SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 05.07.18

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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 (regular runs).


Featured attraction: DARK PASSAGE (05 JUL 20:30), part of the FACE OF ANOTHER season at Close-Up (01 to 26 JUL): “[A] dreamlike noir predicated on and inspiring mad passion…. a movie of strange coincidences and occult connections” – J. Hoberman.


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: PIN CUSHION at BFI (05 JUL).
Films in London today: PIN CUSHION at BFI (05 JUL).

’36 to ’77 + Q&A with directors Jon Sanders, James Scott & Humphry Trevelyan at BFI Southbank (05 JUL 20:30):

  • A deeply reflective film-portrait of Myrtle Wardally, who joined the struggle to unionise the night cleaners of London. Part of the BFI’s Experimenta strand dedicated to “Artist Film and Alternative Moving Image Culture”.

CHISENHALE RESEARCH: BESIDES, IN TANGENT at Genesis Cinema (05 JUL 18:30):

  • This new strand of reflects Chisenhale Gallery’s history of artist commissions and exhibitions. BESIDES, IN TANGENT is an evening of film screenings and readings devised by curator and writer Eliel Jones.

PIN CUSHION + Q&A with writer-director Deborah Haywood & cast at BFI Southbank (05 JUL 18:20):

  • A dark fairy tale that explores the realities and effects of bullying.

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: DORMANT BEAUTY at Ciné Lumière (05 JUL).
Films in London today: DORMANT BEAUTY at Ciné Lumière (05 JUL).

19TH BIRTHDAY at Genesis Cinema (03 to 12 JUL – tickets £2.50!):

FACE OF ANOTHER at Close-Up (01 to 26 JUL):

S&M at Deptford Cinema (18 JUN to 20 JUL):

SATIRE AND MORALITY: THE CINEMA OF MARCO BELLOCCHIO at BFI Southbank and Ciné Lumière (22 JUN to 31 JUL):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London this week: RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA at Aperture (05 JUL).
Films in London this week: RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA at Aperture (05 JUL).

Aperture: Asia & Pacific Film Festival (29 JUN to 08 JUL):


GRIND SHOWS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London this week: TARPAULINS at DocHouse.
Films in London this week: TARPAULINS at DocHouse.

THE ENDLESS at The Prince Charles (05 JUL 18:20):

  • 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 (05 JUL 14:30 & 20:40):

  • 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 (05 JUL 18:10 & 20:30):

  • 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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*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 check box office each morning for films in London today and try to only list events you can book for at the time of posting: 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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