SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 15.04.19

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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).


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WAR IS A TENDER THING d. Adjani Arumpac, 2013 + Q&A with the director at Genesis Cinema (15 APR 18:30):

  • Filikino presents: “An intimate documentary tracing the history of the Muslim-Christian conflict in Mindanao. Director Jaja Arumpac explores the conflict through her family, uncovering stories of adversity and survival.”

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FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: CHILDREN OF THE SNOW LAND at Curzon Soho (15 APR).
Films in London today: CHILDREN OF THE SNOW LAND at Curzon Soho (15 APR).

CHILDREN OF THE SNOW LAND d. Zara Balfour & Marcus Stephenson, 2018 + Q&A with the directors at Curzon Soho (15 APR 18:30):

  • “The story of a group of children born in the High Himalayas of Nepal – a remote area of great natural beauty but where life is extremely tough. From just four years old, some children are sent by their parents to the capital city, Kathmandu, to a school run by a Buddhist monk in the hope that education will give them a better chance in life.”

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: TEAM HURRICANE at BFI, part of BORN DIGITAL (09 APR).
Films in London today: TEAM HURRICANE at BFI, part of BORN DIGITAL (15 APR).

AGNÈS VARDA: GLEANING TRUTHS at The Prince Charles (until 03 JUN):

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: THE MEANINGS OF LIFE at BFI Southbank (APR):

  • RASHOMON d. Akira Kurosawa, 1951 (15 APR 18:00).
  • FARGO d. Joel Coen, 1996 (15 APR 21:00).

BORN DIGITAL: RAISED BY THE INTERNET at BFI Southbank (APR):

KUBRICK at BFI Southbank (APR to MAY):

OF FLESH AND BLOOD: THE CINEMA OF HIROKAZU KORE-EDA at BFI Southbank (APR to MAY):

  • AFTER LIFE d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 1998 (15 APR 20:40).


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: MID90S at Genesis Cinema (12 to 18 APR).
Films in London today: MID90S at Genesis Cinema (12 to 18 APR).

THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT d. Robert D. Krzykowski, 2018 at The Prince Charles (15 APR 15:40).

  • “Decades after ending World War II by assassinating Adolf Hitler in an undercover operation, unsung American hero Calvin Barr is called upon by the government to hunt down the fabled Bigfoot, the carrier of a deadly plague that could destroy humanity.”

MID90S d. Jonah Hill, 2018 at Genesis Cinema (15 APR 18:30 & 20:50):

  • “Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for somewhere to belong. He finds it at the Motor Avenue skate shop.”

WILD ROSE d. Tom Harper, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (15 APR 12:30, 15:10, 17:50 & 20:30):

  • “Rose-Lynn Harlan, played by BAFTA Rising Star nominee Jessie Buckley (BEAST), is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, all she wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville. Her mum Marion (Julie Walters) has had a bellyful of Rose-Lynn’s Nashville nonsense.”

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


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