SCREEN GUIDE: Films in London this week [26 OCT to 01 NOV 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 26 // SAT 27 // SUN 28 // MON 29 // TUE 30 // WED 31 // THU 01


Featured attraction: Sick Monday: SOCIETY at Close-Up (29 OCT 20:15): “It’s little surprise that SOCIETY still has the power to surprise and fascinate [almost] 30 years later. Times change, but the shunting never stops.” – Ryan Lambie, Den Of Geek.


Looking for horror this Halloween? We’ve published a separate SCREAM GUIDE just for you.


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 26

Films in London this week: THE CABINET OF DR CALIGARI at LSO St Luke's (26 OCT).
Films in London this week: THE CABINET OF DR CALIGARI at LSO St Luke’s (26 OCT).

THE CABINET OF DR CALIGARI + LIVE SCORE by The Cabinet of Living Cinema at LSO St Luke’s (26 OCT 19:30):

  • Nomad Cinema presents: At a local carnival in a small German Town, hypnotist Dr. Caligari presents the somnambulist Cesare, who can purportedly predict the future of curious fairgoers. But at night, the doctor wakes Cesare from his sleep to enact his evil bidding…

THE CRAFT + LIVE MUSIC by Candy Cane at Genesis Cinema (26 OCT 19:45 – Free! / Booking recommended):

  • Music & Movies presents: Candy Cane is a three piece spooky synth post punk band from East London. The trio met in a haunted cinema and formed Candy Cane to ward off the evil forces that lurk there.

UTØYA + Q&A with director Erik Poppe at Curzon Bloomsbury (26 OCT 21:00):

  • On July 22nd 2011, more than 500 youths at a political summer camp on an island outside Oslo were attacked by an armed, right-wing extremist. Earlier that day he bombed a Government building in Oslo before making his way to Utøya island.

More films in London today (A – Z): A QUIET PLACE + SHORT: MANNEQUINS presented by Screen25 at Harris Academy South Norwood (26 OCT 19:45). MARKED WOMAN at Ink@84 (26 OCT 19:30). NOSFERATU THE VAMPYRE aka Noseferatu: Phantom der Nacht (1979) at BFI (26 OCT 18:40). NUREYEV: ALL THE WORLD HIS STAGE at DocHouse (26 OCT 13:15). THE SHINING presented by Crofton Park Pictures at Rivoli Ballroom (26 OCT 20:30).


SAT 27

Films in London this week: POSSUM at ArtHouse Crouch End (27 OCT).
Films in London this week: POSSUM at ArtHouse Crouch End (27 OCT).

A VIABLE CANDIDATE + PANEL with director Orson Nava at Bernie Grant Arts Centre (27 OCT 19:00):

  • Sylvan and Mia are the perfect couple; in love, caring and supportive of each other, and with a shared vision of what Britain could be with Sylvan as it’s first black Prime Minister. But Sylvan is a man with a secret from his streetboy past that could destroy their dreams.

BREATHLESS + DISCUSSION at ICA (27 OCT 16:00):

  • UK premiere: An urgent and inspirational investigation into the disaster of the largest asbestos waste dump in India. Director Daniel Lambo, following the death of his father and many others from his village, embarks on an emotional journey to explore human rights and environmental concerns.

POSSUM + Q&A with director Matthew Holness at ArtHouse Crouch End (27 OCT 18:00):

  • Together with Possum, a hideous hand-puppet, disgraced puppeteer Philip returns to his childhood home. Staying with his cruel stepfather, Maurice, Philip soon discovers that ridding himself of Possum is no easy task. A truly creepy British horror from the visionary mind behind GARTH MERENGHI’S DARKPLACE.
  • POSSUM enjoys a grind show run at the same venue (26 OCT to 01 NOV).

More films in London today (A – Z):  THE AMITYVILLE HORROR at Everyman Screen On The Green (27 OCT 23:30). AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON presented by Hither Green Cinema at St Swithun’s Church Hall (27 OCT 19:30). THE BOOK OF LIFE presented by Hither Green Cinema at St Swithun’s Church Hall (27 OCT 14:00). BREAKING AWAY presented by St Margaret’s House in the historic Chapel, part of Chain Reaction (27 OCT 13:30). French Impressions: ISMAËL’S GHOST + TALK at Watermans (27 OCT 13:00).  LOLA MONTÈS at BFI (27 OCT 20:40). THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT (1972) at Deptford Cinema (27 OCT 19:30). Lotte Eisner: writer, archivist, curator symposium at Birkbeck Cinema (27 OCT 09:30 – Free!). THE RIDER at Regent Street Cinema (27 OCT 14:00, 16:15, 18:30 & 20:40). Slime Double Bill at Genesis Cinema (27 OCT 20:00 – Free!). WAITING FOR YOU + Q&A with actor Colin Morgan & co-writer/director Charles Garrad at Rio Cinema (27 OCT 13:00).


