SCREEN GUIDE: Films in London this week [07 to 13 SEP 2018]

RADIANT CIRCUS is your handcrafted guide to London’s DIY, indie & alternative movie nights, film events & gallery screenings. Our latest SCREEN GUIDE helps you find great films in London this week*.


FRI 07 // SAT 08 // SUN 09 // MON 10 // TUE 11 // WED 12 // THU 13


Featured attraction: NATIONAL NARRATIVE aka Roman National + DISCUSSION with director Grégoire Beil at ICA (09 SEP 19:00): “Director Grégoire Beil presents the UK premiere of his innovative film, constructed entirely from Periscope exchanges.”


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


FILMS IN LONDON THIS WEEK

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

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

FRI 07

Films in London this week: LAND OF THE FREE at CentrE17 (07 SEP).
Films in London this week: LAND OF THE FREE at CentrE17 (07 SEP).

Hackney YARDIE Blues Party at The Institute Of Light (07 SEP 19:00 & 21:00):

  • Celebrating Idris Alba’s directorial debut, either see the film for £6 or, for £10, enjoy the film, wings/corn & fries and an “all night party jam of roots, steady rock and dub by the BBE All Stars”.
  • YARDIE enjoys a grind show run at the same venue (08 to 13 SEP).

IN PRAISE OF NOTHING + Q&A with director Boris Mitić at ICA (07 SEP 18:30):

  • An offbeat, satirical and beautifully-shot film about Nothing, in which Nothing, tired of being misunderstood, runs away from home and begins to reveal his thoughts on pretty much everything, including life and death, love and politics. Narrated in verse by Iggy Pop.
  • IN PRAISE OF NOTHING enjoys a grind show run at the ICA (08 to 13 SEP).

LADY BIRD + LAUNCH PARTY at Screen25 (07 SEP 19:45):

  • Screen25 launches their autumn programme with Greta Gerwig’s LADY BIRD, in celebration of women and motherhood. This coming-of-age comedy drama follows 18 year old Lady Bird as she navigates through friendship, young love and her last year of Catholic school.

LAND OF THE FREE at CentrE17 (07 SEP 19:15)

  • Last Frame Club presents the UK premiere of this multi award-winning doc. The film follows three ex-convicts and their loved ones, in the two years after their release from prison as they strive to find a new place in society.

THE SHINING + READING at Nomad Cinema, Brompton Cemetery (07 SEP 18:30):

  • A rare chance to enjoy an outdoor screening of one of the most iconic psychological thrillers in the atmospheric splendour of London’s most famous grade 1 listed cemetery. Introduced with a 5 minute reading from the source novel.

More films in London today (A – Z): THE GOONIES at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (07 SEP 20:00). MILDRED PIERCE at JW3 (07 SEP 14:00). THE PARTY presented by Talkies Community Cinema at Bounds Green Bowls Club (07 SEP 19:30). THE SHINING at BFI (07 SEP 20:20). SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE at Watermans outdoors (07 SEP 20:00).


SAT 08

Films in London today: FIRST MEN IN THE MOON at Regent Street Cinema (08 SEP).
Films in London today: FIRST MEN IN THE MOON at Regent Street Cinema (08 SEP).

FIRST MEN IN THE MOON + INTRO/BOOK LAUNCH by John Walsh & Richard Holliss at Regent Street Cinema (08 SEP 15:00):

  • For the first time, all the posters for Ray Harryhausen’s iconic films have been collected together in one book. Author and Journalist Richard Holliss will discuss how he achieved the impossible and found posters, many believed to have been missing for years. FIRST MEN IN THE MOON gets a special high def screening with intro from Harryhausen Foundation Trustee and film maker, John Walsh.

