SCREEN GUIDE: Films in London this week [29 MAR to 04 APR 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 29 // SAT 30 // SUN 31 // MON 01 // TUE 02 // WED 03 // THU 04


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LORDS OF CHAOS d. Jonas Åkerlund, 2018 + INTRO by Sam Coleman and Lucian Charles Collier at The Prince Charles (29 MAR 18:20):

  • “Oslo, 1987: Seventeen-year-old Euronymous (Rory Culkin) is determined to escape his idyllic Scandinavian hometown and create “true Norwegian black metal” with his band, MAYHEM.”
  • Enjoys a grind show run at the same venue.

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SCREEN DIARY: ABOUT A WAR at ArtHouse Crouch End (Part Two).
SCREEN DIARY: ABOUT A WAR at ArtHouse Crouch End (Part Two).
  • Following a recent screening at ArtHouse Crouch End, we chatted with ABOUT A WAR (2018) co-directors Daniele Rugo & Abi Weaver about their film, its origins & its future in the UK & Lebanon.
  • LIVES UNWRITTEN season continues with Ousmane Sembène’s BLACK GIRL + TALK by Miranda Armstrong at The Geffrye Museum (06 APR). RADIANT CIRCUS subscribers get a 15% discount.

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 29

Films in London today: LORDS OF CHAOS at The Prince Charles (29 MAR).
Films in London today: LORDS OF CHAOS at The Prince Charles (29 MAR).

THE IMAGE YOU MISSED d. Dónal Foreman, 2018 + Q&A with the director at ICA (29 MAR 18:20):

  • “Drawing on over 30 years of unique and never-seen-before imagery, THE IMAGE YOU MISSED is a documentary essay film that weaves together a history of the Northern Irish Troubles with the story of a son’s search for his father.”

LORDS OF CHAOS d. Jonas Åkerlund, 2018 + INTRO by Sam Coleman and Lucian Charles Collier at The Prince Charles (29 MAR 18:20):

  • “Oslo, 1987: Seventeen-year-old Euronymous (Rory Culkin) is determined to escape his idyllic Scandinavian hometown and create “true Norwegian black metal” with his band, MAYHEM.”
  • Enjoys a grind show run at the same venue.

OLD BOYS d. Toby MacDonald, 2018 + Q&A with the director & actor Jonah Hauer-King at Genesis Cinema (29 MAR 18:20):

  • “During the production Cyrano for a school play, an awkward but imaginative pupil helps the handsome but spectacularly dim school hero pursue the fiery daughter of a visiting French teacher.”

WINTERLONG d. David Jackson, 2019 + Q&A with the director & actor Harper Jackson at Peckhamplex (29 MAR 18:30):

  • “When his estranged teenage son is left unexpectedly on the doorstep of his caravan, Francis, a lawless, feral man who lives on the margins of society, is forced into an impossible relationship with the boy.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • 1000 Londoners Movie Nights: Goodbye Europe at Picturehouse Hackney (29 MAR 19:00). ALLA RICERA DI EUROPA aka Looking For Europe d. Alessandro Scillitani, 2019 + INTRO by the director at the Italian Cultural Institute (29 MAR 19:00 – FREE!). Brexit Memories inc. PASSPORT TO PIMLICO d. Henry Cornelius, 1949 at The Cinema Museum (29 MAR 15:00 relaxed screening & 18:30 – FREE!). BURNING d. Lee Chang-dong, 2018 at ICA (29 MAR 13:20). MINDING THE GAP d. Bing Liu, 2018 at The Prince Charles (29 MAR 16:00). MINDING THE GAP d. Bing Liu, 2019 at ICA (29 MAR 16:15). OUT OF BLUE d. Carol Morley, 2018 + Q&A with the director at Picturehouse Clapham (29 MAR 18:30). SHOPLIFTERS d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2018 at ICA (29 MAR 13:50). SOUTH PARK: BIGGER, LONGER & UNCUT d. Trey Parker, 1999 at The Prince Charles (29 MAR 21:00). STRIKE A ROCK d. Aliki Saragas, 2017 at Bernie Grant Arts Centre (29 MAR 19:00). WIDOWS d. Steve McQueen, 2018 + Q&A with Monique Monrowe presented by Newham Community Cinema at Stratford Library (29 MAR 17:00 – FREE!). WIDOWS d. Steve McQueen, 2018 presented by Screen25 at Harris Academy South Norwood (29 MAR 19:45).


