SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 03.02.19

RADIANT CIRCUS is your handcrafted guide to London’s DIY, indie & alternative movie nights, film events & gallery screenings. Our DAILY UPDATE helps you find great films in London today*.

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

1985 + PANEL d. Yen Tan, 2018 at The Cinema Museum (03 FEB 18:30):

  • The VITO Project presents: A collab with AIDS Memory UK Campaign, StopAIDS & Youth Stop AIDS and GMFA for a special screening of 1985, a 2018 award-winning US film directed by Yen Tan. The film will be followed by a post-screening discussion.

NEW AT RADIANT CIRCUS

  • INTERVIEW: We chatted to Nuala O’Sullivan, director of the Women Over 50 Film Festival (WOFFF), ahead of today’s BEST OF THE FEST pop-up at Mother’s Ruin (03 FEB 16:00).
  • VALENTINE’S: Hopelessly in love? Got an unrequited crush (or two)? Think that love’s for the birds? There are enough great Valentine’s Day films & seasons this year to melt even the frostiest of hearts. Read our handy guide to find out what’s on.
  • FEBRUARY: our epic roundup of rep seasons & film fests for the month ahead.

FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: IMITATION OF LIFE at The Cinema Museum (03 FEB).
Films in London today: IMITATION OF LIFE at The Cinema Museum (03 FEB).

Films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: THE FUTURE at Deptford Cinema (03 FEB).
Films in London today: THE FUTURE at Deptford Cinema (03 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):

FRENCH CLASSICS SPECIAL CÉSAR AWARDS at Ciné Lumière (03 to 24 FEB):

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):

  • CHINA d. Michelangelo Antonioni, 1972 (03 FEB 13:10).
  • BLOW UP 35mm + INTRO by actor Peter Bowles d. Michelangelo Antonioni, 1966 (03 FEB 17:40).

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

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


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: KATIE at Regent Street Cinema (03 FEB).
Films in London today: KATIE at Regent Street Cinema (03 FEB).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London this week: BURNING at Rio Cinema (01 to 07 FEB).
Films in London this week: BURNING at Rio Cinema (01 to 07 FEB).

BURNING d. Lee Chang-dong, 2018 at Rio Cinema (03 FEB 14:00 & 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 (03 FEB 15:10 & 18:00 — 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.

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


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*THE SMALL PRINT: As accurate as we could make it. Apologies for any errors. Apologies if we have missed your event. Updates & corrections will be made to the online version. 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! We don’t filter by age/certification: all readers & subscribers should be 18+.

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