WEDNESDAY: What’s on in London today [25/08/21]

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.

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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.”


  • SWEAT d. Magnus Von Horn, 2020 at Watermans (24 AUG 19:00) followed by free online discussion with Michael Brooke (25 AUG 20:00).

A SONG CALLED HATE d. Anna Hildur Hildibrandsdóttir, 2020 at Bertha DocHouse (daily 20 to 26 AUG).

This is a film still from CENSOR at The Prince Charles (19 AUG 2021).

CENSOR d. Prano Bailey-Bond, 2021 (daily 20 to 26 AUG).

PIG d. Michael Sarnoski, 2021 (daily 20 to 26 AUG).

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*THE SMALL PRINT: Opinions author’s own. // As accurate as we could make it. Apologies for any errors. Updates & corrections will be made to the online version only. // Event dates/times/formats are subject to change by the venue/organiser. Events may already be sold out at the time of posting, so please click quickly. // We try to list as many original format screenings as we can (8 to 70MM), but sometimes formats change due to age of the print, availability, logistics etc, so please check ahead with your venue if the format is your thing. // All images are used in the spirit of fair use for reporting & review – no ownership is implied or intended / unless otherwise credited to RADIANT CIRCUS as the original rights holder. We will remove any images immediately upon request – just get in touch. // We don’t filter our listings by age/certification: all readers & subscribers should therefore be 18+. // Finally, we always try to follow The Carny Code by “not screwing up anyone else’s game”, but everyone can make mistakes… If something does go wrong, we will always do our best to put it right. //.