SCREEN GUIDE: Films in London this week [06 to 12 JUL 2018]

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FRI 06 // SAT 07 // SUN 08 // MON 09 // TUE 10 // WED 11 // THU 12


Welcome to our weekly digest of films in London this week.

Birthdays are an important feature of our listings this week with the always generous Genesis Cinema offering £2.50 screenings for their 19th birthday (see seasons) and Close-Up mounting a handsome double bill for their 3rd (06 & 07). Then there’s William Friedkin’s adaptation of Harold Pinter’s THE BIRTHDAY PARTY in 35mm at BFI (08).

Elsewhere, UK Jewish Film and JW3 take on the rise of the boxsets with four serialised screenings of the latest “binge-worthy thriller”, YOUR HONOUR (various screenings, 08 to 16 JUL). Home viewing habits – along with the hot weather, football and tennis – might be behind several recent cancellations: check our daily posts for updates.

If all the summer sun is getting too much for you, try THE SHINING FORWARDS AND BACKWARDS at Rio Cinema (12)…

Finally, it’s LGBT+ Pride this weekend and we’ve spotted a number of celebratory screenings, including: THE HAPPY PRINCE (06 & 07), MR GAY SYRIA (06 JUL), CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (07), MOONLIGHT (07), MARIO (09), THE CELLULOID CLOSET (10) and 120 BPM (11). Our featured attraction of the week is THE WOUND (06 & 11) which helps conclude Pride Month at Cinè Lumière and reminds us that equality needs to be achieved everywhere, for everyone.

What are you going to see?


Find films in London this week by: SINGLE-O EXHIBITS (one-off attractions), MUSEUM SHOWS (several attractions under one roof – seasons & festivals) and a selection of GRIND SHOWS (regular runs).


FILMS IN LONDON THIS WEEK

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

ONE-OFF MOVIE NIGHTS, FILM EVENTS & GALLERY SCREENINGS (by date/event)

FRI 06

Films in London this week: MR. GAY SYRIA at CentrE17 (06 JUL).
Films in London this week: MR. GAY SYRIA at CentrE17 (06 JUL).

Close-Up Cinema Year 3 at Close-Up (Programme 1: 06 JUL 19:30 / Programme 2: 07 JUL 20:00):

  • Mark the third anniversary of the Shoreditch staple with the launch of Stanley Schtinter’s Liberated Film Club scratch card book (06 JUL) and a screening of Abbas Kiarostami’s radical masterpiece Close-Up (07 JUL).

MR GAY SYRIA + PANEL at CentrE17 (06 JUL 19:30):

  • Last Frame Club presents: Two gay Syrian refugees are trying to rebuild their lives. Husein is a barber in Istanbul living a double life between his conservative family and his gay identity. Mahmoud is the founder of Syria’s LGBTI movement and is a refugee in Berlin. What brings them together is a dream: to participate in an international beauty contest

POSTCARDS FROM THE 48% + Q&A with director David Wilkinson at Genesis Cinema (06 JUL 20:45):

  • When David Nicholas Wilkinson started working on the film in 2016, many people advised him to make a ‘Soft Brexit’ film, not a ‘Stop Brexit’ one. By the time he finished shooting his last scenes however, the ‘Stop Brexit’ message did not seem quite so fanciful.

STRAIGHT 8 INDUSTRY SHOOTOUT CANNES 2018 at Regent Street Cinema (06 JUL 09:30):

  • straight 8, the global one-super-8-cartridge-no-editing film competition from London, brings its reel of 22 x 2.5 minute in camera-edited mini movies home to London after their premiere at the Cannes Advertising Festival.