SUN 28

Films in London this week: SPARKLE at The Cinema Museum (28 OCT).
Films in London this week: SPARKLE at The Cinema Museum (28 OCT).

SPARKLE 16mm + Samira Ahmed In Conversation at The Cinema Museum (28 OCT 15:00):

  • The Celluloid Sorceress presents: Before DREAMGIRLS (2006) there was SPARKLE (1976). A very rare screening of the cult musical based on stories of Motown and The Supremes, written by Joel Schumacher with songs and music by Curtis Mayfield.
  • A Save the Cinema Museum fundraiser: use exclusive RADIANT CIRCUS discount voucher code “sparkle” when booking.

ST. WENCESLAS + LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT by Cappella Mariana at Barbican (28 OCT 15:30):

  • A milestone in Czech cinema history, this silent epic was the most expensive Czech film to date, with the largest set constructed in Europe to accommodate an all-star cast of over a hundred, together with 1,000 extras for the lavish battle scenes.

SUPAKINO’s Mondo Horror Movie Show at Rio Cinema (28 OCT 13:00):

  • SUPAKINO presents a special Bombay Mix screening for Halloween. Expect a strange potion of ghostly musical oddities from USA, UK, India & Pakistan with a special focus on the 60s beach-party haunted-house sub-genre. Ranjit from SUPAKINO will be chatting with guests in between the clips. Groooooovy!

More films in London today (A – Z): ANG LARAWAN at Regent Street Cinema (28 OCT 14:30, 17:00 & 19:30). APOLLO 13 at Picturehouse Central (28 OCT 15:30 – Other Picturehouses available!). BEETLEJUICE – 30TH Anniversary Restoration at Genesis Cinema (28 OCT 20:30). BENEATH THE CLOCKTOWER at ArtHouse Crouch End (28 OCT 15:20). CREEPY presented by Catford Film at Catford Constitutional Club (28 OCT 19:00). THE EXORCIST Director’s Cut 35mm + SKYPE Q&A with director William Friedkin at The Prince Charles (28 OCT 18:05). JOURNEY TO ITALY aka Viaggio in Italia at BFI (28 OCT 20:15). King Krule – On Film presented by Deeper Into Movies at The Five Bells (28 OCT 14:00). KUSAMA – INFINITY at Barbican (28 OCT 13:00). KUSAMA – INFINITY presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (28 OCT 15:00 & 20:00). MY FRIEND DAHMER at Whirled Cinema (28 OCT 18:00). ROCK MY RELIGION + Dan Graham In Conversation at ICA (28 OCT 16:15).


MON 29

Films in London this week: MOUCHETTE at BFI (29 OCT).
Films in London this week: MOUCHETTE at BFI (29 OCT).

NOVA NIGHTS: EPISODE #14 at The Horse Hospital (29 OCT 19:00):

  • Billy Chainsaw presents: World premiere of Emma Dark’s short film PURGATORIC + award winning filmmaker Geoff Harmer’s short films followed by an interview with Billy Chainsaw & audience Q&A.

Scala Confidential with Jane Giles at BFI Southbank (29 OCT 18:30):

  • Giles talks about her recently published book Scala Cinema 1978-1993 (FAB Press). Giles is the one-time programmer of London’s most influential and notorious repertory venue, with its heady mix of Hollywood classics and cult movies, live gigs and club nights.

Sick Monday: SOCIETY at Close-Up (29 OCT 20:15):

  • Sick Monday presents: Six newly commissioned short video works followed by Brian Yuzna’s cult classic SOCIETY. Featuring new works by Anita Delaney, Anne Kathrine Bindesbøll & Ava Fersi, Dave Burrows, Noor Afshan Mirza & Brad Butler, Birgit Ludwig, and Vanessa Scully, this series celebrates the “video nasty” horror genre, its influence on contemporary video artists, and its overlooked critical capacity to express social truths in an exuberant style.

