SCREEN GUIDE: Films in London this week [31 MAY to 06 JUN 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 31 // SAT 01 // SUN 02 // MON 03 // TUE 04 // WED 05 // THU 06


FEATURED ATTRACTION

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Director’s Cut) d. Frank Oz, 1986 + Q&A with actor Ellen Greene at The Prince Charles (04 JUN 20:30):

  • “We’re pleased to announced that Audrey herself, Ellen Greene, will be LIVE on the PCC stage for a post-film Q&A! This is the first time Ms. Greene has appeared in person with the film here in London, and we couldn’t be happier to welcome her to the cinema to celebrate one of our favourite films.”

NEW AT RADIANT CIRCUS

THE BOYS FROM FENGKUEI part of TAIPEI STORIES at Close-Up (01 to 30 JUN 2019).
NOW BOOKING: THE BOYS FROM FENGKUEI part of TAIPEI STORIES at Close-Up (01 to 30 JUN 2019).
  • Our friends at Close-Up have announced a new programme of thirteen films, by three masters of Taiwanese New Cinema, set in & around Taipei throughout the 20th & 21st Century. We’ve written a handy guide to the season (including news of an exclusive season discount).
  • Obsessive behaviour is the rocket fuel that propels RADIANT CIRCUS through the universe of London’s alternative cinema scene. Now Deptford Cinema has launched a new season that looks at CINEMATIC OBSESSIONS and we invite you along for the ride (11 JUN to 29 JUL).
  • As we start stockpiling Pro Plus for the next edition of SUPAKINO’s MIDNIGHT EXCESS (15 JUN 23:00+), we caught up with guest programmer Amos Levin to talk ROCKY, 16mm, cinema’s ‘holy shit’ moments & The Lonely Island.

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 31

Films in London this week: DIRTY GOD at Picturehouse Hackney (31 MAY).
Films in London this week: DIRTY GOD at Picturehouse Hackney (31 MAY).

DIRTY GOD d. Sacha Polak, 2019 + Q&A with the director & actor Vicky Knight at Picturehouse Hackney (31 MAY 18:15):

  • “Set in a small East London council estate, the film follows young mother Jade (Knight) as she tries hard to recover from an acid attack that left her severely disfigured. Dutch director Sacha Polak draws an outstanding performance of raw emotion and sexual frankness from first-time actor Vicky Knight, defying character expectations.”

THE MEDICINE BUDDHA d. Benjamin Johns, 2019 + Q&A with the director & Khamba Lama Natsagdorj at Regent Street Cinema (31 MAY 19:30):

  • “Narrated by Sir Ben Kingsley, this doc takes us on a journey through the eyes of Khamba Lama Natsagdorj who is a close friend and former student of the Dalai Lama. Refreshment and entertainment will be provided by The Mongolian Embassy.”

The Moving Image Salon – Launch Event at Film & Video Umbrella, SE1 (31 MAY 15:00 – FREE!):

  • Daniel Fawcett & Clara Pais present: “The Moving Image Salon is a monthly gathering in London for artists working in the fields of moving image and experimental filmmaking. It is intended as a relaxed and open space for conversation and exchange about contemporary moving image practices, a networking event and critical forum. Each salon features an invited guest who will present and discuss their work, this month’s guest will be filmmaker Toby Tatum.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • BEATS d. Brian Welsh, 2019 presented by Truman’s Brewery at Genesis Cinema (31 MAY 21:15 – with a Free pint!). BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY d. Bryan Singer, 2018 + Short: THE QUEEN OF SCREAM presented by Newham Community Cinema + Women Over 50 Film Festival (31 MAY 16:30). Double Bill WHITNEY d. Kevin Macdonald, 2018 TEDDY PENDERGRASS: IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME d. Olivia Lichtenstein, 2018 + DJs presented by Sidestreet Cinema at Whirled Cinema (31 MAY 19:30 + 23:00). FERRANTE FEVER d. Giacomo Durzi, 2018 at JW3 (31 MAY 13:00). MEMOIR OF WAR d. Emmanuel Finkiel, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (31 MAY 16:00). MID90S d. Jonah Hill, 2018 presented by Screen25 at Harris Academy South Norwood (31 MAY 19:45 – Use promo code “CIRCUS19” to save on full price tickets). SUNSET 35mm d. László Nemes, 2018 + Q&A with the director at Curzon Soho (31 MAY 19:30). TOO LATE TO DIE YOUNG d. Dominga Sotomayor Castillo, 2018 at ICA (31 MAY 14:20). WHERE TO INVADE NEXT d. Michael Moore, 2015 presented by Faraday Labour Party at The Cinema Museum (31 MAY 19:30).


