SUNDAY 24 OCTOBER 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.
A Masterclass with Dirk Schaefer presented by Sonic Cinema at IKLECTIK (24 OCT 11:00 – 14:00) followed by The Films of Peter Tscherkassky 35mm + Intro by Stanley Schtinter presented by Sonic Cinema at Cafe Oto (24 OCT 19:30).
- “Celebrating the release of Dirk Schaefer: Peter Tscherkassky, All the Soundtracks (2005–2021) by purge.xxx, Sonic Cinema presents Peter Tscherkassky and Dirk Schaefer’s four collaborations to date: TRAIN AGAIN (2021); THE EXQUISITE CORPUS (2015); COMING ATTRACTIONS (2010); INSTRUCTIONS FOR A LIGHT AND SOUND MACHINE (2005); as well as Tscherkassky’s classic of avant-garde cinema, OUTER SPACE (1999). Dirk Schaefer will give a unique masterclass on his practice and methodologies at IKLECTIK prior to the screening at Cafe Oto.”
- 2040 d. Damon Gameau, 2019 at Bertha DocHouse (24 OCT 14:00).
- A Masterclass with Dirk Schaefer presented by Sonic Cinema at IKLECTIK (24 OCT 11:00 – 14:00) followed by The Films of Peter Tscherkassky 35mm + Intro by Stanley Schtinter presented by Sonic Cinema at Cafe Oto (24 OCT 19:30).
- A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET d. Wes Craven, 1984 at The Prince Charles (24 OCT 20:30).
- BLADE 4k Restoration Premiere d. Stephen Norrington, 1998 + Intro by We Are Parable at Genesis Cinema (24 OCT 20:00).
- CHINATOWN 4k d. Roman Polanski, 1974 at BFI (24 OCT 11:50).
- The Edgar Wright Survival Guide screening & quiz night at Genesis Cinema bar paragon (24 OCT 18:00 – FREE!).
- EDUCATION d. Steve McQueen, 2020 at BFI (24 OCT 18:10).
- EPISODE 3 – ‘ENJOY POVERTY’d. Renzo Martens, 2009 at ICA (24 OCT 12:30).
- EYES WITHOUT A FACE 35mm aka Les Yeux sans visage d. Georges Franju, 1960 at The Prince Charles (24 OCT 16:00).
- HAPPY-GO-LUCKY 35mm d. Mike Leigh, 2008 + Q&A with the director, Alexis Zegerman and Kate O’Flynn at BFI (24 OCT 14:50).
- HEAT 4k d. Michael Mann, 1995 at BFI (24 OCT 14:30).
- HUMANITY & PAPER BALLOONS 35mm aka Ninjô kami fûsen d. Sadao Yamanaka, 1937 at BFI (24 OCT 15:00).
- LÉON MORIN, PRÊTRE d. Jean-Pierre Melville, 1961 at Ciné Lumière (24 OCT 17:00).
- LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS [Director’s Cut] d. Frank Oz, 1986 at The Prince Charles (24 OCT 13:00).
- THE LOST BOYS 35mm d. Joel Schumacher, 1987 at The Prince Charles (24 OCT 18:05).
- THE LOST RECORD d. Alexandra Cabral & Ian Svenonius, 2021 + Intro by the directors presented by Deeper Into Movies at MOTH Club (24 OCT 19:30).
- MEANTIME d. Mike Leigh, 1983 + Q&A with the director, Marion Bailey & Phil Daniels at BFI (24 OCT 18:00).
- MISERY 16mm d. Rob Reiner, 1990 presented by Ciné-Real 16mm Film Club at The Castle Cinema (24 OCT 19:30).
- MOONLIGHT d. Barry Jenkins, 2016 + Intro presented by Black Femme Film at Picturehouse Finsbury Park (24 OCT 17:30).
- NOSFERATU d. F.W. Murnau, 1922 + Wurlitzer accompaniment by Donald MacKenzie at The Musical Museum (24 OCT 15:00 – A Bloody Mary or non-alcoholic alternative included in the ticket).
- OUR NEIGHBOUR, MISS YAE 35mm aka Tonari no Yae-chan d. Yasujirô Shimazu, 1934 at BFI (24 OCT 12:40).
- THE OUTSIDERS (4K RESTORATION) d. Francis Ford Coppola, 1983 + Recorded intro by the director at Riverside Studios (24 OCT 14:00).
- PIERROT LE FOU d. Jean-Luc Godard, 1965 at Close-Up (24 OCT 20:15).
- RATTLESNAKES d. Julius Amedume, 2019 at Whirled Cinema (24 OCT 17:00).
- SEVEN DAYS… SEVEN NIGHTS d. Peter Brook, 1960 at Close-Up (24 OCT 18:15).
- Screen Epiphany: Adjoa Andoh introduces MANDABI d. Ousmane Sembène, 1968 at BFI Southbank (24 OCT 18:30).
- THE SERVANT d. Joseph Losey, 1963 at Electric Cinemas Portobello (24 OCT 13:30).
- SHIP OF FOOLS d. Stanley Kramer, 1965 at Ciné Lumière (24 OCT 14:00).
- THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS d. Jonathan Demme, 1991 at The Exhibit (24 OCT 20:00).
- WHITE CUBE d. Renzo Martens, 2020 at Bertha DocHouse (24 OCT 16:00).
- Brazil Indigenous Film Festival (22 to 24 OCT).
- Doc’n Roll Film Festival (28 OCT to 14 NOV).
- London East Asia Film Festival (21 to 31 OCT).
- Native Spirit Festival (12 OCT to 20 NOV).
- Raindance Film Festival (27 OCT to 06 NOV).
- Sci-Fi-London 21 (19 to 24 OCT).
- Short Com Film Festival (28 OCT 20:30).
DUNE d. Denis Villeneuve, 2021.
- Various venues, inc: Barbican / BFI IMAX / The Castle / Catford Mews / Chiswick Cinema / Curzon Cinemas / Electric Cinemas / Everyman Cinemas / Genesis Cinema / Kino Digital / The Lexi / Peckhamplex / Phoenix Cinema / Picturehouse Cinemas / Rich Mix / Regent Street Cinema / Rio Cinema / Riverside Studios
SCREAM 35mm d. Wes Craven, 1996.
- Also (22 to 28 OCT various dates/times): PLAYLIST d. Nine Antico, 2021 at: Curzon Cinemas // SMOG TOWN d. Meng Han, 2019 at: Bertha DocHouse // WHITE CUBE d. Renzo Martens, 2020 at: ICA.
- Leytonstone Pop-Up Cinema presents THE ICE KING at Leytonstone Library (02 FEB 2022).
- Lambeth Libraries presents a FREE! screening of REBEL DYKES + Discussion (04 FEB 2022).
- Celebrate St. Brigid’s Day with Irish Film London (29 & 30 JAN 2022).
- Kennington Bioscope presents A SOUL IN TORMENT from 35mm at The Cinema Museum (02 FEB 2022).
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