SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 10.03.19

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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 (a selection of regular runs).


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NIGHTCLEANERS d. Berwick Street Collective, 1975 + DISCUSSION at Deptford Cinema (10 MAR 19:30):

  • “A landmark and today still urgent work of feminist and political cinema collectively filmed and constructed over years by the Berwick St Collective. NIGHTCLEANERS follows the personal and political struggle of the women who cleaned London’s office blocks at night in their campaign to unionise.”

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FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: OUTSIDE THE LAW at BFI (10 MAR).
Films in London today: OUTSIDE THE LAW at BFI (10 MAR).

BLACK ORPHEUS d. Marcel Camus, 1959 + DJ at Ritzy Picturehouse (10 MAR 13:00):

  • Jazz re:freshed presents: “A Latin-American iteration of the Greek tragedy of Orpheus and Eurydice, with Rio De Janeiro as its playground. The film is captured through its unforgettable soundtrack composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luiz Bonfa. Tim Garcia provides the DJ set.”

OUTSIDE THE LAW d. Tod Browning, 1920 + INTRO by Bryony Dixon + LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT by Stephen Horne at BFI Southbank (10 MAR 13:20):

  • “‘A Tod Browning picture all the way. It starts with action and ends with action. The double double-cross at the opening of the film is worth it alone’ enthused Variety in 1920. You’ll come to see a little-known Lon Chaney film, but you’ll leave a committed Priscilla Dean fan – she plays the moll, as hard-boiled as they come.”

RAY & LIZ d. Richard Billingham, 2018 + Q&A with the director & producer Jacqui Davies at Curzon Bloomsbury (10 MAR 17:30):

  • “Photographer Richard Billingham makes his feature debut, a fragmentary story of a family barely getting by in Thatcher’s Britain. Ray, isolated in a tower block, recalls moments of his earlier life as he (Justin Salinger) and Liz (Ella Smith) spend his redundancy pay, smoking, drinking and seldom leaving the house.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • BOY ERASED d. Joel Edgerton, 2018 at JW3 (10 MAR 15:45).
  • CAPERNAUM d. Nadine Labaki, 2018 at Regent Street Cinema (10 MAR 19:30).
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL d. Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck, 2019 presented by Black Femme Film at Genesis Cinema (10 MAR 17:30).
  • THE COUNSELLOR 35mm d. Ridley Scott, 2013 at The Prince Charles (10 MAR 20:45).
  • Double Bill SUNFLOWER + MARRIAGE, ITALIAN STYLE d. Vittoria De Sica, 1970 + 1964 at Regent Street Cinema (10 MAR 15:00 + 17:15).
  • LONDON UNPLUGGED d. various, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (10 MAR 18:00).
  • MAIDEN d. Alex Holmes, 2018 + Q&A with Tracy Edwards & producer Victoria Gregory at Picturehouse Central (10 MAR 15:30).
  • MASTER AND TATYANA d. Giedre Zickyte, 2014 at DocHouse (10 MAR 16:00).
  • Nan Goldin Documentaries presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (10 MAR 13:00).
  • Out Of This World: Women In Sci-Fi Screening presented by Carys Watford & Aurora Fearnley at Vaults Festival (10 MAR 15:00).
  • PERSEPOLIS d. Vincent Paronnaud & Marjane Satrapi, 2007 + DISCUSSION at Deptford Cinema (10 MAR 14:30).
  • THE PONDS d. Patrick McLennan & Samuel Smith, 2018 + Q&A with the directors at Arthouse Crouch End (10 MAR 15:05).
  • THE SEARCHERS d. John Ford, 1956 at Picturehouse Central (10 MAR 13:00 – Other Picturehouses available!).
  • SHOPLIFTERS d. Kore-eda Hirokazu, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (10 MAR 18:00).


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: BEHIND THE WHITE GLASSES, part of LOVE & ANARCHY at Barbican (10 MAR).
Films in London today: BEHIND THE WHITE GLASSES, part of LOVE & ANARCHY at Barbican (10 MAR).

