SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 02.02.19

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Find films in London today by: SINGLE-O EXHIBITS (one-off attractions) // MUSEUM SHOWS (several exhibits under one roof – seasons & festivals) // GRIND SHOWS (a selection of regular runs).


FEATURED ATTRACTION 

Provisional Presents & Speculative Futures at ICA (02 FEB 19:00):

  • Artists’ Film Club presents: Curated by Aily Nash, the works in this programme present narratives of contested, liminal and colonised lands, considering the experiences of communities whose relationships to their homes have been radically altered.

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FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: CRUCIBLE OF THE VAMPIRE at The Prince Charles (02 FEB).
Films in London today: CRUCIBLE OF THE VAMPIRE at The Prince Charles (02 FEB).

CRUCIBLE OF THE VAMPIRE + Q&A d. Iain Ross-McNamee, 2019 at The Prince Charles (02 FEB 17:15):

  • Isabelle, a young university researcher, is sent to a country manor house in rural Shropshire to verify an ancient artefact that a family has uncovered during the renovation of their home. However, the artefact has a cursed history and it soon becomes apparent that the house holds a dark secret.

My Beautiful Film + Disco at The Broadway Theatre (02 FEB 19:30):

  • We Do Good Disco presents: an evening of film, fun and dancing, inc. MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDERETTE (d. Stephen Frears ,19850 & in our side cinema, BUT I’M A CHEERLEADER (d. Jamie Babbit, 1999). After the film the We Do Good female DJs will be playing great music until late.

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • CLIMAX d. Gaspar Noé, 2018 at ICA (02 FEB 20:40).
  • COCKTAIL + Cocktail Making Masterclass d. Roger Donaldson, 1988 at Moving Pictures Cinema (02 FEB 19:45).
  • GROUNDHOG DAY d. Harold Ramis, 1993 at The Prince Charles (02 FEB 13:00).
  • THE LAST MOVIE d. Dennis Hopper, 1971 at Regent Street Cinema (02 FEB 15:55 & 20:00).
  • MIDNIGHT COWBOY d. John Schlesinger, 1969 at Everyman Screen On The Green (02 FEB 23:30).
  • THE OLD MAN & THE GUN d. David Lowrey, 2018 at Regent Street Cinema (02 FEB 14:00 & 18:05).
  • ON HER SHOULDERS d. Alexandria Bombach, 2019 at DocHouse (02 FEB 14:00).
  • RBG d. Julie Cohen & Betsy West, 2018 at DocHouse (02 FEB 20:30).
  • THE RAFT d. Marcus Lindeen, 2018 at ICA (02 FEB 14:20).
  • STAN & OLLIE d. Jon S. Baird, 2018 at Peckhamplex (02 FEB 12:15).


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: WHERE CHIMNEYS ARE SEEN at ICA (02 FEB).
Films in London today: WHERE CHIMNEYS ARE SEEN at ICA (02 FEB).

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: AND THE ACADEMY AWARD DIDN’T GO TO… at BFI Southbank (FEB):

CLOSE-UP ON LUIS BUÑUEL at Close-Up (01 to 27 FEB):

FEELGOOD FILMS at House Of Vans (25 JAN to 17 FEB – FREE! No booking required):

JAPAN FOUNDATION TOURING FILM PROGRAMME: PEOPLE STILL CALL IT LOVE at ICA (02 to 10 FEB):

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI: CONFRONTING THE MODERN WORLD WITH STYLE at BFI Southbank (JAN to FEB):

MIRANDA JULY at Deptford Cinema (02 to 03 FEB):

STARRING BARBARA STANWYCK at BFI Southbank (FEB to MAR):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London this week: THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS at DocHouse (01 to 07 FEB).
Films in London this week: THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS at DocHouse (01 to 07 FEB).

BURNING d. Lee Chang-dong, 2018 at Rio Cinema (02 FEB 14:15 & 20:15):

  • Lyrical, poetic, and mysterious, acclaimed South Korean filmmaker Lee Chang-dong’s BURNING expands a Haruki Murakami short story to create a compelling and mysterious world that explores unrequited love and the nature of obsession.

CAPERNAUM d. Nadine Labaki, 2018 at Picturehouse Central (02 FEB 15:40 & 18:30 — Other Picturehouses available!):

  • In a courtroom, a young boy named Zain (Zain Al Rafeea) stands before a judge. He asks to sue his own parents for giving him life. The circumstances that have brought him to this point take us on a journey through his poverty-stricken upbringing in Beirut where he lives with his family.

THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS d. Simon Lereng Wilmot, 2017 at DocHouse (02 FEB 18:30):

  • Since armed conflict broke out in Ukraine in 2014, the small village of Hnutove has suffered the brunt of it. Ten-year-old Oleg and his grandmother have remained, while many have fled. They take shelter in a makeshift bunker as the rumble of shelling and gunfire threatens.

More films in London this week (A – Z):


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