WEDNESDAY 25 AUGUST 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.
THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, THIS IS A RESURRECTION d. Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese, 2019 at Screen25 Cinema at Harris Academy South Norwood (25 AUG 19:45).
- “Jury Award winner at Sundance in 2020, THIS IS NOT A BURIAL is set amongst the mountains of Lesotho, where Mantoa (Mary Twala), an 80-year-old widow winds up her affairs and makes arrangements for her burial. But when her village is threatened with resettlement due to the construction of a reservoir, she finds a new will to live and ignites a spirit of resistance within her community.”
- 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY 70MM d. Stanley Kubrick, 1968 ‘unrestored print’ at The Prince Charles (25 AUG 20:00).
- A FAREWELL TO ARMS d. Frank Borzage, 1932 + Recorded Intro by Geoff Andrew, Programmer-at-Large at BFI (25 AUG 18:00).
- THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS aka La battaglia di Algeri d. Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966 at BFI (25 AUG 14:30).
- THE BIG LEBOWSKI 4K d. Joel Coen, 1998 at BFI (25 AUG 14:15).
- BYE BYE MORONS aka Adieu les cons d. Albert Dupontel, 2020 at Ciné Lumière (25 AUG 16:20).
- CINEMA PARADISO 4K aka Nuovo Cinema Paradiso d. Giuseppe Tornatore, 1988 at BFI (25 AUG 20:35).
- FOUR ADVENTURES OF REINETTE AND MIRABELLE 35MM d. Éric Rohmer, 1987 at The Prince Charles (25 AUG 17:30).
- NOW, VOYAGER d. Irving Rapper, 1942 at BFI (daily until 26 AUG various times).
- THE ORPHANAGE aka Parwareshghah d. Shahrbanoo Sadat, 2019 at ICA (25 AUG 16:30).
- Pears 15th Anniversary Celebration short film programme + panel Q&A with filmmakers at JW3 (25 AUG 19:30) / Part of UKJF: Back To The Cinema.
- POOL OF LONDON d. Basil Dearden, 1950 at BFI (25 AUG 20:50).
- SALÒ, OR THE 120 DAYS OF SODOM aka Salò o Le 120 giornate di Sodoma d. Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1975 at BFI (25 AUG 17:50).
- THE STAR 35MM d. Stuart Heisler, 1952 at BFI (25 AUG 20:45).
- THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, THIS IS A RESURRECTION d. Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese, 2019 at Screen25 Cinema at Harris Academy South Norwood (25 AUG 19:45).
- WOLF AND SHEEP d. Shahrbanoo Sadat, 2016 at ICA (25 AUG 18:30).
- SWEAT d. Magnus Von Horn, 2020 at Watermans (24 AUG 19:00) followed by free online discussion with Michael Brooke (25 AUG 20:00).
- BRIDESMAIDS d. Paul Feig, 2011 at Archlight Outdoor Cinema on the Coaling Jetty, Battersea (25 AUG 20:15).
- Floating Points – PROMISES: THROUGH CONGRESS + REFLECTIONS: MOJAVE DESERT at at Barbican Sculpture Court (25 AUG 20:30).
- JUDAS & THE BLACK MESSIAH d. Shaka King, 2021 at Rooftop Film Club, Stratford East (25 AUG 20:00).
- THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD d. Armando Iannucci, 2019 presented by Stow Film Lounge at Forty Hall Gardens EN2 (25 AUG 19:30).
- SOME LIKE IT HOT d. Billy Wilder, 1959 at Archlight Outdoor Cinema on the Coaling Jetty, Battersea (25 AUG 17:30).
- ZOLA d. Janicza Bravo, 2020 at Rooftop Film Club, Peckham (25 AUG 20:00).
A SONG CALLED HATE d. Anna Hildur Hildibrandsdóttir, 2020 at Bertha DocHouse (daily 20 to 26 AUG).
- Also (20 to 26 AUG various dates/times): NEW ORDER aka Nuevo orden d. Michel Franco, 2020 at ArtHouse Crouch End / The Castle Cinema / Ciné Lumière (from 25 AUG) / ICA // THE NIGHT HOUSE d. David Bruckner, 2020 at Curzon Cinemas / Everyman Cinemas / Peckhamplex / Picturehouse Cinemas / Regent Street Cinema // SABAYA d. Hogir Hirori, 2021 at ArtHouse Crouch End / Picturehouse Cinemas // UNDERGROUND aka Souterrain d. Sophie Dupuis, 2020 at Curzon Cinemas.
- Not Like Us? Female misfits on screen at Genesis Cinema & online (20 to 26 SEP 2021)
- Sonic Cinema presents The Films of Peter Tscherkassky at Cafe Oto (24 OCT 2021)
- NOW BOOKING: Disability On Screen – EFN Short Film Festival (27 SEP 2021)
- Peckham & Nunhead Free Film Festival is back for a 12th year [09 to 19 SEP 2021]
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