LADY LOVELY LUTE + Q&A with writer/director Laura Stratford & LIVE MUSIC by Stephanie Feeney at Rio Cinema (08 SEP 13:00):

  • Charity screening for Headway East London: LADY LOVELY LUTE tells the remarkable story of Stephanie Feeney; an inspirational individual who discovered a passion for the lute after surviving a near fatal-road accident that left her with severe frontal lobe brain injury.

ONE NOTE AT A TIME + Q&A with director Renee Edwards at ArtHouse Crouch End (08 SEP 14:45):

  • A doc about the embattled tradition of New Orleans’ musicians, and their struggle for continued habitation and survival after their careers have been made barely tenable by natural disaster, poor flood defences and political machinations.

More films in London today (A – Z): BACK TO THE FUTURE presented by Stow Film Lounge in Stoneydown Park (08 SEP 19:30). LES ENFANTS DU PARADIS at BFI (08 SEP 17:00). PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE at Everyman Screen On The Green (08 SEP 23:30). REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE 35mm at Prince Charles (08 SEP 15:30). REPO MAN (08 SEP 20:45 – Members’ screening, tickets on general release 08 SEP 12:00). THE SHAPE OF WATER at Nomad Cinema, Queens Park (08 SEP 18:00). THE SLAYER presented by Arrow Video at Genesis Cinema (08 SEP 21:30 – Free!/Booking recommended). TOP GUN at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (08 SEP 19:45). TOP GUN at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (08 SEP 20:00).


SUN 09

Films in London this week: CARAVAGGIO at BFI (09 SEP).
Films in London this week: CARAVAGGIO at BFI (09 SEP).

BENEATH THE CLOCKTOWER + INTRO at ArtHouse Crouch End (09 SEP 17:00):

  • On every high street, up and down the country, thousands of independent traders face a daily battle for survival. No more so than in the fabled London ‘village’ of Crouch End, where each passing year sees another business disappear and the fight for independence is fiercer than ever.

NATIONAL NARRATIVE aka Roman National + DISCUSSION with director Grégoire Beil at ICA (09 SEP 19:00):

  • Entirely composed of short films made on live video streaming app Periscope – where users send messages and comment while streaming – NATIONAL NARRATIVE is simultaneously poetry of everyday life and a unique depiction of contemporary France.
  • NATIONAL NARRATIVE aka Roman National also screens at ICA without discussion (11 SEP 15:50 / 12 SEP 13:55 / 13 SEP 18:00).

A NORTHERN SOUL + Q&A at Rio Cinema (09 SEP 16:00):

  • The award-winning documentary filmmaker of A SYRIAN LOVE STORY, Sean McAllister, returns to his hometown of Hull, as curator of its ‘UK City of Culture’ opening event. Back living with his parents and reflecting on changes to a city hit by cuts in public spending and divided by Brexit, Sean is drawn to the fringes of town where he encounters Steve – a struggling a warehouse worker by day, hip-hop artist by night, and a man with a dream.

More films in London today (A – Z): 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (09 SEP 19:45). 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY digital presentation at Prince Charles (09 SEP 18:15). THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN at Deptford Cinema (09 SEP 14:00). CARAVAGGIO at BFI (09 SEP 20:10). THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (09 SEP 20:00). THE DISASTER ARTIST at Prince Charles (09 SEP 21:30 – £1 PCC Members’ Screening). F FOR FAKE at BFI (09 SEP 18:15). THE INCREDIBLES at Picturehouse Central (09 SEP 15:30 – Other Picturehouses available!). THE ITALIAN JOB + LIVE MUSIC presented by Cinema Paradiso at The Book Club (09 SEP 19:00). LOGAN at Rooftop Film Club, Shoreditch (09 SEP 21:00). MARY SHELLEY at Whirled Cinema (09 SEP 18:00). MILDRED PIERCE at JW3 (09 SEP 12:00). THE PRODUCERS at Genesis Cinema (09 SEP 20:30). A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE 35mm at Prince Charles (09 SEP 15:30).


