SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 10.02.20

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).


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A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD d. Marielle Heller, 2019 at Phoenix Cinema (10 FEB 12:40):

  • “Tom Hanks portrays beloved American children’s TV icon, Mister Rogers, in A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.”

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Films in London this month: HOTEL, part of THE CINEMA OF JESSICA HAUSNER at BFI Southbank (FEB).
Films in London this month: HOTEL, part of THE CINEMA OF JESSICA HAUSNER at BFI Southbank (FEB).

Check out our epic roundup of February’s rep seasons & fests.

Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2020: I GO GAGA, MY DEAR at ICA (15 FEB).
Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2020: I GO GAGA, MY DEAR at ICA (15 FEB).

Read our in-depth guide to the Japan Foundation’s Touring Film Programme at ICA (31 JAN to 16 FEB). We’ve also posted the first of our event writeups: TEN DARK WOMEN (01 FEB 2020).


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: A HIDDEN LIFE at The Lexi (10 FEB).
Films in London today: A HIDDEN LIFE at The Lexi (10 FEB).

More films in London today (A – Z):


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MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London this week: LITTLE WOMEN, part of OSCAR® WEEK 2020 at Barbican (10 FEB).
Films in London today: LITTLE WOMEN, part of OSCAR® WEEK 2020 at Barbican (10 FEB).

AFRICAN IDENTITIES REBORN at DocHouse (31 JAN to 16 FEB):

ALEJANDRO JODOROWSKY at The Prince Charles (JAN to FEB):

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: MAN VS NATURE at BFI Southbank (FEB):

ELIA KAZAN: THE ACTORS’ DIRECTOR at BFI Southbank (FEB to MAR):

ESSENTIAL CINEMA at Close-Up (DEC to FEB):

FELLINI at BFI Southbank (JAN to FEB):

THE OSCARS – AND THE NOMINEES ARE… at The Prince Charles (FEB to MAR):

  • JOJO RABBIT d. Taika Waititi, 2019 at The Prince Charles (10 FEB 13:00, 15:45 & 18:00).

OSCAR® WEEK 2020 at Barbican (07 to 13 FEB):

THE SAFDIE BROTHERS at The Prince Charles (JAN):


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MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

We don’t think there are any film festivals in London today – let us know what we’re missing!


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: MR. JONES at Ciné Lumière (07 to 13 FEB).
Films in London today: MR. JONES at Ciné Lumière (07 to 13 FEB).

A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD d. Marielle Heller, 2019 at JW3 (10 FEB 12:55 & 20:00):

  • “Tom Hanks portrays beloved American children’s TV icon, Mister Rogers, in A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.”

HUNTING FOR HEDONIA d. Pernille Rose Grønkjær, 2019 at DocHouse (10 FEB 18:30):

  • “This fascinating festival favourite explores how the medical community is transforming lives through Deep Brain Stimulation. By manipulating specific neural pathways, DBS promises to transform the way we treat mental health disorders, addiction, and even obesity. As we probe the mysteries of the human brain, what kind of future lies ahead?”

MR. JONES d. Agnieszka Holland, 2019 at Ciné Lumière (10 FEB 18:10):

  • “1933. Gareth Jones (James Norton) is an ambitious young Welsh journalist who gained fame after his report on being the first foreign journalist to fly with Hitler. Whilst working as an advisor to Lloyd George, he is now looking for his next big story. The Soviet “utopia” is all over the news, and Jones is intrigued as to how Stalin is financing the rapid modernisation of the Soviet Union.”

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

  • BAIT 35mm d. Mark Jenkin, 2019 at The Prince Charles (07 to 13 FEB). FANDO Y LIS d. Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1968 at Rio Cinema (07 to 13 FEB). THE LIGHTHOUSE d. Robert Eggers, 2019 at ArtHouse Crouch End (until 13 FEB). LITTLE WOMEN d. Greta Gerwig, 2019 at The Castle Cinema (until 20 FEB). MARRIAGE STORY d. Noah Baumbach, 2019 at The Lexi (09 to 12 FEB). MISS AMERICANA: TAYLOR SWIFT d. Lana Wilson, 2020 at The Prince Charles (until 12 FEB). PARASITE d. Bong Joon-ho, 2019 at Rich Mix (07 to 13 FEB). THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD d. Armando Iannucci, 2020 at The Castle Cinema (until 20 FEB). QUEEN & SLIM d. Melina Matsoukas, 2019 at Genesis Cinema (until 13 FEB). SAUVAGE d. Camille Vidal-Naquet, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (10 to 16 FEB). TALKING ABOUT TREES d. Suhaib Gasmelbari, 2019 at DocHouse (until 13 FEB). THE UNORTHODOX d. Eliran Malka, 2018 presented by UK Jewish Film (09 to 13 FEB). UNCUT GEMS 35mm d. Josh Safdie & Benny Safdie, 2019 at The Prince Charles (until 13 FEB). WAVES d. Trey Edward Shults, 2019 at Watermans (07 to 12 FEB).

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