What's On This Week
Fish Tank + panel discussion
The Foundling Museum
The Foundling Museum presents three films on children with turbulent home lives for their Watch, Talk, Think series, followed by a panel talk on the films and their themes. In their first screening, see Andrea Arnold’s gripping drama following the story of teenager Mia, her love of dance, her difficult family and her hopes for the future.
Call Me By Your Name
For Poplar Union’s What’s Love Got to do With It? season, POP-Corn presents the sun-kissed Call Me By Your Name, an ideal screening for LGBTQ+ History Month. In 1980s Italy, a romance blossoms between a seventeen year-old student and the older man hired as his father’s research assistant. Based Andre Aciman's groundbreaking novel.
Midnight Excess: The Stud / The Bitch
Supakino and Zodiac Film Club have teamed up to bring you a dirty disco double bill featuring the infamous Joan Collins, as part of their new Midnight Excess film programme for late night movies. Sleek, sleazy, steamy, and most importantly, excessive. Not your typical viewing for this Valentine's Day.
The Female Experience
Nights Global is turning their sights towards the female experience by hosting a week-long events series focusing on women in the creative industry. Amidst various talks with inspirational female figures and retail parties, they will also be screening shorts directed, shot or produced by women.
A Touch of Noir
Regent Street Cinema
Don your trench coat and delve into the depths of mystery with Shorts On Tap - London's largest short film community. Celebrating their 5th birthday with a top-notch selection of Neo-noir short films, the programme features a thrilling display of lurking figures in dank city streets, including Shorts On Tap's own production Rain Catcher.
After the Storm
Join the Richmond Film Society for their screening of this thoughtful drama. Unfolding slowly as a typhoon approaches, we follow Ryota, a gloomy middle-aged PI haunted by his past. Dive into the intertwined mysteries of family and personal destiny, garnished with director Hirokazu Koreeda’s eye for cinematic humanity.
Of Love and Law preview + Q&A
From 21 February
This powerfully progressive documentary tells the tale of the first and only law firm in Japan to be founded by an openly gay couple. The release follows a 5-month continuous run for the film in Japan and will kick off with a preview screening tour and director Q&A across the country during February. Catch the first screening at Curzon Soho for LGBTQ+ History Month.
Beyond the Black Rainbow
Moving Pictures Cinema
Science Fiction Theatre presents this morbidly beautiful fantasy, following the nightmarish adventures of a young woman as she attempts to escape a medical institute whilst under heavy sedation. As much a throwback to Kubrick as it is to Carpenter, this is a must-see for any cinephile. A horror film wearing the skin of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Your Cinema: Film Funding Edition
Supported by the BFI Network, Liberty Mount present a series of short films showcasing fresh British talent. With titles such as Alien Culture, Support and Hafu, and engaging with contemporary themes such as heritage and personal struggles with ethnicity, don't miss the chance to see this fantastic flurry of British filmmaking.
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- We're very excited to share the online launch of @EllieGocher and @JimmyDeanFilm 's fantastic short film V, commissi… https://t.co/u8WLFTVrhJ
- Head to @FoundlingMuseum tonight for a £5 screening of hard hitting drama Fishtank - the first film in their series… https://t.co/dZaRtsXunc
- Discover London’s history on film through London’s Screen Archives' new website - for Bill from West Kensington, th… https://t.co/gliuaZ2uZA
More than 100 hours of restored, unseen footage of London from the past 100 years will be released this month by London’s Screen Archives, thanks to the time and talents of local volunteers and film archivists.
Artists from the FLAMIN Fellowship scheme will participate in an innovative 3-week art residency in the town of Nuoro, Sardinia, starting 27th February 2019. The residency is the result of a new and exciting partnership between the Sardegna Film Commission and the MAN Museum of Modern Art.