More films in London today (A – Z): BENEATH THE CLOCKTOWER at ArtHouse Crouch End (29 OCT 19:40). CALIBRE + Q&A with director Matt Palmer, producers Al Clark & Anna Griffin, and actors Ian Pirie & Martin McCann at Curzon Bloomsbury (29 OCT 18:20). CLIMAX presented by Deeper Into Movies at Miranda at Ace Hotel London Shoreditch (29 OCT 19:00). DOING MONEY + Q&A preview with cast & crew at Curzon Soho (29 OCT 18:20). MANDY at Genesis Cinema (29 OCT 21:00). MOUCHETTE 35mm at BFI (29 OCT 20:30). NUREYEV: ALL THE WORLD HIS STAGE at DocHouse (29 OCT 16:15). THE RIDER at Regent Street Cinema (29 OCT 18:30 & 20:40). THEY LIVE at Picturehouse Central (29 OCT 21:10 – Other Picturehouses available!). THE WATERMELON WOMAN part of Black History Month at Peckhamplex (29 OCT 18:30).


TUE 30

Films in London this week: DER GOLEM at Rich Mix (30 OCT).
Films in London this week: DER GOLEM at Rich Mix (30 OCT).

BLACK MOTHER + INTRO by director Khalik Allah at ICA (30 OCT 20:25):

  • Part film, part baptism, in BLACK MOTHER director Khalik Allah brings us on a spiritual exploration through Jamaica. Soaking up its bustling metropolises and tranquil countryside, Allah introduces us to a succession of vividly rendered souls who call this island home.
  • Also: BLACK MOTHER + Q&A with director Khalik Allah at BFI Southbank (30 OCT 20:30):

DER GOLEM + LIVE SCORE by HarmonieBand at Rich Mix (30 OCT 19:30):

  • A restored silent-movie masterpiece gets a stunning new live soundtrack by specialists HarmonieBand: “An enduring example of German Expressionist horror” – Film 4.

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT + Q&A with film historian Peter Evans at Curzon HMV (30 OCT 20:30):

  • Wimbledon Film Club presents: It’s the 1960s, an African-American detective (Sidney Poitier) from Philadelphia becomes reluctantly involved in a murder investigation in a small Mississippi town where the racial tension is almost palpable. With his life under threat and his Southern police partner (Rod Steiger) holding dubious views on race, this is going to be the toughest of assignments. For Black History Month.

Orson Welles’ The War Of The Worlds at Close-Up (30 OCT 18:30):

  • Marking the 80th Anniversary of its original broadcast, Gareth Evans presents Orson Welles’ infamous radio production of The War of the Worlds, in Close-Up’s pitch-black auditorium.

More films in London today (A – Z): A GHOST STORY presented by Richmond Film Society at The Exchange (30 OCT 20:00). DEMON SEED presented by Science Fiction Theatre at The Castle Cinema (30 OCT 21:00). HALLOWEEN (1978) + RECORDED Q&A at The Castle Cinema (30 OCT 19:00). HEREDITARY presented by Deeper Into Movies at The Five Bells (30 OCT 19:30). THE LOST BOYS 35mm + INTRO by The Celluloid Sorceress at Genesis Cinema (30 OCT 21:00). THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS 35mm at BFI (30 OCT 20:30). THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST at The David Lean (30 OCT 19:30). ORPHÉE at Picturehouse Central (30 OCT 18:30 – Other Picturehouses available!). THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD presented by Dominon Of Scum at The Glory (30 OCT 20:00 – Free!). TO HELL AND BACK short film programme presented by Shorts on Tap at Regent Street Cinema (30 OCT 19:30).


WED 31

Films in London this week: METROPOLIS at St Barnabas Church (31 OCT).
Films in London this week: METROPOLIS at St Barnabas Church (31 OCT).

A WOMAN CAPTURED + SCREENTALK with director Bernadett Tuza-Ritter at Barbican (31 OCT 18:15):

  • Sheffield Doc/Fest presents: A European woman who has been kept by a family as a domestic slave for 10 years decides to escape the unbearable oppression and become a free person in this outstanding documentary.

