SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 22.04.19

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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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Celebrating The Hal Roach Studios + LIVE ORGAN SCORE at Regent Street Cinema (22 APR 19:30):

  • “A programme of 4 films from one of the most prolific producers of short comedy films: MIGHTY LIKE A MOOSE, 1926; CALL OF THE CUCKOOS, 1927; NEVER WEAKEN, 1921; and TWO TARS, 1928. Live soundtrack performed on our 1936 Compton cinema organ by Donald MacKenzie.”

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FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: STYX at Picturehouse Central (22 APR).
Films in London today: STYX at Picturehouse Central (22 APR).

STYX d. Wolfgang Fischer, 2018 + Q&A with the director & writer Ika Künzel at Picturehouse Central (22 APR 18:30):

  • Birds’ Eye View #ReclaimTheFrame presents: “STYX is the seventh film in Birds’ Eye View’s ‘Reclaim The Frame’ project, backed by the British Film Institute; a mission to bring ever-greater audiences to films by women to build a more balanced film future and offer cinema fans wider perspectives of the world.”

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: AFTER LIFE, part of OF FLESH & BLOOD at BFI (22 APR).
Films in London today: AFTER LIFE, part of OF FLESH & BLOOD at BFI (22 APR).

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

KUBRICK at BFI Southbank (APR to MAY):

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

  • AFTER LIFE d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 1998 (22 APR 14:30).


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: SHONGRAM at Rich Mix (20 to 24 APR).
Films in London this week: SHONGRAM at Rich Mix (20 to 24 APR).

DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE d. S. Craig Zahler, 2018 at Rio Cinema (22 APR 14:00 & 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 (22 APR 15:45 Relaxed &  21:00):

  • “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 (22 APR 20:30):

  • “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 (22 APR 15:30):

  • “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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