SCREEN GUIDE: Films in London this week [15 to 21 MAR 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 15 // SAT 16 // SUN 17 // MON 18 // TUE 19 // WED 20 // THU 21


FEATURED ATTRACTION

WELCOME TO SODOM d. Florian Weigensamer & Christian Krönes, 2018 at DocHouse (15 to 21 MAR):

  • “Sodom is the largest electrical waste dump in the world, given its hellish name by the people who live there. How our extremely wasteful, privileged society is seen by those who mend and recycle what we throw away, is food for thought.”

NEW AT RADIANT CIRCUS

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Temple Cinema: The home of horror at #EEFFALLYEAR.
  • East End Film Festival announces a year of horror in the Masonic temple at Andaz Liverpool Street.
  • We caught up with ABOUT A WAR, a 2018 doc by Abi Weaver and Daniele Rugo at ArtHouse Crouch End.
  • The Essay Film Festival (22 MAR to 04 APR) is an essential element of London’s indie film calendar.
  • RADIANT CIRCUS is celebrating our first year of reader subscriptions by inviting you to discover more #LDNindieFILM.

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 15

Films in London this week: THE FIGHT at ArtHouse Crouch End (15 MAR).
Films in London this week: THE FIGHT at ArtHouse Crouch End (15 MAR).

THE FIGHT d. Jessica Hynes, 2018 + Q&A with the director at ArtHouse Crouch End (15 MAR 19:00):

  • “Tina lives in a quiet seaside town but her life is anything but quiet – her mother is threatening to leave her father, her daughter is being bullied and she and her husband Mick are juggling full time jobs and three children. Determined to ditch the dysfunction and beat her inner demons, Tina puts on her fighting gloves.”
  • The film then enjoys a grind show run at the same venue.

THE FLORIDA PROJECT d. Sean Baker, 2017 + PANEL at The Foundling Museum (15 MAR 19:00):

  • “As part of the Watch, Talk, Think series, The Foundling Museum shines a spotlight on the theme of childhood survival in difficult homes. In this screening, watch a rambunctious six-year-old courts mischief and adventure beneath the lofty shadow of the Disney World Resort.”

JELLYFISH d. James Gardner, 2018 + Q&A with the director at Genesis Cinema (15 MAR 18:30):

  • “Between being bullied at school, put upon by her overbearing boss at the local arcade and having to look after her younger brother, sister and manic-depressive mother, life isn’t easy for Sarah Taylor. However, when Sarah’s drama teacher channels her ferocious and volatile energies in to a stand-up comedy routine for the graduation showcase, Sarah discovers that she may have a hidden talent.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • 1000 Londoners: Goodbye Europe at National Portrait Gallery (15 MAR 18:30). BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY d. Bryan Singer, 2018 presented by Screen25 at Harris Academy South Norwood (15 MAR 19:45). CHARULATA aka The Lonely Wife d. Satyajit Ray, 1964 at Poplar Union (15 MAR 19:30 – FREE!). DINER d. Barry Levinson, 1982 at ink@84 (15 MAR 19:30). FREE SOLO d. Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin, 2018 at ICA (15 MAR 14:00). PULP FICTION d. Quentin Tarantino, 1994 presented by Crofton Park Pictures at Rivoli Ballroom (15 MAR 20:00). UNREST d. Jennifer Brea, 2017 at Bernie Grant Arts Centre (15 MAR 19:00).


SAT 16

Films in London this week: FRAU IM MOND at St Barnabas Church (16 MAR).
Films in London this week: FRAU IM MOND at St Barnabas Church (16 MAR).

FRAU IM MOND aka Woman in the Moon d. Fritz Lang, 1929 + LIVE ORGAN ACCOMPANIMENT at St. Barnabas Church, W5 (16 MAR 19:00):

  • Pitshanger Pictures presents: “Thirty years ago, at a scientific conference, Prof. Manfeldt presented his theory on the existence of gold on the Moon. It was greeted with laughter by the assembled academics. Today, Herr Helius has ambitious plans to build a spaceship… and take it to the Moon!”