LORDS OF CHAOS + INTRO by Thurston Moore at Rio Cinema (31 OCT 15:30):

  • Musician Thurston Moore & fashion designer Dr Pam Hogg invite you to a special Halloween showing of Jonas Åkerlund‘s new film LORDS OF CHAOS. Thurston will introduce the event, discuss the origins of Norwegian Black Metal, talk about the music of the band Mayhem.

METROPOLIS (1927) + LIVE ORGAN ACCOMPANIMENT by Henry Tozer at St Barnabas Church (31 OCT 20:00):

  • Pitshanger Pictures presents: A chance to see one of the greatest classic silent movies ever made. Inspiration for generations of sci fi and horror films as well as it simply being a fantastic spectacle. Pitshanger will be showing it in the church with live organ accompaniment in a marathon performance by Henry Tozer.

WOULD YOU LOOK AT HER at Barbican (31 OCT 18:30):

  • New East Cinema presents: Coming directly from this year’s festival circuit, this selection of shorts tracks the ways in which women’s lives are affected by Eastern state ideologies. Filmmakers delve into the worlds of women who refuse to be framed by prejudice, from arranged marriages to patriarchal traditions, and the oppression of female desire.

More films in London today (A – Z): A QUIET PLACE + SHORT: MANNEQUINS presented by Screen25 at Harris Academy South Norwood (31 OCT 19:45).  BLACK MOTHER + Q&A with director Khalik Allah at Stratford Picturehouse (31 OCT 20:30). BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE at Regent Street Cinema (31 OCT 12:00 & 15:30). CALIBRE + Q&A with producers Al Clarke & Anna Griffin and actors Kate Bracken & Ian Pirie at Curzon HMV (31 OCT 18:20). CARRIE (1976) at Deptford Cinema (31 OCT 21:00). CLIMAX at Deptford Cinema (31 OCT 16:00). THE CRAFT presented by Forever Young Film Club at The Albany (31 OCT 20:00). THE EVIL DEAD (1981) at BFI (31 OCT 21:00 – joint ticket available with SHAUN OF THE DEAD). THE EVIL DEAD (1981) at Everyman Canary Wharf (31 OCT 21:00). THE FOG (1980) at ArtHouse Crouch End (31 OCT 20:45). THE FOG (1980) at Rich Mix (31 OCT 21:00). HALLOWEEN (1978) + SALON by Nick Walker at Genesis Cinema (31 OCT 18:50). THE HILLS HAVE EYES (1977) 16mm + THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE (1974) Super8mm at The Castle Cinema (31 OCT 19:00 + 21:00). LOLA MONTÈS + INTRO by Isabel Stevens at BFI Southbank (31 OCT 18:10). THE LOVE WITCH + FREE DRINKS presented by Zodiac Film Club at Beyond Retro (31 OCT 19:00).  NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: 50th Anniversary Restoration at Peckhamplex (31 OCT 20:30). THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA – RESCORED LIVE by Grok at Genesis Cinema (31 OCT 21:00 – Free!). POSSUM at The David Lean (31 OCT 19:30). THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at The Gate (31 OCT 20:45 – Other Picturehouses available!). SCREAM + SCREAM 2 presented by Nomad Cinema at The Hoxton (31 OCT 18:45 + 21:00). SCREAM at Everyman Baker Street (31 OCT 21:00 – Other Everymans available!). SHAUN OF THE DEAD + Q&A with writer/director Edgar Wright at BFI (31 OCT 18:15 – joint ticket available with THE EVIL DEAD). SUSPIRIA (2018) at Picturehouse Central (31 OCT 18:10 Other Picturehouses available!). SUSPIRIA (1977) at Picturehouse Central (31 OCT 21:30 – Other Picturehouses available!). VAMPIR CUADECUC at Close-Up (31 OCT 20:15). VIDEODROME at Deptford Cinema (31 OCT 19:00).


THU 01

Films in London this week: MAUDITE SOIT LA GUERRE at Queen Elizabeth Hall (01 NOV).
Films in London this week: MAUDITE SOIT LA GUERRE at Queen Elizabeth Hall (01 NOV).

Armistice: MAUDITE SOIT LA GUERRE + LIVE SCORE played by London Sinfonietta at Queen Elizabeth Hall (01 NOV 19:30):

  • Nearly 100 years after its release, an early pacifist film – released in 1914 just one month before the outbreak of the First World War – is brought to life with a score by Olga Neuwirth.