More films in London today (A – Z): BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S presented by Nomad outdoor cinema at Citypoint (06 JUL 19:00). Cinematic Soul (Funkalicious) funk, soul & soundtracks at The Ritzy (06 JUL 20:00 – Free!). DOUBLE INDEMNITY at BFI (06 JUL 18:30). LEGALLY BLONDE at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (06 JUL 21:00). SHOWGIRLS free beer with every ticket at The Prince Charles (06 JUL 21:00). SILKEN SKIN 35mm at BFI (06 JUL 20:30). THE SQUARE at ICA (06 JUL 15:15).


SAT 07

Films in London this week: OPENING DAY OF CLOSE-UP at Close-Up (07 JUL).
Films in London this week: OPENING DAY OF CLOSE-UP at Close-Up (07 JUL).

African Odysseys presents: NEW WAVE for BAME filmakers working with the moving image (07 JUL 12:00) followed by MOSSANE + INTRO by Tega Okiti & Q&A with Zeiba Monod at BFI Southbank (07 JUL 14:00):

  • Dazzling and deeply affecting, this powerful drama, written and directed by Africa’s first woman director, follows the plight of Mossane, a young and strikingly beautiful village girl who must choose between love and financial security.

Close-Up Cinema Year 3 at Close-Up (Programme 1: 06 JUL 19:30 / Programme 2: 07 JUL 20:00):

  • Mark the third anniversary of the Shoreditch staple with the launch of Stanley Schtinter’s Liberated Film Club scratch card book (06 JUL) and a screening of Abbas Kiarostami’s radical masterpiece Close-Up (07 JUL).

Kennington Bioscope Railway Special at The Cinema Museum (07 JUL 10:00):

  • All aboard for another Kennington Bioscope special! An all-day excursion into the greatest railroadin’ moments of silent cinema.

More films in London today (A – Z): 7 GOLDEN VAMPIRES + Q&A with Renee Glynne presented by World Wide Weird! at The King & Queen (07 JUL 18:00 – Free!/Donation suggested). BOOM FOR REAL at Barbican (07 JUL 14:00). CAMILLE CLAUDEL at British Museum (07 JUL 14:00). CALL ME BY YOUR NAME Pride screening at Picturehouse Central (07 JUL 21:10). CRUEL INTENTIONS at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (07 JUL 21:00). DAY OF WRATH 35mm at BFI (07 JUL 16:00). FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK at ICA (07 JUL 15:00). MOONLIGHT at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (07 JUL 21:00). THE NEVERENDING STORY at Backyard Cinema (07 JUL 11:00). POSTCARDS FROM THE 48% + Q&A with Anthony Grayling & Peter French at Picturehouse Central (07 JUL 19:00). RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA at Barbican (07 JUL 16:10). THE SHAPE OF WATER at Backyard Cinema (07 JUL 16:30). SLEEP HAS HER HOUSE at Deptford Cinema (07 JUL 18:30). THE SQUARE at ICA (07 JUL 15:30). TRANNY FAG at ICA (07 JUL 13:25).


SUN 08

Films in London this week: PANDORA'S BOX at Rich Mix (08 JUL).
Films in London this week: PANDORA’S BOX at Rich Mix (08 JUL).

A TASTE OF HONEY 35mm + Q&A with Rita Tushingham at Curzon Soho (08 JUL 15:00):

  • Following a special 35mm presentation of the film, Rita Tushingham joins writer Charlotte Delaney and Mia Bays in conversation. Presented by Birds’ Eye View, the event celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the play by Shelagh Delaney on which the film is based.

PANDORA’S BOX + INTRO by Pamela Hutchinson + LIVE SCORE by Stephen Horne at Rich Mix (08 JUL 15:00):

  • One of the greatest silent films ever made, G.W. Pabst’s PANDORA’S BOX is renowned for its sensational storyline, sparkling Weimar-period setting and the legendary, lead performance from its iconic star Louise Brooks.

