SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 27.10.18

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: POSSUM + Q&A with director Matthew Holness at ArtHouse Crouch End (27 OCT 18:00): “An intensely English film… it pays homage to a classic atmospheric creepiness that our national cinema used to give us.” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian.


SPARKLE (1976): A Save The Cinema Museum Fundraiser presented by the Celluloid Sorceress (28 OCT).
SPARKLE (1976): A Save The Cinema Museum fundraiser presented by The Celluloid Sorceress (28 OCT).

Save The Cinema Museum: With several independent venues under threat across London, RADIANT CIRCUS is proud to be supporting the campaign to Save The Cinema Museum. Read our interview with The Celluloid Sorceress, Rebecca Nicole Williams, about her SPARKLE fundraiser with Samira Ahmed [28 OCT 15:00], then get booking with our exclusive discount code.


FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: A VIABLE CANDIDATE at Bernie Grant Arts Centre (27 OCT).
Films in London today: A VIABLE CANDIDATE at Bernie Grant Arts Centre (27 OCT).

A VIABLE CANDIDATE + PANEL with director Orson Nava at Bernie Grant Arts Centre (27 OCT 19:00):

  • Sylvan and Mia are the perfect couple; in love, caring and supportive of each other, and with a shared vision of what Britain could be with Sylvan as it’s first black Prime Minister. But Sylvan is a man with a secret from his streetboy past that could destroy their dreams.

BREATHLESS + DISCUSSION at ICA (27 OCT 16:00):

  • UK premiere: An urgent and inspirational investigation into the disaster of the largest asbestos waste dump in India. Director Daniel Lambo, following the death of his father and many others from his village, embarks on an emotional journey to explore human rights and environmental concerns.

POSSUM + Q&A with director Matthew Holness at ArtHouse Crouch End (27 OCT 18:00):

  • Together with Possum, a hideous hand-puppet, disgraced puppeteer Philip returns to his childhood home. Staying with his cruel stepfather, Maurice, Philip soon discovers that ridding himself of Possum is no easy task. A truly creepy British horror from the visionary mind behind GARTH MERENGHI’S DARKPLACE.
  • POSSUM enjoys a grind show run at the same venue (26 OCT to 01 NOV).

More films in London today (A – Z): 


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Films in London today: GURRUMUL at DocHouse, part of Hot Docs (27 OCT).
Films in London today: GURRUMUL at DocHouse, part of Hot Docs (27 OCT).

ALL NIGHT / DAY / MINI MOVIE MARATHONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

CLOSE-UP ON NURI BILGE CEYLAN at Close-Up (08 to 27 OCT):

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

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

HORROROCTOBER at Prince Charles (OCT):

HOT DOCS LONDON 2018 at DocHouse (26 to 28 OCT):

JANE FONDA: COMING OF AGE at BFI Southbank (OCT to DEC):

MUSEUM OF CLOUDS at Tate Modern (26 to 28 OCT):

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


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: PERSONAL AFFAIRS at Curzon Soho, Part of 70 Years Of Israeli Cinema (27 OCT).
Films in London today: PERSONAL AFFAIRS at Curzon Soho, part of 70 Years Of Israeli Cinema (27 OCT).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London this week: UTØYA at ArtHouse Crouch End (26 OCT to 01 NOV).
Films in London this today: UTØYA at ArtHouse Crouch End (26 OCT to 01 NOV).

POSSUM at ArtHouse Crouch End (27 OCT 18:00 + Q&A):

  • Together with Possum, a hideous hand-puppet, disgraced puppeteer Philip returns to his childhood home. Staying with his cruel stepfather, Maurice, Philip soon discovers that ridding himself of Possum is no easy task. A truly creepy British horror from the visionary mind behind GARTH MERENGHI’S DARKPLACE.

UTØYA – JULY 22 at ArtHouse Crouch End (27 OCT 12:45 & 21:00):

  • Seven years ago on 22 July, more than 500 teenagers at a left-wing political summer camp on a small island outside Oslo, Norway, were targeted by armed right-wing extremist Anders Breivik; an attack that ultimately left 69 people, most of them children, dead.

WORLDS OF URSULA K. LE GUIN at DocHouse (27 OCT 13:45):

  • This inspiring documentary looks at the power of science fiction as an art form through one of its foremothers, exploring Le Guin’s life through the prism of the magical worlds she created.

More films in London this week (A – Z): 1945 at JW3 (28 Oct to 01 NOV). BAD REPUTATION at Picturehouse Central (26 OCT to 01 NOV). THE DEMINER at The Montpellier (28 OCT to 07 NOV). DOGMAN at Ciné Lumière (26 OCT to 06 NOV). DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT at Peckhamplex (26 Oct to 01 NOV). THE GUARDIANS at Whirled Cinema (29 OCT to 04 NOV). MANDY at The Castle (26 to 29 OCT). SHIRKERS at ICA (26 OCT to 01 NOV). ORPHÉE at BFI (until 01 NOV). THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD at Phoenix Cinema (26 Oct to 01 NOV).


MORE: weekly digests // monthly roundups // event calendar // festivals A to Z.


Join the hunt for adventurous moving pictures.

SIGN UP to our free eNEWS for regular updates about London’s indie cinema scene.

SUBSCRIBE to get our unique SCREEN GUIDE listings delivered directly to your inbox – plus other great rewards! – with a low-cost RADIANT CIRCUS monthly membership.

FOLLOW US on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for daily updates.

#shelterfromthestorm


*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+.

Radiant Circus