SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 18.10.18

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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: Kennington Bioscope presents DAWSON CITY: FROZEN TIME 35mm + filmmaker Bill Morrison In Conversation with Kevin Brownlow at The Cinema Museum (18 OCT 19:00 – Sold Out!): “You don’t just watch DAWSON CITY. You step into it and draw back a magical curtain on the past, entering a world of buried memory that’s the precursor to our own.” – Owen Gleiberman, Variety.


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: JOY DIVISION at Regent Street Cinema (18 OCT).
Films in London today: JOY DIVISION at Regent Street Cinema (18 OCT).

THE CLASH: WESTWAY TO THE WORLD + Q&A with director Don Letts at Genesis Cinema (18 OCT 20:30):

  • Matters Of Vinyl Importance presents: A special screening of the Grammy Award winning documentary which allows The Clash to tell their story in their own words.

JOY DIVISION + Q&A with Jon Savage at Regent Street Cinema (18 OCT 19:30):

  • Heavenly Films presents: Grant Gee’s definitive 2007 doc about the Manchester band. Written by Jon Savage and featuring candid interviews with Bernard Sumner, Tony Wilson, Peter Hook and Stephen Morris, it captures perfectly the era and the city that gave birth to one of the UK’s most important post punk groups.

PILI + Q&A with director Leanne Welham & producer Sophie Harmanat ArtHouse Crouch End (18 OCT 20:00):

  • Pili lives in rural Tanzania, working the fields for less than $1 a day to feed her two children and struggling to manage her HIV-positive status in secret. When she is offered the chance to rent a sought-after market-stall, Pili is desperate to have it.
  • PILI enjoys a grind show run at the same venue (12 to 18 OCT).

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: NIGHT OF THE SHOOTING STARS at Close-Up (18 OCT).
Films in London today: NIGHT OF THE SHOOTING STARS at Close-Up (18 OCT).

A SPIKE LEE MIXTAPE at Deptford Cinema (11 to 26 OCT):

CLOSE-UP ON THE TAVIANI BROTHERS at Close-Up (05 to 22 OCT):

GNARLY MOVIE NIGHTS at House of Vans (11 to 28 OCT – Free! / No booking required):

HORROROCTOBER at Prince Charles (OCT):

  • MANDY (18 OCT 13:00 & 15:45).

#WOMENINFILM2018 at Genesis Cinema (ongoing):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: MAY THE DEVIL TAKE YOU at ICA, part of London Film Festival (18 OCT).
Films in London today: MAY THE DEVIL TAKE YOU at ICA, part of London Film Festival (18 OCT).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: PILI at ArtHouse Crouch End (18 OCT).
Films in London today: PILI at ArtHouse Crouch End (18 OCT).

GUN NO. 6 at DocHouse (18 OCT 18:30):

  • This investigative doc tracks the journey of Gun No. 6: Britain’s most wanted firearm. For over a decade during the early-2000s, when shootings in Britain were at their highest, Gun No. 6 changed hands to be used in 11 cases and 3 murders.

MANDY at The Prince Charles (18 OCT 13:00 & 15:45):

  • Somewhere in the primal wilderness near the Shadow Mountains in the year 1983, Red Miller has fallen deeply for the beguiling Mandy Bloom. But the life he has made for himself comes suddenly and horrifyingly crashing down when a vile band of ravaging idolaters and supernatural creatures penetrate his idyllic paradise with vicious fury.
  • Part of HORROROCTOBER (see seasons for listings).

PILI at ArtHouse Crouch End (18 OCT 20:00 + Q&A tonight!):

  • Pili lives in rural Tanzania, working the fields for less than $1 a day to feed her two children and struggling to manage her HIV-positive status in secret. When she is offered the chance to rent a sought-after market-stall, Pili is desperate to have it.

More films in London this week (A – Z): ANCHOR AND HOPE at Watermans (12 to 18 OCT). BLACK ’47 at Watermans (12 to 18 OCT). COLUMBUS at ArtHouse Crouch End (12 to 18 OCT). THE ENDLESS at Whirled Cinema (15 to 21 OCT). FILMWORKER at The Montpelier (14 OCT to 24 OCT). THE JEWISH UNDERGROUND at DocHouse (12 to 18 OCT). KUSMAMA – INFINITY at DocHouse (12 to 18 OCT). THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST at The Prince Charles (15 to 18 OCT). SINK at Peckhamplex (12 to 17 OCT).


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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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