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SUNDAY: What’s on in London today [04/09/22]

SUNDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 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.

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#QueerHorrorNights continues with Stewart Thorndike’s LYLE starring Gaby Hoffman at Genesis Cinema (14 SEP 18:30).

GREY GARDENS d. David & Albert Maysles, 1975 + pre-show, stage show & farewell flag dance, presented by Rebel Reel Cine Club at Rio Cinema (04 SEP 15:45) / See also Pink Palace: THAT SUMMER to continue the saga (07 SEP 19:30).

“You are about the enter GREY GARDENS… be careful where you step because of the cats! Rebel Reel Cine Club and the RIO will be hosting an afternoon of STAUNCH activity celebrating those two icons of documentary cinema Big Edie and Little Edie Beale.”

3pm (in the lobby): Styling station to help you create your Little Edie look, make a flag for the finale dance, endless Instagram opportunities, and there will be a range of delicious Grey Garden themed drink (Big Edie’s mobile musical gin bar)… pate mother darling?

auditorium doors 3.30: Rebel Reel will be hosting some live stage activity including Little Edie’s horoscope readings and a catwalk show of the “best looks for today” – audience participation will be absolutely required !


  • 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY d. Stanley Kubrick, 1968 at Picturehouse Central (04 SEP 16:00).
  • BABY FACE d. Alfred E. Green, 1933 + Recorded intro by Pamela Hutchinson at Riverside Studios (04 SEP 14:00 / 05 SEP 12:10).
  • THE FEAST d. Lee Haven Jones, 2022 at Catford Mews (04 SEP 15:00).
  • GREY GARDENS d. David & Albert Maysles, 1975 + pre-show, stage show & farewell flag dance, presented by Rebel Reel Cine Club at Rio Cinema (04 SEP 15:45) / Also Pink Palace: THAT SUMMER (07 SEP 19:30).
  • Cinema Sunday: LISTEN d. Ana Rocha, 2020 presented by Bohemia Media at The Apple Tree EC1R (04 SEP 16:00).
  • THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING d. Peter Jackson, 2001 at The Cinema in the Arches (04 SEP 15:30).
  • MINARI d. Lee Isaac Chung, 2020 at Whirled Cinema (04 SEP 17:00).
  • PREDATOR 2 d. Stephen Hopkins, 1990 at The Prince Charles (04 SEP 20:00).
  • THE PRIMROSE PATH d. Harry O Hoyt, 1925 + THE KID REPORTER d. Alfred J Goulding, 1923 + Intro by BFI curator Bryony Dixon & Live piano accompaniment by Stephen Horne at BFI Southbank (04 SEP 15:30).
  • THE RED TURTLE d. Michaël Dudok de Wit, 2016 at The Garden Cinema (04 SEP 13:00).
  • THE SEVENTH SEAL d. Ingmar Bergman, 1957 at Phoenix Cinema (04 SEP 15:00).
  • STAND BY ME d. Rob Reiner, 1986 at The Prince Charles (04 SEP 18:45 / 06 SEP 13:30).
  • WINGS OF DESIRE d. Wim Wenders, 1987 at JW3 (04 SEP 15:00 / 05 SEP 13:30).
#QueerHorrorNights presents a very special event at the historic Rio Cinema – our Halloween Monsters Ball: NIGHTBREED (28 OCT 22:00+).

Check venues for full listings…

35MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles

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

BLACK & WHITE MOVIES at The Prince Charles

  • SATANTANGO d. Bela Tarr, 1994 (04 SEP 10:00 – 4K – 439mins).

BRAD REPUTATION ON 35MM at Picturehouse Cinemas

  • INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS d. Quentin Tarantino, 2009 (04 SEP 14:00 – Picturehouse Central).
  • FIGHT CLUB d. David Fincher, 1999 (04 SEP 19:30 – The Ritzy).

CELEBRATING FILM NOIR at The Garden Cinema

CELEBRATING PENÉLOPE CRUZ at The Garden Cinema

COLLECTIVE MOBILISATION at ICA

ESSENTIAL CINEMA at Close-Up

INDIANA JONES IN 4K at The Prince Charles

JUDY GARLAND SEASON at Chiswick Cinema

  • JUDY d. Rupert Goold, 2019 (04 SEP 14:00).

LONG-ASS MOVIES at The Prince Charles

  • SATANTANGO d. Bela Tarr, 1994 (04 SEP 10:00 – 4K – 439mins).

PAM GRIER at Picturehouse Cinemas

  • COFFY d. Jack Hill, 1975 (04 SEP various).

PAM GRIER: FOXY, FIERCE & FEARLESS at BFI Southbank 

SOUND AND VISION at BFI Southbank

SPOTLIGHT ON ISABELLE HUPPERT at Ciné Lumière

STAR TREK IN 4K at The Prince Charles

THROWBACK at Everyman Cinemas

  • TERMINATOR d. James Cameron, 1984 (04 SEP various).

WORLD CINEMA E-PASSPORT at Everyman Belsize Park



ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Bussey Building, Peckham

  • NOPE (04 SEP 20:00).

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Roof East, Stratford


THE TERRITORY dir. Alex Pritz, 2022

WILDWOOD dir. Bretten Hannam, 2021



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