SCREEN GUIDE: Films in London this week [08 to 14 JUNE 2018]

RADIANT CIRCUS is creating the only all-inclusive guide to London’s DIY, indie & alternative movie nights, film events & gallery screenings. Our latest SCREEN GUIDE helps you find films in London this week*.


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


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

It’s early in the month and new seasons continue to bloom. Our pick of the month HER NAME IS… gets underway at Genesis Cinema with AMELIE (14 JUN). Then there’s the EDWARD YANG season at Close-up, delivering both A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY (10 JUN) and TAIPEI STORY (11 JUN). Deptford’s HARMONY KORINE weekender (08 to 10 JUN) sits smack in our wheelhouse, whilst special mention goes to Ciné Lumière for including one of our forever favourites about childhood, TOMBOY (12 JUN), in their PRIDE MONTH.

You’ll find stunning films by indie curators across the week. ROCKET SINGH presented by SUPAKINO (11 JUN, The Institute Of Light) is the next twist in TURBANS SEEN ON SCREEN, one of London’s most joyful and diverse acts of independent programming. Then, don’t forget to (re)read our RADIANT CIRCUS interviews with Michelle Facey – Part 1 & Part 2after booking your ticket for THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS at Kennington Bioscope (13 JUN, The Cinema Museum).

Finally, grab your garlic for the restored and uncut SALEM’S LOT at The King & Queen (09 JUN) and the original BUFFY at Rooftop (10 JUN). If things get too warm, try skinny dipping in PIRANHA’s 35mm 40th anniversary screening at The Prince Charles (12 JUN).

Our featured attraction of the week is the European premiere of a long-awaited restoration of LIQUID SKY, which plays exclusively at ICA.

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 GRIND SHOWS (regular runs).


FILMS IN LONDON THIS WEEK

SINGLE-O EXHIBITS

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

FRI 08

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London this week: DISPOSSESSION: THE GREAT SOCIAL HOUSING SWINDLE at The Cinema Museum (08 JUN).
Films in London this week: DISPOSSESSION: THE GREAT SOCIAL HOUSING SWINDLE at The Cinema Museum (08 JUN).

DISPOSSESSION: THE GREAT SOCIAL HOUSING SWINDLE + PANEL at The Cinema Museum (08 JUN 19:30):

  • A feature doc directed by Paul Sng and narrated by Maxine Peake, exploring the catastrophic failures that have led to a chronic shortage of social housing in Britain.

LIQUID SKY at ICA (08 JUN 20:30):

  • The newly restored cult classic is back at ICA for its European premiere, 35 years after its original release. The radical film, directed by Slava Tsukerman, was completely restored in 2017 from the director’s original 35mm negative print, and returns with visceral glory.
  • Also 09 JUN 20:30 & 12 JUN 18:30.

More films in London today (A – Z): BRICK LANE at Ink@84 (08 JUN 19:30). CABARET 35mm at BFI (08 JUN 18:00). CONCEALED at The Castle Cinema (08 JUN 21:00). COOL RUNNINGS at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (08 JUN 21:00). THE INERTIA VARIATIONS at ICA (08 JUN 18:30). LEON at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (08 JUN 21:00). LILYA 4-EVER at Birkbeck Cinema (08 JUN 18:00 – Free!). PLANET OF THE APES TRILOGY (2011 – 2017) 3 films, 1 ticket at The Prince Charles (08 JUN 18:40). YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE at The Prince Charles (08 JUN 14:00).


SAT 09

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London this week: SALEM'S LOT at The King & Queen (09 JUN).
Films in London this week: SALEM’S LOT at The King & Queen (09 JUN).

IF…. + Q&A with actor/author David Wood at The Cinema Museum (09 JUN 19:30):

  • Lindsay Anderson’s IF…. (1968) is regarded as one of the best British films of all time. This special screening will be followed by a Q&A with actor and author David Wood and film critic George Perry.

Serpentine Cinema: SOPHIO MEDOIDZE, AB-JOY at Peckhamplex (09 JUN 18:30 – Free! / Booking required):

  • Sophio Medoidze screens a selection of her work alongside Sergei Parajanov’s Kiev Frescoes (1965-66). Following the screening Sophio Medoidze will be joined by lecturer and film curator Maria Palacios Cruz and artist and writer Frank Wasser.

