This is a film still from LET THE RIGHT ONE IN.

THURSDAY: What’s on in London today [26/08/21]

THURSDAY 26 AUGUST 2021 (A–Z) // What’s on in London today including one-off events, limited runs, film clubs, repertory seasons, film festivals, outdoor events, & our selection of new releases.

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LET THE RIGHT ONE IN d. Tomas Alfredson, 2009 + Intro/Salon with Nick Walker presented by the Cult Classic Collective at Genesis Cinema (26 AUG 18:15).

  • “When Oskar, a sensitive, bullied 12-year-old boy living with his mother in suburban Sweden, meets his new neighbour, the mysterious and moody Eli, they strike up a friendship. Initially reserved with each other, Oskar and Eli slowly form a close bond, but it soon becomes apparent that she is no ordinary young girl. Eventually, Eli shares her dark, macabre secret with Oskar, revealing her connection to a string of bloody local murders.”
  • GREASE d. Randal Kleiser, 1978 at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford East (26 AUG 20:00).
  • Instructions for the Future a programme of artist films & audio works at Barbican Sculpture Court (26 AUG 20:30).
  • MAGIC MIKE d. Steven Soderbergh, 2012 at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (26 AUG 20:00).
  • MAMMA MIA! d. Phyllida Lloyd, 2008 at Archlight Outdoor Cinema on the Coaling Jetty, Battersea (26 AUG 17:45).
  • Short Film Night at Film & Food Fest South London at Beckenham Place Park (26 AUG 18:00).
  • TOP GUN d. Tony Scott, 1986 at Archlight Outdoor Cinema on the Coaling Jetty, Battersea (26 AUG 20:30).

A SONG CALLED HATE d. Anna Hildur Hildibrandsdóttir, 2020 at Bertha DocHouse (daily 20 to 26 AUG).

This is a film still from CENSOR at The Prince Charles (19 AUG 2021).

CENSOR d. Prano Bailey-Bond, 2021 (daily 20 to 26 AUG).

PIG d. Michael Sarnoski, 2021 (daily 20 to 26 AUG).

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