SCREEN GUIDE: Films in London this week [08 to 14 FEB 2019]

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 08 // SAT 09 // SUN 10 // MON 11 // TUE 12 // WED 13 // THU 14


FEATURED ATTRACTION

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK d. Barry Jenkins, 2019 + SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCE by Stephanie Ampofo at Rich Mix (08 FEB 20:15):

  • Rich Mix and We Are Parable present: A special screening of Barry Jenkins’ highly anticipated new film, accompanied by an intimate poetry performance from Stephanie Ampofo. Set to Nicholas Brittel‘s uplifting score, this live performance will immerse you in the world of Tish and Fonny with intricate wordplay.

NEW AT RADIANT CIRCUS

Valentine's 2019: THE STUD at Rio Cinema (16 FEB).
Valentine’s 2019: THE STUD at Rio Cinema (16 FEB).
  • SCREEN DIARY: We ventured into the wilds of Waltham Forest to enjoy the Women Over 50 Film Festival’s ‘Best Of The Fest’ pop-up event, part of a new UK tour. Read our RADIANT CIRCUS writeup.
  • VALENTINE’S 2019: Find out what’s screening across London this month in our Valentine’s Day roundup of romantic film events.
  • FEBRUARY: Planning ahead? Look no further than our epic roundup of repertory seasons & film festivals for the month ahead.

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 08

Films in London this week: RAY & LIZ at BFI (08 FEB).
Films in London this week: RAY & LIZ at BFI (08 FEB).

HOUSE OF THE GORGON d. Joshua Kennedy, 2018 + Q&A with Caroline Munro, Martine Beswicke & more at Regent Street Cinema (08 FEB 15:00):

  • A new gothic fairytale in the tradition of Hammer Horror. The year is 1896 and the village of Carlsdadt becomes the site of strange murders – all of the victims have been turned to stone!

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK d. Barry Jenkins, 2019 + SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCE by Stephanie Ampofo at Rich Mix (08 FEB 20:15):

  • Rich Mix and We Are Parable present: A special screening of Barry Jenkins’ highly anticipated new film, accompanied by an intimate poetry performance from Stephanie Ampofo. Set to Nicholas Brittel‘s uplifting score, this live performance will immerse you in the world of Tish and Fonny with intricate wordplay.
  • Then enjoys a grind show run at the same venue (08 to 14 FEB).

RAY & LIZ d. Richard Billingham, 2018 + Q&A with the director at BFI Southbank (08 FEB 20:20):

  • In this astonishingly personal film, Richard Billingham delves into his Black Country upbringing to recreate visceral memories and desperate living in Thatcher’s Britain.

More films in London today (A – Z):


SAT 09

Films in London this week: Pablo Mazzolo at Close-Up (09 FEB).
Films in London this week: Pablo Mazzolo at Close-Up (09 FEB).

Double Bill PHANTASM + PHANTASM II d. Don Coscarelli, 1979 + 1988 at Genesis Cinema (09 FEB 20:30 – FREE! Booking recommended):

  • Arrow Films presents: PHANTASM: The residents of a small town have begun dying under strange circumstances, leading young Mike to investigate, discovering that the Tall Man, the town’s mortician, is killing and reanimating the dead as misshapen zombies. PHANTASM II: Years after surviving his encounter with the sinister Tall Man, Mike Pearson, now a mental patient, still has nightmares about the evil gaunt mortician. Upon being released from the institution, Mike and his friends set out to track down the Tall Man and end his murderous and macabre practices.

Pablo Mazzolo: Conjectures at Close-Up (09 FEB 15:30):

  • Close-Up welcomes Argentinian filmmaker Pablo Mazzolo to present a selection of his Super8 and 16mm works. “Reality crosses the threshold of dreams, and cinema becomes an enveloping sensory experience.” – (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periférico.

More films in London today (A – Z):


SUN 10

Films in London this week: THE SKIN I LIVE IN at Deptford Cinema (10 FEB).
Films in London this week: THE SKIN I LIVE IN at Deptford Cinema (10 FEB).