MON 10

Films in London this week: BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM at the Institute Of Light (10 SEP).
Films in London this week: BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM at The Institute Of Light (10 SEP).

BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM + INTRO at The Institute Of Light (10 SEP 20:30):

  • SUPAKINO and Forever Young Film Club team up for a screening of Gurinder Chadha’s hit feel-good movie BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM, “a film which manages to balance substantial themes of family, friendship, culture clash, racism and sexual identity whilst also serving a relatable slice of UK teen life”.
  • Part of SUPAKINO’s endlessly enjoyable Turbans Seen On Screen strand: read more in our interview with Ranjit S. Ruprai HERE.

Double Bill: FEMALE TROUBLE + FASTER PUSSYCAT! KILL! KILL! + INTRO by Jane Giles at Regent Street Cinema (10 SEP 18:30 & 20:30):

  • This double bill has been selected by Scala Programmer and film writer Jane Giles, who will introduce the evening. Her book Scala Cinema 1978-1993 (FAB Press) is published this month.
  • There be discounts for doing the double.

I MADE THIS FOR YOU + Q&A with director Cristian Solimeno + LIVE MUSIC at Genesis Cinema (10 SEP 18:45):

  • A fundraiser for CALM to mark World Suicide Prevention Day: A man who has cut himself off from his friends and family and has recently attempted suicide is surprised to find that people haven’t given up on him after all. His best friend comes looking for him with a gift, a documentary for one, a film made especially for him.

ISLAND + Q&A with director Steven Eastwood & producer Elhum Shakerifar at Picturehouse Central (10 SEP 18:30):

  • Across the water on the island, four individuals experience the year in which their lives will end. Illness progresses, relationships gently shift, and we are witness to rarely seen and intensely private moments.

More films in London today (A – Z): BARTON FINK at BFI (10 SEP 20:40). DIRTY DANCING at Rooftop Film Club, Shoreditch (10 SEP 21:00). THE KING at DocHouse (10 SEP 14:30).


TUE 11

Films in London this week: MISSING, BELIEVED MARRIED at BFI (11 SEP).
Films in London this week: MISSING, BELIEVED MARRIED at BFI (11 SEP).

CINESISTERS’ SHORTS VOL. 2 – THE FUNNY BONE at Genesis Cinema (11 SEP 18:40):

  • Genesis and #WomenInFilm2018 proudly present a second instalment of short films by the badass all-female filmmakers’ collective Cinesisters. This time the theme is ”The Funny Bone”.

IF…. 35mm + Q&A/BOOK SIGNING with David Wood at Curzon Soho (11 SEP 14:30):

  • An apposite winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1969 Cannes Film Festival after the previous year’s competition was suspended due to student protest and civil action, Lindsay Anderson’s countercultural satire depicts insurrection in a fictional boy’s boarding school.

MISSING, BELIEVED MARRIED 35mm + INTRO by Jo Botting at BFI Southbank (11 SEP 18:30):

  • This long-lost British comedy features a wealthy heiress rescued from the clutches of a scheming foreigner by a pair of bumbling market traders. But the plot plays second fiddle to the comedic performances of stalwarts Wally Patch (one of Britain’s most prolific character actors) and the much-loved Margaret Rutherford.

NAE PASARAN + Q&A with director Felipe Bustos Sierra, the cast & special guest at ICA (11 SEP 18:30):

  • In 1974, a group of workers at the Rolls-Royce factory in East Kilbride, Scotland refused to repair Chilean Air Force jet engines in protest against General Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship. The Hawker Hunter planes the workers refused to repair had been used during the brutal military coup in September 1973.

