SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 23.01.19

RADIANT CIRCUS is your handcrafted guide to London’s DIY, indie & alternative movie nights, film events & gallery screenings. Our DAILY UPDATE helps you find great films in London today*.

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: 

PERMANENT GREEN LIGHT + INTRO by directors Dennis Cooper & Zac Farley at ICA (23 JAN 18:30):

  • Artists’ Film Club presents: Roman, a French teenager isn’t interested in sports or drugs, girls or boys. He’s neither nihilistic, religious, or depressive, but what Roman wants is to explode, and his only interest is in ensuring the act’s spectacular effect.

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FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: THE LIBRARY MUSIC FILM at Regent Street Cinema (23 JAN).
Films in London today: THE LIBRARY MUSIC FILM at Regent Street Cinema (23 JAN).

THE LIBRARY MUSIC FILM + Q&A at Regent Street Cinema (23 JAN 19:30):

  • Heavenly Films presents: Some of the best music ever written was never made available to the public. THE LIBRARY MUSIC FILM is a brand new, definitive feature length documentary. The first to tell the story of the mysterious, cult and collectable world of yes, you guessed it, Library Music.

STILL THE ENEMY WIHTIN + Q&A at The Cinema Museum (23 JAN 19:30):

  • In 1984, Margaret Thatcher called striking miners “the enemy within”. This award winning documentary tells the story of the year long strike in the miners’ own words.

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London this week: CARAVAGGIO at The Prince Charles (23 JAN).
Films in London today: CARAVAGGIO at The Prince Charles (23 JAN).

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):

CHINESE NEW YEAR at BFI Southbank (21 to 31 JAN):

DEREK JARMAN SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (23 JAN to 16 APR):

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

KIM LONGINOTTO: VIXEN FILMS RETROSPECTIVE at Deptford Cinema (17 to 26 JAN):

LAUREL AND HARDY at BFI Southbank (JAN):

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


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

We don’t think there are any film festivals in London today…


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London this week: HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING at ICA (18 to 24 JAN).
Films in London this week: HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING at ICA (18 to 24 JAN).

HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING  at ICA (23 JAN 16:10 & 20:45):

  • “Dazzling and sun-drenched, HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING is an innovative, impressionistic portrait of contemporary life in Hale County, Alabama.”
  • Read our RADIANT CIRCUS writeup HERE.

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS at ArtHouse (23 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 (23 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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*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 try to only list events you can book for at the time of posting: however, 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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