TUESDAY 13 JULY 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.
THE BIG HEAT d. Fritz Lang, 1953 + Q&A with film historian Peter Evans presented by Wimbledon Film Club at Curzon Wimbledon (13 JUL 20:30):
- “Police Sergeant Bannion is investigating the apparent suicide of a policeman, when he is suddenly ordered to stop. Bent coppers and systemic corruption drive this classic b&w Hollywood noir, incisively directed by emigré Fritz Lang, visionary creator of the dystopian METROPOLIS and disturbing M.”
- Wimbledon Film Club is a welcoming, award-winning local club, screening at Curzon Wimbledon. Expect “world cinema, best of Brit and indie, festival favourites and films you didn’t know were out there”.
- ARMY OF DARKNESS 35MM d. Sam Raimi, 1992 at The Prince Charles (13 JUL 17:30).
- BATTLE ROYALE aka Batoru rowaiaru d. Kinji Fukasaku, 2000 at The Prince Charles (13 JUL 12:20).
- THE BIG HEAT d. Fritz Lang, 1953 + Q&A with film historian Peter Evans presented by Wimbledon Film Club at Curzon Wimbledon (13 JUL 20:30) / Featured attraction of the week!
- BLADE RUNNER : THE FINAL CUT d. Ridley Scott, 1982 at The Prince Charles (13 JUL 20:30).
- THE COMPANY 35MM d. Robert Altman, 2003 at BFI Southbank (13 JUL 17:50).
- DJANGO UNCHAINED 35MM d. Quentin Tarantino, 2012 at The Prince Charles (13 JUL 20:00).
- DON’T GO GENTLE : A FILM ABOUT IDLES d. Mark Archer, 2021 at The Prince Charles (13 JUL 15:00).
- GUNDA d. Viktor Kosakovskiy, 2021 at Genesis Cinema (13 JUL 18:30).
- HAPPY TOGETHER 4K aka Chun gwong cha sit d. Wong Kar Wai, 1997 at ICA (13 JUL 13:45).
- HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH 35MM d. John Cameron Mitchell, 2011 at The Prince Charles (daily 09 to 15 JUL not 12 JUL various).
- HERE WE ARE d. Nir Bergman, 2020 at Phoenix Cinema (13 JUL 20:00) / Part of UK Jewish Film: Back to the Cinema.
- LA HAINE d. Mathieu Kassovitz, 1995 at Picturehouse Cinemas (13 JUL various).
- LA NUIT VENUE aka Night Ride d. Frédéric Farrucci, 2020 at Ciné Lumière (13 JUL 18:25).
- MAN ABOUT TOWN aka Le Silence est d’or d. René Clair, 1947 at BFI Southbank (13 JUL 14:15).
- MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS 35MM d. Wong Kar Wai, 2007 at ICA (13 JUL 18:30).
- NINE MONTHS 4K aka Kilenc hónap d. Márta Mészáros, 1976 at BFI Southbank (13 JUL 17:40).
- THREE COLOURS: BLUE 35MM d. Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1993 at The Prince Charles (13 JUL 18:00).
- VINCENT AND THEO 35MM d. Robert Altman, 1990 at BFI Southbank (13 JUL 20:30).
- DIRTY DANCING d. Emile Ardolino, 1987 at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford East (13 JUL 21:15).
- FEAR & LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS d. Terry Gilliam, 1998 at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (13 JUL 21:15).
- MEAN GIRLS d. Mark Waters, 2004 at The Luna Cinema at Marble Hill (13 JUL 21:15).
- ROMEO + JULIET d. Baz Luhrmann, 1996 at Bar Elba SE1 (13 JUL 21:00).
- Chinese Visual Festival (15 to 25 JUL).
- Doc’n Roll Festival – Summer Screenings (JUN & JUL).
- Kendal Mountain Festival UK Tour (15 JUL).
- Queer East – Pride Season (JUN to JUL).
- SAFAR Film Festival: Generational Encounters in Arab Cinema (01 to 17 JUL).
- Also (other venues may be available!): OEDORA d. Judith Abensour, 2021 at ICA // THE LETTER d. Maia Lekow & Christopher King, 2019 at Bertha DocHouse // MOSLEY: IT’S COMPLICATED d. Michael Shevloff, 2020 at The Prince Charles // NASHVILLE d. Robert Altman, 1975 at Catford Mews // THE SURROGATE d. Jeremy Hersh, 2020 at Barbican / Picturehouse Cinemas // TRAINSPOTTING d. Danny Boyle, 1996 at Catford Mews // THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS Michael Dweck & Gregory Kershaw, 2020 at ArtHouse Crouch End / Barbican / Bertha DocHouse / Curzon Cinemas / Olympic Studios.
- 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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