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

SUNDAY 21 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.

By RADIANT CIRCUS // Twitter @radiantcircus / Instagram @radiantcircus


THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES 35mm d. William Wyler, 1946 presented by The Badlands Collective at The Prince Charles (21 NOV 12:25).

  • “Made shortly after the end of World War II, THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES follows three servicemen as they return home from overseas and attempt to re-integrate into the new normal of a changed society, while struggling with the physical and psychological trauma of war.”

  • ALL OR NOTHING 4k d. Mike Leigh, 2002 + Q&A with Q&A with the director, Lesley Manville & Marion Bailey at BFI Southbank (21 NOV 17:10).
  • AN INN AT OSAKA 35mm aka Ôsaka no yado d. Heinosuke Gosho, 1954 + Recorded intro by Professor Hiroshi Kitamura at BFI Southbank (21 NOV 18:00).
  • A PASSAGE TO INDIA d. David Lean, 1984 + 2-Course Lunch at The India Club (21 NOV 12:00).
  • THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES 35mm d. William Wyler, 1946 presented by The Badlands Collective at The Prince Charles (21 NOV 12:25).
  • BLUE VELVET 4k d. David Lynch, 1986 at BFI Southbank (21 NOV 17:40).
  • COLLATERAL d. Michael Mann, 2004 at Picturehouse Finsbury Park (21 NOV 20:30).
  • THE CONFESSION aka L’Aveu d. Costa-Gavras, 1970 at Ciné Lumière (21 NOV 14:45).
  • DR. STRANGELOVE 35mm d. Stanley Kubrick, 1964 at The Prince Charles (21 NOV 21:05).
  • EARLY SUMMER 4k aka Bakushû d. Yasujirô Ozu, 1951 at BFI Southbank (21 NOV 11:30).
  • ENCANTO d. Byron Howard & Jared Bush, 2021 + + Q&A with director Jared Bush, co-director Charise Castro Smith, producer Clark Spencer & actor Stephanie Beatriz at BFI Southbank (21 NOV 11:30).
  • SCARRED HEARTS d. Radu Jude, 2016 at ICA (21 NOV 20:50).
  • INTIMACIES d. Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, 2012 at Close-Up (21 NOV 18:00).
  • JERRY MAGUIRE d. Cameron Crowe, 1996 at Picturehouse Finsbury Park (21 NOV 11:50).
  • Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP, New York (1987 – 1993)UK Book Launch, film screening of UNITED IN ANGER (2012), Discussion & After Party at The Cinema Museum (21 NOV 17:00).
  • THE LITTLE THINGS d. John Lee Hancock, 2021 at Whirled Cinema (21 NOV 17:00).
  • LOVE LETTER 35mm aka Koibumi d. Kinuyo Tanaka, 1953 + Intro by Irene González-López, co-editor of Tanaka Kinuyo: Nation, Stardom and Female Subjectivity at BFI Southbank (21 NOV 14:40).
  • MAGNOLIA d. Paul Thomas Anderson, 1999 at Picturehouse Finsbury Park (21 NOV 14:40).
  • THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE d. John Frankenheimer, 1962 at BFI Southbank (21 NOV 14:50).
  • MR. TURNER d. Mike Leigh, 2014 + Q&A with the director, Marion Bailey & Dorothy Atkinson at BFI Southbank (21 NOV 13:10).
  • NAKED: 4K RESTORATION d. Mike Leigh, 1993 at Riverside Studios (21 NOV 12:00).
  • PICKPOCKET 35mm d. Robert Bresson, 1959 at The Prince Charles (21 NOV 19:00).
  • RISKY BUSINESS d. Paul Brickman, 1983 at Picturehouse Finsbury Park (21 NOV 18:20).
  • SCARRED HEARTS d. Radu Jude, 2016 at ICA (21 NOV 20:50).
  • Ciné-Real 10th Anniversary: SUNSET BOULEVARD 16mm d. Billy Wilder, 1950 at The Castle Cinema (21 NOV 14:00).
  • THERE WILL BE BLOOD 35mm d. Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007 at The Prince Charles (21 NOV 17:10).
  • THRONE OF BLOOD aka Kumonosu-jô d. Akira Kurosawa, 1957 at Picturehouse Cinemas (21 NOV various).
  • TOKYO STORY 4k aka Tôkyô monogatari d. Yasujirô Ozu, 1953 at BFI Southbank (21 NOV 17:20).


DRIVE MY CAR aka Doraibu mai kâ d. Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, 2021.


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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. //.