SAT 01

Films in London this week: BEAUTY'S WORTH, part of Kennington Bioscope Silent Film Weekender (01 JUN).
Films in London this week: BEAUTY’S WORTH, part of Kennington Bioscope Silent Film Weekender (01 JUN).

DIRTY GOD d. Sacha Polak, 2019 + Q&A with the director & actor Vicky Knight at BFI Southbank (01 JUN 17:30):

  • “Set in a small East London council estate, the film follows young mother Jade (Knight) as she tries hard to recover from an acid attack that left her severely disfigured. Dutch director Sacha Polak draws an outstanding performance of raw emotion and sexual frankness from first-time actor Vicky Knight, defying character expectations.”

The Fifth Kennington Bioscope Silent Film Weekend at The Cinema Museum (01 to 02 JUN).

  • Kennington Bioscope presents: The fifth Silent Film Festival at the Cinema Museum, curated in conjunction with Kevin Brownlow. All silent films will have live accompaniment by our highly acclaimed team of musicians. The films will be introduced by Kevin Brownlow, and other noted film historians.”

FREEDOM FIELDS d. Naziha Arebi, 2018 + Q&A with the director at DocHouse (01 JUN 18:30):

  • “An intimate look at post-revolution Libya through the eyes of an aspiring all-female soccer team, whose struggle to gain mainstream acceptance mirrors the broader challenges facing women in contemporary Libyan society.”
  • Enjoys a grind show run at the same venue (31 MAY to 06 JUN).

More films in London today (A – Z):


SUN 02

Films in London this week: MONSIEUR BEAUCAIRE, part of Kennington Bioscope Silent Film Weekender (02 JUN).
Films in London this week: MONSIEUR BEAUCAIRE, part of Kennington Bioscope Silent Film Weekend (02 JUN).

The Fifth Kennington Bioscope Silent Film Weekend at The Cinema Museum (01 to 02 JUN).

  • Kennington Bioscope presents: The fifth Silent Film Festival at the Cinema Museum, curated in conjunction with Kevin Brownlow. All silent films will have live accompaniment by our highly acclaimed team of musicians. The films will be introduced by Kevin Brownlow, and other noted film historians.”

Nicolas Roeg: A Celebration at BFI Southbank (02 JUN 14:30):

  • “BFI Fellow Nicolas Roeg sadly passed away in November last year. He was responsible for making some of the most memorable and acclaimed British films of all time, as both director and cinematographer. This memorial event will feature some of Roeg’s most celebrated moments on screen, along with some very special guests.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • ARUNA & LIDAHNYA d. Edwin, 2018 at Deptford Cinema (02 JUN 19:00). BIRDS OF PASSAGE d. Cristina Gallego, 2018 at Rio Cinema (02 JUN 13:40). BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID d. George Roy Hill, 1969 at The Prince Charles (02 JUN 13:30). CABARET d. Bob Fosse, 1972 at Picturehouse Hackney (02 JUN 13:00 – Other Picturehouses available!). Classic Disney Marathon 3 films, 1 ticket at Moving Pictures (02 JUN 13:00). GIRL d. Lukas Dhont, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (02 JUN 18:00). HIGH LIFE d. Claire Denis, 2018 at ICA (02 JUN 20:50). JOHN MCENROE: IN THE REALM OF PERFECTION d. Julien Faraut, 2018 at ICA (02 JUN 14:30). STILL WALKING d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2008 at The Prince Charles (02 JUN 12:45). TARNATION d. Jonathan Caouette, 2003 presented by Catford Film at Catford Constitutional Club (02 JUN 19:30 – FREE!). TOO LATE TO DIE YOUNG d. Dominga Sotomayor Castillo, 2018 at ICA (02 JUN 18:30). VOX LUX d. Brady Corbet, 2018 at Regent Street Cinema (02 JUN 18:00 & 20:20). WE SEE YOU d. various short film programme presented by Encounters Festival (02 JUN 20:45).