#WINDRUSH70… STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD at Regent Street Cinema (09 JUN 13:30):

  • Kush Films presents a programme of short films and a live performance commemorating the ‘Windrush’ generation and the powerful story of mass-migration with an emphasis on those that first arrived from the Caribbean; 70 years ago on the good ship Windrush.

More films in London today (A – Z): BUS STOP at BFI (09 JUN 18:10). CLUELESS at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (09 JUN 21:00). COCO at Stow Film Lounge (09 JUN 10:30). E.T. THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL at Backyard Cinema (09 JUN 12:30). THE INERTIA VARIATIONS at ICA (09 JUN 18:30). LIQUID SKY at ICA (09 JUN 20:30). LOTTE REINIGER AFTERNOON at Birkbeck Cinema (09 JUN 13:30). RAMPAGE at Backyard Cinema (09 JUN 16:30). THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR at The Gate (09 JUN 13:00). REDOUBTABLE at The David Lean Cinema (09 JUN 14:30). THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (09 JUN 21:00). SALEM’S LOT presented by World Wide Weird! at The King & Queen (09 JUN 17:30 – Free!/Donation requested). SCARFACE (1983) at The Prince Charles (09 JUN 20:45). THE SHOOTIST presented by Pitshanger Pictures at St Barnabas Millennium Halls (09 JUN 20:00). THE SQUARE at ICA (09 JUN 20:20). ZAMA at Barbican (09 JUN 16:10).


SUN 10

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London this week: SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY at Catford Constitutional Club (10 JUN).
Films in London this week: SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY at Catford Constitutional Club (10 JUN).

THE INERTIA VARIATIONS + Q&A with Matt Johnson at ICA (10 JUN 18:30):

  • Matt Johnson of the English band The The, known for his intensely personal and political songs, has remained silent as a singer-songwriter for the last 15 years. Conflicted by creative inertia, he has observed from the sidelines as corporate state propaganda has swamped the cultural airwaves.
  • Also without Q&A (08 JUN 18:30 / 09 JUN 18:30).

LET THERE BE LIGHT at The Cinema Museum (10 JUN 16:00 – Free!):

  • Focus Fusion Society in collaboration with Walworth Green Party and The Cinema Museum presents a screening of the 2017 documentary Let There Be Light by EyeSteelFilm.

SHOULDER TO SHOULDER + Q&A with actors Dame Siân Phillips, Angela Down & Patricia Quinn, & directors Moira Armstrong & Waris Hussein at BFI (10 JUN 12:00):

  • A unique chance to see this TV dramatisation of the Suffragettes’ story in full, on the big screen.

More films in London today (A – Z): THE ASPHALT JUNGLE 35mm at Regent Street Cinema (10 JUN 13:30). BEST OF THE ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL at Ciné Lumière (10 JUN 11:00). BLACK PANTHER presented by Deeper Into Movies at The Moth Club (10 JUN 15:00). BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (10 JUN 21:00). THE CIAMBRA at Hackney Picturehouse (10 JUN 11:00). THE CIAMBRA at ArtHouse Crouch End (10 JUN 13:00 – Free members’ screening!). DR. STRANGELOVE at Picturehouse Central (10 JUN 15:30 – Other Picturehouses available!). FIVE EASY PIECES at Stow Film Lounge (10 JUN 14:30). THE FLORIDA PROJECT at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (10 JUN 21:00). GILDA at BFI (10 JUN 14:30). KANGAROO: A LOVE HATE STORY at Phoenix Cinema (10 JUN 13:30). THE PRINCESS BRIDE at The Prince Charles (10 JUN 20:45). THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR at Lexi Cinema (10 JUN 16:00). SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY presented by Catford Film at Catford Constitutional Club (10 JUN 19:00 – Free!). THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI presented by Deeper Into Movies at The Moth Club (10 JUN 19:00). WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE at The Prince Charles (10 JUN 15:30). THE WILD BOYS at ICA (10 JUN 14:25). ZAMA at ArtHouse Crouch End (10 JUN 15:35). ZAMA at Barbican (10 JUN 16:10).