Double Bill CAT PEOPLE + THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE d. Jacques Tourneur, 1942 + d. Robert Siodmak, 1946 at Regent Street Cinema (10 FEB 18:00 + 20:05):

  • CAT PEOPLE: An innovative picture about a Serbian emigree in New York (Simone Simon) who’s convinced she’s suffering from a hereditary curse that will transform her into a panther if her passions are aroused. THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE: A young mute woman who is working in a New England mansion as a domestic is terrorized by a maniac who is killing off people with disabilities.

Double Bill NINOTCHKA + HEAVEN CAN WAIT d. Ernst Lubitch, 1939 + 1943 at Regent Street Cinema (10 FEB 13:30 & 15:45):

  • NINOTCHKA : A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest. HEAVEN CAN WAIT: An aged Henry Van Cleve (Don Ameche) enters the opulent reception area of Hell, to be personally greeted by “His Excellency”. Henry petitions to be admitted but there is some doubt as to his qualifications.

ORNETTE: MADE IN AMERICA + THE CRY OF JAZZ d. Shirley Clarke, 1985 + d. Edward Bland, 1959 + SHORTS at Picturehouse Ritzy (10 FEB 13:00):

  • Jazz re:freshed Film Club presents: A fascinating jazz-infused double bill, featuring one of the first African-American independent films. Renata Cherlise will then explore the interdependencies between jazz and African-American struggle in a contemporary setting through a series of shorts

THE SKIN I LIVE IN d. Pedro Almodóvar, 2011 + DISCUSSION at Deptford Cinema (10 FEB 14:30):

  • DC Film & Book Club presents: A film of twisted charisma, knotted plots and perfect, indestructible skin. Imprisoned in a stylish apartment, Vera languishes in luxury, watching nature programmes on TV, practising yoga and making clay models. She has everything that she needs apart from her freedom and believes that her only escape is either through seduction of her captor or suicide. Freely adapted from Tarantula by Thierry Jonquet.

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • AN AFTERNOON IN MONTE CARLO d. Emmanuel Martin di Feliciantonio, 2018 at Deptford Cinema (10 FEB 19:00). BERGMAN: A YEAR IN A LIFE d. Jane Magnusson, 2018 at JW3 (10 FEB 10:30). BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S d. Blake Edwards, 1961 at Picturehouse Central (10 FEB 13:00 – Other Picturehouses available!). BUFFALO ’66 d. Vincent Gallo, 1998 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (10 FEB 15:00). DEATH GRIPS ON FILM presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (10 FEB 19:00). DOGMAN d. Matteo Garrone, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (10 FEB 18:00). FIRE AT SEA d. Gianfranco Rosi, 2016 presented by London Socialist Film Co-op at Bolivar Hall (10 FEB 11:00). FREE SOLO d. Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, 2018 at DocHouse (10 FEB 15:50). HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE d. David France, 2012 + PANEL presented by Queer Cinema Club at The Yard, Hackney Wick (10 FEB 18:00). MOBY DICK 35mm d. John Huston, 1956 at BFI (10 FEB 12:30). PULP FICTION d. Quentin Tarantino, 1994 presented by Rude & Loud at Whirled Cinema (10 FEB 13:00). SALVADOR DALI : IN SEARCH OF IMMORTALITY d. David Pujol, 2018 at JW3 (10 FEB 15:40).


MON 11

Films in London this week: LONDON UNPLUGGED at Everyman Kings Cross (11 FEB).
Films in London this week: LONDON UNPLUGGED at Everyman Kings Cross (11 FEB).

BAFTA Awards 2019 Short Film Nominees at Curzon Bloomsbury (11 FEB 18:20):

  • What unites Paddy Considine, Peter Capaldi, Tinge Krishnan and Lynne Ramsay? They’ve all won a short film BAFTA. And you too can unearth new talent by booking your ticket for the BAFTA Shorts tour 2019. In various cinemas and on demand.

