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SUNDAY: What’s on in London today [21/08/22]

SUNDAY 21 AUGUST 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


SIGNATURE MOVE d. Jennifer Reeder, 2017 presented by Bohemia Media at The Apple Tree Pop-Up (21 AUG 16:00 – FREE!).

“Zaynab, a thirty-something Pakistani, Muslim, lesbian in Chicago takes care of her sweet and TV-obsessed mother. As Zaynab falls for Alma.”

The Apple Tree on The Green presents Cinema Sunday! Come along and see movies from Bohemia Media in our lovely upstairs bar, with free entry and free popcorn!


  • Goddesses short film programme presented by Queer Film Club at London LGBTQ+ Community Centre (21 AUG 17:30 – Donation requested).
  • KINGS OF THE ROAD d. Wim Wenders, 1975 at Riverside Studios (21 AUG 14:00 / 22 AUG 12:10).
  • ON THE WATERFRONT 16mm d. Elia Kazan, 2013 presented by Ciné-Real 16mm Film Club at The Castle Cinema (21 AUG 14:00).
  • SIGNATURE MOVE d. Jennifer Reeder, 2017 presented by Bohemia Media at The Apple Tree Pop-Up (21 AUG 16:00 – FREE!).
  • TITANE d. Julia Ducournau, 2021 at Whirled Cinema (21 AUG 17:00).
  • WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE d. Hiromasa Yonebayashi, 2014 at The Garden Cinema (21 AUG 13:00).

Check venues for full listings…

35MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: POWER! at BFI Southbank

  • NOTORIOUS d. Alfred Hitchcock, 1946 (21 AUG 12:20).

BRAD REPUTATION ON 35MM at Picturehouse Cinemas

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF TUFNELL PARK FILM CLUB at The Lord Palmerston 

CELEBRATING FILM NOIR at The Garden Cinema

CELEBRATING PENÉLOPE CRUZ at The Garden Cinema

  • VOLVER d. Pedro Almodóvar, 2006 (21 AUG 15:45).

CLOSE-UP ON WIM WENDERS at Close-Up

THE FILMS OF QUENTIN TARANTINO at The Prince Charles

FROM JAMAICA TO THE WORLD: REGGAE ON FILM at BFI Southbank

JUDY GARLAND SEASON at Chiswick Cinema

KINUYO TANAKA: A LIFE IN FILM at BFI Southbank

LONG-ASS MOVIES at The Prince Charles

  • RRR d. S. S. Rajamouli, 2022 (21 AUG 14:20 – 180mins).

MOVIE MARATHONS at The Prince Charles

SATYAJIT RAY: THE LANGUAGE OF FILM at BFI Southbank

WORLD CINEMA E-PASSPORT at Everyman Belsize Park

THE WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI at The Prince Charles



OUTDOOR CINEMA at The Cinema In The Arches

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Bussey Building, Peckham

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Roof East, Stratford


BULLETPROOF dir. Todd Chandler, 2020

  • Exclusively at: ICA

BURNING AN ILLUSION Digital Restoration dir. Menelik Shabazz, 1981

FREE CHOL SOO LEE dir. Julie Ha & Eugene Yi, 2022

STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE [Director’s Edition] 4K d. Robert Wise, 1979



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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. //.