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WEDNESDAY: What’s on in London today [06/10/21]

WEDNESDAY 06 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.

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BFI LFF Opening Night Gala: THE HARDER THEY FALL d. Jeymes Samuel, 2021 (06 OCT):

  • Various venues inc: Barbican (06 OCT 20:00); Catford Mews (06 OCT 19:45); The Cinema In The Arches (06 OCT 20:00); Curzon Cinemas (06 OCT various); Everyman Cinemas (06 OCT various); Genesis Cinema (06 OCT 19:45); The Lexi Cinema (06 OCT 19:45); Rich Mix (06 OCT 19:45); The Royal Festival Hall (06 OCT 19:00).
  • “Jonathan Majors, Regina King and Idris Elba lead a stunning cast in this fast, fun and ultra-stylish new Western from debut feature director Jeymes Samuel (aka The Bullitts). With incredible panache and detail, the film brings together legendary Black cowboys from across the ages to create an unabashedly rip-roaring story, with an excellent modern soundtrack, featuring Fela Kuti and Barrington Levy.”

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BELLY OF THE BEAST d. Erika Cohn, 2020.

EMA d. Pablo Larraín, 2019.

  • Various venues inc: ICA

OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE d. Ric Burns, 2019.

  • 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.


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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. //.