SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 15.06.19

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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

A NIGHT IN BERLIN at Deptford Cinema (15 to 16 JUN):

See also BERLIN: SYMPHONY OF A GREAT CITY d. Walther Ruttmann, 1927 (19 JUN 20:40), part of BEYOND YOUR WILDEST DREAMS: WEIMAR CINEMA 1919-1933 at BFI Southbank (MAY to JUN).


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MIDNIGHT EXCESS #3: Interview with Amos Levin, guest programmer of The Lonely Island Double Bill (15 JUN 23:00+ at Rio Cinema).
MIDNIGHT EXCESS #3: HOT ROD, part of The Lonely Island Double Bill (15 JUN 23:00+ at Rio Cinema).

FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London this week: Midnight Excess #3: The Lonely Island Double Bill at Rio Cinema (15 JUN).
Films in London today: Midnight Excess #3: The Lonely Island Double Bill at Rio Cinema (15 JUN).

FS74 at Birkbeck Cinema (15 JUN 13:30 – almost SOLD OUT!):

  • “The glory days of the Film Society – of London, but, being the first, it didn’t bother to specify – were in the late 1920s. FS74 is a reconstruction of the Film Society’s 74th performance (hence the name), which took place at the Tivoli theatre, on the Strand, on 25 November 1934. Includes: NIGHT ON THE BARE MOUNTAIN; DAS ROLLENDE RAD; The Cathode Ray Oscillograph; and, ZÉRE DE CONDUITE. Projected almost entirely from celluloid prints.”

THE LIVE GHOST TENT – QUARTERLY MEETING OF THE LAUREL AND HARDY SOCIETY at The Cinema Museum (15 JUN 15:00):

  • “The films we intend to show are DR PYCKLE & MR PRIDE (1925), short directed by Scott Pembroke and Joe Rock; BERTH MARKS (1929), short directed by Lewis R. Foster; THE MUSIC BOX (1932), short directed by James Parrott; and WAY OUT WEST (1937), directed by James W. Horne. A celebration of Stan Laurel, who was born on the 16th June 1890.”

Midnight Excess #3: The Lonely Island Double Bill: HOT ROD d. Akiva Schaffer, 2007 + POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING d. Akiva Schaffer & Jorma Taccone, 2016 at Rio Cinema (15 JUN 23:00):

  • SUPAKINO x Amos Levin present: “The Lonely Island have left an indelible mark in contemporary pop culture, music, cinema, and the American psyche. With 2 feature films, 3 albums plus a whole bunch of viral videos under their belt, Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg & Jorma Taccone have redefined modern comedy. Loyal fans and curious newcomers alike are invited to celebrate two surreal, weirdly touching, and hilarious cinematic achievements. As usual, there will be clips, music, discussion and giveaways!”

US d. Jordan Peele, 2019 + Discussion with Tony Warner & Dr Michelle Asantewa at BFI Southbank (15 JUN 14:00):