THE HOUSE BY THE SEA d. Robert Guédiguian, 2017 + TALK by Jon Davies at Watermans (16 MAR 13:00):

  • French Impressions presents: “By a little bay near Marseille lies a picturesque villa owned by an old man. His three children have gathered by his side for his last days. It’s time for them to weigh up what they have inherited of their father’s ideals and the community spirit he created in this magical place. The arrival, at a nearby cove, of a group of boat people will throw these moments of reflection into turmoil.”

SOCOTRA: ISLAND OF DJINNS d. Jordi Esteva, 2016 + AFTERPARTY at Rich Mix (16 MAR 20:00):

  • Palestine Film Club and Sarha Collective present: “Jordi Esteva’s breathtaking black and white documentary SOCOTRA: ISLAND OF DJINNS which screens in London and Ramallah on the same night. After the screening, enjoy an incredible DJ set from Yamen Mekdad and Chris Menist, showcasing the best of their vinyl collection – including rare records from Yemen.”

UNREST d. Jennifer Brea, 2017 + Q&A with disability rights activist Theresa Heath at Bernie Grant Arts Centre (16 MAR 19:00):

  • “A personal journey from patient to advocate to storyteller. Jennifer is twenty-eight years-old, working on her PhD at Harvard, and months away from marrying the love of her life when a mysterious fever leaves her bedridden. When doctors tell her it’s “all in her head,” she picks up her camera as an act of defiance and brings us into a hidden world of millions that medicine abandoned.”

More films in London today (A – Z):


SUN 17

Films in London this week: WITHOUT YOU I'M NOTHING at The Cinema Museum (17 MAR).
Films in London this week: WITHOUT YOU I’M NOTHING at The Cinema Museum (17 MAR).

CHILDREN OF THE SNOW LAND d. Zara Balfour and Marcus Stephenson, 2018 + Q&A with Zara Balfour at Rio Cinema (17 MAR 15:45):

  • “The story of a group of children born in the High Himalayas of Nepal. From just four years old, they are sent by their parents to the capital city, Kathmandu, to school, in the hope of a better life. Upon graduation, aged 16, the children must make the journey home; an arduous trek across mountains that takes them to the highest inhabited place on the planet.”

Troma Presents: A Lloyd Kaufman Double Bill + Q&A with Lloyd Kaufman at Genesis Cinema (17 MAR 15:00):

WITHOUT YOU I’M NOTHING 35mm d. John Boskovich, 1990 + INTRO at The Cinema Museum (17 MAR 19:30):

  • Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest presents: “A rare screening of Sandra Bernhard’s zany, caustic, queer and massively entertaining commentary on life, work, love, race and 20th century American culture.

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • CAPERNAUM d. Nadine Labaki, 2018 at The Lexi (17 MAR 17:20). CITIZEN KANE 35mm d. Orson Welles, 1941 at The Prince Charles (17 MAR 17:25). THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT d. Lars Von Trier, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (17 MAR 18:00). THE LITTLE COMRADE d. Moonika Siimets, 2018 + Q&A with author Leelo Tungal at Regent Street Cinema (17 MAR 15:00): THE PONDS d. Patrick McLennan and Samuel Smith, 2019 + Q&A with the directors at Phoenix Cinema (17 MAR 17:20). RAFIKI d. Wanuri Kahiu, 2018 presented by Queer Cinema Club at The Yard Theatre (17 MAR 17:00). SHANE d. George Stevens, 1953 at Picturehouse Clapham (17 MAR 12:00 – Other Picturehouses available!). A STAR IS BORN d. William A. Wellman, 1937 presented by Kennington Classics at The Cinema Museum (17 MAR 14:30).


MON 18

Films in London this week: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Barbican (18 MAR).
Films in London this week: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Barbican (18 MAR).

Roy Budd’s PHANTOM OF THE OPERA d. Rupert Julian, 1925+ LIVE SCORE by Docklands Sinfonia at Barbican Centre (18 MAR 19:30):

  • “Roy Budd had loved Phantom since he was a child. The self-taught pianist and prodigious composer – best known for his score to GET CARTER – had always dreamed of writing music for the iconic film. And in 1993, he did just that. But tragically, just weeks before the premiere at the Barbican, he died from a brain haemorrhage, and the performance was cancelled. Here it is.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • 1000 Londoners: Goodbye Europe at Museum of London (18 MAR 18:30 – FREE!). BURNING aka Beoning d. Lee Chang-dong, 2018 at The Prince Charles (18 MAR 12:40). RINGU d. Hideo Nakata, 1998 at Picturehouse Crouch End (18 MAR 21:15 – Other Picturehouses available!). SAUVAGE d. Camille Vidal-Naquet, 2019 at Ciné Lumière (18 MAR 20:40).


