SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 09.09.19

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

THE STING d. George Roy Hill, 1973 at Dulwich Picture Gallery (09 SEP 19:00):

  • “Following the murder of a friend, con man Johnny Hooker (Robert Redford) teams up with seasoned pro Henry Gondorff (Paul Newman) to take revenge on ruthless crime boss Doyle Lonnegan (Robert Shaw). Hooker and Gondorff set about implementing an elaborate scheme, but things don’t go according to plan, requiring some last-minute improvisation from the duo.”

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LUNCHTIME FILM SOCIETY a new popup project cinema by RADIANT CIRCUS & Partners at the Bridewell Theatre

LUNCHTIME FILM SOCIETY is a brand new popup cinema screening daily programmes of bitesize films for busy City workers at the Bridewell Theatre in the City Of London (22 OCT to 01 NOV 2019). Bring your own lunch, relax & refocus as you feast on a world of inspiring short film drama, documentary & animation.

> Now booking: sbf.org.uk/whats-on


Online: Richmond Film Society announces their 57th season // Plan ahead with our epic roundup of September’s repertory seasons & festivals [UPDATED!] // We interview student curator Viknesh Kobinathan about his season ON THE EDGE OF THE FOLD // Raindance Means Raindance.


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: THE SHINY SHRIMPS at Genesis Cinema (09 SEP).
Films in London today: THE SHINY SHRIMPS at Genesis Cinema (09 SEP).

More films in London today (A – Z):


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MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN, part of TRILOGIES & TRIPTYCHS at Close-Up Centre (09 SEP).
Films in London today: THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN, part of TRILOGIES & TRIPTYCHS at Close-Up Centre (09 SEP).

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: TURMOIL! at BFI Southbank (SEP):

CARY GRANT: BRITAIN’S GREATEST EXPORT at BFI Southbank (AUG to SEP):

  • NOTORIOUS d. Alfred Hitchcock, 1946 (09 SEP 18:20).

IT’S… MONTY PYTHON AT 50 at BFI Southbank (SEP):

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB various roofs (ongoing):

TRILOGIES & TRIPTYCHS at Close-Up Centre (AUG to SEP):


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MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: HAIR WOLF, part of Final Girls Berlin Film Festival "Best of 2019" at Deptford Cinema (09 SEP).
Films in London today: HAIR WOLF, part of Final Girls Berlin Film Festival “Best of 2019” at Deptford Cinema (09 SEP).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: WHAT SHE SAID: THE ART OF PAULINE KAEL at DocHouse (06 to 12 SEP).
Films in London today: WHAT SHE SAID: THE ART OF PAULINE KAEL at DocHouse (06 to 12 SEP).

SPRINTER d. Storm Saulter, 2019 at ICA (09 SEP – Not showing today! Check back tomorrow):

  • “Akeem Sharp, nicknamed the Rasta Rocket for his once-in-a-generation speed, is set to be Jamaica’s next big track and field sensation. Akeem hopes his success in athletics will take him to the US to reunite with his mother, who has been supporting the family from afar on a long-expired work visa. But Akeem’s rising star is weighed down by turmoil at home.”

THE THIRD MAN 4K: 70th Anniversary Release d. Carol Reed, 1949 at BFI Southbank (09 SEP 14:30 – Currently looking SOLD OUT!):

  • “Writer Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) arrives in post-war, Allies-occupied Vienna to meet his old friend Harry Lime (Orson Welles), with the promise of work. Discovering that Lime is dead, and warned away from Vienna on account of his friend’s criminal activities, Martins starts investigating the circumstances surrounding Lime’s demise.”
  • See also special screenings at BFI on 06 & 12 SEP (listed in our weekly digest).

WHAT SHE SAID: THE ART OF PAULINE KAEL d. Rob Garver, 2018 at DocHouse (09 SEP 16:30):

  • “It’s near impossible to build a career as a female film journalist, but Pauline Kael defied the odds. WHAT SHE SAID tells the story of Pauline Kael, longtime New Yorker film critic and best-selling author, and her battle to make a name for herself. Never a dull read, Kael was also a force to be reckoned with. With her letters, interviews and published work narrated by Sarah Jessica Parker and late-20th-century movies reframed through Kael’s lens, the controversial yet pioneering critic is brought into focus.”

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

LUNCHTIME FILM SOCIETY - Radiant Circus at the Bridewell Theatre - 22 Oct to 01 Nov 2019.

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