This is a film still from BURDEN OF DREAMS dir Les Blank 1982, showing at The Castle Cinema (20 FEB 2022).
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SUNDAY: What’s on in London today [20/02/22]

SUNDAY 20 FEBRUARY 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

Book now for FRANKENSTEIN, the first of our Queer Horror Nights at The Castle (27 FEB).

BURDEN OF DREAMS 16mm d. Les Blank, 1982 presented by Ciné-Real 16mm Film Club at The Castle Cinema (20 FEB 14:00 / 24 FEB 19:30 / 27 FEB 13:30):

“A documentary following German auteur Werner Herzog as he deals with difficult actors, bad weather and getting a boat over a mountain, all in an effort to make his film Fitzcarraldo (1982).” (Ciné-Real 16mm Film Club)



4K PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles

35MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles

  • Includes (check venue for full listings): LICORICE PIZZA 35mm d. Paul Thomas Anderson, 2021 (20 FEB 17:45 35mm).

AKIRA KUROSAWA at The Prince Charles

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: LGBT HISTORY MONTH at BFI Southbank

  • Includes (check venue for full listings): RENT 35mm d. Chris Columbus, 2005 (20 FEB 18:10).

BLACK & WHITE MOVIES at The Prince Charles

  • Includes (check venue for full listings): BELFAST d. Kenneth Branagh, 2021 (20 FEB 15:15).

BRENDAN FRASER at The Prince Charles

  • Includes (check venue for full listings): GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE d. Sam Weisman, 1997 (20 FEB 13:00).

ESSENTIAL CINEMA at Close-Up

  • Includes (check venue for full listings): BAIT d. Mark Jenkin, 2019 (20 FEB 18:30); IDA d. Pawel Pawlikowski, 2013 (20 FEB 20:15).

THE FILMS OF PATRICK WANG at ICA

FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT REVISITED at Ciné Lumière

STUDIO GHIBLI at Picturehouse Cinemas

  • Includes (check venue for listings): PORCO ROSSO d. Hayao Miyazaki, 1992 (from 18 FEB); MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO d. Hayao Miyazaki, 1988 (from 19 FEB).

STUDIO GHIBLI FOREVER at The Prince Charles

  • Includes (check venue for listings): MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO d. Hayao Miyazaki, 1988 (20 FEB 15:45).

THE TWISTED TALES OF GUILLERMO DEL TORO at The Prince Charles

THE WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI at The Prince Charles



HERE BEFORE d. Stacey Gregg, 2021:

THE REAL CHARLIE CHAPLIN d. Peter Middleton & James Spinney, 2021:

  • Also 18 to 24 FEB (various dates/times): KISS ME KOSHER d. Shirel Peleg, 2020 at: JW3 (21 to 28 FEB) // LICORICE PIZZA 35mm d. Paul Thomas Anderson, 2021 at: Rio Cinema // THE SILENCE OF THE MOLE d. Anais Taracena, 2021 at: Bertha DocHouse // THE TALE OF KING CRAB aka Re Granchio d. Alessio Rigo de Righi & Matteo Zoppis, 2021 at: ICA.


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