EVE’S BAYOU + INTRO by Kelli Weston at Genesis Cinema (01 NOV 18:30):

  • Reel Good Film Club present: Over the course of a long, hot Louisiana summer, a 10-year-old black girl, Eve Batiste, discovers that her family’s affluent existence is merely a facade. The philandering of her suave doctor father, Louis, creates a rift, throwing Eve’s mother, Roz, and teenage sister, Cisely, into emotional turmoil.

LOOKING FOR CHARLIE + Q&A with directors Darren R. Reid & Brett Sanders at The Cinema Museum (01 NOV 19:30):

  • A candid look behind the scenes of the silent era which delves into the ways in which the legends we celebrate – Chaplin, Buster Keaton – are built upon much more complex, much more human stories. It is a film about superstardom and obscurity, the highs and lows of Hollywood, and the thin line between genius and despair.

More films in London today (A – Z): A QUIET PLACE presented by Stow Film Lounge at Wild Card Brewery (01 NOV 20:00). A SIMPLE FAVOUR at The David Lean (01 NOV 14:30 & 19:30). COLD WAR at Ciné Lumière (01 NOV 18:30). CRIES AND WHISPERS aka Viskningar och rop at BFI (01 NOV 20:50). Experimenta Salon: DON’T YOU WANT ME + PANEL with directors/producers Steve & Siobhan Barron at BFI Southbank (01 NOV 19:30). FANON, YESTERDAY, TODAY + Q&A with director Hassane Mezine at Rich Mix (01 NOV 19:30). IN BETWEEN presented by Talkies Community Cinema at Dugdale Centre (01 NOV 19:45). INVISIBLE BRITAIN + Q&A/BOOK LAUNCH with director Paul Sng & guests at Curzon Soho (01 NOV 18:25). MATANGI | MAYA | M.I.A presented by Dogwoof at House Of Vans (01 NOV 19:00 – Free!). POSSUM presented by Big Picture Film Club at Genesis Cinema (01 NOV 21:00). Serpentine Cinema: ON EARTH, STRUCTURE & SADNESS at Peckhamplex (01 NOV 20:30). WALKING INDIA presented by Whirled Docs at Whirled Cinema (01 NOV 20:00). THE WINGS OF THE DOVE 35mm + Q&A with director Iain Softly & writer Hossein Amini at The Prince Charles (01 NOV 20:35).


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 1

SEASONS (by event/venue)

Films in London this week: LET THE RIGHT ONE IN at The Prince Charles (30 OCT).
Films in London this week: LET THE RIGHT ONE IN at The Prince Charles (30 OCT).

70mm PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

  • Bringing regular 70mm presentations back to the West End with: 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY 70mm new ‘unrestored’ print (28 OCT 12:00).

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

ANIMATION 2018 at BFI Southbank (2018):

  • Celebrating animation in all its guises, from puppetry and stop-motion to anime and CGI. Includes: BOB GODFREY’S GREAT + Q&A with Tom Lowe and guests (01 NOV 18:20).

A SPIKE LEE MIXTAPE at Deptford Cinema (11 to 26 OCT):

CELEBRATING THE CINEMA OF SPIKE LEE at Genesis Cinema (01 to 29 OCT):

  • Marking Black History Month with free tickets for residents of Tower Hamlets (proof required at venue Box Office): Includes: Year Here presents BLACKkKLANSMAN (29 OCT 21:00).

CLOSE-UP ON NURI BILGE CEYLAN at Close-Up (08 to 27 OCT):

  • In anticipation of the UK premiere of Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s new film, THE WILD PEAR TREE, at the London Film Festival, this programme presents the Turkish auteur’s three preceding features. Includes: WINTER SLEEP (27 OCT 19:00).

CLOSE-UP ON THE TAVIANI BROTHERS at Close-Up (05 to 22 OCT):

  • The Tavianis are as concerned with corruption, abuse of power, poverty, and suffering as were the neorealists and their successors. This season focuses on three of the duo’s best known films. Includes:  NIGHT OF THE SHOOTING STARS (26 OCT 20:15).

CLOSE UP: SEBASTIÁN LELIO at BFI Southbank (OCT to NOV):

  • “A compelling and urgent voice in contemporary cinema that we think you should hear.” Includes: THE SACRED FAMILY aka La Sagrada Familia (26 OCT 20:40); CHRISTMAS aka Navidad (27 OCT 20:30); and, THE YEAR OF THE TIGER aka El Año Del Tigre (30 OCT 18:20).