SAT 30

Films in London this week: OUT OF BLUE at Picturehouse Central (30 MAR).
Films in London this week: OUT OF BLUE at Picturehouse Central (30 MAR).

AT ETERNITY’S GATE d. Julian Schnabel, 2018 + Q&A with the director at Curzon Soho (30 MAR 15:00).

  • “Earning him an Oscar nomination, Willem Dafoe is mesmerising as Vincent van Gogh in At Eternity’s Gate. Covering his time in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, we find a complex, troubled soul who is seeking a new visual language, while also struggling to make sense of himself and his connection to those around him, including Paul Gaugain (Oscar Isaac) and a confiding priest (Mads Mikkelsen).”

BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY d. Steve Sullivan, 2018 + Q&A with the director at ArtHouse Crouch End (30 MAR 15:00):

  • “’80s and ’90s Manchester music fixture Frank Sidebottom hid a creative giant who was both defined and smothered by that whopping papier-mâché head. BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY unmasks him.”
  • Enjoys a grind show run at the same venue (29 MAR to 03 APR).

OUT OF BLUE d. Carol Morley, 2018 + Q&A with the director at Picturehouse Central (30 MAR 18:30):

  • “Director Carol Morley (DREAMS OF A LIFE, THE FALLING) discusses her latest film: a stylish, cosmic murder mystery, in which a police officer must discover who killed a young astrophysicist.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • ALIEN d. Ridley Scott, 1979 at The Prince Charles (30 MAR 18:15). ATTACK THE BLOCK d. Joe Cornish, 2011 presented by Collective Cinema at St Margaret’s Church, SE13 (30 MAR 19:00). BIRDMAN d. Alejandro G. Iñárritu, 2014 at Everyman Screen On The Green (30 MAR 23;30). BLACK DYNAMITE 35mm d. Scott Sanders, 2009 at Phoenix Cinema (30 MAR 23:35). CAPERNAUM d. Nadine Labaki, 2018 at Moving Pictures (30 MAR 15:00). COMMUNION LOS ANGELES d. Adam R Levine, 2018 part of Architecture On Film at Barbican (30 MAR 16:00). ‘day after the apocalypse’ presented by Exploding Cinema at Cheeky Soundsystem (30 MAR 14:00). EX LIBRIS: THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY d. Frank Wiseman, 2018 at Deptford Cinema (30 MAR 16:30). GET OUT d. Jordan Peele, 2017 presented by Empire Magazine at Picturehouse Central (30 MAR 21:00 Other Picturehouses available!). HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING d. RaMell Ross, 2018 at ICA (30 MAR 14:25). HORSE MONEY d. Pedro Costa, 2015 at ICA (30 MAR 12:20). THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY d. John Mackenzie, 1980 presented by Arrow Video at Genesis Cinema (30 MAR 21:00 – FREE!). RAY & LIZ d. Richard Billingham, 2018 at ICA (30 MAR 13:45). REAR WINDOW d. Alfred Hitchcock, 1954 at The Prince Charles (30 MAR 12:35). SAUVAGE d. Camille Vidal-Naquet, 2018 at ICA (30 MAR 20:30). WALL-E d. Andrew Stanton, 2008 presented by Collective Cinema at St Margaret’s Church, SE13 (30 MAR 17:00). YOUR NAME d. Makoto Shinkai, 2016 at The Prince Charles (30 MAR 15:10).