AND THE NOMINEES ARE… OSCARS 2019 at The Prince Charles (until 04 MAY):

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: AND THE ACADEMY AWARD DIDN’T GO TO… at BFI Southbank (FEB):

CLOSE-UP ON SERGEI PARAJANOV at Close-Up (08 to 30 MAR):

EUROPEAN CLASSICS at Ciné Lumière (03 to 31 MAR):

THE FILMS OF JEAN-MARIE STRAUB AND DANIÈLE HUILLET Goethe-Institut & partners’ epic season continues at BFI Southbank & King’s College London (MAR to JUN):

  • HISTORY LESSONS d. Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, 1972 (10 MAR 18:00, BFI).

KAIJU CHAOS at House Of Vans (08 to 31 MAR – Free! no booking required):

LOVE AND ANARCHY: THE FILMS OF LINA WERTMÜLLER at Barbican Centre (06 to 31 MAR 2019):

STARRING BARBARA STANWYCK at BFI Southbank (MAR):

STUDIO GHIBLI FOREVER at The Prince Charles (until 21 APR):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: SHAKESPEARE WALLAH at BFI (until 21 MAR).
Films in London today: SHAKESPEARE WALLAH at BFI (until 21 MAR).

BORDER d. Ali Abassi, 2018 at Arthouse Crouch End (10 MAR 18:00 & 20:30):

  • “Customs officer Tina is known for her extraordinary sense of smell. It’s almost as if she can sniff out the guilt on anyone hiding something. But when Vore, a suspicious-looking man, walks past her, her abilities are challenged for the first time ever.”

RAY & LIZ d. Richard Billingham, 2018 at ICA (10 MAR 15:50 & 18:10):

  • “Photographer Richard Billingham makes his feature debut, a fragmentary story of a family barely getting by in Thatcher’s Britain. Ray, isolated in a tower block, recalls moments of his earlier life as he (Justin Salinger) and Liz (Ella Smith) spend his redundancy pay, smoking, drinking and seldom leaving the house.”

SHAKESPEARE WALLAH d. James Ivory, 1965 at BFI (10 MAR 15:10):

  • “Perhaps the most accurate account ever made of British India in its death-throes, SHAKESPEARE WALLAH (newly restored) remains a firm favourite in the Merchant-Ivory canon. Their second film with writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is a portrait of a group of travelling players trying to keep Shakespeare alive in the sticks.”

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

  • THE AFTERMATH d. James Kent, 2019 at JW3 (08 to 14 MAR). ALIEN d. Ridley Scott, 1979 New Restoration at The Prince Charles (until 14 MAR). BOY ERASED d. Joel Edgerton, 2018 at Watermans (08 to 14 MAR). BURNING d. Lee Chang-dong, 2018 at ICA (until 14 MAR). CAPERNAUM d. Nadine Labaki, 2018 at Rich Mix (08 to 14 MAR). EVERYBODY KNOWS aka Todos lo Saben d. Asghar Farhadi, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (08 to 21 MAR). FOXTROT d. Samuel Maoz, 2017 at JW3 (10 to 14 MAR). THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT d. Lars Von Trier, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (11 to 17 MAR). IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK d. Barry Jenkins, 2018 at Watermans (08 to 14 MAR). THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER d. Sara Colangelo, 2018 at Rio Cinema (08 to 14 MAR). MAIDEN d. Alex Holmes, 2018 at The Castle Cinema (08 to 14 MAR). OF LOVE & LAW d. Hikaru Toda, 2017 at DocHouse (until 12 MAR). THE PONDS d. Patrick McLennan & Samuel Smith, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (until 21 MAR – Q&A on 09 & 10). SAUVAGE d. Camille Vidal-Naquet, 2018 at ICA (until 14 MAR). SHOPLIFTERS d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2018 at ICA (until 14 MAR).

And that’s the meat of it…

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