What's On This Week
Await Further Instructions + Q&A
A mysterious black substance surrounds the Milgram family house on Christmas morning, trapping them inside. As the family quickly descend into terrified arguments, the TV glows with an ominous message: "Stay Indoors and Await Further Instructions." As the screen’s grip grows ever more sinister, their paranoia escalates into bloody carnage…
Alexei German: Khrustalyov, My Car!
Good Burger + Stand-up set
Harris Academy South Norwood
Welcome to Good Burger! Home of the good burger, can we take your order? Join us for the ultimate 90s throwback with comedy duo Kenan & Kel as they embark on a pun filled and absurdist summer working at an independent burger joint. This Nickelodeon classic will undoubtedly have you craving a burger & fries with a shake to boot.
Preceded by a stand-up set by Ed Night.
Your Cinema: December Edition
Vue Westfield Stratford City
from 14 Decmber
Including Q&A’s from directors and film industry insiders, including Mandip Gill and Tosin Cole.
Down the Rhodes
Jazz re:freshed is presenting a screening of Down the Rhodes, a documentary about the invention of the Fender Rhodes piano and its creator, Harold Rhodes. Developed as a rehabilitation tool for soldiers in World War II, the piano both revolutionized and empowered musicians to explore a new, electric frontier of music, one which has changed music forever.
Join Picturehouse for this special screening of this ground breaking, wildly funny and influential film directed by and starring one of the masters of silent cinema, Buster Keaton. The screening will feature an introductory presentation from a member of the Picturehouse Education team on the comedy of Buster Keaton and the importance of this film to the development of comedy and action cinema.
They Shall Not Grow Old + Q&A
Deptford Cinema marks the centenary of the armistice ending the First World War with a screening of the incredible new exploration of the battlefields of the Western Front, as overseen by Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson. They Shall Not Grow Old was created exclusively with original footage from Imperial War Museums’ film and audio archive and audio from BBC archives.
Bounce Cinema Takeover
Bounce will be taking over London's largest independent cinema once again for the biggest short film night ever to hit the capital. Join them at the Genesis Cinema, where they will be showing the very best independent short films on the big screen, highlighting the works and journeys of a series of independent filmmakers through screenings and a panel discussion celebrating the diverse talent making moves in the film industry.
Institute of Contemporary Arts
Adrian is a young New York transplant returning home to Texas. Bearing extravagant Christmas gifts to paper over a silence he can’t seem to address, his evangelical Christian family long for more of him even as their unspoken signals shut him down. Set against the first wave of the AIDS crisis in Ronald Reagan’s United States, 1985 evokes the difficulty of coming out in a recent past perhaps distanced, for some, by decades of queer activism and visibility.
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