SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 04.11.18

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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: LOVE’S CRUCIBLE aka Vem Dömer + INTRO by Bryony Dixon + LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT by Stephen Horne at BFI Southbank (04 NOV 13:50): “A special treat for Halloween is Sjöström’s little-known gem, which supplies sumptuous renaissance settings, martial hatred, creepy monks peddling poison and a great ‘burn the witch’ moment.” – BFI.


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FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: SHIRKERS at ICA (04 NOV).
Films in London today: SHIRKERS at ICA (04 NOV).

THE BURYING PARTY + Q&A with director Richard Weston & actor Matthew Staite at Genesis Cinema (04 NOV 18:00):

  • Sine Wave Media presents Wilfred Owen biopic THE BURYING PARTY, on the 100th anniversary of the war poet’s tragic death in WW1. Starring Matthew Staite as Wilfred Owen, Sid Phoenix as Siegfried Sassoon and Joyce Branagh as Susan Owen.

Fireflies #6: Alain Guiraudie: THAT OLD DREAM THAT MOVES 35mm  + Albert Serra: BIRDSONG at Close-Up (04 NOV 18:00 & 20:00):

  • The launch of Fireflies Issue #6 explores the cinemas of Alain Guiraudie and Albert Serra. A Catalan iconoclast and a radical dreamer from the south of France, Serra and Guiraudie are two of the most compelling voices in cinema today.

LOVE’S CRUCIBLE aka Vem Dömer + INTRO by Bryony Dixon + LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT by Stephen Horne at BFI Southbank (04 NOV 13:50):

  • A special treat for Halloween is Sjöström’s little-known gem, which supplies sumptuous renaissance settings, martial hatred, creepy monks peddling poison and a great ‘burn the witch’ moment.

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE at Ciné Lumière (04 NOV).
Films in London today: LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE at Ciné Lumière (04 NOV).

70mm PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

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

JANE FONDA: COMING OF AGE at BFI Southbank (OCT to DEC):

JEAN COCTEAU RETROSPECTIVE at Ciné Lumière (until 18 NOV):

SEAN MCALLISTER RETROSPECTIVE at Deptford Cinema (03 to 04 NOV):

Sight & Sound presents FANTASTIQUE: THE DREAM WORLDS OF FRENCH CINEMA at BFI Southbank (OCT to NOV):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London this week: BLACK MOTHER at ArtHouse (02 to 08 NOV).
Films in London this week: BLACK MOTHER at ArtHouse (02 to 08 NOV).

BLACK MOTHER at ArtHouse Crouch End (04 NOV 12:30):

  • Part film, part baptism, director Khalik Allah embarks on a spiritual exploration through Jamaica. Soaking up its bustling metropolises and tranquil countryside, Allah introduces a succession of vividly rendered souls who call the island home.

MIRAI at ICA (04 NOV 12:10):

  • Four-year-old Kun has a new baby sister, and the loving attention once lavished on him by his parents appears to evaporate instantly. With his mother and father preoccupied, Kun experiences the arrival of his sister Mirai as competition for their love.

SUSPIRIA (1977) at The Prince Charles (04 NOV 15:45):

  • Dario Argento is Europe’s leading horror director and his SUSPIRIA is a masterpiece, situated between art-house aesthetics and splatter gore-fest. Argento’s expressionist hyper-assault on our senses is legendary!

More films in London this week (A – Z): AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN at The Prince Charles (02 to 08 NOV). THE DEMINER at The Montpellier (until 07 NOV). MANDY at The Prince Charles (until 15 NOV). NAE PASARAN at ICA (02 to o8 NOV). NANCY at Watermans (02 to 08 NOV). PETERLOO at Phoenix Cinema (02 to 08 NOV). PUTIN’S WITNESSES at DocHouse (02 to 08 NOV). REINVENTING MARVIN at Whirled Cinema (05 TO 11 NOV). THE SUMMONING presented by UKJF at JW3 (04 to 07 NOV). THEY’LL LOVE ME WHEN IM DEAD at ICA (02 to 08 NOV). UTØYA – JULY 22 at The Castle Cinema (02 to 08 NOV).


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