Tuesday 18 June

La Chimera 15

Set in the 1980s, in the former Etruscian landscape of rural Italy, the film follows a vagabond-type character called Arthur (Josh…
Alice Rohrwacher, Italy, 2023, 132m.
Tue 18 Jun
14:40

Rosalie 15

France, 1870. Rosalie is a young woman with a secret… She was born with a face and bodycovered in hair. A…
Stéphanie Di Giusto, Belgium, France, 2023, 115m.
Tue 18 Jun
15:00
Tue 18 Jun
19:40

Wilding PG

Based on Isabella Tree’s best-selling book by the same title, Wilding tells the story of a young couple that bets on nature…
David Allen, UK, 2023, 75m.
Tue 18 Jun
17:25

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (30th Anniversary) 15

This outrageously camp Australian comedy proved one of the hot tickets in Cannes in the year of its release and has…
Stephan Elliott, Australia, 1994, 103m.
Tue 18 Jun
17:45

Wednesday 19 June

The Matrix (25th Anniversary) 15

No-one can be told what The Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself. After this, there is no turning back.…
Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, USA, 1999, 136m.
Wed 19 Jun
15:00

Wilding PG

Based on Isabella Tree’s best-selling book by the same title, Wilding tells the story of a young couple that bets on nature…
David Allen, UK, 2023, 75m.
Wed 19 Jun
15:50

Rosalie 15

France, 1870. Rosalie is a young woman with a secret… She was born with a face and bodycovered in hair. A…
Stéphanie Di Giusto, Belgium, France, 2023, 115m.
Wed 19 Jun
17:40

Fatma 75 + Q&A with director Selma Baccar 18

Part of SAFAR Film Festival 2024: On Dreams, Hopes and Realities Screened in partnership with SAFAR Film Festival
Introduced by Rabih El-Khoury, SAFAR Film Festival curator and followed by an online Q&A with director Selma Baccar. A pioneering film…
Selma Baccar, Tunisia, 1975, 61m.
Wed 19 Jun
18:00

The Beast 15

The year is 2044: artificial intelligence controls all facets of a stoic society as humans routinely 'erase' their feelings. Hoping to…
Bertrand Bonello, France, Canada, 2024, 146m.
Wed 19 Jun
20:10

Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry 15

Etero (a sensitive performance by Eka Chavleishvili) is a self-contented shop owner and blackberry forager in a small Georgian town. Happily…
Elene Naveriani, Georgia, 2023, 110m.
Wed 19 Jun
20:45

Thursday 20 June

The Beast 15

The year is 2044: artificial intelligence controls all facets of a stoic society as humans routinely 'erase' their feelings. Hoping to…
Bertrand Bonello, France, Canada, 2024, 146m.
Thu 20 Jun
15:00

Daisies 15

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings will be shown with English subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Sunday 16 June will be introduced by filmmaker…
Věra Chytilová, Czechoslovakia, 1966, 76m.
Thu 20 Jun
16:00

Rosalie 15

France, 1870. Rosalie is a young woman with a secret… She was born with a face and bodycovered in hair. A…
Stéphanie Di Giusto, Belgium, France, 2023, 115m.
Thu 20 Jun
17:50

Wilding PG

Based on Isabella Tree’s best-selling book by the same title, Wilding tells the story of a young couple that bets on nature…
David Allen, UK, 2023, 75m.
Thu 20 Jun
18:20

La Chimera 15

Set in the 1980s, in the former Etruscian landscape of rural Italy, the film follows a vagabond-type character called Arthur (Josh…
Alice Rohrwacher, Italy, 2023, 132m.
Thu 20 Jun
20:10

The Heartbreak Kid PG

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings of will be shown with English subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Thursday 20 June, will be introduced by…
Elaine May, USA, 1972, 105m.

Friday 21 June

La Chimera 15

Set in the 1980s, in the former Etruscian landscape of rural Italy, the film follows a vagabond-type character called Arthur (Josh…
Alice Rohrwacher, Italy, 2023, 132m.
Fri 21 Jun
14:15

Hounds 18

A tense, atmospheric thriller, Hounds is Moroccan director Kamal Lazraq’s impressive feature film debut set on the streets of Casablanca. It follows…
Kamal Lazraq, Belgium, France, Germany, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, 2023, 94m.
Fri 21 Jun
15:20

Green Border 15

In the murky and perilous forests of the 'green border' dividing Belarus and Poland, a calculated and dangerous game unfolds. Refugees…
Agnieszka Holland, Belgium, Czechia, France, Poland, 2023, 152m.
Fri 21 Jun
17:00

Keep Rolling 15

Part of Chinese Cinema ProjectPart of Celebrating Ann Hui Screened in partnership with Focus Hong Kong
Chinese Cinema Project and Focus Hong Kong's Ann Hui season comes to an end with an acclaimed documentary, looking back at…
Man Lim-chung , Hong Kong, 2020, 118m.
Fri 21 Jun
20:00

Paris Blues 12A

Part of Musical Fridays
Ram Bowen (Paul Newman) and Eddie Cook (Sidney Poitier) are jazz musicians who live for music. Their Paris is one of…
Martin Ritt, USA, 1961, 95m.
Fri 21 Jun
20:50