YOUR HONOUR (Episodes 1–3) at JW3 (08 JUL 20:00 / 09 JUL 18:30):

  • UKJF and JW3 prepare to take on your televisions/handhelds with four serialised screenings of the latest “binge-worthy thriller”, YOUR HONOUR (various dates, 08 to 16 JUL). Complete the series with: EP4–6 (10 JUL 14:30 / 11 JUL 18:30); EP7–9 (12 JUL 14:30 & 20:45); and, EP10–12 (15 JUL 20:30 / 16 JUL 18:30).

More films in London today (A – Z): BIG HERO 6 at Backyard Cinema (08 JUL 11:00). BOOM FOR REAL at Barbican (08 JUL 16:15). FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK at ICA (08 JUL 15:00). THE GREATEST SHOWMAN presented by Stow Film Lounge at Mirth, Marvel & Maud (08 JUL 14:15). KING OF HEARTS at Ciné Lumière (08 JUL 17:15). LABYRINTH at Backyard Cinema (08 JUL 16:30). LADY BIRD presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (08 JUL 15:00). LET THE SUNSHINE IN at Ciné Lumière (08 JUL 19:15). MCQUEEN at DocHouse (08 JUL 20:40). METROPOLIS – RE-SCORED LIVE by GROK at Genesis Cinema (08 JUL 15:00). NORTH BY NORTHWEST at Picturehouse Central (08 JUL 13:00 – Other Picturehouses available!). RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA at Barbican (08 JUL 13:50). TAIPEI STORY at Close-Up (08 JUL 20:00). TRANNY FAG at ICA (08 JUL 13:25). THE YELLOW SUBMARINE at Hackney Picturehouse (08 JUL 11:00 & 18:00 – Other Picturehouses available!). ZAMA at Whirled Cinema (08 JUL 18:00).


MON 09

Films in London this week: MARIO at Picturehouse Central (09 JUL).
Films in London this week: MARIO at Picturehouse Central (09 JUL).

Lexi Film School: GREY GARDENS + INTRO by Sophie Brown at Lexi Cinema (09 JUL 18:30):

  • The unbelievable but true story of Mrs. Edith Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edie, the aunt and first cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Mother and daughter live in a world of their own behind the towering privets that surround their decaying 28-room East Hampton mansion known as “Grey Gardens”.

MARIO + Q&A at Picturehouse Central (09 JUL 18:30):

  • When Leon joins Mario’s football club ,the pair are moved into a flat with one another where the competitive tension turns sexual. As their relationship intensifies, the pair become inseparable, yet Mario is desperate to hide their love from his teammates.

PIN CUSHION + Q&A with director Deborah Haywood at Rio Cinema (09 JUL 18:45):

  • Deliciously dark, beautifully bizarre and utterly distinctive, PIN CUSHION, is an offbeat and entertaining mix of the heartbreaking and the heartrending – in other words, a slice of very modern life.

THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR + PANEL at Regent Street Cinema (09 JUL 19:30):

  • The story of Mrs. Recy Taylor, who bravely spoke up after a gang rape in 1944 Alabama. Rosa Parks and legions of women fight for her justice. Post screening discussion with Robin Osmani, Cristel Amiss (Black Women’s Rape Action Project), Lisa Longstaff (Women Against Rape), Sherica Spence (Skye Alexandra House).

More films in London today (A – Z): 500 DAYS OF SUMMER 35mm at The Prince Charles (09 JUL 18:25). A MIGHTY WIND 35mm at The Prince Charles (09 JUL 20:45). A TALE OF TWO SISTERS at Deptford Cinema (09 JUL 19:00). THE GREATEST SHOWMAN HOH at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (09 JUL 21:00). MELANCHOLIA presented by Deeper Into Movies at The Five Bells (09 JUL 19:30). MEMENTO at Peckhamplex (09 JUL 20:30). THE PIANO at JW3 (09 JUL 14:30). THE PIANO at Ciné Lumière (09 JUL 18:20).


TUE 10

Films in London this week: BETTY: THEY SAY I'M DIFFERENT at DocHouse (10 JUL).
Films in London this week: BETTY: THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT at DocHouse (10 JUL).

