Creative connections that transform

What's On

What's On

What's On This Week

Image of WOTW BloodShed

Walking Home Alone at Night

Prince Charles Cinema
Friday 24 November

Women often play the victims in horror – not tonight! Underwire Festival presents tales of late-night terrors, paranoia and twisted love affairs that take logical fears and turn them into believable nightmares. Shorts on the menu include Blood Shed and Dead. Tissue. Love.

Get tickets

India at 70

Various
24 Nov - 11 Dec

Marking the 70th anniversary of India’s independence, this UK-wide film season is a timely recognition of India’s rich and diverse culture, history and its many languages. Day for Night put together wonderful, fascinating and intriguing films that have rarely been seen on UK cinema screens.

Find out more

London Labour Film Festival

Various
25-26 November

Workers, their families, communities, and social issues affecting their daily lives take centre stage in this topical festival's programme. Apart from a modern slavery focus and a Nick Broomfield retrospective, this year's innovations include a contest and awards ceremony.

Get tickets

Malcolm X

Whirled Cinema
Sunday 26 November

Directed and co-written by Spike Lee and starring Denzel Washington in the title role, Malcolm X is an epic biographical drama about the Afro-American activist Malcolm X. Presented by The Orange Soda Film Club, the ticket includes free soda, popcorn and ice cream.

Get tickets

The Tale of Princess Kaguya

Picturehouse Cinemas
Sunday 26 November

One of Studio Ghibli's finest works, this anime is based on a 10th century Japanese fable about a miniature girl found inside a bamboo shoot. Exquisitely drawn in a style that recalls washed-out Japanese watercolours, the story is a haunting and melancholic masterpiece.

Get tickets

Khamosh Pani

Harrow Auditorium
Monday 27 November

Set in 1979 Pakistan near the Indian border, this film is a rare cinematic exploration of the legacy of partition, the fragility of contemporary women's rights and the personal traumas ignited by violent fundamentalism. This free screening is presented by Tongues on Fire.

Book your free ticket

Man Up + Q&A

Hackney Attic
Monday 27 November

1000 Londoners is back with a collection of brand-new short docs about masculine identity in today's London. The films explore what being a man means through a spectrum of perspectives covering themes of violence, fatherhood, sexuality and creativity. Shown alongside rare archive footage of men through the decades.

Get tickets

Letters from Baghdad

The Pete Postlethwaite Picture House
Tuesday 28 November

Gertrude Bell shaped the destiny of Iraq after the Great War in ways that still reverberate today. Voiced by Tilda Swinton, the film looks at the life of the archaeologist, writer and diplomat who was openly critical of colonialism and offered a counterpoint to typical British all-male power.

Find out more

Dispossession + panel discussion

Harris Academy South Norwood
Wednesday 29 November

This poignant documentary explores the agenda behind the neglect, demolition and regeneration of UK council estates over the past 30 years, and the decisions that turned a crisis into a tragedy. This screening is in support of Croydon-based homeless charity Nightwatch.

Get tickets

 

Are you a Film Hub London member? Submit your events for What's On This Week.

Film London uses cookies on this site to enhance your user experience. By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy Close