COLD WAR d. Paweł Pawlikowski, 2018 + Q&A with the director & Adam Curtis at Curzon Mayfair (11 FEB 18:15):

  • Paweł Pawlikowski follows his Oscar-winning IDA with the stunning COLD WAR, an epic romance set against the backdrop of Europe after World War II. Sumptuously shot in luminous black and white, it spans decades and nations to tell a love story that is as tragic as it is moving, and as transportive as it is honest.

LONDON UNPLUGGED d. various, 2018 + Q&A with filmmakers at Everyman Kings Cross (11 FEB 19:30):

  • LONDON UNPLUGGED is a portmanteau exploration of disparate characters scattered across London. A refreshing take on the complexities, contradictions and compromises of modern living in the greatest city on Earth.

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • A FEW GOOD MEN d. Rob Reiner, 1992 at Dulwich Picture Gallery (11 FEB 19:30). BOUNCE CINEMA short film programme at Rich Mix (11 FEB 19:00). BERGMAN: A YEAR IN A LIFE d. Jane Magnusson, 2018 at JW3 (11 Feb 13:30). COLD WAR d. Paweł Pawlikowski, 2018 at Regent Street Cinema (11 FEB 18:30). THE FAVOURITE d. Yorgos Lanthinos, 2018 at Regent Street Cinema (11 FEB 20:30). RBG d. Julie Cohen & Betsy West, 2018 at DocHouse (11 FEB 14:30). SORRY TO BOTHER YOU d. Boots Riley, 2018 at The Prince Charles (11 FEB 16:15).


TUE 12

Films in London this week: FILM STARS DON'T DIE IN LIVERPOOL at Curzon Wimbledon (12 FEB).
Films in London this week: FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL at Curzon Wimbledon (12 FEB).

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK d. Barry Jenkins , 2019 + PANEL at Genesis Cinema (12 FEB 18:00):

  • Queen Mary University of London and Genesis invite you to a special screening of IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK by Oscar winning director Barry Jenkins, and adapted by James Baldwin’s novel with the same title.

FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL d. Paul McGuigan, 2017 + Q&A with Peter Evans at Curzon Wimbledon (12 FEB 20:30):

  • Touching biopic of Oscar-winning Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) and her relationship with Peter Turner (Jamie Bell), a struggling actor 28 years her junior. The couple meet as Grahame’s final days are played out in Liverpool.

More films in London today (A – Z):


WED 13

Films in London this week: WAVELENGTH at Tate Modern (13 FEB).
Films in London this week: WAVELENGTH at Tate Modern (13 FEB).

THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND d. Chiwetel Ejiofor, 2019 + Q&A with the director at BFI Southbank (13 FEB 18:00):

  • In 2001, in the village of Wimbe, 13-year-old William (Maxwell Simba) is forced to leave the school he adores when his family struggles to make the payments. With his parents Trywell (Ejiofor) and Agnes (Aïssa Maïga) struggling to make ends meet, William becomes determined to help them and build a windmill using a book from the library.

JELLYFISH d. James Gardner, 2018 + Q&A with the director & cast at Rio Cinema (13 FEB 18:30):

  • A preview of a British film which has been steadily accumulating plaudits worldwide – The Grand Jury Prize (Best Film) and the Critics Prize at the prestigious Dinard Film Festival, as well as the Best Film prize at the Rome Film Festival and Best Performance at the Edinburgh International Film Festival shared by Liv Hill and Sinead Matthews.

Michael Snow: WAVELENGTH 16mm, 1967 + World Premiere of audio performance WAIVELENGTH, 2019 at Tate Modern (13 FEB 18:30):

  • Canadian artist Michael Snow is celebrated for his groundbreaking work in a range of media including film, video and sound. The artist screens his renowned 1967 film WAVELENGTH, followed by the world premiere of Waivelength 2019, a new audio performance specially conceived for Tate Modern’s Starr Cinema.

SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS d. Preston Sturges, 1941 + STANDUP by Kevin Day at The David Lean (13 FEB 19:30):

  • Stand-Up Film Club presents: a season of stand-up shows, followed by the performer’s favourite comedy film. Our final event in the season is hosted by BAFTA-nominated Kevin Day with a stand-up set before his chosen cult classic screwball comedy Sullivan’s Travels. In partnership with The Croydon Comedy Festival.

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • AN ELEPHANT SITTING STILL d. Hu Bo, 2018 at ICA (13 FEB 14:30). BRIEF ENCOUNTER d. David Lean, 1945 presented by Pitshanger Pictures at St. Barnabas Millennium Halls (13 FEB 20:15). CLIMAX d. Gaspar Noé, 2018 at ICA (13 FEB 14:15). DISOBEDIENCE d. Sebastián Lelio, 2018 at Screen25 (13 FEB 19:45). THE FIRST WIVES CLUB d. Hugh Wilson, 1996 + AFTERPARTY* (13 FEB 18:10 – *Free to ticket holders, subject to availability on a first come, first served basis). GAINSBOURG: A HEROIC LIFE d. Joann Sfar, 2010 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (13 FEB 19:00). IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE d. Wong Kar-Wai, 2000 presented by Twickenham Film Club at The Exchange (13 FEB 19:30). LEGALLY BLONDE d. Robert Luketic, 2001 at Everyman Muswell Hill(13 FEB 20:00 – Other Everymans available!). MEAN GIRLS d. Mark Waters, 2004 at Everyman Barnet (13 FEB 20:00 – Other Everymans available!). PETERLOO d. Mike Leigh, 2018 presented by Filmbox Community Cinema at Langley Park Centre (13 FEB 19:30). PRETTY WOMAN d. Garry Marshall, 1990 presented by Crofton Park Pictures at Rivoli Ballroom (13 Feb 20:00). RBG d. Julie Cohen & Betsy West, 2018 at DocHouse (13 FEB 18:30). ROMEO + JULIET d. Baz Luhrmann, 1996 presented by The Extraordinary Travelling Film Show at The Shard (13 FEB 21:30 – Ticket includes entry, champagne & popcorn). SORRY TO BOTHER YOU d. Boots Riley, 2018 at The Prince Charles (13 FEB 13:10). THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS d. Tim Wardle, 2017 at DocHouse (13 FEV 14:30). TO CATCH A THIEF d. Alfred Hitchcock, 1955 at Regent Street Cinema (13 FEB 12:00 & 15:30). THE WIFE d. Bjorn Runge, 2017 presented by Filmbox Community Cinema at Langley Park Centre (13 FEB 19:45).


THU 14

Films in London this week: DER FAN at Barbican (14 FEB).
Films in London this week: DER FAN at Barbican (14 FEB).

BORDER d. Ali Abbasi, 2018 + Q&A with the director at BFI Southbank (14 FEB 18:00):

  • Tina (Eva Melander) has an unusual ability: she can smell guilt and shame – a talent she puts to use working at the Swedish border control agency. One day she encounters a strange man (Eero Milonoff) who seems to have a similar ability, and could be the key to understanding her identity…
  • BORDER also screens at Rio Cinema (14 FEB 18:30 – without Q&A but includes a goodie bag!).
  • Read our RADIANT CIRCUS writeup HERE.

DER FAN d. Eckhart Schmidt, 1982 at Barbican (14 FEB 20:45):

  • Cigarette Burns Cinema presents: “Pop idols profess their undying love for us; serenade us from our screens; gaze seductively down at us from the posters on our walls. But the reality is all illusion; a glossy sham.”

LOVE HOTEL d. Phil Cox, 2014 + VALENTINE’S QUIZ at Frontline Club (14 FEB 19:00):

  • Pensioners, lawyers, married couples and teenagers are all regular clients at the unique Angelo Love Hotel in Osaka Japan. With unprecedented access throughout the hotel, this film reveals their desires, fantasies and secrets as they inhabit one of the most private and anonymous spaces in Japanese society.

