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SATURDAY: What’s on in London today [26/02/22]

SATURDAY 26 FEBRUARY 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.

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


WONG KAR WAI: ALL NIGHTER 4K d. Wong Kar Wai, 1988-2000 (26 FEB 21:30) / Part of MOVIE MARATHONS at The Prince Charles:

5 films, 1 Ticket: AS TEARS GO BY, DAYS OF BEING WILD, CHUNGKING EXPRESS, FALLEN ANGELS, IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE. Marathon due to end 07:10am!


  • CITY LIGHTS d. Charlie Chaplin, 1931 at Ciné Lumière (26 FEB 13:30).
  • CODA d. Siân Heder, 2021 at Barbican (26 FEB 14:00 & 20:40).
  • CYRANO d. Joe Wright, 2021 with subtitles + Q&A with Fats Timbo + Refreshments + Club Night in the Upstairs Bar with DEAF RAVE presented by 888 Films at Picturehouse Stratford (26 FEB 18:00+).
  • Exploding Cinema short film programme at The Cinema museum (26 FEB 19:30).
  • IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT d. Norman Jewison, 1967 at Picturehouse Central (26 FEB 16:30).
  • PARALLEL MOTHERS d. Pedro Almodóvar, 2021 at The David Lean (26 FEB 14:00).
  • REGIS – LET THE NIGHT RETURN d. Vasileios Trigkas, 2021 + Exhibition of photographs & ephemera at The Horse Hospital (26 FEB 13:00, 15:30, 18:00 & 20:30).

ONLINE

  • French Impressions: GAGARINE d. Fanny Liatard & Jérémy Trouilh, 2020 – online discussion with Jon Davies at Watermans (26 FEB 14:30 – Watch film beforehand).

007 SEASON at The Prince Charles

ANIME at The Prince Charles

  • Includes (check venue for full listings)I AM WHAT I AM d. Sun Haipeng, 2021 (26 FEB 12:00).

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: LGBT HISTORY MONTH at BFI Southbank

BLACK & WHITE MOVIES at The Prince Charles

  • Includes (check venue for full listings): MY MAN GODFREY d. Gregory La Cava, 1936 (26 FEB 12:30).

ESSENTIAL CINEMA at Close-Up

  • Includes (check venue for full listings): FUNERAL PARADE OF ROSES d. Toshio Matsumoto, 1969 (26 FEB 18:00); THEOREM d. Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1968 (26 FEB 20:15).

FASHION & CINEMA: THE ALLURE OF THE REBEL at Ciné Lumière

  • Includes (check venue for full listings): WOMAN OF THE YEAR d. George Stevens, 1942 + Intro by curator, writer and film historian Keith Lodwick (26 FEB 16:15).

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA at The Prince Charles

  • Includes (check venue for full listings): THE GODFATHER 4K d. Francis Ford Coppola, 1972 (26 FEB 17:30).

FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT: FOR THE LOVE OF FILMS at BFI Southbank

MOVIE MARATHONS at The Prince Charles

OSCAR & BAFTA NOMINEES at The Prince Charles

  • Includes (check venue for listings): DRIVE MY CAR d. Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, 2021 (26 FEB 17:00).

PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON 35MM LATE NIGHTS at Everyman Screen On The Green

  • Includes (check venue for listings): PHANTOM THREAD 35mm d. Paul Thomas Anderson, 2017 (26 FEB 22:00).

REWARDING DOCS at Bertha DocHouse

  • Includes (check venue for full listings): ASCENSION d. Jessica Kingdon, 2020 (until 01 MAR various); WRITING WITH FIRE d. Rintu Thomas & Sushmit Ghosh, 2021 (26 FEB 15:30); SUMMER OF SOUL d. Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, 2021 (26 FEB 20:20).

SCREWBALL COMEDY at The Prince Charles

  • Includes (check venue for full listings): MY MAN GODFREY d. Gregory La Cava, 1936 (26 FEB 12:30).

SEEN & HEARD at BFI Southbank

STUDIO GHIBLI at Picturehouse Cinemas

TWO BY RYÛSUKE HAMAGUCHI at The Prince Charles

  • Includes (check venue for listings): DRIVE MY CAR d. Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, 2021 (26 FEB 17:00).

THE WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI at The Prince Charles



LA MIF aka The Fam d. Fred Baillif, 2021:

RŪRANGI d. Max Currie, 2020:



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