MON 11

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London this week: ROCKET SINGH at The Institute Of Light (11 JUN).
Films in London this week: ROCKET SINGH at The Institute Of Light (11 JUN).

LFS: RATCATCHER + INTRO by Tom Huddleston at Lexi Cinema (11 JUN 18:30):

  • Lexi Cinema presents your neighbourhood film school, exploring film history and introducing current debates in cinema culture. Glasgow 1973 is the stark setting for the unforgettable debut feature by writer-director Lynne Ramsay (YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE).

L7: PRETEND WE’RE DEAD + Q&A at Curzon Mayfair (11 JUN 18:45):

  • Doc’n Roll Film Festival and Curzon present a special screening of this fascinating documentary about L7, a pioneering group of the grunge era, plus an exclusive post-screening Q&A with some members of L7.

ROCKET SINGH + INTRO + SHORT: BUNNY at The Institute Of Light (11 JUN 18:00):

  • Director Shimit Amin and writer Jaideep Sahni team up again after their hit film CHAK DE! INDIA to create an off-beat Bollywood movie that feels in tune with modern India whilst taking aim at corporate culture everywhere. Presented by SUPAKINO as part of Turbans Seen On Screen.

More films in London today (A – Z): BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S at BFI (11 JUN 18:00). BUFFALO 66 35mm at The Prince Charles (11 JUN 21:00). SNATCHES: Moments From 100 Years Of Women’s Lives + Q&A with Vicky Featherstone & cast at BFI (11 JUN 18:15).


TUE 12

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London this week: NINA'S HEAVENLY DELIGHTS at BFI (12 JUN).
Films in London this week: NINA’S HEAVENLY DELIGHTS at BFI (12 JUN).

NINA’S HEAVENLY DELIGHTS 35mm + Q&A with director Pratibha Parmar at BFI (12 JUN 18:10):

  • UK lesbian features are as rare a fruit as films about LGBT South Asian life. And acclaimed filmmaker Pratibha Parmar (ALICE WALKER: BEAUTY IN TRUTH) delivers a sweet one with this Glasgow-set tale of tender cross-cultural love. Presented by BFI Flare.

NOVA NIGHTS EP#12 – A Supernatural Noir Séance with Cathi Unsworth & Jayne Harris at The Horse Hospital (12 JUN 19:00).

  • … during which they will lift the veil on the mysterious female who inspired both Cathi’s latest novel THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC, and Jayne’s debut documentary film WHO PUT BELLA IN THE WYCH-ELM? Hosted by Billy Chainsaw.

More films in London today (A – Z): AN EVENING WITH CATHERINE SCHELL at The Cinema Museum (12 JUN 20:00). Baroness Shami Chakrabarti introduces SUFFRAGETTE at BFI (12 JUN 20:30). BUS STOP at BFI (12 JUN 20:45). A CAMBODIAN SPRING + Q&A with director Chris Kelly & Venerable Sovath (featured in the film) at Genesis Cinema (12 JUN 18:10). THE FLORIDA PROJECT presented by Richmond Film Society at The Exchange (12 JUN 20:00). LIQUID SKY at ICA (12 JUN 18:30). LOST IN VAGUENESS at Regent Street Cinema (12 JUN 20:45). MARY & THE WITCH’S FLOWER at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (12 JUN 21:00). Meera Syal Selects – WHEN HARRY MET SALLY at BAFTA (12 JUN 19:00). RUSHMORE at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (12 JUN 21:00).  SHORT FILMS & NETWORKING short films raising awareness of hearing loss presented by The Film Bunch at St Margaret’s House (12 JUN 18:30). SPACE JAM at Backyard Cinema (12 JUN 20:30). THOROUGHBREDS at The David Lean Cinema (12 JUN 19:30). WAITING FOR GUFFMAN 35mm at The Prince Charles (12 JUN 20:45). YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE at The Prince Charles (12 JUN 16:15). ZAMA at Picturehouse Central (12 JUN 18:30 – Other Picturehouses available!).