SUN 31

Films in London this week: BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN at ArtHouse Crouch End (31 MAR).
Films in London this week: BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN at ArtHouse Crouch End (31 MAR).

ANNE FRANK REMEMBERED d. Jon Blair, 1995 + Q&A with the director at JW3 (31 MAR 19:00):

  • “To commemorate 90 years since the birth of Anne Frank, this screening will be followed a Q&A with the director Jon Blair CBE – the only director of documentaries working in the United Kingdom who has won all three of the premier awards in his field: an Oscar, an Emmy (twice) and a British Academy Award.”

BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN d. Sergei M. Eisenstein, 1925 + LIVE SOUNDTRACK by Sam Enthoven & Arkadiusz Potyka at ArtHouse Crouch End (31 MAR 16:20):

  • “BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN is a revolutionary film in more ways than one. Its wild cinematography and rhythmic editing were radical for the time and remain startlingly modern today. Sam Enthoven and Arkadiusz Potyka bring electronic sound to silent cinema. Ark plays bass and other noise machines; Sam plays found sounds and the theremin.”

Hello Surveillance Capitalism at ICA (31 MAR 18:30):

  • “To mark the anniversary of the Cambridge Analytica revelations, the ICA presents the premiere of director Marc Silver’s new short film with Chris Wylie #pinkhairdatawhistleblower followed by a discussion with Professor Shoshana Zuboff, author of The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power.”

OUT OF BLUE d. Carol Morley , 2018 + Q&A with the director at Barbican (31 MAR 18:05):

  • “Director Carol Morley (DREAMS OF A LIFE, THE FALLING) discusses her latest film: a stylish, cosmic murder mystery, in which a police officer must discover who killed a young astrophysicist.”
  • Enjoys a grind show run at the same venue.

Vindicatrix + WILD AT HEART 35mm d. David Lynch, 1990 at The Cinema Museum (31 MAR 18:30):

  • Wonder Reels presents: “A night for music & film lovers: The series will be kicking off with a rare set from dark electronic gem Vindicatrix, fronted by multi-instrumentalist David Aird. The concert will be followed by a 35mm projection of 1990 Palme d’Or winning masterpiece WILD AT HEART (1990).”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • Corinne Day DIARY presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (31 MAR 14:00). DIAL M FOR MURDER 16mm d. Alfred Hitchcock, 1954 + INTRO at The Castle Cinema (31 MAR 14:30 – Currently looking SOLD OUT!)GIRL d. Lukas Dhont, 2018 at ICA (31 MAR 13:45). GIRL d. Lukas Dhont, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (31 MAR 16:00). THE HATE U GIVE d. George Tillman Jr., 2018 presented by Catford Film Club at Catford Constitutional Club (31 MAR 19:30). MONA LISA d. Neil Jordan, 1896 presented by Arrow Video at Genesis Cinema (31 MAR 20:30 – FREE!). THE NEVERENDING STORY d. Wolfgang Petersen, 1984 at The Prince Charles (31 MAR 12;15). THE PONDS d. Patrick McLennan, Samuel Smith, 2018 + Q&A with the filmmakers at The Prince Charles (31 MAR 15:05). RAY & LIZ d. Richard Billingham, 2018 at ICA (31 MAR 16:00). TOKYO STORY 35mm d. Yasujirô Ozu, 1953 at The Prince Charles (31 MAR 14:30). WIDOWS d. Steve McQueen, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (31 MAR 18:00). WILD ROSE d. Tom Harper, 2018 at Picturehouse Central (31 MAR 14:30 – Other Picturehouses available!). THE WILD PUSSYCAT d. Dimis Dadiras, 1968 + SINGAPORE SLING d. Nikos Nikolaidis, 1990 presented by World Wide Weird! at Helgi’s Bar (31 MAR 18:30).


MON 01

Films in London this week: THE KEEPER at Curzon Mayfair (01 APR).
Films in London this week: THE KEEPER at Curzon Mayfair (01 APR).

