This is a film still from FUNAN, screening at Ciné Lumière for Refugee Week (16 JUN 2021).

WEDNESDAY: What’s on in London today [16/06/21]

WEDNESDAY 16 JUNE 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 8TH d. Aideen Kane, Lucy Kennedy & Maeve O’Boyle at Bertha DocHouse (16 JUN 20:00).
  • ALIEN [Theatrical Version] + ALIENS [Director’s Cut] at The Prince Charles (16 JUN 18:00).
  • A PERFECT COUPLE 35MM d. Robert Altman, 1979 at BFI Southbank (16 JUN 20:45).
  • A SONG CALLED HATE d. Anna Hildur, 2021 + Q&A with the director and producers Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard presented by Doc’n Roll Festival at Rio Cinema (16 JUN 20:45).
  • A TALE OF SPRINGTIME 35MM aka Conte de printemps d. Éric Rohmer, 1989 at The Prince Charles (16 JUN 18:30).
  • BATTLE ROYALE d. Kinji Fukasaku, 2000 at The Prince Charles (16 JUN 12:15). 
  • FARGO 35MM d. Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, 1996 at The Prince Charles (16 JUN 13:15).
  • FUNAN d. Denis Do, 2018 at Ciné Lumière + Intro by the director + Panel (16 JUN 18:45) / Part of Refugee Week / Today’s featured attraction!
  • GIRLS TRIP d. Malcolm D. Lee, 2017 at Backyard Cinema (16 JUN 20:00).
  • THE HANDMAIDEN [Director’s Cut] d. Park Chan-Wook, 2016 at The Prince Charles (16 JUN 15:05).
  • HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH d. John Cameron Mitchell, 2001 at Backyard Cinema (16 JUN 20:30).
  • HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE d. Hayao Miyazaki d. 2004 at Picturehouse Cinemas (16 JUN various times).
  • LA HAINE 4K d. Mathieu Kassovitz, 1995 at BFI Southbank (16 JUN 21:00).
  • MANDABI d. Ousmane Sembène, 1968 + Recorded Panel Q&A at The Lexi Cinema (16 JUN 12:30).
  • THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER d. Charles Laughton, 1955 + Recorded intro by Geoff Andrew at BFI Southbank (16 JUN 18:15).
  • REFUGEES: THE FACE OF A MODERN DIASPORA video works by artist Caroline Burraway at Ciné Lumière (16 JUN 17:15).
  • RUSHMORE d. Wes Anderson, 1998 at The Prince Charles (16 JUN 15:40).
  • SECRET HONOR 35MM d. Robert Altman, 1984 at BFI Southbank (16 JUN 18:00).
  • VOLVER d. Pedro Almodóvar, 2006 at Catford Mews(16 JUN 20:30).
  • WHEN I GROW UP d. Jill Coulon, 2019 + Q&A with Eugenie Munakarmi, COO of Children of the Mekong at Ciné Lumière (16 JUN 14:00 – FREE online event).
  • BARB & STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR d. Josh Greenbaum, 2021 at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (16 JUN 21:30).
  • IRON MAN at Bar Elba SE1 (16 JUN 21:00).
  • ROCKETMAN d. Dexter Fletcher, 2019 for Pride Month at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford East (16 JUN 21:15).

FARGO 35MM d. Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, 1996, The Prince Charles (daily 11 to 17 JUN various times). Also at: BFI Southbank from 4K / Rich Mix

This is a film still from MANDABI d. Ousmane Sembène, 1968 presented by We Are Parable at Rio Cinema (08 JUN 2021).

MANDABI d. Ousmane Sembène, 1968 (daily 11 to 17 JUN): Catford Mews / Ciné Lumière / Rio Cinema

  • Also (other venues may be available!): ELLIE & ABBIE (& ELLIE’S DEAD AUNT) d. Monica Zanetti, 2021 at Curzon Cinemas (11 to 17 JUN)// GRANADA NIGHTS d. Abid Khan, 2021 at Watermans (11 to 17 JUN various dates) // THE HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD d. Patrick Hughes, 2021 at Curzon Cinemas (daily from 14 Jun) // MLK / FBI d. Sam Pollard, 2020 at Bertha DocHouse (daily 11 to 17 JUN) // MY NEW YORK YEAR d. Philippe Falardeau, 2020 at Watermans (11 to 17 JUN various dates) // SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS d. Lisa Rovner, 2020 at Bertha DocHouse (daily 11 to 17 JUN not 16 JUN).


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