MON 03

Films in London this week: BORDER at Deptford Cinema (03 JUN).
Films in London this week: BORDER at Deptford Cinema (03 JUN).

Films in London today (A – Z):

  • BORDER d. Ali Alibassi, 2018 at Deptford Cinema (03 JUN 19:30). Double Bill: SHOPLIFTERS + MABOROSI d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2018 + 1995 at Regent Street Cinema (03 JUN 18:30 & 20:55 – Discount for doing the double!). ELLA FITZGERALD: JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS d. Leslie Woodhead, 2019 at Picturehouse Central (03 JUN 19:00 – Other Picturehouses available!). FACES PLACES d. Agnès Varda & JR, 2017 at The Prince Charles (03 JUN 18:30). THE FAVOURITE d. Yorgos Lanthimos, 2018 presented by Deeper Into Movies at The Five Bells (03 JUN 19:30). FERRANTE FEVER d. Giacomo Durzi, 2018 at JW3 (03 JUN 15:30).


TUE 04

Films in London this week: FREEDOM FIELDS at Frontline Club (04 JUN).
Films in London this week: FREEDOM FIELDS at Frontline Club (04 JUN).

FREEDOM FIELDS d. Naziha Arebi, 2018 + Q&A with the director at Frontline Club (04 JUN 19:00):

  • “An intimate look at post-revolution Libya through the eyes of an aspiring all-female soccer team, whose struggle to gain mainstream acceptance mirrors the broader challenges facing women in contemporary Libyan society.”

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Director’s Cut) d. Frank Oz, 1986 + Q&A with actor Ellen Greene at The Prince Charles (04 JUN 20:30):

  • “We’re pleased to announced that Audrey herself, Ellen Greene, will be LIVE on the PCC stage for a post-film Q&A! This is the first time Ms. Greene has appeared in person with the film here in London, and we couldn’t be happier to welcome her to the cinema to celebrate one of our favourite films.”

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA 35mm d. John Huston, 1964 + INTRO by actors Clive Owen, Lia Williams & Anna Gunn at BFI Southbank (04 JUN 20:10):

  • “‘One man… Three women… One night…’ John Huston’s production of Tennessee Williams’ play depicts a disgraced priest who, in a moment of desperation, forces a bus load of passengers to detour to a small Mexican coastal village. In association with the new production of The Night of the Iguana at the Noël Coward Theatre, which runs from 06 JUL.”

PRIDE d. Matthew Warchus, 2014 + Book Launch/Q&A with author Shaun Dellenty at Regent Street Cinema (04 JUN 19:30):

  • “June is Pride Month around the world and 2019 marks 50 years since the Stonewall Riots. Celebrate with the launch of the first book by author and activist Shaun Dellenty Celebrating Difference – A Whole School Approach to LGBT+ Inclusion followed by a screening of the celebrated film PRIDE.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • BAMBOOZLED d. Spike Lee, 2000 presented by Tufnell Park Film Club at The Lord Palmerston (04 JUN 20:00). BOOKSMART d. Olivia Wilde, 2019 + PANEL + AFTERPARTY presented by Bird’s Eye View #ReclaimTheFrame at Barbican (04 JUN 18:15). FERRANTE FEVER d. Giacomo Durzi, 2018 at JW3 (04 JUN 13:00). GRETA d. Neil Jordan, 2018 at The David Lean (04 JUN 19:30). JOHN MCENROE: IN THE REALM OF PERFECTION d. Julien Faraut, 2018 at ICA (04 JUN 16:30). KIDS d. Larry Clarke, 1995 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Peckham Levels (04 JUN 19:30 – FREE!). MARI d. Georgia Parris, 2018 + Q&A with the director, producer Emma Duffy & or Phoebe Nicholls Doyle at Curzon Bloomsbury (04 JUN 18:20). THREE COLOURS: RED d. Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1994 presented by Primrose Hill Community Library Film Show (04 JUN 19:45). VOX LUX d. Brady Corbet, 2018 at Genesis Cinema (04 JUN 18:20). XY CHELSEA d. Tim Travers Hawkins, 2019 at Picturehouse Central (04 JUN 18:30 – Other Picturehouses available!).


