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*.
Featured attraction: SUPAKINO presents ROCKET SINGH + INTRO + SHORT: BUNNY at The Institute Of Light (11 JUN 18:00): “This could well be one of the most intelligent films of the year, showcasing the changing pulse of a nation that is learning to sift the grain from the chaff, the rubble from the concrete, the diamonds from the ashes.” – Times Of India.
FILMS IN LONDON TODAY
LFS: RATCATCHER + INTRO by Tom Huddleston at Lexi Cinema (11 JUN 18:30):
- Lexi Cinema presents your neighbourhood film school, exploring film history and introducing current debates in cinema culture. Glasgow 1973 is the stark setting for the unforgettable debut feature by writer-director Lynne Ramsay (YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE).
L7: PRETEND WE’RE DEAD + Q&A at Curzon Mayfair (11 JUN 18:45):
- Doc’n Roll Film Festival and Curzon present a special screening of this fascinating documentary about L7, a pioneering group of the grunge era, plus an exclusive post-screening Q&A with some members of L7.
ROCKET SINGH + INTRO + SHORT: BUNNY at The Institute Of Light (11 JUN 18:00):
- Director Shimit Amin and writer Jaideep Sahni team up again after their hit film CHAK DE! INDIA to create an off-beat Bollywood movie that feels in tune with modern India whilst taking aim at corporate culture everywhere. Presented by SUPAKINO as part of Turbans Seen On Screen.
- Read part one of our RADIANT CIRCUS interview with SUPAKINO’s Ranjit S. Ruprai here.
More films in London today (A – Z): BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S at BFI (11 JUN 18:00). BUFFALO 66 35mm at The Prince Charles (11 JUN 21:00). SNATCHES: Moments From 100 Years Of Women’s Lives + Q&A with Vicky Featherstone & cast at BFI (11 JUN 18:15 – Sold Out!).
MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS
70mm PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing).
- PHANTOM THREAD 70mm (11 JUN 18:10).
A ONE AND A TWO… THE FILMS OF EDWARD YANG at Close-Up (03 to 24 JUN).
- TAIPEI STORY (11 JUN 19:30).
CLOSE UP: AVA DUVERNAY at BFI Southbank (JUN).
- MIDDLE OF NOWHERE (11 JUN 20:45).
- The Close Up Salon: Ava DuVernay: BFI’s Gaylene Gould invites you to discuss DuVernay’s films & career (11 JUN 18:30).
IDA LUPINO: ACTOR, DIRECTOR, WRITER, PRODUCER, STAR at BFI Southbank (JUN).
- THE SEA WOLF 35mm (11 JUN 20:50).
WOMEN SHAPING THE WORLD at Ciné Lumière (until 26 JUN).
- I GOT LIFE! (11 JUN 20:40).
MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS
We don’t think there are any film festivals projecting in London today, but we could be wrong… Find your latest favourite fest in our comprehensive A – Z.
ALL THE WILD HORSES at DocHouse (11 JUN 16:30):
- A visually cinematic adventure documentary, ALL THE WILD HORSES submerges viewers in the Mongolian wilderness and throws them into the thrills of an adrenaline-fueled endurance test.
MCQUEEN at ArtHouse Crouch End (11 JUN 18:45 & 20:20):
- Alexander McQueen’s rags-to-riches story is a modern-day fairy tale, laced with the gothic. Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his design, this documentary is an intimate revelation of his McQueen’s own world, both tortured and inspired, which celebrates a radical and mesmerizing genius of profound influence.
MY FREIND DAHMER at The Castle Cinema (11 JUN 21:00).
- Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys in the American Midwest, becoming one of history’s most infamous serial killers. This is the story before that story.
More films in London this week (A – Z): THE BOY DOWNSTAIRS presented by UK Jewish Film at JW3 (10 to 28 JUN). THE DARKEST HOUR at Whirled Cinema (11 to 17 JUN). ISMAEL’S GHOSTS at Watermans Arts Centre (08 to 14 JUN). LEK & THE DOGS at ICA (08 to 14 JUN). MARY AND THE WITCH’S FLOWER at The Prince Charles (08 to 14 JUN). PANDORA’S BOX at BFI (08 to 14 JUN with live accompaniment by Costas Fotopoulos on 08 JUN 17:50 & by Stephen Horne on 14 JUN 17:50). REVENGE at The Prince Charles Cinema (08 to 14 JUN). ZAMA at Phoenix Cinema (08 to 14 JUN).
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*THE SMALL PRINT: As accurate as we could make it. Apologies for any errors. Apologies if we have missed your event. Updates & corrections will be made to the online version. Event dates/times are subject to change by the venue/organiser. We check box office each morning for films in London today and try to only list events you can book for at the time of posting: some events may still be sold out. Please click quickly! We don’t filter by age/certification: all readers & subscribers should be 18+.