SCREEN GUIDE DAILY: Films in London today 30.03.19

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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

OUT OF BLUE d. Carol Morley, 2018 + Q&A with the director at Picturehouse Central (30 MAR 18:30):

  • “Director Carol Morley (DREAMS OF A LIFE, THE FALLING) discusses her latest film: a stylish, cosmic murder mystery, in which a police officer must discover who killed a young astrophysicist.”

NEW AT RADIANT CIRCUS

Essay Film Festival: Filmemigration aus Nazi-Deutschland (1975)
Essay Film Festival: Filmemigration aus Nazi-Deutschland (01 APR).
  • Following a recent screening at ArtHouse Crouch End, we chatted with ABOUT A WAR (2018) co-directors Daniele Rugo & Abi Weaver about their film, its origins & its future in the UK & Lebanon.
  • LIVES UNWRITTEN season continues with Ousmane Sembène’s BLACK GIRL + TALK by Miranda Armstrong at The Geffrye Museum (06 APR). RADIANT CIRCUS subscribers get a 15% discount.
  • The Essay Film Festival (22 MAR to 04 APR) continues this week and is an essential element of London’s indie film calendar.

FILMS IN LONDON TODAY

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

Films in London today: BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY at ArtHouse Crouch End (30 MAR).
Films in London today: BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY at ArtHouse Crouch End (30).

AT ETERNITY’S GATE d. Julian Schnabel, 2018 + Q&A with the director at Curzon Soho (30 MAR 15:00 – Currently looking SOLD OUT!).

  • “Earning him an Oscar nomination, Willem Dafoe is mesmerising as Vincent van Gogh in At Eternity’s Gate. Covering his time in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, we find a complex, troubled soul who is seeking a new visual language, while also struggling to make sense of himself and his connection to those around him, including Paul Gaugain (Oscar Isaac) and a confiding priest (Mads Mikkelsen).”

BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY d. Steve Sullivan, 2018 + Q&A with the director at ArtHouse Crouch End (30 MAR 15:00):

  • “’80s and ’90s Manchester music fixture Frank Sidebottom hid a creative giant who was both defined and smothered by that whopping papier-mâché head. BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY unmasks him.”
  • Enjoys a grind show run at the same venue (29 MAR to 03 APR).

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • ALIEN d. Ridley Scott, 1979 at The Prince Charles (30 MAR 18:15).
  • ATTACK THE BLOCK d. Joe Cornish, 2011 presented by Collective Cinema at St Margaret’s Church, SE13 (30 MAR 19:00).
  • BIRDMAN d. Alejandro G. Iñárritu, 2014 at Everyman Screen On The Green (30 MAR 23;30).
  • BLACK DYNAMITE 35mm d. Scott Sanders, 2009 at Phoenix Cinema (30 MAR 23:35).
  • CAPERNAUM d. Nadine Labaki, 2018 at Moving Pictures (30 MAR 15:00).
  • COMMUNION LOS ANGELES d. Adam R Levine, 2018 part of Architecture On Film at Barbican (30 MAR 16:00).
  • ‘day after the apocalypse’ presented by Exploding Cinema at Cheeky Soundsystem (30 MAR 14:00).
  • EX LIBRIS: THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY d. Frank Wiseman, 2018 at Deptford Cinema (30 MAR 16:30).
  • GET OUT d. Jordan Peele, 2017 presented by Empire Magazine at Picturehouse Central (30 MAR 21:00 Other Picturehouses available!).
  • HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING d. RaMell Ross, 2018 at ICA (30 MAR 14:25).
  • HORSE MONEY d. Pedro Costa, 2015 at ICA (30 MAR 12:20).
  • THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY d. John Mackenzie, 1980 presented by Arrow Video at Genesis Cinema (30 MAR 21:00 – FREE!).
  • RAY & LIZ d. Richard Billingham, 2018 at ICA (30 MAR 13:45).
  • REAR WINDOW d. Alfred Hitchcock, 1954 at The Prince Charles (30 MAR 12:35).
  • SAUVAGE d. Camille Vidal-Naquet, 2018 at ICA (30 MAR 20:30).
  • WALL-E d. Andrew Stanton, 2008 presented by Collective Cinema at St Margaret’s Church, SE13 (30 MAR 17:00).
  • YOUR NAME d. Makoto Shinkai, 2016 at The Prince Charles (30 MAR 15:10).


