SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 10.11.19

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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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OF TIME AND THE SEA aka Baħar Żmien d. Peter Sant, 2018 + Q&A with the director UK Premiere at ICA (10 NOV 18:00):

  • “Australian director Peter Sant’s debut feature is a Maltese-language film about stasis and slow change. On a remote island, an elderly man wracked with dementia dreams he was once a king. His two daughters exist alongside him in a strange region that has recently succumbed to a bizarre malady of mysterious origin.”

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Films in London this month: SCHOOL DAZE, part of MUSICALS! at BFI (18 NOV).

To help you plan ahead, we’ve posted our epic roundup of London’s repertory seasons & film festivals for the month of November.

Maybe it’s the changeable weather, maybe it’s the General Election or maybe we’re just getting tired at this time of year, but our feel-good featured attraction of the month just has to be MUSICALS! at BFI. The ongoing season goes into hyperdrive this month with singalongs, giant screen events at BFI IMAX and a host of strands and special features. The perfect way to escape the November gloom.

Screen25 NOV Campaign

We’re delighted to share news that Screen25 in South Norwood has achieved its target of 100 champions & will now be keeping its doors open. Carry on supporting this vibrant community cinema by buying tickets for their autumn season (for which we can tempt you with a juicy discount…).


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: ALRAUNE at Barbican (10 NOV).
Films in London today: ALRAUNE at Barbican (10 NOV).

ALRAUNE d. Henrik Galeen, 1928 + Live Accompaniment by Stephen Horne & Martin Pyne at Barbican (10 NOV 15:00):

  • “In this fable about the dangers of genetic engineering, a test-tube baby grows up to become a dangerous vamp. Despite advancing some pretty retro ideas about female sexuality, the film provides a wonderfully sexy, wicked role for Brigitte Helm and features some terrific 20s fashions.”

FINDING VIVIAN MAIER d. John Maloof & Charlie Siskel, 2013 + Discussion at Deptford Cinema (10 NOV 14:30):

  • Deptford Cinema Film & Book Club presents: “A focus on street photographer Vivian Maier, pairing John Maloof and Charlie Siskel’s fascinating documentary FINDING VIVIAN MAIER with Christine Hesselholdt’s acclaimed fictionalised biography, Vivian, translated and published this year by Fitzcarraldo Editions.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • 2040 d. Damon Gameau, 2019 + Q&A with the director at Genesis Cinema (10 NOV 13:30).
  • BEANPOLE d. Kantemir Balagov, 2019 at ICA (10 NOV 20:50).
  • BY THE GRACE OF GOD d. Francois Ozon, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (10 NOV 19:15).
  • CLARA IMMERWAHR d. Harald Sicheritz, 2014 presented by London Socialist Film Co-op at Bolivar Hall (10 NOV 11:00).
  • MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL d. Stanley Nelson, 2019 at ICA (10 NOV 12:25).
  • NON-FICTION d. Olivier Assayas, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (10 NOV 12:50).
  • PAIN & GLORY d. Pedro Almodóvar, 2019 at ICA (10 NOV 12:30).
  • PATHS OF GLORY d. Stanley Kubrick, 1957 presented by Stow Film Lounge at Mirth, Marvel & Maud (10 NOV 14:15).
  • THE SOUVENIR d. Joanna Hogg, 2019 at Whirled Cinema (10 NOV 18:00).

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MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: INLAND SEA, KAZUHIRO SODA at Deptford Cinema (10 NOV).
Films in London today: INLAND SEA, KAZUHIRO SODA at Deptford Cinema (10 NOV).

20 YEARS at House Of Vans (01 NOV to 01 DEC – FREE!/No booking required):

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: REAL TO REEL at BFI Southbank (OCT to NOV):

CLOSE-UP ON RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER at Close-Up (01 OCT to 01 DEC):

THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL at DocHouse (08 to 15 NOV):

  • MEETING GORBACHEV d. Werner Herzog & André Singer, 2018 + Q&A with co-director André Singer (10 NOV 18:00).

HIDDEN FIGURES: HA GIL-JONG at Barbican (04 to 10 NOV):

KAZUHIRO SODA at Deptford Cinema (06 OCT to 10 NOV):

  • INLAND SEA d. Kazuhiro Soda, 2018 (10 NOV 18:30).

MAURICE PIALET AND THE NEW FRENCH REALISM at BFI Southbank (OCT to NOV):

MUSICALS! THE GREATEST SHOW ON SCREEN at BFI Southbank (OCT to DEC):

  • Family Screenings: MARY POPPINS d. Robert Stevenson, 1964 (10 NOV 12:30).
  • Barbara Streisand: FUNNY GIRL d. William Wyler, 1968 (10 NOV 16:20).

ROM COMS at Everyman Maida Vale (20 OCT to 10 NOV).

THE TALENTED MR DELON at Ciné Lumière (20 OCT to 26 NOV):

  • LA PISCINE d. Jacques Deray, 1969 (10 NOV 14:00).

WES ANDERSON SEASON at Everyman Hampstead (03 to 17 NOV):


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MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: ECHO, part of UK Jewish Film Festival at Phoenix Cinema (10 NOV).
Films in London today: ECHO, part of UK Jewish Film Festival at Phoenix Cinema (10 NOV).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: MEETING GORBACHEV at The Castle Cinema (08 to 14 NOV).
Films in London today: MEETING GORBACHEV at The Castle Cinema (08 to 14 NOV).

THE CROW 35mm d. Alex Proyas, 1994 at The Prince Charles (10 NOV 12:45):

  • “The night before his wedding, musician Eric Draven (Brandon Lee) and his fiancée are brutally murdered by members of a violent inner-city gang. On the anniversary of their death, Eric rises from the grave and assumes the gothic mantle of the Crow, a supernatural avenger.”

THE IRISHMAN d. Martin Scorsese, 2019 at Rio Cinema (10 NOV 19:15):

  • “Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci star in Martin Scorsese’s monumental mobster masterpiece THE IRISHMAN, an epic saga that is poignant, funny, and a majestic elegy on mortality.”

MEETING GORBACHEV d. Werner Herzog & André Singer, 2019 at The Castle Cinema (10 NOV 13:00 & 18:00):

  • “Leading the Soviet Union through its period of greatest change, Mikhail Gorbachev was the architect of its democratisation, introducing perestroika and glasnost, but ultimately resigning as, against his wishes, its collapse became inevitable.”

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

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