SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 25.11.18

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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: THE COHENS AND THE KELLYS + LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT by Dermot Dunne & Nick Roth at Barbican (25 NOV 15:30): “The first of a series of eight comedies featuring the Cohens and Kellys – two quarrelling families that can’t get away from each other.”


New at RADIANT CIRCUS: In our continuing series of interviews with London’s independent curators, Anna de Guia-Eriksson talks Filikino, a programme of classic and contemporary Philippine cinema, the Philippine film industry and recent audience responses to ALIPATO by Khavn De La Cruz at Genesis Cinema. Read our interview HERE, then book for the next film in the series, TODO TODO TEROS at Genesis Cinema (05 DEC 18:30).


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: SOLESEEKERS at Stratford Picturehouse (25 NOV).
Films in London today: SOLESEEKERS at Stratford Picturehouse (25 NOV).

THE COHENS AND THE KELLYS + LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT by Dermot Dunne & Nick Roth at Barbican (25 NOV 15:30):

  • The first of a series of eight comedies featuring the Cohens and Kellys – two quarrelling families that can’t get away from each other.

SOLESEEKERS + Q&A director Emil Socialize at Stratford Picturehouse (25 NOV 18:00):

  • The UK’s first ever feature length documentary on UK trainer culture makes history as it stomps it’s way onto the big screen. Documenting the rise of collectors, inspectors and respecters of trainers, affectionately known as “sneaker heads”.

STILL MARCHING: CARVE HER NAME WITH PRIDE + Q&A with historian Clare Mulley at ArtHouse Crouch End (25 NOV 18:45):

  • The story of the real life Anglo-French war widow and mother Violette Szabo, who became a secret agent in occupied France during the Second World War. This powerful film drama chronicles the sacrifices and challenges faced as Violette undergoes intensive training, followed by missions with the French Resistance and the horror of a concentration camp.

SUPER NOVEMBER + STAND-UP/Q&A with director Douglas King & writer/star Josie Long at The Prince Charles Cinema (25 NOV 20:45):

  • Josie Long stars in the mumblecore comedy meets socio-political drama as a romance obsessed librarian in Glasgow. In the midst of an exciting new relationship she almost forgets about the mounting political turmoil and potential right wing coup.

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: LOS CRONOCRÍMENES at Deptford Cinema (25 NOV).
Films in London today: LOS CRONOCRÍMENES at Deptford Cinema (25 NOV).

70mm PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

ANIMATION 2018 at BFI Southbank (2018):

CLOSE-UP ON INGMAR BERGMAN at Close-Up (02 NOV to 30 DEC):

CLOSE UP: SEBASTIÁN LELIO at BFI Southbank (OCT to NOV):

COMEDY GENIUS at BFI Southbank (OCT 2018 to JAN 2019):

KICK-ASS 80S COMEDIES at House of Vans (09 NOV to 02 DEC – Free! / No booking required):

SCI-FI SUNDAYS at Deptford Cinema (28 OCT 2018 to 24 FEB 2019):

STUDIO GHIBLI FOREVER at The Prince Charles (until 06 JAN 2019):

WANG BING: TRACES at Tate Modern (23 to 25 NOV):

WORLD WAR ONE: REGENERATIONS II at BFI Southbank (NOV):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: HALF THE PICTURE at Rich Mix, part of Underwire (25 NOV).
Films in London today: HALF THE PICTURE at Rich Mix, part of Underwire Film Festival (25 NOV).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: SHOPLIFTERS at Ciné Lumière (23 NOV to 03 JAN).
Films in London today: SHOPLIFTERS at Ciné Lumière (23 NOV to 03 JAN).

NAE PASARAN! at ArtHouse (25 NOV 16:40):

  • Felipe Bustos Sierra’s feature charts the incredible true story of the Scots who managed to ground half of Chile’s Air Force, from the other side of the world, in the longest single act of solidarity against Pinochet’s brutal dictatorship.

ORIONE at ICA (25 NOV 17:45):

  • Alejandro ‘Ale’ Robles was a gang member betrayed by a friend and killed by police. Through a series of engaging and sometimes uneasily juxtaposed fragments, director Toia Bonino evokes different aspects of his life.

POSTCARDS FROM LONDON at ICA (25 NOV 15:55):

  • Newly arrived in London from Essex, Jim is broke, jobless and calling an intricately made cardboard box home when he catches the eye of four male escorts who specialise in erudite post-coital conversation.

SHOPLIFTERS at Ciné Lumière (25 NOV 20:10):

  • Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes 2018, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s (NOBODY KNOWS) latest film SHOPLIFTERS is a profoundly moving drama about a poverty-stricken family petty thieving to make ends meet, when they come across a shivering little girl foraging for scraps in the cold winter night.

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


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