SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 13.01.19

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:

HIGH-RISE + DISCUSSION at Deptford Cinema (13 JAN 14:30):

  • Deptford Cinema’s Film and Book Club starts the year with a successful collaboration between writer Amy Jump and director Ben Wheatley with their stylish adaptation of JG Ballard’s dystopian tale of social disintegration.

New at RADIANT CIRCUS: 

  • The 16th London Short Film Festival (11 to 20 JAN 2019) projects this week and many screenings are selling fast. We took a look at the special events you could still buy tickets for at the time of posting… > Read our RADIANT CIRCUS top ten best of the fest.

FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: THE CLOCK at Tate Modern (12 - 13 JAN).
Films in London today: THE CLOCK at Tate Modern (12 – 13 JAN).

CHRISTIAN MARCLAY: THE CLOCK 24-HOUR SCREENING at Tate Modern (12 to 13 JAN – Last Chance!):

  • Due to overwhelming demand, for one last time Tate Modern is keeping the free display of Christian Marclay’s THE CLOCK (2010) open outside of regular museum hours. You will be able to see the late night and early morning sections of the installation, which are not normally possible to view.

LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT BEAT + LIVE PERFORMANCE at Ritzy Picturehouse (13 JAN 13:00):

  • Jazz re:freshed Film Club presents: an immersive ‘fly-on-the-wall’ look at the artists at the core of the LA beat scene, granting personal glimpses into their creative processes. Representing London’s own flourishing beat scene will be a special guest, showcasing beat-making techniques with a live performance and an audience discussion.

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: TOKYO TWILIGHT at Close-Up (13 JAN).
Films in London today: TOKYO TWILIGHT at Close-Up (13 JAN).

70mm PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT at BFI Southbank (03 to 31 JAN):

CLOSE-UP ON JASUJIRō OZU at Close-Up (until 13 JAN):

THE GOLDEN AGE OF ALEXANDER KORDA: BRITAIN’S MOVIE MOGUL at BFI Southbank (JAN):

INGMAR BERGMAN FOCUS at BFI Southbank (JAN):

LAUREL AND HARDY at BFI Southbank (JAN):

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI: CONFRONTING THE MODERN WORLD WITH STYLE at BFI Southbank (JAN to FEB):

WALT DISNEY SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (05 JAN to 23 MAR):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: INTENTIONAL COMMUNITY - THE ART OF LIVING AND THE SCIENCE OF LIFE at AIRDRAFT, part of LSFF 2019 (13 JAN).
Films in London today: INTENTIONAL COMMUNITY – THE ART OF LIVING & THE SCIENCE OF LIFE at AIRDRAFT, part of LSFF 2019 (13 JAN).

Film festivals in London today include:

> Read our RADIANT CIRCUS guide to LSFF 2019.


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS at DocHouse (13 JAN).
Films in London today: ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS at DocHouse (13 JAN).

THE HOUSE BY THE SEA aka La Villa at Ciné Lumière (13 JAN 18:40):

  • By a little bay near Marseille lies a picturesque villa owned by an old man. His three children have gathered by his side for his last days. It’s time for them to weigh up what they have inherited of their father’s ideals and the community spirit he created in this magical place. The arrival, at a nearby cove, of a group of boat people will throw these moments of reflection into turmoil.

ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS at DocHouse (13 JAN 18:00):

  • A man makes a break for it in the blueish green light of the rainforest; rangers come to the aid of millions of land crabs as they begin their annual migration to the shoreline from the depths of the lush vegetation. Christmas Island is a place of both astounding beauty, and fierce nature, where the locals make offerings to their ghosts.

VOICES OF THE SEA at DocHouse (13 JAN 16:00):

  • Although fisherman Orlando struggles to make ends meet, he is content with his life in Cuba, with his young wife Mariela and their extended family and community. Mariela dreams of a better life; financial security and a more stable future, a hope that is driving many Cubans to risk their lives on dozens of attempts to escape by boat and arrive on American soil.

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


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