This is a film still from NOSFERATU d. Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, 1922.
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WEDNESDAY: What’s on in London today [15/12/21]

WEDNESDAY 15 DECEMBER 2021 (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


NOSFERATU d. Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, 1922 + Live score by Dritëro Demjaha at Screen25 Cinema (15 DEC 19:45).

  • “Thomas Hutter is sent by his master to finalise a deal with Count Orlok. However, he soon learns that Orlok is a vampire whose eyes are set on his wife, Ellen. To accompany Murnau’s symphony of horror, we are pleased to present a haunting electric live score, improvised by friend of Screen25, Dritëro Demjaha.”

  • A THOUSAND CUTS d. Ramona S. Diaz, 2020 + Panel discussion at Bertha DocHouse (15 DEC 18:20 – FREE!).
  • FLEE d. Jonas Poher Rasmussen, 2021 + Q&A at Curzon Soho (15 DEC 18:10).
  • FLEE d. Jonas Poher Rasmussen, 2021 preview at Catford Mews (15 DEC 20:30).
  • FROM DUSK ‘TIL DAWN + THE COMEBACK SPECIAL d. Tim Pope, 1993 + 2018 at ICA (15 DEC 20:45).
  • IN THE HEIGHTS d. Jon M Chu, 2021 at Whirled Cinema (15 DEC 20:00).
  • Classic Matinee: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE d. Frank Capra, 1946 + Live performance by Ida Barr at Rio Cinema (15 DEC 14:30).
  • KING RICHARD d. Reinaldo Marcus Green, 2021 at The David Lean (15 DEC 19:30).
  • NOSFERATU d. Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, 1922 + Live score by Dritëro Demjaha at Screen25 Cinema (15 DEC 19:45).
  • SPICE WORLD: THE MOVIE d. Bob Spiers, 1997 presented by Pinc at The Castle Cinema (15 DEC 18:45).
  • TITANE d. Julia Ducornau, 2021 + Panel discussion presented by The Final Girls UK at Rio Cinema (15 DEC 20:45).
  • UNSOPHISTICATED LADY aka La Pièce rapportée d. Antonin Peretjatko , 2021 at Ciné Lumière (15 DEC 20:30).

35MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles

100 YEARS: SIMONE SIGNORET, THE POLITICAL STAR – PART I at Ciné Lumière

ALT. XMAS at The Prince Charles

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: CHRISTMAS ON SCREEN at BFI Southbank

CHRISTMAS at Catford Mews

  • DIE HARD d. John McTiernan, 1988 (15 DEC 17:45).

CHRISTMAS at Genesis Cinema 

  • CAROL d. Todd Haynes, 2015 (15 DEC 21:00).

CHRISTMAS at The Prince Charles

THE EDGE OF BELIEF at Close-Up

  • THE ILLINOIS PARABLES + SENSEMAYÁ d. Deborah Stratman, 2016 + Colectivo Los Ingrávidos, 2021 (15 DEC 20:15).
  • Curated by Emily Wright. Presented in partnership with the National Film & Television School.

JAPAN 2021 at BFI Southbank

JAPAN 2021: ANOTHER GAZE at BFI Southbank

JEAN-PAUL BELMONDO LE MAGNIFIQUE at Ciné Lumière



BEING THE RICARDOS d. Aaron Sorkin, 2021:

DON’T LOOK UP d. Adam McKay, 2021:

LAMB d. Valdimar Jóhannsson, 2021:



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