More films in London today (A – Z): 24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE presented by Tufnell Park Film Club at The Lord Palmerston (11 SEP 20:00). BABY DRIVER at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (11 SEP 19:30). BRAGUINO at ICA (11 SEP 14:30). GHOLAM at Barbican part of London nights (11 SEP 18:30). LOTS OF KIDS, A MONKEY AND A CASTLE at The David Lean Cinema (11 SEP 19:30). LUST FOR LIFE at BFI (11 SEP 20:40). NATIONAL NARRATIVE aka Roman National at ICA (11 SEP 15:50). THE RIDER at Stratford Picturehouse (11 SEP 18:30 – Other Picturehouses available!). THE RIDER previews at BFI (11 SEP 20:30). SUPERBAD at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (11 SEP 20:00). THELMA & LOUISE at Rooftop Film Club, Shoreditch (11 SEP 21:00).


WED 12

Films in London this week: VIVIAN'S GARDEN at The Horse Hospital (12 SEP).
Films in London this week: VIVIAN’S GARDEN at The Horse Hospital (12 SEP).

10×10 + Q&A with director Suzi Ewing & producer Jason Maza at Regent Street Cinema (12 SEP 19:30):

  • UK premiere: Just a few days from opening her new business, Cathy’s (Kelly Reilly) fresh start is interrupted when she is attacked, kidnapped and locked in a room. She assumes the kidnapper (Luke Evans) wants her body or her life, but he is after something simpler… her name.

AU BONHEUR DES DAMES + LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT by Stephen Horne at The Cinema Museum (12 SEP 19:30):

  • Kenning Bioscope presents AU BONHEUR DES DAMES (1930), directed by Julien Duvivier. Denise (Dita Parlo), an orphaned girl, moves to Paris where she hopes to find work at her uncle’s store. But the glamorous department store ‘Au Bonheur des Dames’ across the street crunches all the little businesses around. She finds a position there.

CROWHURST + Q&A with director Simon Rumley at Whirled Cinema (12 SEP 20:00):

  • 1968: An inexperienced sailor enters a round the world race which he fears he won’t be able to complete yet alone win. In order to save his dignity, he decides to cheat to come last but things don’t go according to plan.
  • CROWHURST enjoys a grind show run at the same venue (10 to 16 SEP).

FRENCH CANCAN + INTRO by Dr Roland-Francois Lack at BFI Southbank (12 SEP 18:10):

  • Jean Renoir’s fond tribute to the Paris of his father Auguste deploys a brilliant palette evocative of the Impressionists to colour his leisurely tale of an impresario (Jean Gabin) determined to revive the traditional cancan at the Moulin Rouge.

QUEEN AND BÉJART: BALLET FOR LIFE + Q&A with director Lynne Wake at Ciné Lumière (12 SEP 20:15):

  • The story of the extraordinary collaboration between Queen and the visionary choreographer Maurice Béjart, for the creation of the first full-length ballet to rock music. Featuring behind the scenes footage, as well as rare interviews with Maurice Béjart, and Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor.

VIVIAN’S GARDEN + Q&A with Rosalind Nashashibi and Laura Mulvey at The Horse Hospital (12 SEP 19:00):

  • The exhibition Relating Narratives presents Rosalind Nashashibi’s sensitive portrait of two Swiss / Austrian émigré artists living in Panajachel, Guatemala, where they have developed a matriarchal compound in an environment that offers both refuge and terror.

More films in London today (A – Z): ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL at Frontline Club (12 SEP 19:00). BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 presented by Screen25 and Black Cultural Archives at Harris Academy South Norwood (12 SEP 19:45). BORN IN FLAMES at ICA (12 SEP 18:45). BRAGUINO at ICA (12 SEP 15:20). CASABLANCA at Rio Cinema (12 SEP 14:30). CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA at BFI (12 SEP 20:30). DAMASCUS COVER at JW3 (12 SEP 14:30, 18:30 & 20:3). DANCER IN THE DARK presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (12 SEP 19:00). DIRTY DANCING at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (12 SEP 20:00). GIRLS RISING presented by Pitshanger Pictures at St Barnabas Millennium Halls (12 SEP 20:15). HARD TICKET TO HAWAII presented by Crap Film Club at The Book Club (12 SEP 19:00). THE KING at DocHouse (12 SEP 16:10). MRS. DOUBTFIRE at Rooftop Film Club, Shoreditch (12 SEP 21:00). NATIONAL NARRATIVE aka Roman National at ICA (12 SEP 13:55). PERSONA at BFI (12 SEP 18:00). WEEKEND IN HAVANA at Regent Street Cinema (12 SEP 12:00 & 15:30).


