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SUNDAY: What’s on in London today [02/10/22]

SUNDAY 02 OCTOBER 2022 (A–Z) // What’s on in London today across DIY, indie & alternative cinema including one-off screen events, film seasons, film festivals & our selection of new releases.

By RADIANT CIRCUS // Twitter @radiantcircus / Instagram @radiantcircus

#QueerHorrorNights presents a very special event at the historic Rio Cinema – our Halloween Monsters Ball: NIGHTBREED (28 OCT 22:00+).

NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN d. Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, 2007 + Panel discussion & free copy of Cormac McCarthy’s The Passenger at Curzon Bloomsbury (02 OCT 14:00).

  • “A screening of the Coen brothers’ Oscar-winning modern classic No Country for Old Men, to celebrate the first new books in a decade from writer Cormac McCarthy. Journalist Suzi Feay (The Guardian, FT) hosts an introductory panel discussion on the pervading influence of Cormac’s work on writers and directors across the globe. After the film, attendees will also receive an exclusive advanced copy of Cormac’s new book The Passenger, making them amongst the first readers in the world to receive the manuscript ahead of publication date on Tuesday 25th October by Picador.”


Check venues for full listings…

35MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles

IMAX PRESENTATIONS at BFI IMAX

A LIFE ON THE FILM SET at The Garden Cinema

  • THE MISFITS d. John Huston, 1961 + Q&A with Angela Allen (02 OCT 17:30).

ANNIVERSARY SEASON at Everyman Belsize Park

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: FATEFUL MOMENTS IN TIME! at BFI Southbank

ESSENTIAL CINEMA at Close-Up

HORROCTOBER – A MONTH OF THRILLS, CHILLS & SPILLS at The Prince Charles

JAMES BOND AT 60 at BFI IMAX & Southbank

NEW GERMAN CINEMA at The Garden Cinema

PAM GRIER at Picturehouse Cinemas

PAM GRIER: FOXY, FIERCE & FEARLESS at BFI Southbank 

  • Re-release: JACKIE BROWN d. Quentin Tarantino, 1997 (02 OCT 15:00 & 17:50).

PARK CHAN WOOK at Picturehouse Cinemas 

PATRICIO GUZMÁN CHILE TRILOGY at Bertha DocHouse

SPOTLIGHT ON ISABELLE HUPPERT at Ciné Lumière

THROWBACK at Everyman Cinemas

  • IN BRUGES d. Martin McDonagh, 2008 (02 OCT various).


ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Bussey Building, Peckham

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Roof East, Stratford


This is a film still from FLUX GOURMET dir Peter Strickland, 2022

FLUX GOURMET dir Peter Strickland, 2022

THE WOMAN KING dir Gina Prince-Bythewood, 2022



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*THE SMALL PRINT: Opinions author’s own. // As accurate as we could make it. Apologies for any errors. Updates & corrections will be made to the online version only. // Event dates/times/formats are subject to change by the venue/organiser. Events may already be sold out at the time of posting, so please click quickly. // We try to list as many original format screenings as we can (8 to 70MM), but sometimes formats change due to age of the print, availability, logistics etc, so please check ahead with your venue if the format is your thing. // All images are used in the spirit of fair use for reporting & review – no ownership is implied or intended / unless otherwise credited to RADIANT CIRCUS as the original rights holder. We will remove any images immediately upon request – just get in touch. // We don’t filter our listings by age/certification: all readers & subscribers should therefore be 18+. // Finally, we always try to follow The Carny Code by “not screwing up anyone else’s game”, but everyone can make mistakes… If something does go wrong, we will always do our best to put it right. //.