BETTY: THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT + Q&A with director Phil Cox & producer Giovanna Stopponi at DocHouse (10 JUL 18:30):

  • Betty Davis changed the landscape for female artists in America. An aspiring songwriter from a small steel town, Betty arrived on the 70’s music scene to break boundaries for women of colour with her daring personality, iconic fashion and unforgettable funk music. A pioneer of feminism and Black Power, she became the first black female artist to perform, write and manage herself. Then suddenly – she vanished.

HOLST: IN THE BLEAK MID-WINTER + Q&A with director Tony Palmer at The Cinema Museum (10 JUL 18:30):

  • Morley College presents a screening of Tony Palmer’s documentary about the great 20th Century British composer, with live music and a Q&A with the director.

SWIMMING WITH MEN + Q&A with actor Daniel Mays, director Oliver Parker & producer Anna Mohr-Pietsch at Phoenix Cinema (10 JUL 18:15):

  • Faced with a full-blown mid-life crisis, accountant Eric (Rob Brydon) joins an all-male group of synchronised swimmers, discovering that making patterns in a pool can, for a couple of hours at least, smooth out the bumps in his work and marriage.
  • The film enjoys a grind show run at the same venue (06 to 12 JUL).

More films in London today (A – Z): ARCADIA at BFI (10 JUL 18:40). BIG at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (10 JUL 21:00). BOOM FOR REAL at Regent Street Cinema (10 JUL 18:30 & 20:15). THE CELLULOID CLOSET presented by Tufnell Park Film Club at The Lord Palmerston (10 JUL 20:00). GOD’S OWN COUNTRY supporting Stonewall at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (10 JUL 21:00). THE IRON GIANT 35mm at The Prince Charles (10 JUL 18:00). MADAME DE… at BFI (10 JUL 20:40). NOTTING HILL at Rooftop Film Club, Shoreditch (10 JUL 21:00). PATH OF BLOOD London premiere at Picturehouse Central (10 JUL 18:30). THE PIANO at JW3 (10 JUL 20:30). RACER & THE JAILBIRD  at Picturehouse Central (10 JUL 18:30 – Other Picturehouses available!). TULLY part of Croydon Comedy Festival at The David Lean (10 JUL 19:30).


WED 11

Films in London this week: DAY OF WRATH at BFI (11 JUL).
Films in London this week: DAY OF WRATH at BFI (11 JUL).

DAY OF WRATH 35mm + INTRO by Geoff Andrew at BFI Southbank (11 JUL 18:15):

  • Denmark, the 17th century: an elderly parson, recently cursed by someone he sent to the stake, marries the daughter – roughly the same age as his own son – of another woman suspected of witchcraft. Supernatural superstition and sensual, earthly passion collide in this tale of love’s torment.

GETEVEN at The Book Club (11 JUL 19:00):

  • Crap Film Club presents: A “fast-moving, multi-dimensional action romance”, GETEVEN (aka “Road to Revenge”, aka “Champagne & Bullets”) is the passion project and singular vision of LA-based attorney and struggling actor John De Hart, a man who very much belongs in the same category of egomaniac as Tommy Wiseau.

The Machine That Kills Bad People presents: MUNDANE HISTORY + THE DRAGON IS THE FRAME at ICA (11 JUL 18:45):

  • A bi-monthly film club programmed by Erika Balsom, Beatrice Gibson, Maria Palacios Cruz and Ben Rivers. Director Anocha Suwichakornpong’s debut feature MUNDANE HISTORY (Jao Nok Krajok) is an intimate tale of family and care in contemporary Thailand that is awash with phantasmagorical undertones. Also, THE DRAGON IS THE FRAME, a 16mm short film by New York based artist and filmmaker Mary Helena Clark.