  • “From the acclaimed director of GET OUT comes another slice of horror-noir. Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong’o) returns with her family to the beachfront home where she grew up. Haunted by a past trauma, she grows increasingly concerned that something bad is going to happen – and her fear soon becomes a reality. After the screening, Tony Warner will lead a discussion exploring the history and representation of African Americans in the horror genre.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • AMAZING GRACE d. Allan Elliott & Sydney Pollack, 2018 at DocHouse (15 JUN 16:00).
  • AMAZING GRACE d. Allan Elliott & Sydney Pollack, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (15 JUN 20:20).
  • Barbican Archive Mixtape archive film programme at Barbican (15 JUN 14:00).
  • BEATS d. Brian Welsh, 2019 at Regent Street Cinema (15 JUN 14:00, 16:15, 18:30 & 20:40).
  • BLACKkKLANSMAN d. Spike Lee, 2018 presented by Talkies Community Cinema at Waterhouse Hall Theatre (15 JUN 19:30).
  • DIAMANTINO d. Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt 2018 at Deptford Cinema (15 JUN 15:30).
  • DIEGO MARADONA d. Asif Kapadia, 2019 + Q&A with the director at Curzon Soho (15 JUN 17:30).
  • DIEGO MARADONA d. Asif Kapadia, 2019 + Q&A with the director at Everyman Muswell Hill (15 JUN 18:40).
  • DIRTY GOD d. Sacha Polak, 2019 at ICA (15 JUN 12:20).
  • Double Bill: BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW + MANDY d. Panos Cosmatos, 2010 + 2018 at The Prince Charles (15 JUN 21:35).
  • Double Bill: CALL ME BY YOUR NAME & STOP MAKING SENSE d. Luca Guadagnino & Jonathan Demme, 2017 + 1984 at The Prince Charles (15 JUN 20:50).
  • Double Bill: MAMMA MIA! d. Phyllida Lloyd, 2008 + Greek Supper + MAMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN d. Ol Parker, 2018 presented by Pitshanger Pictures at St Barnabas Millennium Halls (15 JUN 18:30).
  • Exploding Cinema short film programme at The Horse Hospital (15 JUN 19:00).
  • HALSTON d. Frédéric Tcheng, 2019 at ICA (15 JUN 14:25).
  • MOSCOW ELEGIA d. Alexander Sokurov, 1988 presented by ARCC Russian Film Studies at Sands Films Cinema (15 JUN 18:00).
  • PROPHECY d. Charlie Paul, 2019 + Q&A with the director & producer Lucy Paul at ICA (15 JUN 16:00).
  • RUDEBOY: THE STORY OF TROJAN RECORDS d. Nicolas Jack Davies, 2018 at Bernie Grant Arts Centre (15 JUN 19:00).
  • TOO LATE TO DIE YOUNG d. Dominga Sotomayor Castillo, 2018 at ICA (15 JUN 16:45).

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MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: A CITY OF SADNESS part of TAIPEI STORIES at Close-Up (15 JUN).
Films in London today: A CITY OF SADNESS part of TAIPEI STORIES at Close-Up (15 JUN).

00S ACTION at House Of Vans (06 to 30 JUN – FREE!/No booking required):

A NIGHT IN BERLIN at Deptford Cinema (15 to 16 JUN):

BEYOND YOUR WILDEST DREAMS: WEIMAR CINEMA 1919-1933 at BFI Southbank (MAY to JUN):

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: PAULINE KAEL at BFI Southbank (MAY):

THE FILMS OF ANDREI TARKOVSKY at The Prince Charles (until 03 NOV):

  • SOLARIS d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972 (15 JUN 15:00).

MARTIN SCORSESE SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (until 18 JUL):

MOVIES ON THE RIVER departing from Tower Millennium Pier (until 03 AUG):

  • ROMEO + JULIET d. Baz Luhrmann, 1996 from Tower Millennium Pier (15 JUN 20:00).

THE ORIGINAL SIN OF CLAIRE DENIS at BFI Southbank (JUN):

PLAYING THE BITCH at BFI Southbank (JUN):

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB various roofs (until 31 JUL):

TAIPEI STORIES at Close-Up (01 to 30 JUN):

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MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: EDGE OF THE KNIFE, part of Fragments Festival at Genesis Cinema (15 JUN).
Films in London today: EDGE OF THE KNIFE, part of Fragments Festival at Genesis Cinema (15 JUN).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: A SEASON IN FRANCE at Ciné Lumière (14 to 20 JUN).
Films in London today: A SEASON IN FRANCE at Ciné Lumière (14 to 20 JUN).

A SEASON IN FRANCE d. Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, 2017 at Ciné Lumière (15 JUN 16:00):

  • “Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s soul-searching film focuses on the plight of undocumented asylum seekers desperately trying to find sanctuary in Europe. A refugee from the Central African Republic, Abbas (Eriq Ebouaney) lives in France with his two young children. Traumatised by the loss of his wife during their flight, he finds solace with Carole (Sandrine Bonnaire).”

BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW d. Panos Cosmatos, 2010 at The Prince Charles (15 JUN):

FREEDOM FIELDS d. Naziha Arebi, 2018 at The Castle Cinema (15 JUN 14:30 & 21:00):

  • “A group of women in post-revolution Libya dream of making it to an international football tournament. Their all-female football team is met with disapproval and endless obstacles thrown from the Libyan football federation.”

WE THE ANIMALS d. Jeremiah Zagar, 2018 at Rio Cinema (15 JUN 16:45 & 19:00):

  • “Adapted from Justin Torres’ best-selling novel, WE THE ANIMALS is a viscerally bold coming-of-age story of three brothers growing up in the wilds of upstate New York in the midst of their young parents’ volatile marriage.”

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


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