MUSEUM SHOWS 1 // SEASONS

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London today: COMMANDO at The Prince Charles (30 MAR).
Films in London today: COMMANDO at The Prince Charles (30 MAR).

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

CLOSE-UP ON ANDREI TARKOVSKY at Close-Up (02 to 31 MAR):

CLOSE-UP ON SERGEI PARAJANOV at Close-Up (08 to 30 MAR):

THE FILMS OF JEAN-MARIE STRAUB AND DANIÈLE HUILLET Goethe-Institut & partners’ epic season continues at Birkbeck Cinema, Goethe-Institut & ICA (MAR to JUN):

KAIJU CHAOS at House Of Vans (08 to 31 MAR – Free! no booking required):


MUSEUM SHOWS 2 // FESTIVALS

Films in London today: BURNING AN ILLUSION at Rich Mix, part of UK Asian Film Festival (30 MAR).
Films in London today: BURNING AN ILLUSION at Rich Mix, part of UK Asian Film Festival (30 MAR).

Film festivals in London today include:


GRIND SHOWS

Films in London today: LORDS OF CHAOS at The Prince Charles (29 MAR to 04 APR).
Films in London today: LORDS OF CHAOS at The Prince Charles (29 MAR to 04 APR).

BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY d. Steve Sullivan, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (30 MAR 15:00 + Q&A with the director):

  • “’80s and ’90s Manchester music fixture Frank Sidebottom hid a creative giant who was both defined and smothered by that whopping papier-mâché head. BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY unmasks him.”

LORDS OF CHAOS d. Jonas Åkerlund, 2018 at The Prince Charles (30 MAR 13:00):

  • “Oslo, 1987: Seventeen-year-old Euronymous (Rory Culkin) is determined to escape his idyllic Scandinavian hometown and create “true Norwegian black metal” with his band, MAYHEM.”

OUT OF BLUE d. Carol Morley , 2018 at Barbican (30 MAR 13:25 & 20:40):

  • “Director Carol Morley (DREAMS OF A LIFE, THE FALLING) discusses her latest film: a stylish, cosmic murder mystery, in which a police officer must discover who killed a young astrophysicist.”

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

  • 3 FACES at Ciné Lumière (30 MAR to 27 APR). AN IMPOSSIBLE LOVE d. Catherine Corsini, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (01 to 07 APR). AT ETERNITY’S GATE d. Julian Schnabel, 2018 at Rio Cinema (29 MAR to 04 APR). BENJAMIN d. Simon Amstell, 2018 at The Castle Cinema (until 04 APR). BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES d. Sophie Huer, 2018 at DocHouse (until 03 APR). BORDER d. Ali Abassi, 2018 at ICA (until 04 APR). CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? d. Marielle Heller, 2018 at The Prince Charles (29 MAR to 04 APR). EVERYBODY KNOWS d. Asghar Farhadi, 2018 at Watermans (29 MAR to 04 APR). THE FAVOURITE d. Yorgos Lanthimos, 2018 at The Prince Charles (29 MAR to 04 APR). GIRL d. Lukas Dhont, 2018 at The Castle Cinema (until 04 APR). HUMOR ME d. Sam Hoffman, 2017 presented by UKJF at JW3 (29 MAR to 04 APR). THE IMAGE YOU MISSEDd. Dónal Foreman, 2018 at ICA (until 04 APR). THE PANAMA PAPERS d. Alex Winters, 2018 at DocHouse (29 MAR to 04 APR). SHARKWATER: EXTINCTION d. Rob Stewart, 2018 at The Prince Charles (29 MAR to 04 APR). SORRY ANGEL aka Plaire, aimer et courir vite d. Christophe Honoré, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (until 04 APR). US d. Jordan Peele, 2019 at Rich Mix (until 04 APR): THE WHITE CROW d. Ralph Fiennes, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (29 MAR to 04 APR).

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