WED 05

Films in London this week: UNDER THE WIRE at Regent Street Cinema (05 JUN).
Films in London this week: UNDER THE WIRE at Regent Street Cinema (05 JUN).

DIRTY GOD d. Sacha Polak, 2019 + Q&A with actor Vicky Knight at Rio Cinema (05 JUN 18:30):

  • “Set in a small East London council estate, the film follows young mother Jade (Knight) as she tries hard to recover from an acid attack that left her severely disfigured. Dutch director Sacha Polak draws an outstanding performance of raw emotion and sexual frankness from first-time actor Vicky Knight, defying character expectations.”

UNDER THE WIRE d. Chris Martin, 2018 + Q&A with Paul Conroy & Zaina Erhaim at Regent Street Cinema (05 JUN 19:00):

  • The Circle Global Feminist presents: A powerful account of legendary Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy’s mission to Homs, Syria in February 2012. Their assignment was to cover the plight of trapped Syrian civilians under siege by their own government. Tragically, Colvin was killed when the international media centre was hit by Syrian Army artillery fire; despite being critically injured, Conroy had to a find way to make it out alive.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • Austrian Short Film Selection at Austrian Cultural Forum (05 JUN 19:00 – FREE!). BARONESA d. Juliana Antunes, 2017 at Deptford Cinema (05 JUN 20:00). FRENZY d. Alfred Hitchcock, 1972 at Regent Street Cinema (05 Jun 12:00 & 15:30). IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK d. Barry Jenkins, 2018 presented by Screen25 at Harris Academy South Norwood (05 JUN 19:45 – Use promo code “CIRCUS19” to save on full price tickets). MELANCHOLIA d. Lars von Trier, 2011 presented by Twickenham Cinema Club at The Exchange (05 JUN 19:30). WILD ROSE d. Tom Harper, 2018 at The David Lean (05 JUN 19:30).


THU 06

Films in London this week: LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE at BFI (06 JUN).
Films in London this week: LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE at BFI (06 JUN).

BOOKSMART d. Olivia Wilde, 2019 + PANEL + AFTERPARTY at Everyman Kings Cross (06 JUN 19:00):

  • Bird’s Eye View #ReclaimTheFrame presents: “On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends suddenly realize that they should have worked less and played more. The girls set out on a mission to cram four years of fun into one night.”

EATING ANIMALS d. Christopher Quinn, 2017 + Q&A with the director/producer at Everyman Screen On The Green (06 JUN 19:00):

  • “The story of the beginning of the end of factory farming. Produced with Natalie Portman and Jonathan Safran Foer, the film is the feature-length adaptation of Foer’s acclaimed book of the same name that starts out with a simple question — where do our eggs, dairy and meat come from?”

LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE 35mm d. King Vidor, 1951 + INTRO by Josephine Botting at BFI Southbank (06 JUN 18:20):

  • “‘Would you have the nerve to do what she did on her wedding day?’ demanded the poster for this seldom-seen Warner Bros melodrama in which Ruth Roman stars as a woman who suspects her husband might be a murderer. The man in question is British actor Richard Todd, whose tense, nervy performance keeps the audience in suspense about his true nature.”