TRUE ROMANCE d. Tony Scott, 1993 + FOOD/DRINK at Curzon Mayfair (14 FEB 18:20):

  • Curzon and Edible Cinema team up for a special Valentine’s Day screening. Along with your ticket to the film, Edible Cinema offers an 8 item, bite sized menu of food & drink. In order for food & drink to be prepared for the event, tickets will be taken off sale at 17:00 on Wednesday 13 February.

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • AN ELEPHANT SITTING STILL d. Hu Bo, 2018 at ICA (14 FEB 14:00). BAFTA Awards 2019 Short Film Nominees at Curzon Bloomsbury (14 FEB 18:20). BEAUTIFUL THING d. Hettie Macdonald, 1996 at BFI (14 FEB 18:30). BEFORE SUNRISE d. Richard Linklater, 1995 at Moving Pictures Cinema (14 FEB 20:30). BOUND 35mm d. The Wachowskis, 1996 at BFI (14 FEB 20:40). CLIMAX d. Gaspar Noé, 2018 at ICA (14 FEB 14:20). DIRTY DANCING d. Emile Ardolino, 1987 at Picturehouse Central (14 FEB 18:30 – Other Picturehouses available!). JOYLESS STREET d. Georg Wilhelm Pabst, 1925 + LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT by John Sweeney at Austrian Cultural Forum (14 FEB 19:00 – FREE!). THE LADY EVE d. Preston Sturges, 1941 at BFI (14 FEB 18:10). MIDNIGHT IN PARIS d. Woody Allen, 2011 + Q&A with art director Anne Seibel at Ciné Lumière (14 FEB 18:30). MOULIN ROUGE! d. Baz Luhrman, 2001 at Everyman Crystal Palace (14 FEB 18:45 for food/ 19:30 for film). ROMEO + JULIET d. Baz Luhrmann, 1996 presented by Crofton Park Pictures at Rivoli Ballroom (14 FEB 20:00). THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS d. Tim Wardle, 2017 at DocHouse (14 FEB 20:40). UNDER THE CLOCK d. Colm Nicell, 2018 + SHORT: SMITHY & DICKIE d. Hannah Quinn, 2018 at Regent Street Cinema (14 FEB 19:30 + free Prosecco).


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 1

SEASONS (by event/venue)

Films in London this week: SWEET DREAMS, part of EARLY KOREAN CINEMA at BFI (09 & 15 FEB).
Films in London this week: SWEET DREAMS, part of EARLY KOREAN CINEMA at BFI (09 & 15 FEB).

70mm PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

  • Bringing regular 70mm presentations back to the West End with: ROMA 70mm d. Alfonso Cuarón, 2018 (08 FEB 20:45 / 09 FEB 11:30, 14:30 & 17:30 / 10 FEB 13:00, 16:00 & 19:00); and, READY PLAYER ONE 70mm d. Steven Spielberg, 2018 (13 FEB 20:30).

AND THE NOMINEES ARE… OSCARS 2019 at The Prince Charles (until 04 MAY):

BEST OF 2018 at Ciné Lumière (03 to 26 JAN):

  • “Wasn’t 2018 a great year for cinema? For those who missed some of the standout films or those who want to watch them again, a selection of 7 of the most acclaimed films of the year!” Includes: DOGMAN d. Matteo Garrone, 2018 (09 FEB 16:30 / 10 FEB 16:30 / 12 FEB 18:10).

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: AND THE ACADEMY AWARD DIDN’T GO TO… at BFI Southbank (FEB):

CELEBRATING PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN and THE FILMS OF PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON at The Prince Charles (until 15 JUL):

CLOSE-UP ON LUIS BUÑUEL at Close-Up (01 to 27 FEB):

  • “From his beginnings as a godfather of filmic Surrealism to his remarkably fertile exile in Mexico to his late-career renaissance as a titan of international cinema, Spanish-born director Luis Buñuel’s richly varied body of work reveals a consummate film-poet whose films overflow with unforgettable, dreamlike images.” Includes: BELLE DE JOUR d. Luis Buñuel, 1967 (08 FEB 20:15); THE DISCRETE CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE d. Luis Buñuel, 1972 (09 FEB 20:00); THE PHANTOM OF LIBERTY d. Luis Buñuel, 1974 (10 FEB 20:00); and, THE OBSCURE OBJECT OF DESIRE d. Luis Buñuel, 1977 (12 FEB 20:15).

