This is a film still from THE WITCHES OF THE ORIENT (2021) which screens at Bertha DocHouse today (14 July 2021).
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WEDNESDAY: What’s on in London today [14/07/21]

WEDNESDAY 14 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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THE WITCHES OF THE ORIENT d. Julien Faraut, 2021 + Recorded Panel Discussion with the director, Manga expert Paul Gravett & Maria Bertelli, England volleyball player at Bertha DocHouse (14 JUL 18:30).

  • “Meet the former players of the Japanese women’s volleyball team, known as the ‘Witches of the Orient’ for their seemingly supernatural powers on the courts – including a staggering 258-match winning streak. Now in their 70s, they reunite around a dinner table, sifting through the facts and fables of their careers – from the early days as a workers’ team at a textile factory in Osaka, up to their triumph at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo.”


  • BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY d. Bryan Singer, 2018 at Bar Elba SE1 (14 JUL 21:00).
  • THE BREAKFAST CLUB d. John Hughes, 1985 at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford East (14 JUL 21:15).
  • CRUELLA d. Craig Gillespie, 2021 at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (14 JUL 21:15).
  • THE GOONIES d. Richard Donner, 1985 at The Luna Cinema at Marble Hill (14 JUL 21:15).


This is a film still from JUMBO (2020) which opens across London this week.

JUMBO d. Zoé Wittock, 2020

This is a film still from MARTIN EDEN (2019) which opens this week across London.

MARTIN EDEN d. Pietro Marcello, 2019

This is a film still from TOVE (2020) which opens across London this week.

TOVE d. Zaida Bergroth, 2020



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