More films in London today (A – Z): 120 BPM in partnership with Croydon Pride presented by Screen25 at Harris Academy South Norwood (11 JUL 19:30). APHEX TWIN ON FILM presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (11 JUL 19:00). ARCADIA at BFI (11 JUL 14:30). THE ARTIST 35mm presented by 69 Colebrooke Row at Everyman Screen on The Green (11 JUL 20:00). BACK TO THE FUTURE at Rooftop Film Club, Shoreditch (11 JUL 21:00). BLACK PANTHER at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (11 JUL 21:00). CADDYSHACK at The Prince Charles (11 JUL 18:15 – £1 PCC Members’ Screening). COOL RUNNINGS at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (11 JUL 21:00). DARK PASSAGE presented by Kennington Noir at The Cinema Museum (11 JUL 19:30). FUNNY COW part of Croydon Comedy Festival at The David Lean (11 JUL 19:30). THE HAPPY PRINCE at Regent Street Cinema (11 JUL 18:30 & 20:40). MY GENERATION presented by Pitshanger Pictures at St Barnabas Millennium Halls (11 JUL 20:15). THE PIANO at JW3 (11 JUL 14:30). SOUTH PACIFIC at Regent Street Cinema (11 JUL 12:00 & 15:30).


THU 12

Films in London this week: THE SHINING FORWARDS AND BACKWARDS at Rio Cinema (12 JUL).
Films in London this week: THE SHINING FORWARDS AND BACKWARDS at Rio Cinema (12 JUL).

Artists’ Film Club: Frances Scholz: AMBOY + Q&A with artist Frances Scholz and writer Mark von Schlegell at ICA (12 JUL 18:30):

  • UK premiere of a feature-length film by artist Frances Scholz, co-written and produced by science fiction writer Mark von Schlegell. AMBOY is based amid the cultural mythologies, fakery and shared hallucinations of Los Angeles, and unfolds through a series of interwoven, unscripted encounters and fictional storylines.

BETTY: THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT + Q&A with director Phil Cox at Rich Mix (12 JUL 20:45):

  • Betty Davis changed the landscape for female artists in America. An aspiring songwriter from a small steel town, Betty arrived on the 70’s music scene to break boundaries for women of colour with her daring personality, iconic fashion and unforgettable funk music. A pioneer of feminism and Black Power, she became the first black female artist to perform, write and manage herself. Then suddenly – she vanished.

BL CK B X: Anahita Razmi Opening Event at LUX Moving Image (12 JUL 19:00):

  • Launching the exhibition BL CK B X: Anahita Razmi THE FUTURE STATE, a preliminary with a screening of selected works, followed by Razmi in conversation with Stephanie Bailey (Editor in Chief, Ocula Magazine, Hong Kong). Exhibition continues until 04 AUG.

THE SHINING FORWARDS & BACKWARDS at Rio Cinema (12 JUL 20:45):

  • John Fell Ryan and Akiva Saunders’ unique composition is a rare cinematic treat; a cinematic experiment providing a new way to see Stanley Kubrick’s horror.

Stuart Brisley: Rituals Once Took Place Without Observers + Q&A with Stuart Brisley at BFI Southbank (12 JUL 20:30):

  • Artist Stuart Brisley’s investigations into ‘performance art’ (BEING & DOING, 1984) screen alongside his film about a maritime tragedy (ESTONIA, 2007). Part of BFI’s Experimenta strand.

More films in London today (A – Z): ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER presented by Vito Project at The Cinema Museum (12 JUL 19:00 – Free!/Donation requested). AMERICAN PSYCHO at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (12 JUL 21:00). THE BREADWINNER at The David Lean (12 JUL 14:30 & 19:30). C’EST LA VIE! previews at Ciné Lumière (12 JUL 20:30). FLOATING CLOUDS 35mm at BFI (12 JUL 18:10). GHOST WORLD 35mm at The Prince Charles (12 JUL 18:20). HELLO QUO! full-length director’s cut at Regent Street Cinema (12 JUL 19:30). Reclaim The Frame: PIN CUSHION + Q&A with cast Lily Newmark, Joanna Scanlan, Chanel Creswell, Nadine Coyle, Isy Suttie, Bethany Antonia & writer/director Deborah Haywood presented by Birds’ Eye View at Picturehouse Central (12 JUL 19:00). ROMEO + JULIET at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (12 JUL 21:00). RUSHMORE at The Prince Charles (12 JUL 20:50).