CLOSE-UP ON VERA CHYTILOVÁ at Close-Up (13 FEB to 01 MAR):

  • “Former philosophy student, fashion model, and script-girl, Vera Chytilová became one of Europe’s most innovative filmmakers in the 1960s.” Includes: A BAGFUL OF FLEAS + CEILING d. Vera Chytilová, 1962 & 1963 (13 FEB 20:30); and, FRUIT OF PARADISE d. Vera Chytilová, 1970 (14 FEB 20:15).

EARLY KOREAN CINEMA: LOST FILMS FROM THE JAPANESE COLONIAL PERIOD at BFI Southbank (FEB):

  • “A unique opportunity to experience world cinema history through the screening of films once thought lost.” Includes: SWEET DREAM + FISHERMAN’S FIRE 35mm d. Yang Ju-nam, 1936 + Ahn Chul-yeong, 1938 (09 FEB 15:50).

FEELGOOD FILMS at House Of Vans (25 JAN to 17 FEB – FREE! No booking required):

  • “Feeling the winter blues? We’re here to help with a season of great feel-good flicks.” Includes: BILLY ELLIOTT (08 FEB 17:00 & 19:15); RUSHMORE (10 FEB 14:00 & 16:00); and, AMÉLIE (14 FEB 17:00 & 19:15).

FORGOTTEN BLACK TV DRAMA at BFI Southbank (FEB):

FRENCH CLASSICS SPECIAL CÉSAR AWARDS at Ciné Lumière (03 to 24 FEB):

  • “This season of French classics is a selection of films awarded by the Académie des César”. Includes: DELICATESSEN d. Marc Caro & Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 1991 (10 FEB 14:00).

HAPPY FAMILIES at Classic Cinema Club – Ealing (FEB):

  • “These stories relate sibling rivalry, marital strife, and kinship between parents and their offspring.” Includes: THREE MONKEYS d. Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2008 (08 FEB 19:30).

JAPAN FOUNDATION TOURING FILM PROGRAMME: PEOPLE STILL CALL IT LOVE at ICA & Curzon Soho (02 to 21 FEB):

LOVE? at Deptford Cinema (09 to 23 FEB):

  • “With Valentine’s Day making its imposing presence known in February, we are celebrating, commiserating, ridiculing and generally contemplating all types of Love with our month long season.” Includes: MY NIGHT AT MAUD’S d. Eric Rohmer, 1969 (09 FEB 19:30); LA REINE MARGOT d. Patrice Chereau, 1994 (12 FEB 19:00); and, THE WAY HE LOOKS d. Daniel Ribeiro, 2014 (14 FEB 20:00).

LOVE IS IN THE AIR at The Prince Charles (08 to 17 FEB):

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI: CONFRONTING THE MODERN WORLD WITH STYLE at BFI Southbank (JAN to FEB):

  • “One of the world’s most adventurous and widely respected filmmakers, Michelangelo Antonioni profoundly influenced cinematic style, mood and outlook.” Includes: THE PASSENGER d. Michelangelo Antonioni, 1975 (08 FEB 20:30); CHINA d. Michelangelo Antonioni, 1972 (09 FEB 13:40); Antonioni Short Films (1983-2004) (09 FEB 18:10); RED DESERT d. Michelangelo Antonioni, 1964 (09 FEB 20:40); BLOW UP 35mm d. Michelangelo Antonioni, 1966 (10 FEB 20:05); and, ZABRISKIE POINT d. Michelangelo Antonioni, 1970 (13 FEB 20:40).