MARI d. Georgia Parris, 2018 + Q&A with the director, producer Emma Duffy & choreographer Maxine Doyle at BFI Southbank (06 JUN 18:10):

  • “Charlotte (Bobbi Jene Smith), a dancer, must face the tensions with her sister and mother as they all deal with the gradual decline and eventual passing of her grandmother Mari, as well as the challenges of her own creative ambitions.”

More films in London today (A – Z):

  • ALIENS d. James Cameron, 1986 presented by Stow Film Lounge at Wild Card Brewery (06 JUN 19:15). City, Essay, Film opening event at DocHouse (06 JUN 18:30). EATEN BY LIONS d. Jason Wingard, 2018 presented by Das Kino at The Old Baths (06 JUN 20:00). FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS d. Chris Foggin at The David Lean (06 JUN 14:30 HOH & 19:30). FOR THE DEFENSE d. John Cromwell, 1930 presented by Kennington Talkies at The Cinema Museum (06 JUN 19:30). LIAM GALLAGHER: AS IT WAS d. Gavin Fitzgerald & Charlie Lightening, 2019 + Live Satellite Performance at ArtHouse Crouch End (06 JUN 19:20 – Many other screens available!). QueerBee Short Films: Identity + Q&A with the filmmakers at Curzon Soho (06 JUN 18:30). SAVING PRIVATE RYAN d. Steven Spielberg, 1998 at Ciné Lumière D-Day 75th Anniversary Screening (06 JUN 18:30). SON OF THE BRIDE d. Juan José Campanella, 2001 presented by Talkies Community Cinema at The Dugdale Centre (06 JUN 19:45). THE YAZIDI SECRET CHILDREN + Q&A with the filmmakers at Frontline Club (06 JUN 15:40).

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MUSEUM SHOWS PART 1

SEASONS (by event/venue)

REBELS OF THE NEON GOD part of TAIPEI STORIES at Close-Up (01 to 30 JUN 2019).
Films in London this week: REBELS OF THE NEON GOD part of TAIPEI STORIES at Close-Up (01 to 30 JUN 2019).

00S ACTION at House Of Vans (06 to 30 JUN – FREE!/No booking required):

  • “Some of our favourite action movies from the era of the long black trench coats and wrap around shades.” Includes: CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON d. Ang Lee, 2000 (06 JUN 17:00 & 19:15).

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 (01 JUN 20:30).

A FOCUS ON NICK BROOMFIELD at BFI Southbank (31 MAY to 01 JUN):

AFTER THE WAVE: YOUNG FRENCH CINEMA IN THE 1970S at Barbican (06 JUN to 25 JUL):

  • “After the French New Wave and the tumultuous political events of May 1968, a younger and more progressive generation of directors emerged. This season explores the work of these bold new directors.” Includes: L’ENFANT SECRET d. Philippe Garrel, 1979 (06 JUN 19:00).

ANG LEE’S CHINESE CLASSICS at Deptford Cinema (26 APR to 14 JUN):

BEBOP NEW YORK: BIRTH OF AMERICAN INDIE CINEMA at Barbican (23 MAY to 25 JUN):

  • “Late-50s New York. In Greenwich Village bars and Times Square burger joints painters, writers, critics, musicians were making a new world. Filmmakers were right there too.” Includes: ECHOES OF SILENCE + PESTILENT CITY d. Peter Emmanuel Goldman, 1964 + 1965 (04 JUN 19:00).

BEYOND YOUR WILDEST DREAMS: WEIMAR CINEMA 1919-1933 at BFI Southbank (MAY to JUN):

  • THE BLUE ANGEL d. Josef von Sternberg, 1930 starts a grind show run (31 MAY to 13 JUN).

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS at BFI Southbank (MAY):

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

CLOSE-UP ON SCOTT WALKER at Close-Up (24 APR to 31 MAY):

  • “In memory of the late great Scott Walker, Close-Up is honoured to present three films featuring of his original scores alongside a selection of cinematic masterpieces originally selected by Scott for his edition of Meltdown Festival in 2000.” Includes: VOX LUX d. Brady Corbet, 2019 (31 MAY 20:15).

