SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 06.12.18

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: Cult Classic Collective presents POSSESSION + SALON with Nick Walker, Rochester Kino at Genesis Cinema (06 DEC 18:30): “Unpredictable, horrific, its moments of terrifying lucidity only serving to highlight the staggering derangement at its core. Extreme but essential viewing.” – Tom Huddleston, Time Out.


New at RADIANT CIRCUS: 

We interviewed guest curator Eleonora Pesci about THE PURSUIT OF WHOLENESS, a programme which pays tribute to avant-garde filmmaker Gregory Markopoulos at Close-Up (07 to 09 DEC) > HERE.

RaMell Ross’ documentary HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING (2018) previewed at ICA this week (04 DEC 2018) followed by a conversation between the filmmaker & ICA Assistant Curator, Ifeanyi Awachie. Read our RADIANT CIRCUS writeup > HERE.


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: AMÁ at Curzon Soho (06 DEC).
Films in London today: AMÁ at Curzon Soho (06 DEC).

AMÁ + INTRO by director Lorna Tucker, exec producer Colin Firth & Native American contributors to the film, Charon Asetoyer & Jean Whitehorse at Curzon Soho (06 DEC 19:00):

  • World Premiere: One of America’s darkest secrets: the officially sponsored destruction of Native American families. Children removed from their homes, women sterilised without consent. Citizens ignored when they spoke up in protest. In AMÁ, those ignored voices join together in a chorus demanding attention.

A TASTE OF HONEY at Genesis Cinema (06 DEC 21:00):

  • #WomenInFilm2018 and the Young Women’s Trust present a fundraiser screening of Tony Richardson’s kitchen sink classic. Part of the proceeds will go towards the Young Women’s Trust, however if you’d like to help them out more, you can buy a solidarity ticket at £11.

POSSESSION + SALON with Nick Walker, Rochester Kino at Genesis Cinema (06 DEC 18:30):

  • Cult Classic Collective presents: Andrzej Zulawski’s POSSESSION. The screening will be introduced by Nick and will be followed by a salon discussion upstairs at the bar where you will have a chance to discuss this great film with fellow fans and first-time viewers!

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: THE SILENCE at Close-Up (06 DEC).
Films in London today: THE SILENCE at Close-Up (06 DEC).

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

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

CLOSE-UP ON INGMAR BERGMAN at Close-Up (02 NOV to 30 DEC):

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

MAGNIFICENT OBSESSIONS: THE FILMS OF ROSS HUNTER at The Cinema Museum (08 NOV to 20 DEC):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: SIBEL at Regent Street Cinema, part of London film week (06 DEC).
Films in London today: SIBEL at Regent Street Cinema, part of London film week (06 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 (06 DEC 14:00):

  • 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 (06 DEC 18:15):

  • 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 (06 DEC 15:05 & 20:15):

  • 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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