SOHO 60 at Curzon Soho (until 17 FEB):

  • Celebrating 60 years of Curzon Soho. Includes: CALL ME BY YOUR NAME d. Luca Guadagnino, 2017 (10 FEB 14:30).

STARRING BARBARA STANWYCK at BFI Southbank (FEB to MAR):

UNSEEN IN 2018 at Deptford Cinema (01 FEB 19:00):

  • Includes: THE RIDER d. Chloe Zhao, 2018 (11 FEB 19:30).

WE LOVE GILDA! at Phoenix Cinema (until 24 FEB):

  • Following last year’s UK premiere of LOVE, GILDA (09 DEC),The Celluloid Sorceress presents a season of Gilda Radner’s films. Includes: THE WOMAN IN RED 35mm d. Gene Wilder, 1984 (10 FEB 14:00).

ZUMBIS at Deptford Cinema (until 12 APR):

  • “A season of zombie films from around the world.” Includes: DEAD SNOW d. Tommy Wirkola, 2009 (08 FEB 20:00).


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 2

FILM FESTIVALS (by date/duration)

Films in London this week: The Great Rehearsals: Hommage to Edgard Varèse at Close-Up (14 FEB).
Films in London this week: THE GREAT REHEARSALS: HOMMAGE TO EDGARD VARÈSE, part of Stereo Spasms at Close-Up (14 FEB).

Film festivals in London this week include:


GRIND SHOWS

REGULAR RUNS & MAINSTREAM MARVELS (by title)

Films in London this week: AMÉRICA at DocHouse (08 to 14 FEB).
Films in London this week: AMÉRICA at DocHouse (08 to 14 FEB).

AMÉRICA d. Erick Stoll & Chase Whiteside, 2018 at DocHouse (08 to 14 FEB):

  • An astonishingly tender observational film about three brothers caring for their 93-year-old grandmother, América. What initially seems to be a narrative about one of the brothers just passing the time by the beach suddenly shifts when their dad is charged with neglecting América.

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK d. Barry Jenkins, 2019 at Rich Mix (08 to 14 FEB):

  • Set in early 1970s Harlem, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK tells the story of Tish and Fonny. The couple’s sweet romance is horribly derailed when Fonny is falsely accused of rape and imprisoned. Tish and their families race to clear his name before their baby is born.

YELLOW IS FORBIDDEN d. Pietra Brettkelly, 2018 at DocHouse (08 to 14 FEB):

  • Givenchy, Lagerfeld, Chanel, Dior Gaultier… It is perhaps the most exclusive club in the world. 21. Mostly men. European. Now there may be another name added to that list. From a country with the world’s largest population, Guo Pei is China’s only haute couture designer, with one of her pieces taking 50,000 painstaking hours to complete.

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

  • ALL IS TRUE d. Kenneth Branagh, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (08 to 14 FEB). BOY ERASED d. Joel Edgerton, 2018 at Picturehouse Central (08 to 14 FEB – Other Picturehouses available!). BURNING d. Lee Chang-dong, 2018 at Watermans (08 to 14 FEB). CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? d. Marielle Heller, 2018 at JW3 (until 14 FEB). COLETTE d. Wash Westmoreland, 2018 at The Prince Charles (08 to 14 FEB). THE FAVOURITE d. Yorgos Lanthimos, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (08 to 13 FEB). FREE SOLO d. Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, 2018 at ICA (until 13 FEB). GREEN BOOK d. Peter Farrelly, 2018 at The Castle Cinema (until 14 FEB). HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING d. RaMell Ross, 2018 at BFI (08 to 11 FEB). LEAVE NO TRACE d. Debra Granik, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (11 to 17 FEB). MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS d. Josie Rourke, 2018 at Regent Street Cinema (until 13 FEB). ONE CUT OF THE DEAD d. Shinichiro Ueda, 2018 at The Prince Charles (until 13 FEB). SHOPLIFTERS d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2018 at ICA (until 14 FEB). VICE d. Adam McKay, 2018 at The Lexi (until 14 FEB).

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