SATURDAY 09 OCTOBER 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.
Wimbledon International Short Film Festival at Polka Theatre SW19 (09 OCT 18:30+).
- “Wimbledon International Short Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing new and innovative work in film and video from around the world. Doors open at 6:30pm with screening starting at 7pm. There will be two one-hour series of screenings, with a short interval providing the chance to meet with future feature filmmakers. A short awards ceremony will take place after the second screening, including an audience award voted for on the night.”
- CUL-DE-SAC d. Roman Polanski, 1966 at Close-Up (09 OCT 20:15).
- DEEP RED d. Dario Argento, 1975 at The Prince Charles (09 OCT 21:00).
- DONNIE DARKO d. Richard Kelly, 2001 at The Prince Charles (09 OCT 13:00).
- KILL LIST d. Ben Wheatley, 2011 at Catford Mews (09 OCT 20:30).
- POSSESSION d. Andrzej Zulawski, 1981 at The Prince Charles (09 OCT 18:10).
- THE SERVANT d. Joseph Losey, 1963 at Riverside Studios (09 OCT 14:00).
- THE WICKER MAN d. Robin Hardy, 1973 at The Prince Charles (09 OCT 15:45).
- Banff Mountain Film Festival – London (11 to 19 OCT).
- BFI London Film Festival (06 to 17 OCT).
- Native Spirit Festival (12 OCT to 20 NOV).
- Wimbledon International Short Film Festival (09 OCT).
FEVER DREAM d. Claudia Llosa, 2021.
- Venues inc: Curzon Cinemas.
NO PLACE LIKE HOME d. Perry Henzell, 1975.
- Venues inc: Catford Mews.
PIER KIDS d. Elegance Bratton, 2019.
- Venues inc: ICA
- Also (08 to 14 OCT various dates/times): CONVERGENCE: COURAGE IN A CRISIS d. Orlando von Einsiedel, 2021 at: Bertha DocHouse // FATHER OF THE CYBORGS d. David Burke, 2021 at: Bertha DocHouse // FREAKSCENE : THE STORY OF DINOSAUR JR. d. Philipp Reichenheim, 2021 at: Picturehouse Cinemas / The Prince Charles Cinema // HONEY CIGAR d. Kamir Aïnouz, 2020 at: ICA // I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO d. Raoul Peck, 2016 at: Catford Mews // MY LITTLE SISTER aka Schwesterlein d. Stéphanie Chuat & Véronique Reymond at: ArtHouse Crouch End / Curzon Cinemas // THE VIEWING BOOTH d. Ra’anan Alexandrowicz, 2019 at: ICA.
- 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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