TUE 19

Films in London this week: BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER at The Castle Cinema (19 MAR).
Films in London this week: BUT I’M A CHEERLEADER at The Castle Cinema (19 MAR).

BLONDE VENUS d. Josef von Sternberg, 1932 + INTRO at The Cinema Museum (19 MAR 19:30):

  • Women & Cocaine Presents: “A spotlight on Hollywood’s Queen of Cool, Marlene Dietrich. The pioneer of androgyny, her bold, sexual tease behind the haute couture gender switching was designed to be both titilating and subversive. It has been said, that nothing is quite as exquisite as Dietrich in a suit. Her ageless charisma is often imitated but can never be duplicated.”

BUT I’M A CHEERLEADER d. Jamie Babbit, 2001 + INTRO by Zodiac Film Club at The Castle Cinema (19 MAR 18:45):

  • Zodiac Film Club presents: “Jamie Babbit used satirical silliness, a sick, saturated aesthetic and a cameo from Ru Paul to poke fun at the supremely unfunny world of gay conversion therapy more than a decade before other filmmakers began looking at the issue. The critics hated it but in recent years it’s become a latent hit and a Zodiac favourite.”

LEAVE NO TRACE d. Debra Granik, 2018 + Q&A with author Peter Fiennes about woodlands & culture presented by Wimbledon Film Club at Curzon Wimbledon (19 MAR 20:30):

  • “A father and teenage daughter live off the grid in a huge forest environment in Oregon. Solitude is what they know and seek, yet loggers and patrols interrupt their escape from conventional society on an increasingly frequent basis. When social services intervene and insist on young Tom (Thomasin McKenzie) receiving an education, the shift to be part of the larger world is an unacceptable challenge to dad Will (Ben Foster).”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • 90 MINUTES d. Simon Baker, 2019 + Q&A with the director & Rio Ferdinand at Genesis Cinema (19 MAR 18:15). THE AMERICAN FRIEND d. Wim Wenders, 1977 presented by Tufnell Park Film Club at The Lord Palmerston (19 MAR 20:00). CAPERNAUM d. Nadine Labaki, 2018 at The Lexi (19 MAR 18:20). DESTROYER d. Karyn Kusama, 2018 at The David Lean (19 MAR 19:30). FREE SOLO d. Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin, 2018 at ICA (19 MAR 14:00). HANNAH d. Andrea Pallaoro, 2017 at Picturehouse Crouch End (19 MAR 18:15 – Other Picturehouses available!). LORDS OF CHAOS d. Jonas Åkerlund, 2018 at BFI (19 MAR 20:30). MILFORD GRAVES FULL MANTIS d. Jake Meginsky & Neil Young, 2018 presented by DocHouse at Peckham Springs (19 MAR 19:00). ON BODY & SOUL d. Ildikó Enyedi, 2017 presented by Richmond Film Society at The Exchange (19 MAR 20:00).


WED 20

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London this week: BACK TO THE FATHERLAND at JW3 (20 MAR).
Films in London this week: BACK TO THE FATHERLAND at JW3 (20 MAR).

BACK TO THE FATHERLAND d. Kat Rohrer & Gil Levanon, 2017 + Q&A presented by UKJF at JW3 (20 MAR 18:00).

  • “Kat’s grandfather was, in her words, a “super Nazi”, whereas Gil’s is a Holocaust survivor. The two met as film students in New York and became close friends. BACK TO THE FATHERLAND is the fruit of their friendship – a brave and moving documentary about new Israeli immigration to Germany and Austria.”
  • The film then enjoys a grind show run at the same venue.

Days Of EUtopia + Q&A with filmmakers short film programme at 93 Feet East (20 MAR 19:00):

  • Shorts On Tap presents: “The Brexit clock is ticking. In a bunch of days the UK will sever its ties with the EU. Is this going to be a new dawn for Britain or simply EUtopia? Either way, we will say au revoir to the European Union in style, with a selection of superlative short films from the the Continent itself. Brace yourself for what could be the very last European invasion.”

