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SATURDAY: What’s on in London today [18/06/22]

SATURDAY 18 JUNE 2022 (A–Z) // What’s on in London today across DIY, indie & alternative cinema including one-off screen events, film seasons, film festivals & our selection of new releases.

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#QueerHorrorNights continue with David Cronenberg’s THE FLY (1986) at The Castle Cinema (Friday 24 JUNE 19:00): booking now!

THE HARDER THEY COME: 50th Anniversary Screening d. Perry Henzell, 1972 + Q&A presented by The Brixton Project in celebration of Windrush at Brixton Recreation Centre (18 JUN 17:30 – FREE!). See Screen Guide for encore events.

“The ground-breaking film, co-written, directed and produced by Perry Henzell, has been generously offered by the Henzell Family to celebrate and honour Brixton’s Windrush community and their descendants.”

“Join us at the historic Brixton Rec for our free launch event, film screening and Q&A hosted by Chris Salewicz with special guests. This event will kick off a series of free community screenings across Brixton’s landmark venues from the 18th – 26th June.”

#QueerHorrorNights continue with a double bill of PSYCHO II & PSYCHO III at The Cinema Museum (Sunday 24 JULY 18:30): booking now!


Check venues for full listings…

35MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles

007 SEASON at The Prince Charles

80S CINEMA ON 35MM at Everyman Screen On The Green

ANNIVERSARY SCREENINGS (not listed elsewhere!) at The Prince Charles

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: AFTER BRESSON… at BFI Southbank

  • THIEF d. Michael Mann, 1981 (18 JUN 20:30).

BLACK & WHITE MOVIES at The Prince Charles

CELEBRATING ANNA MAGNANI at The Garden Cinema

  • L’AMORE d. Roberto Rossellini, 1948 (18 JUN 18:20 + Intro by Lorenzo Tamburini).
  • MAMMA ROMA d. Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1962 (18 JUN 20:05 + Intro by Lorenzo Tamburini).

CELEBRATING FILM NOIR at The Garden Cinema

JOHN CARPENTER IN 4K at The Prince Charles

JOURNEYS ACROSS AFRO-FUTURISM at Barbican

JUDY GARLAND: A STAR IS REBORN at BFI Southbank

OF SIN & SALVATION: THE CINEMA OF ROBERT BRESSON at BFI Southbank

RETURN OF THE OUTSIDER: THE FILMS OF MIKE HODGES at BFI Southbank

  • Re-releases: GET CARTER d. Mike Hodges, 1971 (18 JUN 18:15).

THE WAVE: ITALIAN WOMEN FILMMAKERS at Ciné Lumière

THE WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI at The Prince Charles



ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Bussey Building, Peckham

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Roof East, Stratford


THE BLACK PHONE dir Scott Derrickson, 2022.

EVERYTHING WENT FINE dir François Ozon, 2021.

  • Also 17 to 23 JUN (various dates/times): A SONG FOR CESAR d. Abel Sanchez & Andres Alegria, 2020 at: Bertha DocHouse // CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH dir Cooper Raiff, 2022 at: Barbican / Everyman Cinemas // DESTERRO d. Maria Clara Escobar, 2020 at: ICA // LISTEN d. Ana Rocha De Sousa, 2022 at: Peckhamplex // THE LOST GIRLS d. Livia De Paolis, 2022 at: Everyman Cinemas // PLEASURE dir Ninja Thyberg, 2021 (some with recorded Q&A) at: Barbican / ICA // SAMP d. Flavia Mastrella & Antonio Rezza, 2020 at: ICA // SHADOW FLOWERS d. Seung-jun Yi, 2019 at: Bertha DocHouse.


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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/formats are subject to change by the venue/organiser. Events may already be sold out at the time of posting, so please click quickly. // We try to list as many original format screenings as we can (8 to 70MM), but sometimes formats change due to age of the print, availability, logistics etc, so please check ahead with your venue if the format is your thing. // 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+. // Finally, we always 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. //.