THE KEEPER d. Marcus H. Rosenmüller, 2018 + Q&A with the director & actor John Henshaw at Curzon Mayfair (01 APR 18:10):

  • “Known for winning the FA Cup Final while playing with broken neck, this biopic of Bert Trautmann fills in even more incredible details about the man’s life.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • AN ETERNITY’S GATE d. Julian Schnabel, 2018 + Satellite Q&A with the director at Ciné Lumière (01 APR 18:20). CAPERNAUM d. Nadine Labaki, 2018 at Moving Pictures (01 APR 15:00). FLETCH 35mm d. Michael Ritchie, 1985 at The Prince Charles (01 APR 18:25). FLETCH LIVES 35mm d. Michael Ritchie, 1985 at The Prince Charles (01 APR 20:45). THE GRUMP aka Mielensäpahoittaja d. Dome Karukoski, 2014 part of Nordic Film Nights at Deptford Cinema (01 APR 19:30). INTO THE WILD d. Sean Penn, 2007 at BFI (01 APR 20:10). THE PONDS d. Patrick McLennan, Samuel Smith, 2018 at The Prince Charles (01 APR 16:25). RAY & LIZ d. Ray Billingham, 2018 at JW3 (01 APR 13:00 & 15:30). TWIN PEAKS LECTURE by Dr Lindsay Hallam presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (01 APR 19:00). THE WOODMANS + WHAT REMAINS presented by Deeper Into Movies at The Five Bells (01 APR 19:30).


TUE 02

Films in London this week: THE GOLD DIGGERS at The Horse Hospital (02 APR).
Films in London this week: THE GOLD DIGGERS at The Horse Hospital (02 APR).

Beyond The Body: THE GOLD DIGGERS d. Sally Potter, 1983 at The Horse Hospital (02 APR 19:00):

  • Orlando presents: “The film was co-written by Potter and the artist Rose English, who is the current subject of a solo show at London’s Richard Saltoun Gallery. This screening marks the final event in an ongoing series of happenings, which have been loosely related to the current print issue of Orlando (Beyond the Body), with all ticket sales going towards raising funds for the future of the magazine.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • BORDER d. Ali Abbasi, 2018 at Regent Street Cinema (02 APR 20:30). BURNING d. Lee Chang-dong, 2018 at ICA (02 APR 13:00). DANCE WITH A STRANGER d. Roger Randall-Cutler, 1985 presented by Primrose Hill Community Library Film Club (02 APR 20:00). FACES, PLACES d. JR and Agnès Varda, 2017 presented by Richmond Film Society at The Exchange (02 APR 20:15). FOXTROT d. Samuel Maoz, 2017 at The David Lean (02 APR 19:30). GIRL d. Lukas Dhont, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (02 APR 20:50). MINDING THE GAP d. Bing Liu, 2019 at ICA (02 APR 16:15). RAY & LIZ d. Ray Billingham, 2018 at JW3 (02 APR 20:30). SAUVAGE d. Camille Vidal-Naquet, 2018 at ICA (02 APR 20:40). SHOPLIFTERS d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2018 at ICA (02 APR 16:00).  SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN d. Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly,1952 presented by Tufnell Park Film Club at The Lord Palmerston (02 APR 20:00). TEDDY PENDERGRASS: IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME d. Olivia Lichtenstein, 2018 at The Lexi (02 APR 20:50).


WED 03

Films in London this week: A DEAL WITH THE UNIVERSE at BFI (03 APR).
Films in London this week: A DEAL WITH THE UNIVERSE at BFI (03 APR).

A DEAL WITH THE UNIVERSE d. Jason Barker, 2018 + Q&A with the director at BFI Southbank (03 APR 18:15):

  • “In his first documentary, former BFI Flare programmer Jason Barker tells the story of his family, and of the unexpected setbacks in trying to conceive a child with his partner.”