Short Film Night + Q&A/NETWORKING with the Film Festival Doctor at Moving Pictures (20 MAR 19:00):

  • “Enjoy an evening of film networking, films and insightful Q&A’s from the filmmakers. The Film Festival Doctor hosts ‘Girls on Film’ an evening celebrating female filmmakers – 6 short films will be screened where women have occupied the roles as either (or all) director, producer, lead actress and/or screenwriter.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • BURNING aka Beoning d. Lee Chang-dong, 2018 at ICA (20 MAR 15:00). CAPERNAUM d. Nadine Labaki, 2018 at The Lexi (20 MAR 18:20). COBRA WOMAN d. Robert Siodmak, 1944 presented by Lobotomy Room at Fontaine’s Bar (20 MAR 20:00 – FREE!). THE GOOD COMPANIONS d. J. Lee-Thompson, 1957 at Regent Street Cinema (20 MAR 12:00 & 15:30). MILDRED PIERCE d. Michael Curtiz, 1945 presented by Pitshanger Pictures at St. Barnabas Millennium Halls (20 MAR 14:00). THE PONDS d. Patrick McLennan & Samuel Smith, 2019 + Q&A with the directors at Picturehouse Clapham (20 MAR 18:30). THE PROWLER d. Joe Losey, 1951 presented by Kennington Noir at The Cinema Museum (20 MAR 19:30). SAUVAGE d. Camille Vidal-Naquet, 2019 at Ciné Lumière (20 MAR 16:00). STAN & OLLIE d. Jon S. Baird, 2018 presented by Screen25 at Harris Academy South Norwood (20 MAR 19:45). VICE d. Adam McKay, 2018 at The David Lean (20 MAR 19:30).


THU 21

Films in London this week: RINGU at Genesis Cinema (21 MAR).
Films in London this week: RINGU at Genesis Cinema (21 MAR).

Nova Nights #16: Harlock & Able’s DEEP CLEAN + SHORTS by Nicolai Kornum at The Horse Hospital (21 MAR 19:00):

  • Billy Chainsaw presents: “An exclusive screening of director Matt Harlock and comic artist Krent Able’s hilarious and hideous horror short DEEP CLEAN, followed by a ‘live’ interview between Harlock, Able and Billy Chainsaw. Plus the world premiere of Chainsaw & Collier’s latest Cut Up ‘S-23a’ – the only way to see Chainsaw & Collier’s Cut Up movies is ‘live’.”

PHASE IV d. Saul Bass, 1974 + TALK by Dr Yannick Wurm at The Castle Cinema (21 MAR 19:00):

    • Science Fiction Theatre presents: “When a desert ant population teams up with others of their species to create a super colony, two scientists (Nigel Davenport and Michael Murphy) search for an explanation to the evolutionary shift that has allowed the ants to adopt a hive mind.”

RINGU d. Hideo Nakata , 1998 + INTRO/SALON with Nick Walker, Rochester Kino at Genesis Cinema (21 MAR 18:40):

  • “Cult Classic Collective with Nick Walker of Rochester Kino returns with a 20th Anniversary screening of Hideo Nakata’s gorgeous restoration of RINGU. The screening will be introduced by Nick and will be followed by a salon discussion upstairs at the bar where you will have a chance to discuss this great film with fellow fans and first-time viewers!”

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 1

SEASONS (by event/venue)

Radiant Circus Screen Guide - Films in London this week: ASHIK KERIB, part of SERGEI PARAJANOV at Close-Up (20 MAR).
Films in London this week: ASHIK KERIB, part of SERGEI PARAJANOV at Close-Up (20 MAR).

70mm PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

  • Bringing regular 70mm presentations back to the West End with: 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY 70mm d. Stanley Kubrick, 1968 (17 MAR 20:20).

AGNÈS VARDA: GLEANING TRUTHS at The Prince Charles (until 03 JUN):

  • Eight feature-length fiction and documentary films. Includes: LA POINTE COURTE d. Agnès Varda, 1955 (19 MAR 18:10).

