SUNDAY 08 AUGUST 2021 (A–Z) // What’s on in London today including one-off events, limited runs, film clubs, repertory seasons, film festivals, outdoor events, & our selection of new releases.
CABARET SOIREE! featuring CABARET d. Bob Fosse, 1972 + High Tea & Archive Visuals presented by We Do Good Disco at Ninth Life (08 AUG 16:00).
- Join us in the cozy upstairs lounge bar of Ninth Life for a screening of CABARET, the 1972 Bob Fosse extravaganza starring Liza Minelli. Never seen it? well here’s your chance! CABARET is set in Berlin in 1931 as the Nazi’s are rising to power across Germany, Sally Bowles is a flamboyant American cabaret singer brought to life magnificently by Minelli in one of the best musical performances of our time! Our soiree starts with a high tea of fancy cakes, tea and coffee with music and archive visuals and then we move on to the main feature, you can grab a cocktail from the bar, settle down and then it’s willkommen to the Weimar Republic and the decadent world of CABARET!
- The ticket includes high tea and the movie.
- A FAREWELL TO ARMS d. Frank Borzage, 1932 at BFI Southbank (08 AUG 12:20).
- APOCALYPSE NOW [Theatrical Edition] 35MM at The Prince Charles (08 AUG 17:00).
- AS TEARS GO BY aka Wong Gok ka moon d. Wong Kar Wai, 1988 at Picturehouse Cinemas (08 AUG various).
- CABARET SOIREE! featuring CABARET d. Bob Fosse, 1972 + High Tea & Archive Visuals presented by We Do Good Disco at Ninth Life (08 AUG 16:00).
- DATING AMBER d. David Freyne, 2020 presented by Irish Film London at Rio Cinema (08 AUG 15:45).
- FLAME IN THE STREETS 35MM d. Roy Ward Baker, 1961 + Short: RIOTS & RUMOURS OF RIOTS d. Imruh Caesar, 1981 at BFI Southbank (08 AUG 15:00).
- THE FILMMAKER’S HOUSE d. Marc Isaacs, 2019 + Q&A with the director at ICA (08 AUG 18:30).
- THE GLEANERS & I d. Agnès Varda, 2000 at ICA (08 AUG 13:40).
- GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI d. Sophie Fiennes, 2017 at Screen 25 Cinema (08 AUG 11:00) / Part of JAMAICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKENDER.
- IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE 4K aka Fa yeung nin wah d. Wong Kar Wai, 2000 at ICA (08 AUG 16:15).
- THE KLF – WELCOME TO THE DARK AGES d. Paul Duane, 2019 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Moth Club (08 AUG 19:30).
- THE LETTER 35MM d. William Wyler, 1940 at BFI Southbank (08 AUG 15:45).
- LIMBO d. Ben Sharrock, 2020 + Recorded Q&A with the director at ArtHouse Crouch End (08 AUG 13:00).
- THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER 35MM d. William Keighley, 1942 at BFI Southbank (08 AUG 18:20).
- THE MISSION d. Roland Joffé, 1986 at BFI Southbank (08 AUG 15:10).
- ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST aka C’era una volta il west d. Sergio Leone, 1968 at BFI Southbank (08 AUG 12:00).
- PRINCESS MONONOKE d. Hayao Miyazaki, 1997 at The Prince Charles (08 AUG 11:15 – SUB).
- SEXY BEAST d. Jonathan Glazer, 2000 at Picturehouse Bromley (08 AUG 17:00).
- SEXY BEAST d. Jonathan Glazer, 2000 at Catford Mews (08 AUG 18:15).
- SOLARIS d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972 at Close-Up (08 AUG 17:00).
- STALKER d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979 at The Prince Charles (08 AUG 14:10, 17:30 & 20:45).
- THE STORY OF A THREE DAY PASS 4K aka La Permission d. Melvin Van Peebles, 1968 at BFI Southbank (08 AUG 18:10) / Part of Cinema Rediscovered on Tour.
- TOP GUN d. Tony Scott, 1986 at Electric Cinemas White City (08 AUG 13:45).
- MOONRISE KINGDOM d. Wes Anderson, 2012 at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (08 AUG 20:45).
- ROMEO + JULIET d. Baz Luhrmann, 1996 at The Luna Cinema at Dulwich Park (08 AUG 20:45).
- STAR WARS: EPISODE V – THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK d. Irvin Kershner, 1980 at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford East (08 AUG 20:45).
- The Blue Tick Festival (10 to 19 AUG).
- Also (06 to 12 AUG various): GOODFELLAS 35MM d. Martin Scorsese, 1990 at The Prince Charles (06 to 12 AUG various) // PROFILE d. Timur Bekmambetov, 2018 at Rich Mix (06 to 12 AUG various) // WRITING WITH FIRE d. Rintu Thomas & Sushmit Ghosh, 2021 (daily 06 to 12 AUG various).
- Musical Sunday presents HAIRSPRAY (2007) at The Cinema Museum (07 NOV 2021).
- Sonic Cinema presents A Masterclass with Dirk Schaefer at IKLECTIK (24 OCT 2021).
- The ultimate SCREAM GUIDE to the best horror films in London this Halloween!
- Twisted Folk, a season of folk horror films at Catford Mews (02 OCT to 10 NOV 2021).
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