Another Evening Of 9.5mm Films From Kevin Brownlow’s Collection at The Cinema Museum (03 APR 19:30):

  • Kennington Bioscope presents: “German mountain drama THE WHITE HELL OF PIZ PALU d. Arnold Fanck & G. W. Pabst, 1929; French drama LA GLU d. Henri Fescourt, 1927; MY BOY d. Albert Austin, 1921 starring Jackie Coogan, a follow-up to Chaplin’s THE KID (1921); and, ADIEU LES COPAINS d. Léo Joannon, 1930.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • A STAR IS BORN d. Bradley Cooper, 2018 presented by Screen25 at Harris Academy South Norwood (03 APR 19:45). CAPERNAUM d. Nadine Labaki, 2018 at Moving Pictures (03 APR 15:00). COVER GIRL d. Charles Vidor, 1944 at Regent Street Cinema (03 APR 12:00 & 15:30). GIRL d. Lukas Dhont, 2018 at ICA (03 APR 13:50). GREEN BOOK d. Peter Farrelly, 2018 at The David Lean (03 APR 19:30). KHALID: FREE SPIRIT d. Khalid and Emil Nava, 2019 at Peckhamplex (03 APR 19:00). THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER d. Sara Colangelo, 2018 at Curzon Aldgate (03 APR 18:00 – Other Curzon available!). LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE d. Alfonso Arau, 1992 part of Latin American Film Nights at Deptford Cinema (03 APR 20:00). LOST IN TRANSLATION 35mm d. Sofia Coppola, 2003 at The Prince Charles (03 APR 18:10). LUCKY d. John Carroll Lynch, 2017 presented by Pitshanger Pictures at St. Barnabas Millennium Halls (03 APR 20:15). MAIDEN d. Alex Holmes, 2018 at Lexi Cinema (03 APR 18:30). THE PONDS d. Patrick McLennan, Samuel Smith, 2018 at The Prince Charles (03 APR 13:10). RAY & LIZ d. Richard Billingham, 2018 at ICA (03 APR 14:00). SAUVAGE d. Camille Vidal-Naquet, 2018 at ICA (03 APR 20:40). WIDOWS d. Steve McQueen, 2018 presented by Filmbox Community Cinema at Langley Park Centre (03 APR 19:45). YULI – THE CARLOS ACOSTA STORY d. Icíar Bollaín, 2018 + Satellite Q&A with Carlos Acosta, Iciar Bollain & Paul Laverty at ArtHouse Crouch End (03 APR 19:00 – Other venues are available!).


THU 04

Films in London this week: RAFIKI at The Lexi (04 APR).
Films in London this week: RAFIKI at The Lexi (04 APR).

Experimental Visions and Neurodiversity: JIGSAW d. Robina Rose, 1980 + DISCUSSION with the director at BFI Southbank (04 APR 18:20):

  • “Timing with World Autism Awareness Week, we present Jigsaw, an observational, experimental film which seeks to enter into the perceptual preoccupations/obsessions of the autistic child.”

RAFIKI d. Wanuri Kahiu, 2018 + INTRO by Grace Barber-Plentie at The Lexi (04 APR 18:40):

  • “Brimming with Afropop aesthetics and the dreamy intimacy of first love, RAFIKI is a rallying indictment against Kenya’s homophobic laws. Set against the vibrant backdrop of the hustle and bustle of Nairobi, two very different girls must choose between their illegal love or the safety of conformity.”

YULI – THE CARLOS ACOSTA STORY d. Icíar Bollaín, 2018 + Q&A with the director at BFI Southbank (04 APR 20:25):

  • “Spanish actress-turned-director Icíar Bolláin (who appeared in Víctor Erice’s EL SUR), turns her lens to the true story of Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, who was the first black dancer to perform key ballet roles and principal dancer at the Royal Ballet for many years.”

