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Featured attraction: The People’s Film Club presents JAHA’S PROMISE + PANEL with directors Patrick Farrelly & Cate O’Callaghan at Genesis Cinema (03 JUL 20:40). All proceeds go to Safe Hands For Girls.
FILMS IN LONDON TODAY
CENTURY – 10 Women x 10 Decades at Deptford Cinema (03 JUL 19:00):
- 1000 Londoners presents a celebration of women in London and what it is like to be a woman in the city, through the lives of 10 women, born in 10 different decades.
IN DARKNESS + Q&A with director Anthony Byrne & actor Natalie Dormer at Picturehouse Central (03 JUL 19:00):
- Blind pianist Sofia (Natalie Dormer) overhears a struggle in the apartment above hers that leads to the death of her neighbour, Veronique (Emily Ratajkowski). It is the start of a journey that pushes Sofia out of her depth and into contact with Veronique’s father, Zoran Radic (Jan Bijvoet), a Serbian businessman and alleged war criminal.
JAHA’S PROMISE + PANEL with directors Patrick Farrelly & Cate O’Callaghan at Genesis Cinema (03 JUL 20:40):
- The People’s Film Club presents an exclusive screening of a fearless doc following one woman’s mission to fight the pervasive tradition of FGM in The Gambia. Panel will include leading UK-based FGM activists. All proceeds go to Safe Hands For Girls.
More films in London today (A – Z):
- ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN 35mm at The Prince Charles (03 JUL 20:45).
- BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT at Backyard Cinema (03 JUL 20:30).
- A CAMBODIAN SPRING + Q&A with Venerable Sovath at Regent Street Cinema (03 JUL 19:30).
- I, TONYA at Rooftop Film Club, Shoreditch (03 JUL 21:00).
- JEUNNE FEMME at The David Lean Cinema (03 JUL 19:30).
- L’AMANT DOUBLE at ICA (03 JUL 16:30).
- LOVING VINCENT + Q&A with producer Ivan Mactaggart presented by Wimbledon Film Club at HMV Curzon (03 JUL 20:30).
- MADAME DE… at BFI (03 JUL 18:20).
- MEMENTO at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (03 JUL 21:00).
- THE POST at The Prince Charles (03 JUL 18:20 – PCC Members’ Screening).
- RIO GREEN FUNDRAISER + PANEL DISCUSSION help The Rio become the first solar powered cinema in the UK, includes THE AGE OF STUPID (03 JUL 18:00).
- THE SHAPE OF WATER presented by Nomad outdoor cinema at Citypoint (03 JUL 19:00).
- STAND BY ME at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (03 JUL 21:00).
- TAXI TEHRAN presented by Welcome Cinema + Kitchen at Rich Mix (03 JUL 18:30).
- WHITNEY at Picturehouse Central (03 JUL 18:30 – Other Picturehouses available!).
MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS
19TH BIRTHDAY at Genesis Cinema (03 to 12 JUL – tickets £2.50!):
- A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT (03 JUL 18:20).
FACE OF ANOTHER at Close-Up (01 to 26 JUL):
- THE FACE OF ANOTHER (03 JUL 19:30).
LA FÊTE DU CINÉMA at Ciné Lumière (01 to 04 JUL):
PINTER ON SCREEN: POWER, SEX & POLITICS at BFI Southbank (JUL to AUG):
- Harold Pinter: Writing for the Screen panel discussion (03 JUL 18:15).
- THE ROOM + THE DUMB WAITER (03 JUL 20:30).
UNHOLY WOMEN at Barbican (03 to 17 JUL):
- THE MAFU CAGE 35mm (03 JUL 20:45).
MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS
Aperture: Asia & Pacific Film Festival (29 JUN to 08 JUL):
- Next Screening: RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA + INTRO by Jasper Sharp (05 JUL 18:30, DocHouse).
THE ENDLESS at The Prince Charles (03 JUL 13:40):
- Directors Benson and Moorhead play brothers, former members of a “crazy UFO death cult”, who receive a mysterious video cassette in the mail. The tape contains an eerie calling card from their past, inviting them to attend an event called the Ascension.
TARPAULINS at DocHouse (03 JUL 14:30):
- The simple study of colourful tarpaulins reveals the destruction of modern-day urbanisation at the hands of insects. Los Angeles is losing the fight against a growing infestation of termites, and the city’s best weaponry is tarpaulins.
VAGABOND at BFI Southbank (03 JUL 14:30, 18:30 & 20:45):
- Winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, Agnès Varda’s VAGABOND is a cinematic landmark that introduced one of the most intriguing, complex and uncompromising female protagonists in modern cinema.
More films in London this week (A – Z): 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY 70mm at BFI IMAX (04 to 05 JUL). ARCADIA at BFI (until 05 JUL). THE CIAMBRA at Watermans (29 JUN to 05 JUL). ENTEBBE at JW3 (01 to 05 JUL). FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK at ICA (01 to 05 JUL). HEREDITARY at Institute Of Light (29 JUN to 05 JUL). MARY AND THE WITCH’S FLOWER at The Prince Charles (29 JUN to 05 JUL). RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA at DocHouse (29 JUN to 05 JUL). SHAKEDOWN at ICA (30 JUN to 05 JUL). THE SQUARE at ICA (30 JUN to 05 JUL). STUDIO 54 at DocHouse (29 JUN to 03 JUL). TIME TRIAL at Picturehouse Central (30 JUN to o5 JUL). ZAMA at Whirled Cinema (02 to 08 JUL).
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