WED 13

LILI DAMITA star of THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS
Films in London this week: Lili Damita star of THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS at The Cinema Museum (13 JUN).

ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS at Barbican (13 JUN 18:15):

  • Julien Temple’s musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes’ novel about life in late 1950s London.
  • Part of London Nights by the Museum of London.

COLD WAR + Q&A with director Paweł Pawlikowski at Curzon Mayfair (13 JUN 18:40):

  • Paweł Pawlikowski, director of the Oscar-winning Ida, returns with a passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatally mismatched.

LEK & THE DOGS + Q&A with director Andrew Kötting at BFI (13 JUN 18:00):

  • Andrew Kötting’s new film combines sci-fi, fairytale and archive material, with touches of Tarkovsky, and is based on the true story of a young boy who left his parents and ended up on the city streets being cared for by wild dogs.

THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS aka Fiaker Nr.13 35mm + INTRO/LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT at The Cinema Museum (13 JUN 19:30):

  • Directed in Austria by Michael Curtiz and produced by Arnold Pressburger, THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS stars Lili Damita and Jack Trevor in the story of a newborn baby girl whose mother leaves her in a carriage. Presented by the Kennington Bioscope with shorts programmed/presented by Michelle Facey and live accompaniment by Stephen Horne.

More films in London today (A – Z): A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984) at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (13 JUN 21:00). BLACK PANTHER presented by Screen25 at Harris Academy South Norwood (13 JUN 19:45). THE BOOKSHOP at BFI (13 JUN 20:30). BAHAR NOORIZADEH: MOUNTAIN OF THE SUN UK premiere at Tate Modern (13 JUN 18:30). A CAMBODIAN SPRING + Q&A with director Chris Kelly & Venerable Sovath (featured in the film) presented by the Rory Peck Trust at Picturehouse Central (13 JUN 18:30). THE COLOUR OF POMEGRANATES at The Prince Charles (13 JUN 18:15). THE HAPPY PRINCE + SCREENTALK with Rupert Everett at Barbican (13 JUN 18:30). I, CLAUDE MONET at Ciné Lumière (13 JUN 15:45). It (1927) 35mm + INTRO by Aga Baranowska at BFI (13 JUN 18:20). LOVE ME TENDER at Regent Street Cinema (13 JUN 12:00 & 15:30). LOVE, SIMON at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (13 JUN 21:00). THE PRINCE OF NOTHINGWOOD presented by Pitshanger Pictures at St Barnabas Millennium Halls (13 JUN 20:15). STAGE BEAUTY presented by the London Screen Studies Collection at Birkbeck Cinema (13 JUN).


THU 14

Films in London this week: A CIAMBRA at Regent Street Cinema (14 JUN).
Films in London this week: A CIAMBRA at Regent Street Cinema (14 JUN).

A CIAMBRA at Regent Street Cinema (14 JUN 19:30):

  • Directed by Jonas Carpignano with Martin Scorsese as executive producer, A CIAMBRA represented Italy for Best Foreign Picture at the Academy Awards. Presented by CinemaItaliaUK in collaboration with Peccadillo Pictures.

GUARDIAN DOCUMENTARIES: THREE SHORT FILMS ABOUT BRITAIN + Q&A at Rio Cinema (14 JUN 18:45):

  • Three new short documentaries made by The Guardian about people coming to terms with modern Britain. Stories about Grenfell, racism and refugees made by some of the best short documentary makers in the UK.

THE LANTHANIDE SERIES at The Whitechapel Gallery (14 JUN 19:00):

  • From the portals of personal computing devices to ancient obsidian mirrors, optical instruments control how people see, foresee, frame, record, and remember their lives. Erin Espeile‘s THE LANTHANIDE SERIES meditates on how we understand the world through such material means.

THE SORROW AND THE PITY – PART 1: THE COLLAPSE at Phoenix Cinema (14 JUN 10:30):

  • Marcel Ophuls’ portrait of the French town of Clermont-Ferrand under German occupation from 1940-44 is one of the greatest documentaries ever made, as important as Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah in its value not just as a film but as an essential historical record in its own right.

