Films in London today: The Liberated Film Club at Close-Up (25 MAR).

SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 25.03.19

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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).


The Liberated Film Club III + Sean Price Williams at Close-Up (25 MAR 20:15):

  • “Because you’re sick of knowing exactly what you’re going to get and you’re sick when you get it.” The Liberated Film Club continues its monthly fixture, featuring a special guest introducing an unknown short and feature. New York-based cinematographer Sean Price Williams is our special guest for the third instalment.”


Temple Cinema: HEREDITARY (28 MAR).
NOW BOOKING: HEREDITARY projects at the Temple Cinema (28 MAR).



Films in London today: TIGERS at Frontline Club (25 MAR).
Films in London today: TIGERS at Frontline Club (25 MAR).

CHILDREN OF THE SNOW LAND d. Zara Balfour & Marcus Stephenson + Q&A the directors with Tsering Deki Lama, Nima Gurung & Jeewan Mahatara at Curzon Wimbledon (25 MAR 18:30).

  • “The story of a group of children born in the High Himalayas of Nepal – a remote area where life is extremely tough. From just four years old, some children are sent by their parents to school in the capital city, Kathmandu, in the hope that education will give them a better chance in life. Upon graduation, aged 16, the children are make the trek home: an arduous journey across mountains that takes them to the highest inhabited place on the planet.”

TIGERS d. Danis Tanovic, 2014 + PANEL at Frontline Club (25 MAR 19:00):

  • “From Oscar-winning director, Danis Tanovic (NO MAN’S LAND), comes a true story 12 years in the making. A Pakistani salesman, employed by Nestlé, one of the world’s largest corporations, learns that his promotion of baby formula to doctors is causing babies to die. He risks everything to make it stop, taking on the industry with the help of Cambridge-based Baby Milk Action IBFAN UK.”

More films in London today (A – Z):


Films in London today: RAGING BULL at The Prince Charles (25 MAR).
Films in London today: RAGING BULL at The Prince Charles (25 MAR).

AND THE NOMINEES ARE… OSCARS 2019 at The Prince Charles (until 04 MAY):

  • FREE SOLO d. Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, 2018 (25 MAR 13:10).



Films in London today: WHEN PIGS FLY (25 MAR).
Films in London today: WHEN PIGS FLY at Soundscreen Festival (25 MAR).

Film festivals in London today include:


Films in London today: SCOTTY AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD at DocHouse (22 to 28 MAR).
Films in London today: SCOTTY AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD at DocHouse (22 to 28 MAR).

MINDING THE GAP d. Bing Liu, 2018 at The Prince Charles (25 MAR 15:45):

  • “Bing Liu’s Academy Award®-nominated documentary is a coming-of-age saga drawing on over 12 years of footage in his Rust Belt hometown hit hard by decades of recession. In his quest to understand why so many of his peers in the skateboarding community ran away from home when they were younger, Bing follows 23-year-old Zack as he becomes a father and 17-year-old Keire as he gets his first job.”

SCOTTY AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD d. Matt Tyrnauer, 2018 at DocHouse (25 MAR 16:20):

  • “Scotty Bowers was a busy man in his youth. Working at a gas station in Hollywood that brought him in close proximity with the stars, Bowers found he could offer other services that were more profitable and risqué. With a group of young handsome studs, Bowers offered gay hook-ups for Hollywood stars who had to put on a straight front post-production code moral panic of the 1930s.”

US d. Jordan Peele, 2019 at Rich Mix (25 MAR 18:00 & 20:45):

  • “Accompanied by her family, Adelaide Wilson returns to the beachfront home where she grew up as a child. Haunted by a traumatic experience from the past, Adelaide grows increasingly concerned that something bad is going to happen. Her worst fears soon become a reality when four masked strangers descend upon the house, forcing the Wilsons into a fight for survival.”

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

  • 30 (SHORT) + BELOVED DAYS d. Constantinos Patsalides, 2018 + 2015 at ArtHouse Crouch End (22 to 28 MAR). BENJAMIN d. Simon Amstell, 2018 at The Castle Cinema (22 to 28 MAR). BORDER d. Ali Abassi, 2018 at The Prince Charles (22 to 28 MAR). DRIVER d. Yehonatan Indursky, 2017 at JW3 (24 to 28 MAR). EVERYBODY KNOWS aka Todos lo Saben d. Asghar Farhadi, 2018 at The Castle Cinema (until 28 MAR). GIRL d. Lukas Dhont, 2018 at ICA (until 27 MAR). THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER d. Sara Colangelo, 2018 at Watermans (22 to 28 MAR). THE PONDS d. Patrick McLennan & Samuel Smith, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (until 28 MAR). RAY & LIZ d. Richard Billingham, 2018 at ICA (until 28 MAR). SAUVAGE d. Camille Vidal-Naquet, 2018 at ICA (until 28 MAR). SHOPLIFTERS d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2018 at ICA (until 28 MAR). SORRY ANGEL aka Plaire, aimer et courir vite d. Christophe Honoré, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (22 MAR to 04 APR). UNDER THE SILVER LAKE d. David Robert Mitchell, 2018 at Rio Cinema (until 28 MAR). THE WHITE CROW d. Ralph Fiennes, 2018 at Phoenix Cinema (22 to 28 MAR). WIDOWS d. Steve McQueen, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (25 to 31 MAR).

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