SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 13.11.18

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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: MAGIC MEDICINE + Q&A with director Monty Wates & exec producer Lizzie Gillett at The Castle Cinema (13 NOV 19:00): “Over 4 years, filmmaker Monty Wates was given exclusive access to the first ever medical trial to give psilocybin (the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms) to a group of volunteers suffering from clinical depression.”


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FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN at Genesis Cinema (13 NOV).
Films in London today: AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN at Genesis Cinema (13 NOV).

AN EVENING WITH THE SCALA CINEMA with Stephen Woolley & Jane Giles at The Cinema Museum (13 Nov 19:30):

  • Come and relive the glory days of the much-missed Scala Cinema, doyen of the 1980s London rep cinema circuit. It was London’s legendary repertory cinema, which specialised in daily changing double-bills of psychotronic movies; horror; Kung Fu; LGBT+; animations and experimental films alongside the usual classics.

MAGIC MEDICINE + Q&A with director Monty Wates & exec producer Lizzie Gillett at The Castle Cinema (13 NOV 19:00):

  • Over 4 years, filmmaker Monty Wates was given exclusive access to the first ever medical trial to give psilocybin (the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms) to a group of volunteers suffering from clinical depression.

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: EYES WITHOUT A FACE at BFI (13 NOV).
Films in London today: EYES WITHOUT A FACE at BFI (13 NOV).

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

RHYTHM & POETRY: THE FILMS OF MARGARET TAIT at BFI Southbank (OCT to NOV):

Sight & Sound presents FANTASTIQUE: THE DREAM WORLDS OF FRENCH CINEMA at BFI Southbank (OCT to NOV):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: WHEN THE BEAT DROPS at Rio Cinema, part of Fringe! (13 NOV).
Films in London today: WHEN THE BEAT DROPS at Rio Cinema, part of Fringe! (13 NOV).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: MAKE ME UP at ICA (09 to 14 NOV).
Films in London today: MAKE ME UP at ICA (09 to 14 NOV).

MAKE ME UP at ICA (13 NOV 19:00):

  • Multimedia artist Rachel Maclean’s ambitious film unfurls in a seductive and dangerous world where surveillance, violence and submission are a normalised part of daily life. In saccharine pastels, this darkly comic film exposes the heteropatriarchal ideologies embedded in prevailing narratives of gender and beauty.

THE OTHER SIDE OF EVERYTHING at DocHouse (13 NOV 18:30):

  • In Belgrade, an apartment is divided in two by a door, which has been permanently locked for over 70 years. The apartment, which was divided on the order of Yugoslavia’s then communist government, is where director Mila Turajlic’s mother was born, and where Mila grew up herself.

WIDOWS at ArtHouse Crouch End (13 NOV 15:15, 18:00 & 20:45):

  • The story of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities. Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, tensions build when Veronica (Oscar winner Viola Davis), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez), Alice (Elizabeth Debicki) and Belle (Cynthia Erivo) take their fate into their own hands.

More films in London this week (A – Z): ADRIFT IN SOHO at The Prince Charles (14 to 20 NOV). BISBEE ’17 at ICA (09 to 15 NOV). FACES PLACES at Whirled Cinema (12 to 18 NOV). JURASSIC PARK 35mm at The Prince Charles (09 to 15 NOV). MANDY at The Prince Charles (until 19 NOV). MIRAI + RECORDED INTRO by writer/director Mamoru Hosoda at Picturehouse Central (09 to 14 NOV). PETERLOO at The Lexi (09 to 15 NOV). PUTIN’S WITNESSES at DocHouse (08 to 13 NOV). TIME FOR ILHAN at DocHouse (09 to 15 NOV). SUSPIRIA (1977) at The Prince Charles (until 15 NOV). WILDLIFE at Genesis Cinema (09 to 15 NOV).


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