SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 11.08.19

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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).


FEATURED ATTRACTION

DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD d. James Bobin, 2019 at Peckhamplex (11 AUG 11:00):

  • In aid of MediCinema: “DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD is a US adventure film in which an intrepid teenager and her classmates set off on a mission to rescue her parents. For this charity screening, all proceeds go to MediCinema, the charity which shows films for free in hospital with the support of the film industry.” (medicinema.org.uk)

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FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: MAUVAIS SANG at Rio Cinema (11 AUG).
Films in London today: MAUVAIS SANG at Rio Cinema (11 AUG).

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • AMAZING GRACE d. Alan Elliott & Sydney Pollack, 2018 at DocHouse (11 AUG 16:30).
  • CAPERNAUM d. Nadine Labaki, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (11 AUG 18:00).
  • Double Bill: MCCABE AND MRS MILLER + DON’T LOOK NOW 4K d. Robert Altman, 1971 + Nicolas Roeg, 1973 at Regent Street Cinema (11 AUG 14:30 + 17:00).
  • DR. STRANGELOVE d. Stanley Kubrick, 1964 at Regent Street Cinema (11 AUG 20:00).
  • GOODFELLAS d. Martin Scorcese, 1990 presente doy Empire Magazine at Picturehouse Central (11 AUG 15:00 – Other Picturehouses available!).
  • HOLIDAY d. Isabella Eklöf, 2018 at Barbican (11 AUG 20:10).
  • THE LAST WALTZ d. Martin Scorsese, 1978 at ArtHouse Crouch End (11 AUG 15:30).
  • MAUVAIS SANG 35mm presented by MUBI at Rio Cinema (11 AUG 15:30 – “Every ticket holder will get a whole free month of curated online cinema, MUBI”).
  • PAIN & GLORY d. Pedro Almodóvar, 2019 previews at Picturehouse Central (11 AUG 15:30 – Other Picturehouses available!).
  • Tufnell Park Film Club Summer Film Quiz at The Lord Palmerston (11 AUG 19:30).
  • VARDA BY AGNÈS d. Agnès Varda, 2019 at DocHouse (11 AUG 13:50).

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MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: KATI KATI at BFI (11 AUG).
Films in London today: KATI KATI at BFI (11 AUG).

BACKYARD CINEMA: L.A. NIGHTS at Roundhouse (19 JUL to 24 AUG):

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: TURMOIL! at BFI Southbank (AUG):

  • CAMILLE d. George Cukor, 1936 (11 AUG 17:20).

CARY GRANT: BRITAIN’S GREATEST EXPORT at BFI Southbank (AUG to SEP):

FILM4 SUMMER SCREEN at Somerset House (08 to 21 AUG):

FOCUS ON AGNÈS VARDA at BFI Southbank (JUL):

NINETIES: YOUNG CINEMA REBELS at BFI Southbank (JUL to AUG):

  • BROTHER d. Aleksey Balabanov, 1997 (11 AUG 19:40).

NO DIRECT FLIGHT at BFI Southbank (AUG):

ONCE UPON A TIME WITH TARANTINO at The Prince Charles (until 14 AUG):

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB various roofs (until 31 JUL):

TRILOGIES & TRIPTYCHS at Close-Up Centre (01 AUG to 01 SEP):

WE’RE GONNA PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999! at The Prince Charles (02 MAY to 26 NOV):

  • THE MATRIX d. Lana Wachowski & Lilly Wachowski, 1999 enjoys a grind show run (11 AUG 20:45).

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MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

We don’t think that there are any film festivals in London today but we’ve been wrong before… please let us know! Find out what’s coming in our Festivals A to Z.


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: STONES HAVE LAWS at ICA (09 to 15 AUG).
Films in London today: STONES HAVE LAWS at ICA (09 to 15 AUG).

GAZA d. Garry Keane & Andrew McConnell, 2018 at DocHouse (11 AUG 18:30):

  • “17-year-old Karma Khaial stands by the Mediterranean Sea that represents freedom to her. But in Gaza, the sea is yet another wall restricting the lives and dreams of its inhabitants. This elegantly shot and masterfully crafted portrait of Palestinian life offers a rare chance to be immersed in the heart of Gaza.”

NOTORIOUS 4K d. Alfred Hitchcock, 1946 at ArtHouse Crouch End (11 AUG 13:10 & 18:10):

  • “Two of the most iconic and powerful stars of their day pair up in Hitchcock’s post-war spy thriller, film noir – with just a dash of screwball dialogue and some serious romance – and the results are electric.”

STONES HAVE LAWS d. Lonnie van Brummelen, Siebren de Haan & Tolin Erwin Alexander, 2018 at ICA (11 AUG 18:30):

  • “An immersive initiation into the life of a Maroon community in the former Dutch colony of Suriname. Combining stories of African ancestral traditions and escaped slavery with enacted contemporary rituals, the film explores how the community’s powerful ties to the land have become endangered as industries threaten to devastate the region through deforestation and mining.”

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


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