SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 19.01.19

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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: 

Horace Ové double-bill: BALDWIN’S NIGGER + INTRO by visual artist Zak Ové + THE BLACK SAFARI + Q&A at BFI Southbank (19 JAN 14:00):

  • African Odysseys presents: British filmmaker, writer and artist Horace Ové is celebrated in this special double-bill.

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FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING at ICA (19 JAN).
Films in London today: HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING at ICA (19 JAN).

Creepy Creatures: SQUIRM + THE NEST at the King & Queen (19 JAN 17:30):

  • World Wide Weird! presents: “A double bill of grotesque creature feature horror, not for the squeamish or faint-hearted!” £2 from each ticket sale will be donated to Macmillan Cancer Nurses.

French Impressions: THE WORKSHOP + TALK at Watermans (19 JAN 13:00).

  • From Laurent Cantet, writer-director of Palme d’Or-winner THE CLASS, and writer Robin Campillo (120 BPM) comes a riveting contemporary drama that blends social commentary with a complex study of the modern world.

HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING + DISCUSSION with director RaMell Ross at ICA (19 JAN 20:45):

  • Dazzling and sun-drenched, HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING is an innovative, impressionistic portrait of contemporary life in Hale County, Alabama.
  • Enjoys a grind show run at the same venue (18 to 24 JAN).
  • Read our RADIANT CIRCUS writeup HERE.

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: INSPECTOR PALMU’S ERROR at Close-Up (19 JAN).
Films in London today: INSPECTOR PALMU’S ERROR at Close-Up (19 JAN).

70mm PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

AKIRA KUROSAWA: SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (05 JAN to 13 APR):

BEST OF 2018 at Ciné Lumière (03 to 26 JAN):

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT at BFI Southbank (03 to 31 JAN):

DRIFTING SHADOWS: MASTERPIECES OF FINNISH CINEMA at Close-Up (18 to 30 JAN):

THE GOLDEN AGE OF ALEXANDER KORDA: BRITAIN’S MOVIE MOGUL at BFI Southbank (JAN):

INGMAR BERGMAN FOCUS at BFI Southbank (JAN):

JOHN CARPENTER RETROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (until 31 JUL):

LAUREL AND HARDY at BFI Southbank (JAN):

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI: CONFRONTING THE MODERN WORLD WITH STYLE at BFI Southbank (JAN to FEB):

WALT DISNEY SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (05 JAN to 23 MAR):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London this week: GURDEEP SINGH BAINS by Beverly Shaffer in TURBANS THROUGH TIME at Regent Street Cinema, part of LSFF 2019 (19 JAN).
Films in London today: GURDEEP SINGH BAINS by Beverly Shaffer in TURBANS THROUGH TIME at Regent Street Cinema, part of LSFF 2019 (19 JAN).

Film festivals in London today include:

Have you booked for the 16th London Short Film Festival (11 to 20 JAN 2019) yet? Use our handy guide to find the best of the rest of the fest #LSFF2019 > HERE.


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London this week: MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS at ArtHouse (18 to 24 JAN).
Films in London this week: MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS at ArtHouse (18 to 24 JAN).

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS at ArtHouse (19 JAN 12:30, 15:15, 18:00 & 20:45):

  • Explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart (Saoirse Ronan). Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie).

THE RAFT at Rio Cinema (19 JAN 18:15):

  • In 1973, five men and six women drifted across the Atlantic on a raft as part of a scientific experiment studying the sociology of violence, aggression and sexual attraction in human behavior.

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


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