SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 11.11.19

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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).


FEATURED ATTRACTION

Powell & Pressburger: The Matter Of Britain Lecuture by Professor Ian Christie at Ciné Lumière (11 NOV 18:00):

  • “World War Two set British filmmakers a challenge: to be relevant and entertaining; to inspire without patronising. Powell and Pressburger brought wit and imagination to their task, questioning what Britain stood for, warts and all. Followed by: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF COLONEL BLIMP d. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1943 (11 NOV 19:30).

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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: BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN at Picturehouse East Dulwich (11 NOV).
Films in London today: BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN at Picturehouse East Dulwich (11 NOV).

More films in London today (A – Z):


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MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: GUYS & DOLLS, part of A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN MOVIE MUSICAL at Deptford Cinema (11 NOV 19:00).
Films in London today: GUYS & DOLLS, part of A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN MOVIE MUSICAL at Deptford Cinema (11 NOV).

A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN MOVIE MUSICAL at Deptford Cinema (21 OCT to 09 DEC):

  • GUYS AND DOLLS d. Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1956 + Short (11 NOV 19:00).

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

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

THE FILMS OF DAVID FINCHER at The Prince Charles (15 AUG to 21 NOV):

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

WE’RE GONNA PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999! at The Prince Charles (ongoing):


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MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: WHY HAS BODHI-DHARMA LEFT FOR THE EAST?, part of London Korean Film Festival at Korean Cultural Centre (11 NOV 19:00 - FREE!/Booking required.)
Films in London today: WHY HAS BODHI-DHARMA LEFT FOR THE EAST?, part of London Korean Film Festival at Korean Cultural Centre (11 NOV 19:00 – FREE!/Booking required.)

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: THE CROW at The Prince Charles (08 t0 14 NOV).
Films in London today: THE CROW at The Prince Charles (08 to 14 NOV).

THE CROW 35mm d. Alex Proyas, 1994 at The Prince Charles (11 NOV 13:00):

  • “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 (Not screening at Rio today, check your local indie!):

  • “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 (11 NOV 14:15 & 18:50):

  • “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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