises above the city of London.


Whether you’re a dedicated film fan, work in the film industry, run your own venue or exhibit your own films, there’s plenty you can do to help revive the rituals of cinema.

By RADIANT CIRCUS // Twitter @radiantcircus / Instagram @radiantcircus

The main thing you can do is join our subscriber community to give indie cinema a boost.

3 benefits of a monthly subscription

  1. Save (a lot of…) time – we browse several hundred sites, socials & email submissions every week to compile our listings. We then send you comprehensive weekly guides, daily updates & monthly roundups so you never miss a frame.
  2. Discover more film – we help you access the best of what’s on, from the early origins of cinema to its far frontiers. You can also explore more of London, from its historic cinemas to pop-up festivals in unique locations.
  3. Support indie cinema – as a subscriber, you’ll join a community of film fans dedicated to preserving the rituals of cinema. You’ll also know that your monthly fees will help fund indie film exhibitors across London, giving you even more great things to see.

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3 more ways you can get involved

  1. Follow us on Twitter or Instagram (use #ReviveTheDark & mention @radiantcircus)
  2. Buy a copy of our SCREEN DIARIES Vol:1 (all proceeds will go to fund indie screen events)
  3. Sign up for our free newsletter THE BALLY (to stay looped on everything that’s going on)

“An old skool #FF to @radiantcircus – doing vital work, keeping tabs on rep, alt and DIY film screenings in London.”

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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 are subject to change by the venue/organiser. We try to only list events you can book for at the time of posting: however, some events may still be sold out. Please click quickly! // 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+. // We 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. //.