More films in London today (A – Z):


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 1

SEASONS (by event/venue)

Films in London this week: LE BONHEUR at The Prince Charles (04 APR).
Films in London this week: LE BONHEUR at The Prince Charles (04 APR).

70mm PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles (ongoing):

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

  • Eight feature-length fiction and documentary films. Includes: LE BONHEUR d. Agnès Varda, 1965 (04 APR 18:20).

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

  • “Butt-numbing marathons” (their words…ED.) of cult, horror, themed & film franchises including: THE TWILIGHT SAGA 5 films 1 ticket (30 MAR 21:00); and, ARNIE ALL-NIGHTER 6 films 1 ticket (30 MAR 21:15).

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS at BFI Southbank (APR):

BORN DIGITAL: RAISED BY THE INTERNET at BFI Southbank (APR):

  • “As the internet turns 30, we programme a host of innovative films, inspired by and made with the web in mind.” Includes: A SELF-INDUCED HALLUCINATION d. Dan Schoenbrun, 2018 (01 APR 18:15); and, Is This A Game To You? + PANEL short film programme curated by Lost Futures (03 APR 20:45).

CELEBRATING PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN at The Prince Charles (06 JAN to 15 JUL):

CLOSE-UP ON ANDREI TARKOVSKY at Close-Up (until 21 APR):

  • “Tarkovsky belongs to that handful of filmmakers who, with a small, concentrated body of work, created a universe.” Includes: SOLARIS d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972 (29 MAR 19:30 – Currently looking SOLD OUT!)ANDREI RUBLEV d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1966 (30 MAR 19:30); STALKER d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979 (31 MAR 19:30 – Currently looking SOLD OUT!); IVAN’S CHILDHOOD d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1962 (01 APR 20:30); MIRROR d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1974 (02 APR 20:15); NOSTALGHIA d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1983 (03 APR 20:15); and, THE SACRIFICE d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1986 (04 APR 20:15).

CLOSE-UP ON SERGEI PARAJANOV at Close-Up (until 09 APR):

  • “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: Sayat-Nova Outtakes + INTRO by Daniel Bird (30 MAR 16:00); and, THE COLOUR OF POMEGRANATES d. Sergei Parajanov, 1969 (30 MAR 17:30).

DEREK JARMAN SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (until 16 APR):

  • Includes: SEBASTIANE d. Derek Jarman & Paul Humfress, 1976 (02 APR 18:35).

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

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

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: LETTER FROM AN UNKNOWN WOMAN d. Max Ophuls, 1948 (29 MAR 19:30).

HISTORICAL PERIOD DRAMAS at Austrian Cultural Forum (02 APR to 30 MAY – FREE!):

  • “In 2019 our CineClub investigates the relationship of Austrian cinema and genre. We continue in the spring with a closer look at Austrian historical period dramas from the silent era to current festival highlights.” Includes: SODOM & GOMORRAH: THE LEGEND OF SIN & PUNISHMENT d. Michael Curtiz, 1922 (02 APR 19:00).

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

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

KUBRICK at BFI Southbank (APR to MAY):

LOVE AND ANARCHY: THE FILMS OF LINA WERTMÜLLER at Barbican Centre (06 to 31 MAR 2019):

  • “In the first instalment of Hidden Figures, a new strand celebrating filmmakers who have been unjustly neglected in cinema history, we bring you the work of Italian director Lina Wertmüller.” Includes: SWEPT AWAY d. Lina Wertmüller, 1974 + INTRO by Dr Silvia Angeli (31 MAR 18:00).

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

OF FLESH AND BLOOD: THE CINEMA OF HIROKAZU KORE-EDA at BFI Southbank (APR to MAY):

PLOT TWISTS at House Of Vans (06 to 28 APR):

POETRY IN MOTION: CONTEMPORARY IRANIAN CINEMA at Barbican (03 to 24 APR):

  • “A film season reflecting on how the tradition of storytelling, so deeply rooted in Persian culture, comes alive in cinema.” Includes: A DRAGON ARRIVES! d. Mani Haghighi, 2016 + Q&A with the director (03 APR 18:10).

