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TUESDAY: What’s on in London today [17/05/22]

TUESDAY 17 MAY 2022 (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.

By RADIANT CIRCUS // Twitter @radiantcircus / Instagram @radiantcircus


VALLEY OF THE DOLLS d. Mark Robson, 1967 presented by Rebel Reel Cine Club at Rio Cinema (17 MAY 18:15).

“Rebel Reel Cine Club present one of the all time trashiest movies ever… it looks great, has terrifically over-the-top performances, a great soundtrack and highly quoteable cliched dialogue… what more could you want… well for a start we have… A FREE MAC LIPSTICK WITH EVERY TICKET! An appropriately coloured lipstick from our friends at Mac Make Up” (Rebel Reel Cine Club)


INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA, BIPHOBIA & TRANSPHOBIA

  • FIREBIRD d. Peeter Rebane, 2021 at Regent Street Cinema (17 MAY 19:00).
  • FIREBIRD d. Peeter Rebane, 2021 at Genesis Cinema (17 MAY 20:55).
  • GREAT FREEDOM d. Sebastian Meise, 2021 at The David Lean (17 MAY 19:30).
  • Pink Palace: BEFORE STONEWALL d. Greta Schiller, 1984 + Intro/Shorts at Rio Cinema Basement Bar (17 MAY 19:30).

Check venues for full listings…

35MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles

1982 SEASON at The Prince Charles

  • TRON d. Steven Lisberger, 1982 (17 MAY 15:45).

BEST OF CÉSAR at Ciné Lumière

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: A QUESTION OF FAITH at BFI Southbank

CRUEL FLESH: FILMS OF THE NEW FRENCH EXTREMITY at BFI Southbank

DANIEL DAY-LEWIS SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles

RETURN OF THE OUTSIDER: THE FILMS OF MIKE HODGES at BFI Southbank

  • TEMPO d. Mike Hodges, 1966/67 (17 MAY 18:00).

SCI-FI MOVIES at The Prince Charles

  • TRON d. Steven Lisberger, 1982 (17 MAY 15:45).

THE WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI at The Prince Charles


Check venues for full listings…

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Bussey Building, Peckham

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Roof East, Stratford



THE DROVER’S WIFE: THE LEGEND OF MOLLY JOHNSON dir. Leah Purcell, 2021:

THE QUIET GIRL aka An Cailín Ciúin dir. Colm Bairéad, 2021:

VORTEX dir. Gaspar Noé, 2021:



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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. //.