More films in London today (A – Z): CABARET 35mm at BFI (14 JUN 20:35). CONCERT FOR GEORGE at The Prince Charles (14 JUN 20:45). THE CRAFT at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (14 JUN 21:00). THE FOREIGNER’S HOME + INTRO/DISCUSSION by Counterpoints Arts as part of Refugee Week at BFI Southbank (14 JUN 18:20). *HIDDEN SHORTS VOL. 2 short film programme at Deptford Cinema (14 JUN 19:30). INTERSTELLAR at Backyard Cinema (14 JUN 20:30). LOLA MONTÈS at Austrian Cultural Forum (14 JUN 19:00). LONDON IMPROVISERS ORCHESTRA at The Cinema Museum (14 JUN 19:30). THE NEVERENDING STORY at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford (14 JUN 21:00). THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR at Lexi Cinema (14 JUN 18:30). THE SQUARE at ICA (14 JUN 20:20). YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE at The Prince Charles (14 JUN 20:30).


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 1

SEASONS (by event/venue)

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London this month: A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY at Close-Up.
Films in London this week: A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY at Close-Up (10 JUN).

70mm PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing).

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

  • Take a closer look at the work of this pioneering artist and visionary. Includes: MUR MURS (09 JUN 20:20); and, CLÉO FROM 5 TO 7 (14 JUN 20:45).

A ONE AND A TWO… THE FILMS OF EDWARD YANG at Close-Up (03 to 24 JUN).

  • Three films from across the career of one of the leading figures of the New Taiwan Cinema, includes: A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY (10 JUN 18:00); and, TAIPEI STORY (11 JUN 19:30).

CLOSE UP: AVA DUVERNAY at BFI Southbank (JUN).

CLOSE-UP ON MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI at Close-Up (01 to 30 JUN).

  • Tremendously influential yet largely taken for granted, Michelangelo Antonioni made difficult, abstract cinema mainstream. Includes: L’ECLISSE (08 JUN 19:30); RED DESERT (09 JUN 20:30); L’AVVENTURA (12 JUN 19:30); ZABRISKIE POINT (14 JUN 19:30).

CREATURE FEATURES at The Prince Charles (until 23 JUL):

  • “From creepy crawlies and beasts from the deep to extra-terrestrials and towering goliaths…” Includes: PIRANHA 35mm (12 JUN 18:30 – £1 PCC Members’ Screening).

DIRECTED BY WOMEN / FEMALE GAZE at Deptford Cinema (ongoing).

  • Promoting women working behind the camera, includes: SECOND COMING presented by WIFSE25 (10 JUN 14:30).

DISNEY SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (08 JUN to 28 JUL):

  • A selection of Disney Classics return to the big screen, bringing the magic from the “Happiest Place on Earth”! Includes: BEAUTY & THE BEAST (1991) (08 JUN 20:30).

THE FILMS OF YASUJIRÔ OZU at The Prince Charles Cinema (until 14 OCT):

  • Showcasing the films of legendary Japanese filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu, The Prince Charles is taking the English translation of his titles literally, screening them during the season in which they’re set. This week it’s: EARLY SUMMER (10 JUN 17:55).

HARMONY KORINE WEEKENDER at Deptford Cinema (08 to 10 JUN).

  • Dedicated to the non-conformist, rebel and highly original filmmaker. Includes: GUMMO (08 JUN 20:00); MISTER LONELY (09 JUN 20:00); and, SPRING BREAKERS (10 JUN 20:00).

HER NAME IS… at Genesis Cinema (14 to 30 JUN).

  • “She is a dreamer, a fighter – curious and full of mystery. She is full of contradictions. Sometimes vulnerable, often wild and unpredictable. She is a lover, a mother, a teenager, a wife, a daughter, a woman, and this is her story. Her name is: AMELIE presented by Trumans (14 JUN 21:00).

IDA LUPINO: ACTOR, DIRECTOR, WRITER, PRODUCER, STAR at BFI Southbank (JUN).