SCI-FI SUNDAYS at Deptford Cinema (until 26 MAY):

  • An afternoon movie and a little something extra on the last Sunday of the month. Includes: SOLARIS d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1971 + SHORT (31 MAR 15:30).

SECRETS, MYSTERY, ABSURDITY: THE WORLD OF DAVID LYNCH at Genesis Cinema (02 to 25 APR 2019):

  • Includes: BLUE VELVET d. David Lynch, 1986 (02 APR 18:20); DUNE d. David Lynch, 1984 presented by Trumans (02 APR 21:00 + a beverage for £5.50); and, DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE d. Rick Barnes & Olivia Neergaard-Holm, 2016 (04 APR 18:40).


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 2

FILM FESTIVALS (by date/duration)

Essay Film Festival: Filmemigration aus Nazi-Deutschland (1975)
Essay Film Festival: Filmemigration aus Nazi-Deutschland (01 APR).

Film festivals in London this week include:


GRIND SHOWS

REGULAR RUNS & MAINSTREAM MARVELS (by title)

Films in London this week: BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY at ArtHouse Crouch End (30 MAR).
Films in London this week: BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY at ArtHouse Crouch End (29 MAR to 03 APR).

BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY d. Steve Sullivan, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (29 MAR TO 04 APR):

  • “’80s and ’90s Manchester music fixture Frank Sidebottom hid a creative giant who was both defined and smothered by that whopping papier-mâché head. BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY unmasks him.”

LORDS OF CHAOS d. Jonas Åkerlund, 2018 at The Prince Charles (29 MAR to 04 APR):

  • “Oslo, 1987: Seventeen-year-old Euronymous (Rory Culkin) is determined to escape his idyllic Scandinavian hometown and create “true Norwegian black metal” with his band, MAYHEM.”

OUT OF BLUE d. Carol Morley, 2018 at Barbican (29 MAR to 04 APR):

  • “Director Carol Morley’s (DREAMS OF A LIFE, THE FALLING) latest film is a stylish, cosmic murder mystery, in which a police officer must discover who killed a young astrophysicist.”

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

  • 3 FACES d. Jafar Panahi, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (30 MAR to 27 APR). AN IMPOSSIBLE LOVE d. Catherine Corsini, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (01 to 07 APR). AT ETERNITY’S GATE d. Julian Schnabel, 2018 at Rio Cinema (29 MAR to 04 APR). BENJAMIN d. Simon Amstell, 2018 at The Castle Cinema (until 04 APR). BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES d. Sophie Huer, 2018 at DocHouse (until 03 APR). BORDER d. Ali Abassi, 2018 at ICA (until 04 APR). CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? d. Marielle Heller, 2018 at The Prince Charles (29 MAR to 04 APR). EVERYBODY KNOWS d. Asghar Farhadi, 2018 at Watermans (29 MAR to 04 APR). THE FAVOURITE d. Yorgos Lanthimos, 2018 at The Prince Charles (29 MAR to 04 APR). GIRL d. Lukas Dhont, 2018 at The Castle Cinema (until 04 APR). HUMOR ME d. Sam Hoffman, 2017 presented by UKJF at JW3 (29 MAR to 04 APR). THE IMAGE YOU MISSED d. Dónal Foreman, 2018 at ICA (until 04 APR). THE PANAMA PAPERS d. Alex Winters, 2018 at DocHouse (29 MAR to 04 APR). SHARKWATER: EXTINCTION d. Rob Stewart, 2018 at The Prince Charles (29 MAR to 04 APR). SORRY ANGEL aka Plaire, aimer et courir vite d. Christophe Honoré, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (until 04 APR). US d. Jordan Peele, 2019 at Rich Mix (until 04 APR): THE WHITE CROW d. Ralph Fiennes, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (29 MAR to 04 APR).

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