COMEDY GENIUS at BFI Southbank (OCT 2018 to JAN 2019):

GNARLY MOVIE NIGHTS at House of Vans (11 to 28 OCT – Free! / No booking required):

  • “Come put your feet up in our underground cinema room and enjoy a selection of the most spine-chilling, hair-raising and plain creepy horror flicks ever made.” Includes: HALLOWEEN (1978) (28 OCT 13:00 & 15:30).

HORROROCTOBER at Prince Charles (OCT):

HOT DOCS LONDON 2018 at DocHouse (26 to 28 OCT):

JANE FONDA: COMING OF AGE at BFI Southbank (OCT to DEC):

  • This two-month season spotlight’s Fonda’s finest screen moments, from camp space adventures to tense thrillers and moving drama. Includes: CAT BALLOU 35mm (26 OCT 18:20); and, BARBARELLA (27 OCT 18:30).

JEAN COCTEAU RETROSPECTIVE at Ciné Lumière (23 OCT to 18 NOV):

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! at Ealing Town Hall (until 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: ERIN BROKOVICH (26 OCT 19:30).

MASAKI KOBAYASHI: THE HUMAN CONDITION at Close-Up (06 OCT to 28 OCT):

  • Originally filmed and released in three parts, Masaki Kobayashi’s mammoth humanist drama is one of the most staggering achievements of Japanese cinema. Includes: THE HUMAN CONDITION III: A SOLDIER’S PRAYER (28 OCT 18:00).

MUSEUM OF CLOUDS at Tate Modern (26 to 28 OCT):

SCI-FI SUNDAYS at Deptford Cinema (28 OCT 2018 to 24 FEB 2019):

Sight & Sound presents FANTASTIQUE: THE DREAM WORLDS OF FRENCH CINEMA at BFI Southbank (OCT to NOV):

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

  • Legendary films from the greatest animation house on the planet. Includes: TALES FROM EARTHSEA (28 OCT 15:15).


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 2

FILM FESTIVALS (by date/duration)

Films in London this week: MICROHABITAT at Picturehouse Central, part of Korean Film Festival (01 NOV).
Films in London this week: MICROHABITAT at Picturehouse Central, part of Korean Film Festival (01 NOV).

Film festivals in London this week include:


GRIND SHOWS

REGULAR RUNS & MAINSTREAM MARVELS (by title)

Films in London this week: UTØYA at ArtHouse Crouch End (26 OCT to 01 NOV).
Films in London this week: UTØYA at ArtHouse Crouch End (26 OCT to 01 NOV).

POSSUM at ArtHouse Crouch End (26 OCT to 01 NOV):

  • Together with Possum, a hideous hand-puppet, disgraced puppeteer Philip returns to his childhood home. Staying with his cruel stepfather, Maurice, Philip soon discovers that ridding himself of Possum is no easy task. A truly creepy British horror from the visionary mind behind GARTH MERENGHI’S DARKPLACE.

UTØYA – JULY 22 at ArtHouse Crouch End (26 OCT to 01 NOV):

  • Seven years ago on 22 July, more than 500 teenagers at a left-wing political summer camp on a small island outside Oslo, Norway, were targeted by armed right-wing extremist Anders Breivik; an attack that ultimately left 69 people, most of them children, dead.

WORLDS OF URSULA K. LE GUIN at DocHouse (26 Oct to 01 NOV):

  • This inspiring documentary looks at the power of science fiction as an art form through one of its foremothers, exploring Le Guin’s life through the prism of the magical worlds she created.

More films in London this week (A – Z): 1945 at JW3 (28 Oct to 01 NOV). BAD REPUTATION at Picturehouse Central (26 OCT to 01 NOV). THE DEMINER at The Montpellier (28 OCT to 07 NOV). DOGMAN at Ciné Lumière (26 OCT to 06 NOV). DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT at Peckhamplex (26 Oct to 01 NOV). THE GUARDIANS at Whirled Cinema (29 OCT to 04 NOV). MANDY at The Castle (26 to 29 OCT). SHIRKERS at ICA (26 OCT to 01 NOV). ORPHÉE at BFI (until 01 NOV). THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD at Phoenix Cinema (26 Oct to 01 NOV).


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