SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 06.01.19

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:

Double Bill: ORPHÉE + LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE at Regent Street Cinema (06 JAN 15:00 & 17:00):

  • ORPHÉE: This magical retelling of the Orpheus myth turns the lyre-playing singer of Greek legend into a famous left-bank poet in postwar Paris. LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE: This landmark feat of cinematic fantasy conjures spectacular visions of enchantment, desire and death has never been equalled.

FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: HAVE YOU SEEN MY MOVIE? at ICA (06 JAN).
Films in London today: HAVE YOU SEEN MY MOVIE? at ICA (06 JAN).

EVELYN + Q&A with filmmakers at Rio Cinema (06 JAN 15:30):

  • The Oscar winning director of THE WHITE HELMETS, Orlando von Einsiedel turns his camera on his own family in this deeply personal film, as he and his siblings embark on a journey in remembrance of their brother, Evelyn, who took his own life over a decade ago.

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: GILDA LIVE at Phoenix Cinema, part of WE LOVE GILDA! (06 JAN).
Films in London today: GILDA LIVE at Phoenix Cinema, part of WE LOVE GILDA! (06 JAN).

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT at BFI Southbank (03 to 31 JAN):

CELEBRATING PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN + THE FILMS OF PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON at The Prince Charles (06 JAN to 15 JUL):

CLOSE-UP ON JASUJIRō OZU at Close-Up (until 13 JAN):

THE GOLDEN AGE OF ALEXANDER KORDA: BRITAIN’S MOVIE MOGUL at BFI Southbank (JAN):

LAUREL AND HARDY at BFI Southbank (JAN):

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI: CONFRONTING THE MODERN WORLD WITH STYLE at BFI Southbank (JAN to FEB):

STUDIO GHIBLI FOREVER at The Prince Charles (06 JAN to 05 MAY):

WE LOVE GILDA! at Phoenix Cinema (06 JAN to 24 FEB):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Film festivals in London today: QUEERBEE - FAMILY at Deptford Cinema (06 JAN).
Film festivals in London today: QUEERBEE – FAMILY at Deptford Cinema (06 JAN).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: THE PASSENGER at BFI (06 JAN).
Films in London today: THE PASSENGER at BFI (06 JAN).

CALIFORNIA TYPEWRITER at DocHouse (06 JAN 16:20):

  • In an age where we consume, upgrade and have machines that aren’t built to last, Tom Hanks loves typewriters. And he’s not alone. In Doug Nichol’s doc, we meet a man who creates sculptures out of typewriters, another who has spent the most part of his life repairing typewriters, and a typewriter orchestra.

THE FAVOURITE at ArtHouse Crouch End (06 JAN 12:40, 15:20, 18:00 & 20:40):

  • A triple threat of acting talent drives this acid period drama of courtly scheming. Olivia Colman is Queen Anne, a capricious and sickly ruler led by the nose by Rachel Weisz’s courtier Lady Sarah. Abigail (Emma Stone) is a disenfranchised noblewoman who quickly sets about regaining her position by wheedling her way into the Queen’s favours.

ONE CUT OF THE DEAD aka Kamera o tomeru na! at The Prince Charles (06 JAN 15:30 – Sold Out!):

  • The film opens in a run-down, abandonad warehouse where a film crew are making a zombie film… Yet, this is no ordinary warehouse. It’s been said that it’s the site of military experiments… Out of nowhere, real zombies arrive and terrorize the crew!

THE PASSENGER aka Professione: Reporter at BFI Southbank (06 JAN 14:40, 17:20 & 20:00):

  • When David Locke (Jack Nicholson) impulsively exchanges identities with a businessman he finds dead in a North African hotel room, he believes he’s starting anew. But passing himself off as someone else doesn’t mean he’s escaping the past…

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


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