SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 27.06.18

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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 (regular runs).


Featured attraction: THE WITCHES’ SABBATH + INTRO by Adrian Wootton (27 JUN 20:30), part of SATIRE AND MORALITY: THE CINEMA OF MARCO BELLOCCHIO at Ciné Lumière (22 JUN to 31 JUL): “Continuing Bellocchio’s exploration of aesthetic form (including strong balletic dance and musical elements) and psychological drama content THE WITCHES’ SABBATH is challenging and unique cinema.” – Ciné Lumière.


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: IT'S NOT THE TIME OF MY LIFE at Barbican (27 JUN).
Films in London today: IT’S NOT THE TIME OF MY LIFE at Barbican (27 JUN).

IT’S NOT THE TIME OF MY LIFE + SCREENTALK with director Szabolcs Hajdu at Barbican (27 JUN 18:30):

  • New East Cinema presents: Drawing on the work of Cassavetes and Bergman, this Hungarian film follows two branches of one family, whose tensions and differences are exposed when they are forced to live together.

RED TREES + DISCUSSION at JW3 (27 JUN 18:30):

  • UKJF Film Club presents: London-based designer and filmmaker Marina Willer tells the story of her father, a member of one of the 12 Jewish families who survived the war in Prague. After the war, he immigrated to Brazil, where Marina was born, and became an architect.

STANLEY A MAN OF VARIETY + Q&A with Timothy Spall at Phoenix Cinema (27 JUN 18:30):

  • Stanley, a Man of Variety is about a middle aged man who enjoys watching classic British films and TV shows from the 1960/70s. He soon finds himself in prison for a crime that he believes he didn’t commit and after many years in solitary confinement he begins to talk to his comedy heroes from the past as each one tries to help him remember.

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: LITTLE VERA at Regent Street Cinema (27 JUN).
Films in London today: LITTLE VERA at Regent Street Cinema (27 JUN).

ANIMATION 2018: THE FEMALE PIONEERS at BFI Southbank (2018):

IDA LUPINO: ACTOR, DIRECTOR, WRITER, PRODUCER, STAR at BFI Southbank (JUN):

SATIRE AND MORALITY: THE CINEMA OF MARCO BELLOCCHIO at Ciné Lumière (22 JUN to 31 JUL):

TONY RICHARDSON: THE LONELINESS OF THE BRITISH NEW WAVE at Close-Up (02 to 30 JUN):

YOUTH ON THE MARCH! at Regent Street Cinema (until 27 JUN):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY at Picturehouse Central (27 JUN).
Films in London today: WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY at Picturehouse Central (27 JUN).

London Indian Film Festival (21 to 29 JUN):

Queer Asia Film Festival (24 to 29 JUN):


GRIND SHOWS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: BOOM FOR REAL at Barbican.
Films in London today: BOOM FOR REAL at Barbican.

ARCADIA at BFI Southbank (27 JUN 14:30 & 20:50):

  • A compelling folk horror/archive film with a score by members of Portishead and Goldfrapp.

BOOM FOR REAL at Barbican (27 JUN 20:45):

  • Sara Driver’s exploration of the pre-fame years of the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, offers a window into his life and the City of New York from 1978-81.

THE MILK SYSTEM at DocHouse (27 JUN 16:30):

  • The entrepreneurship of the European farmer and their limited economic rights are the driving forces behind this new doc that delves deep into the dairy industry, which has become a global issue on a large scale.

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

120 BPM at Whirled Cinema (25 Jun to 01 JUL). THE BOY DOWNSTAIRS at JW3 (24 to 28 JUN). FREAK SHOW at Rio Cinema (22 to 28 JUN). HEREDITARY at The Castle Cinema (22 to 28 JUN). IN THE FADE at ArtHouse Crouch End (22 to 28 JUN). MCQUEEN at Lexi Cinema (22 to 25 JUN). PHANTOM THREAD at Watermans (22 to 28 JUN). STANLEY A MAN OF VARIETY at Picturehouse Central (22 to 28 JUN). STUDIO 54 at ICA (22 to 28 JUN). THAT SUMMER at Watermans (22 to 28 JUN). TRANNY FAG at ICA (22 to 26 JUN). THE WILD BOYS at Ciné Lumière (22 JUN to 13 JUL). YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE at The Prince Charles (22, 25, 27 & 28 JUN).


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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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