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SUNDAY: What’s on in London today [31/10/21]

SUNDAY 31 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.

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THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME d. Wallace Worsley, 1923 + Live organ score by Henry Tozer presented by Pitshanger Pictures at St Barnabas Church, Ealing W5 (31 OCT 19:30).

  • “A fantastic opportunity to experience this great silent film in the expansive environment of St Barnabas accompanied by the magnificent church organ played by Henry Tozer. A once in a lifetime experience.”

  • AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON d. John Landis, 1981 + Quiz at Picturehouse Bromley (31 OCT 17:00).
  • AUDITION 35mm aka Ôdishon d. Takashi Miike, 1999 at BFI (31 OCT 15:20).
  • A WOMAN IS A WOMAN d. Jean-Luc Godard, 1961 at Close-Up (31 OCT 20:15).
  • BEAT GIRL 35mm d. Edmond T Gréville, 1960 at BFI (31 OCT 16:20).
  • BEETLEJUICE d. Tim Burton, 1988 at Backyard Cinema (31 OCT 20:30).
  • BLADE d. Stephen Norrington, 1998 at Riverside Studios (31 OCT 14:00).
  • BODY & SOUL d. Oscar Micheaux, 1925 + Intro by Kevin Le Gendre & Live piano accompaniment by Neil Brand at BFI Southbank (31 OCT 14:20).
  • BREATHLESS aka A bout de souffle d. Jean-Luc Godard, 1959 at Ciné Lumière (31 OCT 17:55).
  • CANDYMAN d. Nia DaCosta, 2021 at Backyard Cinema (31 OCT 20:00).
  • CONSTRUCTION RECORD OF THE 1964 OLYMPIC GYMNASIUM at Japan House London (31 OCT 15:00 – FREE!).
  • THE CRUCIBLE aka Les Sorcières de Salem d. Raymond Rouleau, 1957 at Ciné Lumière (31 OCT 14:00).
  • DON’T LOOK NOW 16mm d. Nicolas Roeg, 1973 presented by Ciné-Real 16mm Film Club at The Castle Cinema (31 OCT 19:30).
  • THE EVIL DEAD d. Sam Raimi, 1981 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Hackney Bridge (31 OCT 19:30 – FREE!).
  • THE EXORCIST 35mm d. William Friedkin, 1973 at The Prince Charles (31 OCT 15:05).
  • FALLEN BLOSSOMS (Flowers Have Fallen) 35mm aka Hana chirinu d. Tamizo Ishida, 1938 at BFI (31 OCT 13:00).
  • GET OUT d. Jordan Peele, 2017 at Catford Mews (31 OCT 20:15).
  • HOCUS POCUS d. Kenny Ortega, 1993 at Picturehouse Cinemas (31 OCT various).
  • Hotel Of Horror presented by Deeper Into Movies at The Standard, London (31 OCT 18:00).
  • THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME d. Wallace Worsley, 1923 + Live organ score by Henry Tozer presented by Pitshanger Pictures at St Barnabas Church W5 (31 OCT 19:30).
  • ICHI THE KILLER aka Koroshiya 1 d. Takashi Miike, 2001 at BFI (31 OCT 18:00).
  • IN THE CUT 35mm d. Jane Campion, 2003 at BFI (31 OCT 18:30).
  • THE INVISIBLE MAN d. Leigh Whannell, 2020 presented by Catford Film at Ninth Life (31 OCT 20:00 – FREE/First come first served).
  • LAST NIGHT IN SOHO d. Edgar Wright, 2021 + Q&A with the director at BFI Southbank (31 OCT 17:40).
  • LÉON MORIN, PRIEST d. Jean-Pierre Melville, 1961 at Close-Up (31 OCT 18:00).
  • NUTS IN MAY d. Mike Leigh, 1976 + Q&A with the director, Alison Steadman, Roger Sloman, Anthony O’Donnell, Stephen Bill & Sheila Kelley at BFI (31 OCT 11:20).
  • THE OMEN d. Richard Donner, 1976 at The Prince Charles (31 OCT 15:20).
  • THE OMEN d. Richard Donner, 1976 at Olympic Studios (31 OCT 17:00).
  • THE OMEN d. Richard Donner, 1976 at The Exhibit (31 OCT 20:00).
  • THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA d. Joel Schumacher, 2004 at The Exhibit (31 OCT 15:30).
  • REAR WINDOW + VERTIGO d. Alfred Hitchcock, 1954 + 1958 at CRATE E17 (31 OCT 17:00 – FREE!).
  • RINGU 0: BIRTHDAY aka Ringu 0: Bâsudei d. Norio Tsuruta, 2000 at Picturehouse Hackney (31 OCT 20:50).
  • SAINT MAUD d. Rose Glass, 2019 presented by Deeper Into Movies at Paradise By Way Of Kensal Green (31 OCT 19:30).
  • SCREAM d. Wes Craven, 1996 at The Prince Charles (29 OCT to 04 NOV various – some 35mm).
  • SCREAM d. Wes Craven, 1996 25th Anniversary Screening at Electric Cinemas (31 OCT various).
  • THE SHINING d. Stanley Kubrick, 1980 at One Aldwych (31 OCT 12:30 – Includes three course meal, drink & popcorn).
  • THE SHINING [UK Version] 35mm d. Stanley Kubrick, 1980 at The Prince Charles (31 OCT 20:30).
  • SOCRATES d. Alexandre Moratto, 2018 at Whirled Cinema (31 OCT 17:00).
  • THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE 35mm d. Tobe Hooper, 1974 at The Prince Charles (31 OCT 13:05).
  • THE THING d. John Carpenter, 1982 at The Prince Charles (31 OCT 18:00).
  • TŌKAIDŌ SHINKANSEN at Japan House London (31 OCT 16:00 – FREE!).

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PASSING d. Rebecca Hall, 2021.

SEVEN SAMURAI aka Shichinin no Samurai d. Akira Kurosawa, 1954.



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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. //.