AKIRA KUROSAWA: SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (until 13 APR):

  • A selection of films from one of Japan’s most legendary filmmakers. Includes: THE BAD SLEEP WELL d. Akira Kurosawa, 1960 (16 MAR 14:40).

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

  • “Relive some of 2018’s best films on the big screen.” Includes: FREE SOLO d. Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, 2018 (daily to 21 MAR); and, SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE d. Rodney Rothman, Bob Persichetti & Peter Ramsey, 2018 (almost daily to 21 MAR).

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

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

  • “Tarkovsky belongs to that handful of filmmakers who, with a small, concentrated body of work, created a universe.” Includes: STALKER d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979 (15 MAR 19:30 – Currently looking SOLD OUT!)IVAN’S CHILDHOOD d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1962 (17 MAR 18:00); MIRROR d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1974 (18 MAR 20:15) and, NOSTALGHIA d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1983 (21 MAR 20:15).

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

  • “Parajanov studied cinema at the illustrious VGIK in Moscow under Aleksandr Dovzhenko. After he saw Tarkovsky’s IVAN’S CHILDHOOD, he disowned his earlier films and re-dedicated himself to cinema.” Includes: SHADOWS OF FORGOTTEN ANCESTORS d. Sergei Parajanov, 1964 (17 MAR 20:15 – Currently looks SOLD OUT!); and, ASHIK KERIB 35mm d. Sergei Parajanov, 1988 (20 MAR 20:30).

EUROPEAN CLASSICS at Ciné Lumière (03 to 31 MAR):

  • Includes: THE SEVENTH SEAL d. Ingmar Bergman, 1958 + SALON with Nick Walker, Rochester Kino (17 MAR 14:00).

EUROPEAN CONNECTIONS: Classic Plays from Europe Brought to Life on British TV at BFI Southbank (MAR):

  • “Discover how our TV represents Europe today – and look back at the great European classics on British TV.” Includes: VICIOUS CIRCLE d. Kenneth Ives, 1985 (16 MAR 20:40); and, TIME REMEMBERED D. Michael Elliott, 1961 (19 MAR 18:00).

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

THE FILMS OF PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON at The Prince Charles (until 08 JUL):

FLASHBACKS at Ealing Town Hall (01 MAR to 26 APR):

  • Classic Cinema Club – Ealing presents: “Films that refuse to tell the story straight, with non-linear narratives, scenes out of sequence, and jumps in time.” Includes: IVAN’S CHILDHOOD d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1962 (15 MAR 19:30).

HORROR SEASON at Austrian Cultural Forum (until 21 MAR – Free!):

  • Austrian Cultural Forum is dedicating their 2019 CineClub screenings to an investigation of the relationship between Austrian cinema and genres of all flavours, starting with horror. Includes: BLOOD GLACIER d. Marvin Kren, 2013 (21 MAR 19:00).

JOHN CARPENTER: A RESTORATION RETROSPECTIVE at Deptford Cinema (03 MAR to 02 APR):

JOHN WATERS SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles  (04 MAR to 26 JUN 2019):

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

LARRY GOTTHEIM & FRIENDS  at Close-Up (14 to 16 MAR):

  • “In 1967, Larry Gottheim started the Cinema Department at Binghamton University which was the first regular undergraduate program that dealt with cinema as a personal art. Larry Gottheim will be in attendance at all screenings to introduce and discuss his work.” Includes: Programme 2 (16 MAR 16:00); and, Programme 3 (16 MAR 20:30).

MARTIN SCORSESE SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (until 18 JUL):

PHOENIX CINEMA TRUST FUNDRAISER at Phoenix Cinema (15 to 17 MAR):

SCENES at Deptford Cinema (17 FEB to 16 MAR):

  • Inspired by a project by Caroline Jupp to interview local audiences about their personally significant movie scenes, this season is celebrating a selection of these films from the iconic to the obscure. Includes: WERCKMEISTER HARMONIES d. Béla Tarr, 2000 (16 MAR 19:30).

SEASON OF STARS at Deptford Cinema (until 06 APR):

  • “To showcase and propel into the spotlight those unique actors that have graced our screens over the past century.” Includes: THE TENANT d. Roman Polański, 1976 (21 MAR 19:30).

