SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 10.12.18

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: UTØYA – JULY 22 + PANEL DISCUSSION with Geoff Ho at Genesis Cinema (10 DEC 18:30): “A visceral, brutal, yet heartfelt & earnest movie, which imbibes the innocent bewilderment & horror of its young characters.” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian.


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


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: CAPERNAUM at Ciné Lumière (10 DEC).
Films in London today: CAPERNAUM at Ciné Lumière (10 DEC).

AN ARTIST’S EYES + Q&A with Ruthie Holloway & director Jack Bond at Regent Street Cinema (10 DEC 18:30):

  • The journey of the brilliant young British painter, Chris Moon, as he navigates the perilous art world and a demanding, often excruciating relationship with his work.

THE FIRST BORN 35mm + INTRO by Christine Gledhill + LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT by John Sweeney at BFI Southbank (10 DEC 20:30):

  • Film historian Rachael Low was a big admirer of Miles Mander’s THE FIRST BORN, which uses novel techniques to deliver a surprisingly gutsy adult drama set in the world of 1920s politics as Sir Hugo Boycott (Mander) and Lady Madeleine’s (Carroll) perfect political marriage conceals a sordid reality.
  • Follows Library Talk Why Rachel Low Matters (10 DEC 18:30).

UTØYA – JULY 22 + PANEL DISCUSSION with Geoff Ho at Genesis Cinema (10 DEC 18:30):

  • On July 22 2011 more than 500 youths at a political summer camp on an island outside Oslo were attacked by an armed, right-wing extremist. Earlier that day he bombed a Government building in Oslo before making his way to Utøya island. In this first fictional movie about the attack we get to know Kaja (18) and her friends.

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

RADIANT CIRCUS Screen Guide - Films in London today: THE RITE at Close-Up (10 DEC).
Films in London today: THE RITE at Close-Up (10 DEC).

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

CHRISTMAS AT THE PCC at The Prince Charles (30 NOV to 24 DEC):

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

COMEDIES MADE IN FRANCE at Ciné Lumière (02 DEC to 16 JAN):

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


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: BURNING at Regent Street Cinema, part of London Film Week (10 DEC).
Films in London today: BURNING at Regent Street Cinema, part of London Film Week (10 DEC).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London this week: SORRY TO BOTHER YOU at Rio Cinema (07 to 13 DEC DEC).
Films in London this week: SORRY TO BOTHER YOU at Rio Cinema (07 to 13 DEC DEC).

SORRY TO BOTHER YOU at Rio Cinema (10 DEC 15:30, 18:00 & 20:45):

  • In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, California, Cassius “Cash” Green lives with his girlfriend Detroit in his Uncle’s garage. A job as a telemarketer introduces him to the key to professional success – using his “white voice”. But success as a Power Caller also opens the door to a macabre universe…

THEATRE OF WAR at DocHouse (10 DEC 16:30):

  • A mix of Argentinian and British veterans are brought together to re-enact their experiences during the Falklands War. Through a handful of staged sequences, they revisit the visions that haunt them and discuss the muddy politics.

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


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