JUST THE TWO OF US? at Classic Cinema Club – Ealing (until 29 JUN):

MARVEL STUDIOS at House Of Vans (07 JUN to 01 JUL – Free! / No booking required):

  • A film series to spotlight the best flicks from the super hero powerhouse. Includes: THOR (08 JUN 17:00 & 19:30); CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER (09 JUN 15:00 & 17:30); and, THE AVENGERS (10 JUN 13:00 & 15:30).

MUSIC & MOVIES: THE SUMMER SEASON at Genesis Cinema (08 JUN to 14 SEP).

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

  • Waving the rainbow flag through a celebration of French LGBTQ celluloid culture. Includes: TOMBOY (12 JUN 18:30); and, I, YOU, HE, SHE (14 JUN 18:30).

TONY RICHARDSON: THE LONELINESS OF THE BRITISH NEW WAVE at Close-Up (02 to 30 JUN).

  • Three masterpieces of the British New Wave. Includes: MADEMOISELLE 35mm (09 JUN 18:00 / 13 JUN 19:30).

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

  • Paying tribute to Marcel Carné, a “monstre sacré of French cinema”. Includes: HÔTEL DU NORD (10 JUN 14:00).

WE <3 GRETA GERWIG at The Prince Charles (until 09 JUN):

  • A selection of some of Gerwig’s best roles from recent years concludes with: LADY BIRD (09 JUN 18:15).

WOMEN SHAPING THE WORLD at Ciné Lumière (until 26 JUN).

  • A series of events, film screenings and discussions with and about women shaping the world. Includes: I GOT LIFE! (10 JUN 18:30 / 11 JUN 20:40); and, THE MAN WHO MENDS WOMEN + DISCUSSION with co-director Colette Braeckman and Congolese dancer Faustin Linyekula (13 JUN 20:15).

YOUTH ON THE MARCH! at Regent Street Cinema (until 27 JUN):

  • Kino Klassika Foundation’s season dedicated to the rise of the Soviet New Wave concludes with:ASSA (13 JUN 19:30).


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 2

FILM FESTIVALS (by date/duration)

Films in London this week: SUPERDESIGN, Italian Radical Design 1965-1975 (14 JUN).
Films in London this week: SUPERDESIGN, Italian Radical Design 1965-1975 (14 JUN).

Festivals projecting this week include:


GRIND SHOWS

REGULAR RUNS & MAINSTREAM MARVELS (by title)

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London this week: LEK AND THE DOGS at ICA (07 JUN).
Films in London this week: LEK AND THE DOGS at ICA.

ALL THE WILD HORSES at DocHouse (08 to 14 JUN):

  • A visually cinematic adventure documentary, ALL THE WILD HORSES submerges viewers in the Mongolian wilderness and throws them into the thrills of an adrenaline-fueled endurance test.

LEK & THE DOGS at ICA (08 to 14 JUN):

  • Combining archival footage with experimental and narrative sequences, artist and director Andrew Kötting reconstructs the true story of Ivan Mushukov, the Russian child found living with a pack of wild dogs on the streets of Moscow in the mid-1990s.

MCQUEEN at ArtHouse Crouch End (08 to 14 JUN):

  • Alexander McQueen’s rags-to-riches story is a modern-day fairy tale, laced with the gothic. Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his design, this documentary is an intimate revelation of his McQueen’s own world, both tortured and inspired, which celebrates a radical and mesmerizing genius of profound influence.

More films in London this week (A – Z): THE BOY DOWNSTAIRS presented by UK Jewish Film at JW3 (10 to 28 JUN). THE DARKEST HOUR at Whirled Cinema (11 to 17 JUN). ISMAEL’S GHOSTS at Watermans Arts Centre (08 to 14 JUN). MARY AND THE WITCH’S FLOWER at The Prince Charles (08 to 14 JUN). MY FREIND DAHMER at The Castle Cinema (08 to 13 JUN). PANDORA’S BOX at BFI (08 to 14 JUN with live accompaniment by Costas Fotopoulos on 08 JUN 17:50 & by Stephen Horne on 14 JUN 17:50). REVENGE at The Prince Charles Cinema (08 to 14 JUN). ZAMA at Phoenix Cinema (08 to 14 JUN).


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