SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 03.12.18

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: RBG + Q&A with directors Betsy West & Julie Cohen at BFI Southbank (03 DEC 18:10): “Meet the ‘Notorious RBG’; US Supreme Court Justice and a real-life superwoman.” – BFI.


New at RADIANT CIRCUS: 

Before tonight’s screening of ARCHANGEL 35mm at Close-Up Film Centre (03 DEC 20:15), read our interview with guest curator Andrew Gutman about UP NORTH & UNDERGROUND, a programme of under-screened classics of the Canadian underground film scene (03 to 04 DEC) > HERE.

In the first of a new series of guest articles at RADIANT CIRCUS, Manila-based film writer & critic Richard Bolisay introduces John Torres’ debut feature TODO TODO TEROS (2006), Filikino’s next screening at Genesis Cinema (05 DEC 18:15) > HERE.


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD at The Castle Cinema (03 DEC).
Films in London today: THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD at The Castle Cinema (03 DEC).

RBG + Q&A with directors Betsy West & Julie Cohen at BFI Southbank (03 DEC 18:10):

  • This new documentary follows the impressive life of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from her legal career to her becoming an unexpected pop-culture icon (nicknamed the ‘Notorious RBG’).

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: ARCHANGEL at Close-Up, part of UP NORTH & UNDERGROUND (03 DEC).
Films in London today: ARCHANGEL at Close-Up, part of UP NORTH & UNDERGROUND (03 DEC).

CHRISTMAS AT THE PCC at The Prince Charles (30 NOV to 27 DEC):

THE CHRISTMAS LABYRINTH at Backyard Cinema (until 22 DEC):

COMEDY GENIUS at BFI Southbank (OCT 2018 to JAN 2019):

UP NORTH & UNDERGROUND at Close-Up (03 to 04 DEC):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: REVENIR at Deptford Cinema, part of London Migration Film Festival (03 DEC).
Films in London today: REVENIR at Deptford Cinema, part of London Migration Film Festival (03 DEC).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS at Phoenix Cinema (30 NOV to 06 DEC).
Films in London today: THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS at Phoenix Cinema (30 NOV to 06 DEC).

THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS at Phoenix Cinema (03 DEC 14:30):

  • The astonishing story of three men who make the chance discovery, at the age of 19, that they are identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The trio’s joyous reunion in 1980 catapults them to fame but it also sets in motion a chain of events that unearths an extraordinary and disturbing secret.

WARU at Rio Cinema (03 DEC 18:30):

  • A groundbreaking production from eight female Māori filmmakers, WARU is the story of a small New Zealand town coming to terms with a bitter tragedy – the death of a small boy, Waru, at the hands of his carer.

THE WILD PEAR TREE at ArtHouse Crouch End (03 DEC 11:45 & 15:30):

  • Turkish master Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest feature is ingrained with literary references that touch on existential and philosophical questions, such as the place of religion in our lives, while also rendering a sensitive and distinctive portrait of young people in contemporary Turkey.

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


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