SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 26.11.18

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: Lexi Film School presents THE WATERMELON WOMAN + INTRO by Grace Barber-Plentie at The Lexi Cinema (26 NOV 18:30): “The first film directed by a gay black woman, this funny, frank and incisive indie explores black women’s roles in cinema through the story of Cheryl, a video store worker who decides to make her own movie.” – The Lexi.


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: WORLDS OF URSULA K. LE GUIN at DocHouse (26 NOV).
Films in London today: WORLDS OF URSULA K. LE GUIN at DocHouse (26 NOV).

THE WATERMELON WOMAN + INTRO by Grace Barber-Plentie at The Lexi (26 NOV 18:30):

  • Lexi Film School presents: The first film directed by a gay black woman, this funny, frank and incisive indie explores black women’s roles in cinema through the story of Cheryl, a video store worker who decides to make her own movie.

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT at Close-Up (26 NOV).
Films in London today: SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT at Close-Up (26 NOV).

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

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

Sight & Sound presents FANTASTIQUE: THE DREAM WORLDS OF FRENCH CINEMA at BFI Southbank (OCT to NOV):

WE LOVE JOHN HUGHES at The Prince Charles (22 to 26 NOV):

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


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: ELEPHANTS CAN PLAY FOOTBALL at Regent Street Cinema, part of Russian Film Week (26 NOV).
Films in London today: ELEPHANTS CAN PLAY FOOTBALL at Regent Street Cinema, part of Russian Film Week (26 NOV).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: THE JUDGE at DocHouse (26 NOV).
Films in London today: THE JUDGE at DocHouse (26 NOV).

BACK TO BERLIN at JW3 (26 NOV 18:00):

  • In the summer of 2015 nine Israeli and two Diaspora Jewish bikers embarked on an epic journey from Israel to Berlin, where the first ever Maccabiah games were to be held.

THE JUDGE at DocHouse (26 NOV 18:40).

  • Confronting institutionalised sexism within an established, traditional court of law is no easy task – especially in the Middle East. However the remarkably courageous, undeniably talented Judge Kholoud did it anyway – becoming the first woman judge to be appointed to the Shari’a law courts in Palestine.

SHOPLIFTERS at Ciné Lumière (26 NOV 18:15):

  • 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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