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 1

SEASONS (by event/venue)

Films in London this week: ONIBABA at Close-Up (09 JUL).
Films in London this week: ONIBABA at Close-Up (09 JUL).

19TH BIRTHDAY at Genesis Cinema (03 to 12 JUL):

70mm at BFI IMAX (to 11 JUL):

  • 70mm celluloid on the UK’s biggest screen. Includes: PHANTOM THREAD 70mm (09 JUL 15:00, 18:10, 20:45); and, LAWRENCE OF ARABIA 70mm (10 JUL 13:50 & 18:30 / 11 JUL 13:50 & 18:30).

70mm PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

AGNÈS VARDA: VISION OF AN ARTIST at BFI Southbank (JUN to JUL):

ANIMATION 2018 at BFI Southbank (2018):

AS IF… at The Prince Charles (until 11 AUG):

  • A season of teen movies. Includes: ROMEO + JULIET 35mm (07 JUL 18:00).

CLOSE-UP ON KANETO SHINDÔ at Close-Up (01 to 28 JUL):

  • Throughout his remarkably prolific career, Kaneto Shindô has remained at the center of major trends and turns in Japanese cinema. Includes: ONIBABA (09 JUL 19:30).

CREATURE FEATURES at The Prince Charles (until 18 AUG):

  • “From creepy crawlies and beasts from the deep to extra-terrestrials and towering goliaths…” Includes: THE ABYSS: SPECIAL EDITION 35mm (10 JUL 20:00).

FACE OF ANOTHER at Close-Up (01 to 26 JUL):

  • A programme of six extraordinary films exploring questions of identity, personality, and the illusory nature of appearance. Includes: THE INVISIBLE MAN (1933) (10 JUL 20:30).

FILM IS THE SEVENTH ART at Classic Cinema Club – Ealing (06 to 27 JUL):

  • Movies looking out to other art forms, as both filmmakers and characters show off their creative skills, including painting, acting, music and sport. Includes: LOVING VINCENT (06 JUL 19:30).

JACQUES RANCIÈRE: PHILOSOPHY & CINEMA at Close-Up (04 to 28 JUL):

  • Christopher Kul-Want presents a programme of films inspired by the ideas of the contemporary French philosopher and self-professed cinéphile, Jacques Rancière. Includes: EUROPA ’51 (11 JUL 19:30).

JEAN-PIERRE MELVILLE 35mm Selectrospective at The Prince Charles (11 JUL to 19 SEP):

  • A selection of films from revolutionary French director Jean-Pierre Melville, all presented from 35mm. Begins with: LE CERCLE ROUGE 35mm (11 JUL 20:35).

MUSIC & MOVIES: THE SUMMER SEASON at Genesis Cinema (until 14 SEP):

PINTER ON SCREEN: POWER, SEX & POLITICS at BFI Southbank (JUL to AUG):

  • Marking the 10th anniversary of his death, a celebration of the influential writer. Includes: THE BIRTHDAY PARTY (1968) 35mm (08 JUL 20:20).

PRIDE MONTH at Ciné Lumière (12 JUN to 11 JUL):

  • Waving the rainbow flag through a celebration of French LGBTQ celluloid culture. Includes: THE HAPPY PRINCE (06 JUL 16:00 / 07 JUL 18:15); and, THE WOUND (06 JUL 18:30 / 11 JUL 16:20).