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

  • “A major UK retrospective of the prolific output of Straub and Huillet, including over forty-seven films and shorts directed between 1962 and 2018.” Concludes with: MOSES UND ARON d. Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub, 1975 + Workshop: ‘On the Aesthetics of Equal Distribution’ (01 JUN 14:30).

INGMAR BERGMAN SEASON at Deptford Cinema (until 02 MAY):

INGMAR BERGMAN SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (20 MAY to 22 JUL):

JAMES BOND SUNDAYS at Regent Street Cinema (12 MAY to 16 JUN):

  • “James Bond’s greatest outings, back on the big screen and followed by Q&As and autograph signings with some of the films’ female stars.” Includes: NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN d. Irvin Kershner, 134 + Q&A with Valerie Leon (02 JUN 14:30).

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

  • Includes: SERIAL MOM d. John Waters, 1994 (01 JUN 20:45).

KUBRICK at BFI Southbank (APR to MAY):

  • “A two-month exploration of the groundbreaking, boundary-pushing cinema of a directorial genius.” Includes: UNDER THE SKIN d. Jonathan Glazer, 2013 (31 MAY 18:10).

LEXI FILM SCHOOL at The Lexi (29 APR to 24 JUN):

  • “Join us at your neighbourhood film school, where we bring you a programme of lost gems, under-rated masterpieces and world cinema classics. All are welcome!” Includes: OF LOVE & LAW d. Hikaru Toda, 2017 with speaker: Elhum Shakerifar, producer of OF LOVE & LAW (03 JUN 18:30).

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 JUN):

  • “We celebrate a master of contemporary Japanese cinema with a two-month season of diverse, beautiful and human stories.” Includes: OUR LITTLE SISTER d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2015 (01 JUN 18:10 / 06 JUN 20:30); and, THE THIRD MURDER d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2017 (02 JUN 16:00).

OF FLESH & BLOOD: THE CINEMA OF HIROKAZU KORE-EDA at Close-Up (04 to 12 JUN):

  • “Reflecting on the legacy of Taiwanese luminaries Edward Yang and Hou Hsiao-Hsien – whose films can be seen in our Taipei Stories programme – we’re pleased to present four films by Hirokazu Kore-eda.” Includes: MABOROSI d. Hirokazu Kore-eda, 1995 (04 JUN 20:15).

ONCE UPON A TIME WITH TARANTINO at The Prince Charles (11 MAY to 14 AUG):

  • “In the lead up to the release of Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD, we will be getting in the mood with all things Tarantino!” Includes: THE BIG LEBOWSKI d. Joel Coen& Ethan Coen 1998 (01 JUN 17:55).

THE ORIGINAL SINS OF CLAIRE DENIS at BFI Southbank (JUN):

PLAYING THE BITCH at BFI Southbank (JUN):

THE STAGE ON SCREEN at Ciné Lumière (02 JUN to 21 JUL):

  • “Exploring how theatre has inspired the greatest filmmakers, from Bergman and Almodóvar, to Truffaut and Cassavetes, this season of classics centres on the stage, performance and the screen.” Includes: L’ESQUIVE d. Abdellatif Kechiche, 2003 (02 JUN 14:00).

STEVEN SPIELBERG SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles (20 MAY to 30 JUN):

STUDIO GHIBLI FOREVER at The Prince Charles (until 21 APR):

  • Includes (some dubbed versions also screening): SPIRITED AWAY d. Hayao Miyazaki, 2001 (01 JUN 13:00).

TAIPEI STORIES at Close-Up (01 to 30 JUN):

  • “A new programme of thirteen films, by three masters of Taiwanese New Cinema, set in & around Taipei throughout the 20th & 21st Century.” Includes: THE BOYS FROM FENGKUEI d. Hou Hsiao-hsien, 1983 (01 JUN 18:00); THAT DAY ON THE BEACH d. Edward Yang, 1983 (01 JUN 20:00); A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY d. Edward Yang, 1991 (02 JUN 18:00); and, REBELS OF THE NEON GOD d. Tsai Ming-liang, 1993 (03 JUN 20:30).
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THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME at Ealing Green Church (03 MAY to 31 MAY):

  • Classic Cinema Club Ealing presents: “As we make our move into another venue, here’s a run of films where location is key.” Includes: THE ICE STORM d. And Lee, 1997 (31 MAY 19:30).

