This is a film still from IF IT WERE LOVE, screening at ICA today (28 JUL 2021).

WEDNESDAY: What’s on in London today [28/07/21]

WEDNESDAY 28 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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IF IT WERE LOVE d. Patric Chiha, 2020 at ICA (28 JUL 18:30).

  • “Winner of the Teddy Queer Film Award for documentary filmmaking at the 2020 Berlin International Film Festival, the latest longform work from Vienna-born, Paris-based director Patric Chiha explores intimacy and isolation through the prism of Crowd, choreographer Gisèle Vienne’s epic dance piece exploring the 90s rave scene.”
  • 35 SHOTS OF RUM 35MM aka 35 Rhums d. Claire Denis, 2008 + Recorded Intro by Be Manzini, poet and director of Caramel Film Club at BFI Southbank (28 JUL 17:40).
  • 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY 70MM d. Stanley Kubrick, 1968 ‘unrestored print’ at The Prince Charles (28 JUL 20:15).
  • 2046 4K d. Wong Kar Wai, 2004 at BFI Southbank (28 JUL 14:30).
  • BRASSED OFF d. Mark Herman, 1996 at Catford Mews (28 JUL 18:30).
  • CABARET MAXIME d. Bruno De Almeida, 2018 UK Premiere at Rio Cinema (28 JUL 20:30).
  • COLLECTIVE d. Alexander Nanau, 2020 at Screen25 Cinema at Harris Academy South Norwood (28 JUL 19:45).
  • DIARY FOR MY CHILDREN 4K aka Napló gyermekeimnek d. Márta Mészáros, 1984 at BFI Southbank (28 JUL 17:50).
  • GIRLFRIENDS d. Claudia Weill, 1978 at Picturehouse Cinemas (28 JUL various).
  • THE GLEANERS & I d. Agnès Varda, 2000 at ICA (28 JUL 21:20).
  • HAPPY TOGETHER 4K aka Chun gwong cha sit d. Wong Kar Wai, 1997 at BFI Southbank (28 JUL 18:00).
  • HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH 35MM d. John Cameron Mitchell, 2011 at The Prince Charles (28 JUL 14:45).
  • IF IT WERE LOVE d. Patric Chiha, 2020 at ICA (28 JUL 18:30).
  • JUMBO d. Zoé Wittock, 2019 at Genesis Cinema (28 JUL 21:00).
  • LADY BOSS: THE JACKIE COLLINS STORY d. Laura Fairrie, 2021 + Recorded Q&A at Picturehouse Cinemas (28 JUL various).
  • LIMBO d. Ben Sharrock, 2021 + Q&A with the director at The Castle Cinema (28 JUL 18:30).
  • MIRROR d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1975 at The Prince Charles (28 JUL 12:15).
  • MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS d. Wong Kar Wai, 2007 at BFI Southbank (28 JUL 20:40).
  • MY FATHER, THE SPY d. Jaak Kilmi & Gints Grūbe, 2019 at Bertha DocHouse (28 JUL 16:20).
  • THE PLAYER d. Robert Altman, 1992 at BFI Southbank (28 JUL 20:30).
  • SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS d. Lisa Rovner, 2020 + AFTERPARTY AT SUPERMAX at Everyman King’s Cross (28 JUL 18:30).
  • SPARKLING: THE STORY OF CHAMPAGNE d. Frank Mannion, 2021 + Glass of champagne at Olympic Studios (28 JUL 18:20).
  • STALKER d. Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979 at ICA (28 JUL 18:05).
  • SWEAT d. Magnus von Horn, 2021 at Olympic Studios (28 JUL 19:30).

GIRLFRIENDS d. Claudia Weill, 1978

  • Daily: JW3 (not 24 JUL).

TAXI DRIVER 35MM d. Martin Scorsese, 1976


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