REBEL WITH A CAUSE at Bertha DocHouse (12 JUL to 12 AUG):

  • Five revolutionary stories of women over the last century, from secret agents and soldiers to trailblazing artists. Includes: NAILA AND THE UPRISING + Q&A with executive producer Suhad Babaa (12 JUL 18:30 – then daily until 16 JUL).

SATIRE AND MORALITY: THE CINEMA OF MARCO BELLOCCHIO at BFI Southbank and Ciné Lumière (until 31 JUL):

SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST at BFI Southbank (06 to 09 JUL):

STUDIO GHIBLI FOREVER at The Prince Charles (01 JUL to 06 JAN 2019):

  • Legendary films from the greatest animation house on the planet. Includes: MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO (08 JUL 15:15).
  • The English Dubs are also screening if you need them (tickets only £4).

SUMMER FILMS at House of Vans (07 to 29 JUL – Free! / No booking required):

  • “As we head right into summertime, feel the heat for some of the best films set during the summer months.” Includes: DO THE RIGHT THING (07 JUL 17:00 & 19:15); and, ADVENTURELAND (08 JUL 15:00 & 17:30).

TRIBUTE TO MARCEL CARNÉ at Ciné Lumière (03 JUN to 22 JUL):

  • Paying tribute to Marcel Carné, a “monstre sacré of French cinema”. Includes: LES ENFANTS DU PARADIS (08 JUL 14:00).

UNHOLY WOMEN at Barbican (03 to 17 JUL):

  • The Final Girls present a season of films with mould-breaking women that challenge notions of femininity, control and hysteria. Includes: DEMENTIA + PANEL (12 JUL 20:45).

WIM WENDERS at The Prince Charles (until 30 AUG):

  • A season of brilliant films from legendary German director Wim Wenders. Includes: KINGS OF THE ROAD 35mm (08 JUL 17:25 / 10 JUL 14:45).


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 2

FILM FESTIVALS (by date/duration)

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London this week: SWINGING SAFARI at Regent Street Cinema.
Films in London this week: SWINGING SAFARI at Regent Street Cinema.

Festivals projecting this week include:


GRIND SHOWS

REGULAR RUNS & MAINSTREAM MARVELS (by title)

Films in London this week: SHAKEDOWN at ICA.
Films in London this week: SHAKEDOWN at ICA.

MARY SHELLEY at Phoenix Cinema (06 to 12 JUL):

  • The tempestuous romance that inspired one of Gothic literature’s most influential works is brought to life in MARY SHELLEY, a luscious and moving period drama starring Elle Fanning as the radical young writer. Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour.

SHAKEDOWN at ICA (06 to 12 JUL).

  • ‘Shakedown’ was a series of parties founded by and for African American women in Los Angeles that featured go-go dancing and strip shows for the city’s lesbian underground scene.

TERMINAL at The Prince Charles (06 to 12 JUL):

  • In the dark heart of a sprawling anonymous city, TERMINAL follows the twisting tales of two assassins carrying out a sinister mission, a teacher battling a fatal illness, an enigmatic janitor and a curious waitress leading a dangerous double life.

More films in London this week (A – Z): BEAUTY AND THE DOGS at ICA (06 to 10 JUL). THE ENDLESS at The Prince Charles (06 to 12 JUL). LADY BIRD at Whirled Cinema (09 to 12 JUL). MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS at ICA (07 to 11 JUL). MARY & THE WITCH’S FLOWER at The Prince Charles (06 to 12 JUL). MCQUEEN at The Castle Cinema (06 to 10 JUL). POSTCARDS FROM THE 48% at Arthouse (06 to 11 JUL). RACER & THE JAILBIRD at Ciné Lumière (11 to 25 JUL). RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA at ICA (06 to 12 JUL). STUDIO 54 at Rich Mix (06 to 12 JUL). SWIMMING WITH MEN at Phoenix Cinema (06 to 12 JUL). TIME TRIAL at DocHouse (06 to 12 JUL).


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