This is a film still from DIRECTOR DISQUALIFIED screening at Close-Up Film Centre (14 NOV 2021).

SUNDAY: What’s on in London today [14/11/21]

SUNDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2021 (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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  • Includes (check venue for full listings): THE INLAND SEA + Short d. Lucille Carra, 1991 (14 NOV 20:15).
  • Programmed by Day For Night.
  • ABIGAIL’S PARTY d. Mike Leigh, 1977 + Q&A with the director at BFI Southbank (14 NOV 12:00).
  • ANOTHER ROUND d. Thomas Vinterberg, 2020 at Whirled Cinema (14 NOV 17:00).
  • A PERMANENT PART-TIMER IN DISTRESS + DIALOGUE d. Hiroki Iwabuchi, 2009 + d. Yuka Sato, 2018 presented by Wavelength Docs at Close-Up (14 NOV 14:00).
  • DIRECTOR DISQUALIFIED d. Katsuyuki Hirano, 2011 presented by Wavelength Docs at Close-Up (14 NOV 18:00).
  • DIRTY HARRY d. Don Siegel, 1971 at BFI Southbank (14 NOV 18:20).
  • DRIVE MY CAR aka Doraibu mai kâ d. Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, 2021 + Recorded Q&A with the director at Picturehouse Finsbury Park (14 NOV 12:30).
  • THE DUCKLING + THUS A NOISE SPEAKS d. Sayaka Ono, 2005 + d. Kaori Oda, 2010 presented by Wavelength Docs at Close-Up (14 NOV 16:00).
  • THE FLAVOUR OF GREEN TEA OVER RICE aka Ochazuke no aji d. Yasujirô Ozu, 1952 at Picturehouse Cinemas (14 NOV various).
  • THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD d. Radu Jude, 2009 at ICA (14 NOV 12:50).
  • HEAVEN WITHOUT EARTH aka Cielo senza terra d. Giovanni Davide Maderna & Sara Pozzoli, 2020 at ICA (14 NOV 12:20).
  • THE INLAND SEA + Short d. Lucille Carra, 1991 presented by Day For Night at Close-Up (14 NOV 20:15).
  • KEYBOARD FANTASIES d. Posy Dixon, 2019 + Q&A with the director at Catford Mews (14 NOV 18:00).
  • SEVEN SAMURAI aka Shichinin no Samurai d. Akira Kurosawa, 1954 at BFI Southbank (until 18 NOV various).
  • SPIONE d. Fritz Lang, 1928 at Ciné Lumière (14 NOV 14:00).
  • THE STORY OF GILBERT & SULLIVAN d. Sidney Gilliat, 1953 at BFI Southbank (14 NOV 14:40).
  • TOKYO STORY 4k aka Tôkyô monogatari d. Yasujirô Ozu, 1953 + Recorded intro by Jasper Sharp at Riverside Studios (14 NOV 14:00 + free sample of Japanese sake!).
  • TOPSY-TURVEY d. Mike Leigh, 1999 + Q&A with Mike Leigh & Jim Broadbent at BFI Southbank (14 NOV 17:30).
  • TROUBLE IN PARADISE + DARCUS HOWE: SON OF MINE d. Michael Waldman, 2000 + James Quinn, 2006 at BFI Southbank (14 NOV 15:30).
  • WEST SIDE STORY: 60TH ANNIVERSARY d. Robert Wise, 1961 at Everyman Cinemas (14 NOV various).
  • YEAR OF THE DOG d. Paul Sng, 2021 + Q&A with the director, narrator, Simone Marie Butler & Michelle Clark, founding Director of DOTS London (Dogs on the Streets) at ArtHouse Crouch End (14 NOV 15:15).


BECOMING COUSTEAU d. Liz Garbus, 2021.

KEYBOARD FANTASIES d. Posy Dixon, 2019.

YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY d. Amjad Abu Alala, 2019.

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