SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 25.09.18

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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: We love a double… Angela Schanelec: PASSING SUMMER aka Mein Langsames Leben & Edward Yang: THE TERRORIZERS aka Kong Bu Fen Zi (25 SEP 18:45) concludes ALWAYS SOMEWHERE ELSE – THE CINEMA OF ANGELA SCHANELEC IN DIALOGUE at Goethe-Institut (13 to 25 SEP): “THE TERRORIZERS (featured image): The experience of a city as worn-out emotion: in the mid-1980s, Edward Yang, trailblazer of the New Taiwanese Cinema, is at the peak of his craft.” – The Goethe-Institut.


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: HOTEL GAGARIN at Regent Street Cinema (25 SEP).
Films in London today: HOTEL GAGARIN at Regent Street Cinema (25 SEP).

HOTEL GAGARIN + Q&A with executive producer Valeria Licurgo at Regent Street Cinema (25 SEP 19:30):

  • CinemaItaliaUK presents: A lovely comedy with a message about the cinema as a factory of dreams featuring Claudio Amendola, Luca Argentero and Giuseppe Battiston. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with executive producer Valeria Licurgo and some nibbles.

NUREYEV + Q&A with directors Jacqui Morris & David Morris at Curzon Mayfair (25 SEP 18:15):

  • Rudolf Nureyev is regarded as the Lord of the Dance – the greatest male dancer the ballet world has ever known. His artistry was beyond reproach and he was adored by fans and peers alike. This documentary draws together interviews with those who knew and loved Nureyev, archive footage and recently filmed danced pieces.

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: AVA & GABRIEL at BFI (25 SEP).
Films in London today: AVA & GABRIEL at BFI (25 SEP).

AGNÈS VARDA: GLEANING TRUTHS various venues (AUG to SEP):

  • The David Lean: VAGABOND (25 SEP 19:30).

ALWAYS SOMEWHERE ELSE – THE CINEMA OF ANGELA SCHANELEC IN DIALOGUE at Goethe-Institut (13 to 25 SEP):

BLACK AND BANNED at BFI Southbank (SEP TO OCT):

HARRY DEAN STANTON FOCUS at BFI Southbank (SEP to OCT):

VARDA BY AGNÈS at Ciné Lumière (until 30 SEP):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: VAGABOND at The David Lean, part of Scalarama (25 SEP).
Films in London today: VAGABOND at The David Lean, part of Scalarama (25 SEP).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: CLIMAX at Genesis Cinema.
Films in London today: CLIMAX at Genesis Cinema.

CLIMAX at Genesis Cinema (25 SEP 15:45):

  • Following a successful and visually dazzling rehearsal, a dance troupe celebrates with a party. But when it becomes apparent that someone has spiked the Sangria, the dancers soon begin to turn on each other in an orgiastic frenzy.

MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. at ArtHouse Crouch End (25 SEP 13:00, 15:30, 18:00 & 20:25):

  • Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award-winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star.
  • Also at DocHouse (21 to 27 SEP).

FACES PLACES at Ciné Lumière (25 SEP 20:40):

  • What connects Agnès Varda, living legend of cinema and feminism, to JR, young photographer who stood out of the crowd with his open-air galleries? A common passion for images, and more particularly, the places where they are showed, shared, exposed.

More films in London this week (A – Z): BLACKkKLANSMAN at Barbican (21 to 26 SEP). COLD WAR at The Castle (21 to 26 SEP). GENERATION WEALTH at The Montpelier (16 to 26 SEP). THE GODFATHER at BFI (21 to 08 OCT). HEATHERS at Prince Charles (22 to 27 SEP). LET THE SUNSHINE IN at Whirled Cinema (24 to 30 SEP). THE LITTLE STRANGER at Barbican (21 to 27 SEP). LUCKY at ArtHouse (21 to 27 SEP). THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST at Prince Charles (21 to 27 SEP). PUZZLE at Watermans (21 to 27 SEP). QUINCY at ICA (21 to 27 SEP). REINVENTING MARVIN at Ciné Lumière (14 to 27 SEP). THE RIDER at Institute Of Light (21 to 27 SEP). WAJIB at ICA (21 to 27 SEP).


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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 check box office each morning for films in London today and try to only list events you can book for at the time of posting: 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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