TONY COKES: SOUND SYSTEMS at Tate Modern (31 MAY to 02 JUN):

TRIBUTE TO AGNÈS VARDA at Ciné Lumière (MAY):

WE’RE GONNA PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999! at The Prince Charles (02 MAY to 26 NOV):

  • “1999 was an EPIC year for movies – so we’re bringing a whole heap of it back to the big-screen!” Includes: BEING JOHN MALKOVICH 35mm d. Spike Jonze, 1999 (04 JUN 18:00).


MUSEUM SHOWS PART 2

FILM FESTIVALS (by date/duration)

Films in London this week: ANGORA LOVE closes the Herne Hill Free Film Festival at Station Square (01 JUN 21:00 outdoors).
Films in London this week: ANGORA LOVE closes the Herne Hill Free Film Festival at Station Square (01 JUN 21:00 – outdoors).

Film festivals in London this week include:


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GRIND SHOWS

REGULAR RUNS & MAINSTREAM MARVELS (by title)

Films in London this week: SUNSET at ArtHouse Crouch End (31 MAY to 06 JUN).
Films in London this week: SUNSET at ArtHouse Crouch End (31 MAY to 06 JUN).

FREEDOM FIELDS d. Naziha Arebi, 2018 at DocHouse (31 MAY to 06 JUN):

  • “An intimate look at post-revolution Libya through the eyes of an aspiring all-female soccer team, whose struggle to gain mainstream acceptance mirrors the broader challenges facing women in contemporary Libyan society.”

SUNSET d. László Nemes, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (31 May to 06 JUN):

  • “Following on from his BAFTA and Oscar®-winning masterpiece SON OF SAUL, writer-director László Nemes returns with another exquisite piece of cinema that is as much about family bonds as it is about the breathtaking spectacle captured with his unique, signature style”

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

  • AMAZING GRACE d. Alan Elliott & Sydney Pollack, 2018 at DocHouse (until 06 JUN). ASH IS PUREST WHITE d. Jia Zhangke, 2018 at ICA (until 06 JUN). BIRDS OF PASSAGE d. Cristina Gallego, 2018 at The Castle Cinema (until 13 JUN). BOOKSMART d. Olivia Wilde, 2019 at Moving Pictures (31 MAY to 06 JUN). EIGHTH GRADE d. Bo Burnham, 2018 at The Prince Charles (until 05 JUN). FOXTROT d. Samuel Maoz, 2017 at Whirled Cinema (03 to 09 JUN). HIGH LIFE d. Claire Denis, 2018 at The Prince Charles (31 MAY to 06 JUN). MA d. Tate Taylor, 2019 at Rich Mix (31 MAY to 06 JUN). ROCKETMAN d. Dexter Fletcher, 2019 at The Lexi (31 May to 06 JUN). SERIAL (BAD) WEDDING 2 d. Philippe de Chauveron, 2018 at Ciné Lumière (01 to 27 JUN). SUNSET d. László Nemes, 2018 at Phoenix Cinema (31 May to 06 JUN). THUNDER ROAD d. Jim Cummings, 2018 at ArtHouse Crouch End (31 MAY to 06 JUN). VOX LUX d. Brady Corbet, 2018 at Watermans (31 MAY to 06 JUN). WHERE HANDS TOUCH d. Amma Asante, 2018 at JW3 (31 MAY to 06 JUN). THE WHITE CROW d. Ralph Fiennes, 2018 at Watermans (01 to 06 JUN). WOMEN AT WAR d. Benedikt Erlingsson, 2018 at JW3 (02 to 06 JUN). XY CHELSEA d. Tim Travers Hawkins, 2019 at ICA (until 06 JUN).

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