SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 18.07.18

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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: The Celluloid Sorceress presents FLAWLESS at The Cinema Museum (18 JUL 19:30): “As an exposition of queer culture it’s refreshingly honest and gently subversive; as mainstream entertainment it certainly makes a welcome change from the norm.” – BBC. Book now with our exclusive RADIANT CIRCUS discount code “flawless”.


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION at The Prince Charles (18 JUL).
Films in London today: THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION at The Prince Charles (18 JUL).

FLAWLESS at The Cinema Museum (18 JUL 19:30):

  • The Celluloid Sorceress’ retrospective of the films of Joel Schumacher continues with a digital presentation of one of the director’s most personal films. Robert De Niro stars as Walter Koontz, a ‘local hero’ cop living in a downtown New York apartment block. Across the courtyard lives Rusty (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a pre-op transwoman performing as a drag artist to raise the money for surgery.
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GENERATION WEALTH + PRE-RECORDED SCREENTALK with Lauren Greenfield at Barbican (18 JUL 18:30):

  • Lauren Greenfield’s postcard from the edge of the American Empire captures a portrait of a materialistic, image-obsessed culture.

KIPPS at The Cinema Museum (18 JUL 19:30):

  • Kennington Bioscope presents: KIPPS (1921), an adaptation of H.G. Wells’ bittersweet comedy of English social class and manners, the story of a draper’s assistant who has an opportunity to move up in the world. Things don’t always go according to plan…

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: MOUCHETTE at Close-Up (18 JUL).
Films in London today: MOUCHETTE at Close-Up (18 JUL).

AGNÈS VARDA: VISION OF AN ARTIST at BFI Southbank (JUN to JUL):

HITCHCOCK WEEK at Regent Street Cinema (13 to 18 JUL):

JACQUES RANCIÈRE: PHILOSOPHY & CINEMA at Close-Up (04 to 28 JUL):

PINTER ON SCREEN: POWER, SEX & POLITICS at BFI Southbank (JUL to AUG):

SATIRE AND MORALITY: THE CINEMA OF MARCO BELLOCCHIO at BFI Southbank and Ciné Lumière (until 31 JUL):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Festivals projecting today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: EX LIBRIS: THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY.
Films in London today: EX LIBRIS: THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY.

EX LIBRIS: THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY at ICA (18 JUL 14:30):

  • Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman (In Jackson Heights, National Gallery, At Berkeley) delves into the inner workings of the New York Public Library, one of the greatest public institutions in New York City with a rich and layered range of community services.

NAILA AND THE UPRISING at DocHouse (18 JUL 20:40):

  • Clandestine classrooms, sewing workshops disguised as political resurgent meetings, creches in political prisons; NAILA AND THE UPRISING is the story of the women who led a Palestinian uprising in the late 20th Century.

VERTIGO at BFI Southbank (18 JUL 14:30 & 20:15):

  • When San Francisco detective Scottie (Stewart), convalescing after a traumatic fall, is hired by an old friend to follow his wife Madeleine (Novak) on her trips around the city, he’s soon captivated by the woman’s enigmatic allure. Then the unthinkable happens…

More films in London this week (A – Z): THE BEATLES: YELLOW SUBMARINE at Phoenix Cinema (13 to 19 JUL). THE CIAMBRA at JW3 (15 to 18 JUL). KEEP THE CHANGE at JW3 (17 to 26 JUL). LEAN ON PETE at Whirled Cinema (16 to 22 JUL). MARIO at Picturehouse Central (13 to 19 JUL). MCQUEEN at DocHouse (14 to 19 JUL). PATH OF BLOOD at Rio Cinema (13 to 19 JUL). PIN CUSHION at The Institute Of Light (13 to 19 JUL). RACER & THE JAILBIRD at Ciné Lumière (13 to 25 JUL). RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA at ICA (13 to 19 JUL). STUDIO 54 at ICA (13 to 19 JUL). SUMMER 1993 at ArtHouse Crouch End (13 to 19 JUL). TIME TRIAL at DocHouse (13 to 19 JUL). WHITNEY at DocHouse (13 to 19 JUL).


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*THE SMALL PRINT: As accurate as we could make it. Apologies for any errors. Apologies if we have missed your event. Updates & corrections will be made to the online version. Event dates/times are subject to change by the venue/organiser. We check box office each morning for films in London today and try to only list events you can book for at the time of posting: some events may still be sold out. Please click quickly! We don’t filter by age/certification: all readers & subscribers should be 18+.

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