THU 13

Films in London this week: FACES PLACES at Curzon Mayfair (13 SEP).
Films in London this week: FACES PLACES at Curzon Mayfair (13 SEP).

Arrows, Gazes, Points of Intensity: The films of Ana Vaz at Whitechapel Gallery (13 SEP 19:00):

  • On the occasion of Ana Vaz’s first UK solo show at LUX, this screening brings together a selection of her recent films. Interrogating the filmmaker’s gaze and relationship to the ‘other’, Ana Vaz’s films situate narrative from within and with the body.

Experiments in Synesthesia, Early Cinema and Artist Film at BFI Southbank (13 SEP 20:30):

  • Bold, beautiful and sometimes bizarre experiments with ‘drawn’ soundtracks on film. Part of BFI’s Experimenta Strand (Artists’ film and video).

FACES PLACES + Q&A with Agnès Varda + JR at Curzon Mayfair (13 SEP 18:30):

  • Marking her long-awaited return to filmmaking, FACES PLACES sees iconic, 90-year-old auteur Agnès Varda forging an unlikely partnership with enigmatic photographer JR as they embark on a road trip unlike any other.

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies – Drag Me to Hell with instructor Sarah Crowther at The Horse Hospital (13 SEP 19:00):

  • Or, to give it its full title… Drag Me to Hell: Representations of Drag and Transvestism in Horror Film and Television. From Ed Wood’s GLEN OR GLENDA (1953) to the Boulet Brothers’ DRAGULA (2017-), drag and transvestism have appeared as a recurring theme in genre cinema and television.

PADRE + Q&A with Willem Dafoe & director Giada Colagrande at Regent Street Cinema (13 SEP 19:30):

  • Hoffman, Barney & Foscari presents: Giulia has just lost her father, the great music composer Giulio Fontana. Through music he contacts her from the other dimension and leads her to an initiation into the invisible world.

Reclaim The Frame: THE RIDER + PANEL Q&A at Picturehouse Central (13 SEP 19:00):

  • Birds’ Eye View presents: Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, Brady is warned that his competition days are over after a tragic riding accident. Back home, he finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a sense of purpose: to ride and compete.

UNDER THE WIRE + Q&A with Paul Conroy and Chris Martin at Genesis Cinema (13 SEP 18:30):

  • Presented by Dogwoof: On 13 February 2012 war-correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy entered war-ravaged Syria to cover the plight of civilians trapped in the besieged Homs, under attack by the Syrian army. Only one of them returned.

More films in London today (A – Z): ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD presented by Filmbox Community Cinema at the Langley Park Centre (13 SEP 19:30). BARTON FINK at BFI (13 SEP 20:50). Bertrand Mandico: THE WILD BOYS at Close-Up (13 SEP 20:15). BRAGUINO at ICA (13 SEP 17:00). DAMASCUS COVER at JW3 (13 SEP 14:30, 18:30 & 20:3). DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES at Genesis Cinema (13 SEP 21:00). FACES PLACES at Stratford Picturehouse (13 SEP 20:30 – Other Picturehouses available!). THE KING at DocHouse (13 SEP 18:30). LES DEMOISELLES DE ROCHEFORT 35mm at BFI (13 SEP 18:00). MCQUEEN at ICA (13 SEP 14:45). MY LEFT FOOT at BFI (13 SEP 18:20). NATIONAL NARRATIVE aka Roman National at ICA (13 SEP 18:00). PAN’S LABYRINTH at Hyde Park Lido (13 SEP 18:30). PARASOL PEAK at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (13 SEP 19:30). REVERSING ROE at ICA (13 SEP 12:30). SUMMER 1993 at The David Lean Cinema (13 SEP 19:30). TRUE ROMANCE at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (13 SEP 20:00).


