SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 21.04.19

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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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FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: MOANA at Picturehouse Hackney (21 APR).
Films in London today: MOANA at Picturehouse Hackney (21 APR).

MOANA d. Ron Clements & John Musker, 2016 + DISCUSSION at Picturehouse Hackney (21 APR 10:45):

  • Dope Black Dads present: “Why are there so few positive and constructive conversations around black fathers? A group of black dads based in London have come together to address this and provide a progressive discussion around the male parenting experience, discussing the highs and lows of what it means to be a black father in today’s society. “

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: CHASE THE DEVIL, part of THE NASHVILLE SESSIONS at ArtHouse Crouch End (21 APR).
Films in London today: CHASE THE DEVIL, part of THE NASHVILLE SESSIONS at ArtHouse Crouch End (21 APR).

ALL NIGHT / DAY / MINI MOVIE MARATHONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

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

CLOSE-UP ON ANDREI TARKOVSKY at Close-Up (until 21 APR):

  • VOYAGE IN TIME d. Tonino Guerra & Andrei Tarkovsky, 1983 + ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF ANDREI ARSENEVICH d. Chris Marker, 1999 (21 APR 17:00).
  • THE SACRIFICE d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1986 (21 APR 19:30).

KUBRICK at BFI Southbank (APR to MAY):

THE NASHVILLE SESSIONS at ArtHouse Crouch End (12 to 21 APR):

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

SECRETS, MYSTERY, ABSURDITY: THE WORLD OF DAVID LYNCH at Genesis Cinema (02 to 25 APR):

  • ERASERHEAD d. David Lynch, 1977 + LIVE SCORE by Grok (21 APR 20:15).

STUDIO GHIBLI FOREVER at The Prince Charles (until 21 APR):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

We don’t think there are any film festivals in London today, but we’ve been wrong before! Let us know…


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London this week: GRETA at Phoenix Cinema (19 to 25 APR).
Films in London this week: GRETA at Phoenix Cinema (19 to 25 APR).

DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE d. S. Craig Zahler, 2018 at Rio Cinema (21 APR 14:10 & 20:15):

  • “Definitely the movie title of the year but perhaps also one of its most controversial, writer-director-composer S. Craig Zahler’s DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE appropriately cements his standing as one of the great contemporary movie genre blenders as he follows the breathless intensity of BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99 with an equally gritty and gripping thriller.”

GRETA d. Neil Jordan, 2018 at Phoenix Cinema (21 APR 12:30 & 17:45):

  • “Frances (Chloe Grace Moretz), a sweet, naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, doesn’t think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is Greta (Isabelle Huppert), an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness.”

THE MIRACLE OF THE LITTLE PRINCE d. Marjoleine Boonstra, 2018 at DocHouse (21 APR 18:00):

  • “Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s celebrated philosophical children’s book The Little Prince, is one of the world’s most widely translated literary works and has been translated into more than 300 languages. THE MIRACLE OF THE LITTLE PRINCE connects the vast distances between translators working to save some of the world’s most oppressed and diminishing languages.”

SHONGRAM d. Munsur Ali, 2014 at Rich Mix (21 APR 17:30):

  • “A young Karim and Asha fall in love in the most testing of times. A complicated relationship, between a Muslim boy and a Hindu girl, Karim is forced to go underground and join a small band of freedom fighters. He must play his role for the cause before he can finally search for the love of his life.”

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

  • 3 FACES d. Jafar Panahi, 2018 at ICA (until 25 APR). A CLOCKWORK ORANGE d. Stanley Kubrick, 1971 at ICA (19 to 25 APR). BORDER d. Ali Abassi, 2018 at ICA (until 25 APR). COLLISIONS d. Lynette Wallworth at Barbican (until 20 APR – daily VR viewing times – limited numbers). THE GOONIES d. Richard Donner, 1985 at The Prince Charles (19 to 25 APR). HAPPY AS LAZZARO d. Alice Rohrwacher, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (until 24 APR). HOLY LANDS d. Amanda Sthers, 2018 at Watermans (19 to 25 APR). LORO d. Paolo Sorrentino, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (19 to 25 APR). THE MAN WHO STOLE BANKSY d. Marco Proserpio, 2018 at DocHouse (19 to 25 APR). MID90S d. Jonah Hill, 2018 at Moving Pictures (19 to 25 APR). OUT OF BLUE d. Carol Morley, 2018 at Watermans (19 to 25 APR). SHOPLIFTERS d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2018 at ICA (20 to 25 APR). THE SISTERS BROTHERS d. Jacques Audiard, 2018 at The Lexi (19 APR to 02 MAY). US d. Jordan Peele, 2019 at The Prince Charles (19 to 25 APR). THE WILD PEAR TREE d. Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (22 to 28 APR). WILD ROSE d. Tom Harper, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (until 25 APR). YULI: THE CARLOS ACOSTA STORY at Rio Cinema (until 25 APR).

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