STARRING BARBARA STANWYCK at BFI Southbank (MAR):

TRIBUTE TO CHRISTIAN DIOR at Ciné Lumière (14 to 17 MAR):

  • Includes: STAGE FRIGHT d. Alfred Hitchcock, 1950 (17 MAR 16:00).

WALT DISNEY SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (until 23 MAR):

  • Includes: ROBIN HOOD d. Wolfgang Reitherman, 1973 (16 MAR 12:40).


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 2

FILM FESTIVALS (by date/duration)

Films in London this week: ANBESSA at Barbican, part of HRWFF (21 MAR).
Films in London this week: ANBESSA at Barbican, part of HRWFF (21 MAR).

Film festivals in London this week include:


GRIND SHOWS

REGULAR RUNS & MAINSTREAM MARVELS (by title)

Films in London this week: BENJAMIN at JW3 (15 to 21 MAR).
Films in London this week: BENJAMIN at JW3 (15 to 21 MAR).

BENJAMIN d. Simon Amstell, 2018 at JW3 (15 to 21 MAR):

  • “A bittersweet comedy tells the story of Benjamin (Colin Morgan) a rising star filmmaker, who is thrown into emotional turmoil  on the brink of premiering his second film, when Billie, his hard partying publicist, introduces him to a mesmeric French musician called Noah.”

GIRL d. Lukas Dhont, 2018 at ICA (15 to 21 MAR):

  •  “Lara is a 15 year-old woman fiercely committed to becoming a professional ballerina. Joining a new school, usual frustrations and challenges of adolescence are heightened as her body does not bend easily to the strict ballet discipline, being born a boy. Despite her stressful surrounding and with the support of her family, Lara prepares for reassignment surgery, pushing her body to its limits.”

WELCOME TO SODOM d. Florian Weigensamer & Christian Krönes, 2018 at DocHouse (15 to 21 MAR):

  • “Sodom is the largest electrical waste dump in the world, given its hellish name by the people who live there. How our extremely wasteful, privileged society is seen by those who mend and recycle what we throw away, is food for thought.”

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

  • THE AFTERMATH d. James Kent, 2019 at Watermans (15 to 28 MAR). ALIEN d. Ridley Scott, 1979 New Restoration at The Prince Charles (until 21 MAR). BACK TO THE FATHERLAND d. Kat Rohrer & Gil Levanon, 2017 presented by UKJF at JW3 (17 to 21 MAR). BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES d. Sophie Huber, 2018 at DocHouse (15 to 21 MAR). BORDER d. Ali Abassi, 2018 at Arthouse Crouch End (until 21 MAR). DISOBEDIENCE d. Sebastián Lelio, 2017 at Whirled Cinema (18 to 24 MAR). EVERYBODY KNOWS aka Todos lo Saben d. Asghar Farhadi, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (until 21 MAR). THE FAVOURITE d. Yorgos Lanthimos, 2018 at Phoenix Cinema (15 to 21 MAR). THE FIGHT d. Jessica Hynes, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (15 to 21 MAR). FREE SOLO d. Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin, 2018 at The Castle Cinema (until 21 MAR). IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK d. Barry Jenkins, 2018 at Peckhamplex (until 21 MAR). THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER d. Sara Colangelo, 2018 at Rio Cinema (until 21 MAR). MAIDEN d. Alex Holmes, 2018 at The Castle Cinema (until 21 MAR). THE PONDS d. Patrick McLennan & Samuel Smith, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (until 21 MAR). RAY & LIZ d. Richard Billingham, 2018 at ICA (until 21 MAR). SAUVAGE d. Camille Vidal-Naquet, 2018 at ICA (until 21 MAR). SHAKESPEARE WALLAH d. James Ivory, 1965 at BFI (until 21 MAR). SHOPLIFTERS d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2018 at ICA (until 21 MAR). TEDDY PENDERGRASS: IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME d. Olivia Lichtenstein, 2018 at DocHouse (15 to 20 MAR). TIGERS d. Danis Tanovic, 2014 at Watermans (17 to 21 MAR). UNDER THE SILVER LAKE d. David Robert Mitchell, 2018 at The Prince Charles (15 to 21 MAR). WHAT MEN WANT d. Adam Shankman, 2019 at Rich Mix (15 to 21 MAR).

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