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TUESDAY: What’s on in London today [24/05/22]

TUESDAY 24 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

#QueerHorrorNights continue with David Cronenberg’s THE FLY (1986) at The Castle Cinema (Friday 24 JUNE 19:00): booking now!

B*A*P*S d. Robert Townsend, 1997 presented by Pinc x Black Ink Cinema at The Castle Cinema (24 MAY 18:45).

“We’re excited to host this female buddy comedy film starring Halle Berry and Natalie Desselle, full of fun, laughter and eccentric outfits! Nisi and Mickey are two Black American Princesses – or B.A.P.S. for short – who are Hollywood-bound and determined to star in a music video. Instead, they’re roped into a scam concocted by the nephew of the video’s director.” (Pinc)

Pinc presents you an opportunity to revel in the joy of camp cinema (as well as some of our own guilty pleasures along the way!). BLACK INK CINEMA is an inclusive space where all movie lovers can come and celebrate Black Cinema from old to new releases, while sparking insightful conversations.


  • B*A*P*S d. Robert Townsend, 1997 presented by Pinc x Black Ink Cinema at The Castle Cinema (24 MAY 18:45).
  • CHARLEY VARRICK d. Don Siegel, 1973 presented by Tufnell Park Film Club at The Lord Palmerston (24 MAY 20:00).
  • COMPARTMENT NO 6 d. Juho Kuosmanen, 2021 at The David Lean (24 MAY 19:30).
  • DELICATESSEN d. Jean-Pierre Jeunet & Marc Caro, 1991 at The Prince Charles (24 MAY 13:00).
  • GRASS d. Merian C. Cooper & Ernest Schoedsack, 1925 presented in-venue & online by Sands Films Cinema Club at Sands Films Studios (24 MAY 20:00).
  • HANDS ON A HARDBODY d. S.R. Bindler, 1997 at The Garden Cinema (24 MAY 15:20).
  • THE INTOUCHABLES aka Untouchable d. Olivier Nakache & Éric Toledano, 2011 presented by Film Whitton at Whitton Library (24 MAY 19:30).
  • MINUTE SHORTS X BIFA: BRITISH TALENT TELLING GLOBAL STORIES short film programme + Live performance & Panel discussion at Genesis Cinema (24 MAY 18:30).
  • RŪRANGI d. Max Currie, 2020 at Whirled Cinema (24 MAY 20:00).
  • TAMPOPO d. Jûzô Itami, 1985 at The Prince Charles (24 MAY 15:30).

Check venues for full listings…

70MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles

ANIME at BFI Southbank

BARBRA STREISAND STRAND [A STREIS-STRAND, IF YOU WILL] at The Prince Charles

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: A QUESTION OF FAITH at BFI Southbank

BLACK & WHITE MOVIES at The Prince Charles

  • VAMPYR d. Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1932 (24 MAY 18:00).

CELEBRATING SIDNEY POITIER at The Garden Cinema 

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

#EXPLOREFRANCE – CÔTE D’AZUR at Ciné Lumière

GASPAR NOÉ at Genesis Cinema

  • VORTEX d. Gaspar Noé, 2021 (24 MAY 15:55 & 20:30).
#QueerHorrorNights continue with a double bill of PSYCHO II & PSYCHO III at The Cinema Museum (Sunday 24 JULY 18:30): booking now!

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Bussey Building, Peckham

ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Roof East, Stratford



THE INNOCENTS aka De uskyldige dir. Eskil Vogt, 2021:

VAMPYR dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1932:



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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. //.