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WEDNESDAY: What’s on in London today [08/06/22]

WEDNESDAY 08 JUNE 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!

HAPPENING d. Audrey Diwan, 2022 raising funds for the Abortion Support Network at: Genesis Cinema (08 JUN 18:30); Picturehouse Cinemas (08 JUN various); Rio Cinema (08 JUN 18:15).

“An adaptation of Annie Ernaux’s eponymous novel, looking back on her experience with abortion when it was still illegal in France in the 1960s.”

Net proceeds from this screening will be donated to the Abortion Support Network organisation, which helps people obtain access to safe abortions in countries and states where access is restricted.

#QueerHorrorNights continue with a double bill of PSYCHO II & PSYCHO III at The Cinema Museum (Sunday 24 JULY 18:30): booking now!

  • CHICO & RITA d. Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal & Tono Errando, 2010 + Live Music by Tumbao Tivoli Trio at The Exhibit Bar SW12 (08 JUN 19:00).
  • DO THE RIGHT THING d. Spike Lee, 1989 at The Prince Charles (08 JUN 20:25).
  • Experimenta Mixtape S02 E01 curated by Onyeka Igwe + Onyeka Igwe in conversation with Rosa-Johan Uddoh at BFI Southbank (08 JUN 18:00).
  • GIGI d. Vincente Minnelli, 1958 + Discussion with Leslie Caron & Gary Yershon in partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at Ciné Lumière (08 JUN 18:30).
  • HAPPENING d. Audrey Diwan, 2022 raising funds for the Abortion Support Network at: Genesis Cinema (08 JUN 18:30); Picturehouse Cinemas (08 JUN various); Rio Cinema (08 JUN 18:15); 
  • NIGHTMARE ALLEY d. Guillermo del Toro, 2021 at Whirled Cinema (08 JUN 20:00 / 12 JUN 17:00).
  • THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER d. Charles Laughton, 1955 at The Garden Cinema (08 JUN 14:00).
  • Ukraine Fundraiser: OLGA d. Elie Grappe, 2022 presented by The People’s Film Club at The Garden Cinema (08 JUN 19:30).

Check venues for full listings…

80S CINEMA ON 35MM at Everyman Screen On The Green

ANDREI TARKOVSKY at The Prince Charles

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: AFTER BRESSON… at BFI Southbank

CELEBRATING FILM NOIR at The Garden Cinema

CHISWICK PRIDE at Chiswick Cinema

  • TANGERINE d. Sean Baker, 2015 (08 JUN 20:30).

CULTITUDE at Catford Mews

DANIEL DAY-LEWIS SELECTROSPECTIVE at The Prince Charles

FROM THE MIND OF PAUL SCHRADER at The Prince Charles 

OF SIN & SALVATION: THE CINEMA OF ROBERT BRESSON at BFI Southbank

  • Re-releases: PICKPOCKET d. Robert Bresson, 1959 (03 JUN to 30 JUN various).

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

  • Re-releases: GET CARTER 4K Restoration d. Mike Hodges, 1971 (until 09 JUN).

SEASCAPES: OUR OCEANS ON SCREEN at Ciné Lumière

THE WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI at The Prince Charles



ROOFTOP FILM CLUB at Roof East, Stratford


BERGMAN ISLAND d. Mia Hansen-Løve, 2022:

THE CAMERA IS OURS: BRITAIN’S WOMEN DOCUMENTARY MAKERS d. Marion Grierson, Ruby Grierson, Brigid ‘Budge’ Cooper, Kay Mander & Sarah Erulkar, 1935-67:

  • Various venues, inc: ICA

LUCHADORAS d. Paola Calvo & Patrick Jasim, 2021:



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