This is a film still from ATLANTIS d. Valentyn Vasyanovych, 2019.
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WEDNESDAY: What’s on in London today [07/07/21]

WEDNESDAY 07 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.

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ATLANTIS d. Valentyn Vasyanovych, 2019 at ICA (07 JUL 14:00).

  • “Winner of Best Film in the Horizons section of the 76th Venice International Film Festival, Valentyn Vasyanovych’s post-apocalyptic drama is an urgent parable of life after war. Featuring a largely non-professional cast (including lead actor Andriy Rymaruk, himself a veteran of the Donbas War), ATLANTIS is at once a bleak tale about the horrors of conflict – and an optimistic reassurance that another world might be possible.” (ICA)

  • AKIRA d. Katsuhiro Ôtomo, 1988 at The Prince Charles (07 JUL 12:00).
  • AS TEARS GO BY 4K aka Wong Gok ka moon d. Wong Kar Wai, 1988 at BFI Southbank (07 JUL 14:30).
  • AS TEARS GO BY 4K aka Wong Gok ka moon d. Wong Kar Wai, 1988 at ICA (07 JUL 18:30).
  • ATLANTIS d. Valentyn Vasyanovych, 2019 at ICA (07 JUL 14:00) / Today’s featured attraction!
  • CITIZEN KANE 35MM d. Orson Welles, 1941 at The Prince Charles (07 JUL 15:25).
  • COOKIE’S FORTUNE d. Robert Altman, 1999 at BFI Southbank (07 JUL 20:40).
  • THE DARK KNIGHT 35MM d. Christopher Nolan, 2008 at The Prince Charles (07 JUL 20:00).
  • DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES 4K d. Terence Davies, 1988 + Recorded Intro by film critic Thirza Wakefield at BFI Southbank (07 JUL 18:00).
  • DON’T CRY, PRETTY GIRLS! aka Szép lányok, ne sírjatok! d. Márta Mészáros, 1970 at BFI Southbank (07 JUL 17:40).
  • EVIL DEAD II d. Sam Raimi, 1987 at The Prince Charles (07 JUL 17:45). 
  • LOCAL HERO d. Bill Forsyth, 1983 at Everyman Cinemas (07 JUL various).
  • LOOKING FOR GILLES CARON aka Gilles Caron: Histoire d’un regard d. Mariana Otero, 2020 at Ciné Lumière (07 JUL 18:30).
  • MANDABI d. Ousmane Sembène, 1968 + Q&A presented by Screen25 Cinema at Harris Academy South Norwood (07 JUL 19:45).
  • MARTIN EDEN d. Pietro Marcello, 2020 preview at ICA (07 JUL 20:50). 
  • SHOWGIRLS 35MM d. Paul Verhoeven, 1995 at The Prince Charles (07 JUL 20:30).
  • THE SURROGATE d. Jeremy Hersch, 2020 + Q&A with the director & actor Jasmine Batchelor presented by Alt-Africa at Genesis Cinema (07 JUL 18:20).
  • TAMPOPO d. Jûzô Itami, 1985 at The Prince Charles (07 JUL 15:00).
  • TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY d. James Cameron, 1991 at The Prince Charles (07 JUL 12:30).
  • THEIR ALGERIA d. Lina Soualem, 2020 + Q&A with the director at Ciné Lumière (07 JUL 20:35) / Part of SAFAR Film Festival.
  • YOU DON’T NOMI d. Jeffrey McHale, 2019 at The Prince Charles (07 JUL 18:15).



This is a film still from LADY BOSS: THE JACKIE COLLINS STORY (2021) which opens this week in London.

LADY BOSS: THE JACKIE COLLINS STORY d. Laurie Fairrie, 2021

This is a film still from WITCH: WE INTEND TO CAUSE HAVOC (2019) which opens at indie cinemas in London this week.

WITCH: WE INTEND TO CAUSE HAVOC d. Gio Arlotta, 2019

  • Also (other films/venues may be available!): DON’T GO GENTLE: A FILM ABOUT IDLES d. Mark Archer, 2020 at Picturehouse Cinemas (daily 02 to 08 JUL various times).


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