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 1

SEASONS (by event/venue)

Films in London this week: WINTER'S CHILD at Deptford Cinema (13 SEP).
Films in London this week: WINTER’S CHILD at Deptford Cinema (13 SEP).

AFRICAN SCIENCE FILM SERIES at Bernie Grant Arts Centre (06 to 20 SEP):

  • An exploration of the untold stories of groundbreaking scientific developments by African people, created by Black History Studies in partnership with the Bernie Grant Arts Centre. Includes: ANCIENT ASTRONOMERS OF TIMBUKTU (07 SEP 19:00).

AGNÈS VARDA: GLEANING TRUTHS various venues (AUG to SEP):

  • A national touring programme celebrating the incomparable Agnès Varda. Includes:
  • ICA: THE GLEANERS AND I (13 SEP 20:45).
  • See VARDA BY AGNÈS at Ciné Lumière, below (until 30 SEP):

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

  • “Butt-numbing marathons” (their words…ED.) of cult, horror, themed & film franchises include: Paul Verhoeven’s SCI-FI TRILOGY 3 films, 1 ticket (08 SEP 20:45).

ALWAYS SOMEWHERE ELSE – THE CINEMA OF ANGELA SCHANELEC IN DIALOGUE at Goethe-Institut (13 to 25 SEP):

  • This first comprehensive retrospective in the UK dedicated to Angela Schanelec proposes a dialogue between the films of the German filmmaker and those by international directors. Includes: Humphrey Jennings: SPARE TIME & Angela Schanelec: AFTERNOON + conversation between season curator Patrick Holzapfel and Angela Schanelec (13 SEP 19:00).

ANIMATION 2018 at BFI Southbank (2018):

  • Celebrating animation in all its guises, from puppetry and stop-motion to anime and CGI. Includes: Black British Animators + Q&A with Osbert Parker & other filmmakers (11 SEP 18:20).

AS IF… at The Prince Charles (until 28 SEP):

BACK 2 SCHOOL at House Of Vans (06 to 23 SEP – Free!/No booking required):

BLACK AND BANNED at BFI Southbank (SEP TO OCT):

CLOSE-UP ON KIJU YOSHIDA at Close-Up (10 to 30 SEP):

  • “A legendary figure of the postwar Japanese cinema, Kiju Yoshida is one of Japan’s most artistically ambitious, politically astute and influential filmmakers.” Includes: COUP D’ÉTAT (10 SEP 20:15).

CLOSE-UP ON PETER WATKINS at Close-Up (05 to 28 SEP):

  • Covering the breadth of Peter Watkins extraordinary body of work this programme presents the radical filmmaker’s most well known films. As the centrepiece to the programme, Watkins will introduce the rarely screened theatrical cut of LA COMMUNE. Includes: PUNISHMENT PARK (07 SEP 20:15); PRIVILEGE (08 SEP 20:00 + INTRO by Gareth Evans + BOOK LAUNCH); and, THE WAR GAME + SHORTS (09 SEP 20:00).

DISTANT VOICES: TERENCE DAVIES at Close-Up (08 to 15 SEP):

  • “A member of the distinctive generation of British Film Institute nurtured directors whose ranks notably included Derek Jarman, Sally Potter and Peter Greenaway: Includes: DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES (08 SEP 18:00); and, THE TERENCE DAVIES TRILOGY (09 SEP 18:00).

DRAMA SHE WROTE at BFI Southbank (SEP to OCT):

FIERCE: THE UNTAMEABLE JOAN CRAWFORD at BFI Southbank (until OCT):

  • A two-month season revelling in the formidable and versatile Hollywood star. Includes: POSSESSED (1947) 35mm (08 SEP 16:10).

