TUESDAY 12 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.
YOUNG SOUL REBELS 35mm d. Isaac Julien, 1991 at Genesis Cinema (12 OCT 21:00) / Part of LONDON THROUGHOUT THE DECADES.
- “Youth culture meets identity politics in this part-thriller, part-gay love story set in London in 1977, days before the Queen’s Silver Jubilee celebrations. The hedonistic world of pirate DJs Chris and Caz is shattered when a close friend is killed while cruising in the local park. The black community suspect the National Front, but the police pull Chris in as a suspect. This beautifully crafted period piece, a bold and stylish debut feature from Isaac Julien, paints a convincing picture of late-’70s London. The city is a carefully mapped out social landscape, open to all but offering safety to none, as we are taken to a Dalston barber, east London council estates festooned with Union Jacks, West End offices, soul clubs and city parks.” (IMDb)
- BREATHLESS d. Jean-Luc Godard, 1960 presented by Tufnell Park Film Club at The Lord Palmerston (12 OCT 20:00).
- THE CRAFT d. Andrew Fleming, 1996 at The Prince Charles (12 OCT 15:45).
- DEEP RED d. Dario Argento, 1975 at The Prince Charles (12 OCT 15:30).
- DONNIE DARKO d. Richard Kelly, 2001 at The Prince Charles (12 OCT 12:45).
- HALLOWEEN d. David Gordon Green, 2018 at at The Exhibit (12 OCT 20:00).
- DRACULA’S DAUGHTER d. Lambert Hillyer, 1936 at The Prince Charles (12 OCT 20:30).
- THE THING d. John Carpenter, 19812 at The Prince Charles (12 OCT 13:15).
- WHITE RIOT d. Rubikah Shah, 2019 at Whirled Cinema (12 OCT 20:00).
- THE WOLF OF SNOW HOLLOW d. Jim Cummings, 2020 at The Prince Charles (12 OCT 18:20).
- YOUNG SOUL REBELS 35mm d. Isaac Julien, 1991 at Genesis Cinema (12 OCT 21:00).
- Banff Mountain Film Festival – London (11 to 19 OCT).
- BFI London Film Festival (06 to 17 OCT).
- Native Spirit Festival (12 OCT to 20 NOV).
- Wimbledon International Short Film Festival (09 OCT).
FEVER DREAM d. Claudia Llosa, 2021.
- Venues inc: Curzon Cinemas.
NO PLACE LIKE HOME d. Perry Henzell, 1975.
- Venues inc: Catford Mews.
PIER KIDS d. Elegance Bratton, 2019.
- Venues inc: ICA
- Also (08 to 14 OCT various dates/times): CONVERGENCE: COURAGE IN A CRISIS d. Orlando von Einsiedel, 2021 at: Bertha DocHouse // FATHER OF THE CYBORGS d. David Burke, 2021 at: Bertha DocHouse // FREAKSCENE : THE STORY OF DINOSAUR JR. d. Philipp Reichenheim, 2021 at: Picturehouse Cinemas / The Prince Charles Cinema // HONEY CIGAR d. Kamir Aïnouz, 2020 at: ICA // I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO d. Raoul Peck, 2016 at: Catford Mews // MY LITTLE SISTER aka Schwesterlein d. Stéphanie Chuat & Véronique Reymond at: ArtHouse Crouch End / Curzon Cinemas // THE VIEWING BOOTH d. Ra’anan Alexandrowicz, 2019 at: ICA.
- Oliver Dickens presents two films by Kira Muratova to raise funds for Ukraine at Rio Cinema & Ciné Lumière (07 & 14 JUN 2022).
- Lost Vampires presents BILLY THE KID AND THE GREEN BAIZE VAMPIRE 35mm + Q&A with Phil Daniels at The Prince Charles (27 JUN 2022).
- Science Fiction Theatre returns with three sci-fi classics this summer at The Castle Cinema (10 JUN to 12 AUG 2022).
- Queer Horror Nights presents THE FLY at The Castle Cinema (24 JUN 2022).
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