TUESDAY 05 OCTOBER 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.
GREENER GRASS d. Jocelyn DeBoer & Dawn Luebbe, 2019 presented by Double Wonderful at Venue MOT Unit 18 (05 OCT 19:30).
- “Social anxiety and suburban surrealism set the stage for Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe’s debut feature GREENER GRASS. A deadpan take on suburban hell in the vein of John Waters or Bunel, GREENER GRASS is an essential midnight movie where anything can happen but nobody seems to notice.”
- ‘Like NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET without Freddy Kruger’ – Some guy on Letterboxd
- 3 Films by Niki Kohandel presented by Conch Art Collective at SOAS (05 OCT 18:00 – FREE).
- THE BLACK CAULDRON d. Ted Berman & Richard Rich, 1985 at The Prince Charles (05 OCT 16:00).
- BLUE COLLAR d. Paul Schrader, 1978 at BFI (05 OCT 17:35).
- CASQUE D’OR aka Golden Helmet d. Jacques Becker, 1952 at Ciné Lumière (05 OCT 18:20).
- THE COMPANY OF WOLVES 35mm d. Neil Jordan, 1984 at at The Prince Charles (05 OCT 18:45).
- DAYS OF BEING WILD 4kaka Ah Fei jing juen d. Wong Kar Wai, 1990 at BFI (05 OCT 18:20).
- DONNIE DARKO d. Richard Kelly, 2001 at The Prince Charles (01 to 05 OCT various).
- DUNE d. Denis Villeneuve, 2021 + Recorded Q&A with the director at BFI Southbank (05 OCT 18:30).
- FALLEN ANGELS 4k aka Do lok tin si d. Wong Kar Wai, 1995 at BFI (05 OCT 20:45).
- GREENER GRASS d. Jocelyn DeBoer & Dawn Luebbe, 2019 presented by Double Wonderful at Venue MOT Unit 18 (05 OCT 19:30).
- IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE 4K aka Fa yeung nin wah d. Wong Kar Wai, 2000 at BFI (05 OCT 14:40).
- LET’S TALK aka Ehkeely d. Marianne Khoury, 2019 at BFI (05 OCT 20:50).
- THE LOST BOYS 35mm d. Joel Schumacher, 1987 at The Prince Charles (05 OCT 20:45).
- NADJA 35mm d. Michael Almereyda, 1994 at ICA (05 OCT 18:45).
- Narrative Encounters: Shorts Programme at BFI (05 OCT 18:10).
- ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE d. Jim Jarmusch, 2013 at at The Prince Charles (05 OCT 18:00).
- PLAYING AWAY d. Horace Ové, 1987 for Black History Month at The Halley (05 OCT 18:30 – FREE).
- REAR WINDOW d. Alfred Hitchcock, 1954 at BFI (05 OCT 14:30).
- THE SACRIFICE d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1986 at ICA (05 OCT 16:00).
- Sam the Wheels, Witness and Filmmaker film programme + Q&A with Sandi Hudson-Francis, Mark Sealy & Lucy Davies at Barbican (05 OCT 18:10) / Part of The Decolonising Lens.
- THE STORY OF A THREE DAY PASS 4k aka La Permission d. Melvin Van Peebles, 1968 at BFI Southbank (05 OCT 20:40).
- THE WICKER MAN d. Robin Hardy, 1973 at The Prince Charles (05 OCT 13:30).
- WOMAN OF THE YEAR d. George Stevens, 1942 presented by Tufnell Park Film Club at The Lord Palmerston (05 OCT 20:00).
- BFI London Film Festival (06 to 17 OCT).
- Crystal Palace International Film Festval (09 SEP to 02 OCT).
- EFN Short Film Festival (27 SEP to 01 OCT).
- Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest programme launch (05 OCT)
- Women Over 50 Film Festival (25 SEP to 02 OCT).
BELLY OF THE BEAST d. Erika Cohn, 2020.
- Various venues inc: Bertha DocHouse
EMA d. Pablo Larraín, 2019.
- Various venues inc: ICA
OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE d. Ric Burns, 2019.
- Various venues inc: Ciné Lumière
- Also (01 to 07 OCT various dates/times): FAUCI d. John Hoffman & Janet Tobias, 2021 at: JW3 // FRIDA – VIVA LA VIDA d. Giovanni Troilo, 2019 at: Bertha DocHouse // MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY d. Julie Coleman, 2021 at: Watermans // SONG WITHOUT A NAME aka Canción sin nombre d. Melina León, 2019 at: ICA.
- Sine Screen presents Vulnerable Histories at Close-Up & The Garden Cinema (19 to 26 AUG 2023)
- Lost Reels presents 16mm & 35mm screenings at The Cinema Museum & ICA (19 & 31 AUG 2023)
- The Duke Mitchell Film Club presents DukeFest 2023: A Brave New World (13 to 16 AUG 2023)
- Cinema Mentiré launches with OLHAR PERIFERICO season (AUG 2023)
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