HARRY DEAN STANTON FOCUS at BFI Southbank (SEP to OCT):

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! at Ealing Town Hall (07 SEP to 26 OCT):

  • Classic Cinema Club – Ealing presents a series of films complete with action sequences, adventure and crime capers – with brains, brawn and machismo. Includes: THAT SINKING FEELING (07 SEP 19:30).

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

OLIVIER ASSAYAS at Deptford Cinema (07 to 14 SEP):

STOLEN SUMMERS various venues (02 to 16 SEP):

  • A film season celebrating the European summer holiday and the pleasure and trouble that travel invites. Curated by Taryn Joffe. Includes:
  • Ciné Lumière: LA PISCINE + SHORT: A SUMMER DRESS + INTRO by Marion Hallet (09 SEP 16:00).

STUDIO GHIBLI FOREVER at The Prince Charles (until 06 JAN 2019):

  • Legendary films from the greatest animation house on the planet. Includes: SPIRITED AWAY (09 SEP 12:45).
  • The English Dubs are also screening if you need them (tickets only £4).

THE TELEVISION WILL BE REVOLUTIONISED: Channel 4 and the 1982 Workshop Declaration at Barbican (13 to 16 SEP):

  • A season of oppositional films from Channel 4’s first decade: a radical, game-changing era that opened doors for diverse voices in cinemas and on British television. Includes: ACCEPTABLE LEVELS + PANEL (13 SEP 19:00).

VARDA BY AGNÈS at Ciné Lumière (until 30 SEP):

WORKING CLASS HEROES at BFI Southbank (SEP to OCT):


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 2

FILM FESTIVALS (by date/duration)

Films in London this week: THE SEARCH at ICA, part of SAFAR Fest (13 SEP).
Films in London this week: THE SEARCH at ICA, part of SAFAR Fest (13 SEP).

Festivals projecting this week include:


GRIND SHOWS

REGULAR RUNS & MAINSTREAM MARVELS (by title)

Films in London this week: IN PRAISE OF NOTHING at ICA.
Films in London this week: IN PRAISE OF NOTHING at ICA.

IN PRAISE OF NOTHING at ICA (07 to 13 SEP):

  • An offbeat, satirical and beautifully-shot film about Nothing, in which Nothing, tired of being misunderstood, runs away from home and begins to reveal his thoughts on pretty much everything, including life and death, love and politics. Narrated in verse by Iggy Pop.

THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST at The Castle Cinema (07 to 18 SEP):

  • Cameron Post looks the part of a perfect high-school girl. But after she’s caught with another girl in the back seat of a car on prom night, Cameron is quickly shipped off to a conversion therapy centre that treats teens “struggling with same-sex attraction”.

UNDER THE WIRE at DocHouse (07 to 13 SEP):

  • On 13 February 2012 war-correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy entered war-ravaged Syria to cover the plight of civilians trapped in the besieged Homs, under attack by the Syrian army. Only one of them returned.

More films in London this week (A – Z): AMERICAN ANIMALS at Rich Mix (07 to 13 SEP). BLACKkKLANSMAN at ArtHouse Crouch End (until 13 SEP). C’EST LA VIE! at Cine Lumiere (until 23 SEP). THE CLEANERS at DocHouse (07 to 12 SEP). COLD WAR at Ciné Lumière (until 16 SEP). CROWHURST at Whirled Cinema (10 to 16 SEP). HEATHERS at Prince Charles (07 to 13 SEP). HURRICANE at Genesis Cinema (07 to 13 SEP). MILFORD GRAVES FULL MANTIS at ICA (07 to 12 SEP). THE SEAGULL at Phoenix Cinema (07 to 13 SEP). YARDIE at The Institute Of Light (07 to 13 SEP).


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