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SUNDAY: What’s on in London today [18/09/22]

SUNDAY 18 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.

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+).

THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE – PJ PARTY d. Amy Holden Jones, 1982 + Podcast recording, presented by The Evolution of Horror at Genesis Cinema (18 SEP 18:20).

“We’re celebrating the 40th anniversary of Amy Holden Jones’ THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE with a special screening and a pyjama party! Don your comfiest PJs and join the Evolution of Horror’s Mike Muncer, Becky Darke and Stevie Webb for a big screen presentation of this ’80s slasher classic, followed by a live podcast recording, themed cocktails in Bar Paragon, and a merch givaway.” (Genesis Cinema)



Check venues for full listings…

IMAX PRESENTATIONS at BFI IMAX

ANNIVERSARY SEASON at Everyman Belsize Park

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

BLACK & WHITE MOVIES at The Prince Charles

  • FRANCES HA d. Noah Baumbach, 2012 (18 SEP 15:15).

ESSENTIAL CINEMA at Close-Up

IMITATIONS OF LIFE: DECONSTRUCTING ‘CAMP’ IN CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD at The Cinema Museum 

THE KOKER TRILOGY at Close-Up

NEW GERMAN CINEMA at The Garden Cinema

PAM GRIER at Picturehouse Cinemas

PAM GRIER: FOXY, FIERCE & FEARLESS at BFI Southbank 

  • COFFY d. Jack Hill, 1973 (18 SEP 13:00).
  • THE ARENA 35mm d. Steve Carver, 1973 (18 SEP 18:30).
  • Re-release: JACKIE BROWN d. Quentin Tarantino, 1997 (16 SEP to 02 OCT).

RETROSPECTIVE: TSUCHIMOTO NORIAKI at ICA

SEASON OF CHAN at The Prince Charles

SOUND AND VISION at BFI IMAX & Southbank

SPOTLIGHT ON ISABELLE HUPPERT at Ciné Lumière

THROWBACK at Everyman Cinemas



THE LUNA CINEMA at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Bussey Building, Peckham

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Roof East, Stratford


ATHENA dir. Romain Gavras, 2022:

HALLELUJAH: LEONARD COHEN, A JOURNEY, A SONG dir. Daniel Geller & Dayna Goldfine, 2021:

HATCHING dir. Hanna Bergholm, 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. //.