Saturday 22 June

A Bug's Life U

Part of Films for the Family
Journey inside the miniature world of bugs for bigger-than-life fun and adventure under every leaf. Embark on an incredible expedition with…
John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, USA, 1998, 95m.
Sat 22 Jun
11:00

Wilding PG

Based on Isabella Tree’s best-selling book by the same title, Wilding tells the story of a young couple that bets on nature…
David Allen, UK, 2023, 75m.
Sat 22 Jun
13:10

Cine Brazil presents: The Invention of the Other 18

The Invention of the Other is an epic, intimate and procedural documentary about one of the most important missions ever carried out…
Bruno Jorge, Brazil, 2022, 144m.
Sat 22 Jun
13:30

Perfect Days PG

A highly anticipated return to fiction feature filmmaking from Wim Wenders (Paris, Texas, Wings of Desire), Perfect Days takes the writer-director to…
Wim Wenders, Japan, Germany, 2023, 123m.
Sat 22 Jun
15:00

The Beast 15

The year is 2044: artificial intelligence controls all facets of a stoic society as humans routinely 'erase' their feelings. Hoping to…
Bertrand Bonello, France, Canada, 2024, 146m.
Sat 22 Jun
17:00

Green Border 15

In the murky and perilous forests of the 'green border' dividing Belarus and Poland, a calculated and dangerous game unfolds. Refugees…
Agnieszka Holland, Belgium, Czechia, France, Poland, 2023, 152m.
Sat 22 Jun
17:35

La Chimera 15

Set in the 1980s, in the former Etruscian landscape of rural Italy, the film follows a vagabond-type character called Arthur (Josh…
Alice Rohrwacher, Italy, 2023, 132m.
Sat 22 Jun
20:00

Hounds 18

A tense, atmospheric thriller, Hounds is Moroccan director Kamal Lazraq’s impressive feature film debut set on the streets of Casablanca. It follows…
Kamal Lazraq, Belgium, France, Germany, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, 2023, 94m.
Sat 22 Jun
20:35

Sunday 23 June

A Bug's Life U

Part of Films for the Family
Journey inside the miniature world of bugs for bigger-than-life fun and adventure under every leaf. Embark on an incredible expedition with…
John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, USA, 1998, 95m.
Sun 23 Jun
11:00

That They May Face The Rising Sun 15

Capturing a year in the life of a rural, lakeside community in late 1970s Ireland, That They May Face The Rising…
Pat Collins, UK, Ireland, 2023, 107m.
Sun 23 Jun
12:00

London Breeze Film Festival presents Drift + Q&A with screenwriter Susanne Farrell 15

London Breeze presents Drift, in support of Refugee Week. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with screenwriter, Susanne Farrell (Hope Street;…
Anthony Chen, France, UK, Greece, 2023, 93m.
Sun 23 Jun
13:30

Hounds 18

A tense, atmospheric thriller, Hounds is Moroccan director Kamal Lazraq’s impressive feature film debut set on the streets of Casablanca. It follows…
Kamal Lazraq, Belgium, France, Germany, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, 2023, 94m.
Sun 23 Jun
14:20

The Matrix (25th Anniversary) 15

No-one can be told what The Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself. After this, there is no turning back.…
Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, USA, 1999, 136m.
Sun 23 Jun
16:10

Green Border 15

In the murky and perilous forests of the 'green border' dividing Belarus and Poland, a calculated and dangerous game unfolds. Refugees…
Agnieszka Holland, Belgium, Czechia, France, Poland, 2023, 152m.
Sun 23 Jun
16:30

Swept Away 18

Part of Women Aren't Funny
Content warning: The film contains scenes of violence, sexual assault and graphic/explicit language that some might find triggering. The screening on…
Lina Wertmüller, Italy, 1974, 114m.
Sun 23 Jun
19:00

Video Bazaar Presents: Liquid Sky 18

Screened in partnership with Video Bazaar
Video Bazaar invites you to step into a neon-lit vision of the 1980s this June as we present a special screening of…
Slava Tsukerman, USA, 1982, 112m.

Monday 24 June

Green Border 15

In the murky and perilous forests of the 'green border' dividing Belarus and Poland, a calculated and dangerous game unfolds. Refugees…
Agnieszka Holland, Belgium, Czechia, France, Poland, 2023, 152m.
Mon 24 Jun
15:00

La Chimera 15

Set in the 1980s, in the former Etruscian landscape of rural Italy, the film follows a vagabond-type character called Arthur (Josh…
Alice Rohrwacher, Italy, 2023, 132m.
Mon 24 Jun
15:30

Animalia 18

Part of SAFAR Film Festival 2024: On Dreams, Hopes and Realities Screened in partnership with SAFAR Film Festival
Introduced by Rabih El-Khoury, SAFAR Film Festival Curator Itto, a young woman from a modest rural background, is slowly adapting to…
Sofia Alaou, France, Morocco, Qatar, 2023, 90m.
Mon 24 Jun
18:00

Hounds 18

A tense, atmospheric thriller, Hounds is Moroccan director Kamal Lazraq’s impressive feature film debut set on the streets of Casablanca. It follows…
Kamal Lazraq, Belgium, France, Germany, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, 2023, 94m.
Mon 24 Jun
18:25

Soraida, A Woman of Palestine 18

Part of SAFAR Film Festival 2024: On Dreams, Hopes and Realities Screened in partnership with SAFAR Film Festival
Introduced by Rabih El-Khoury, SAFAR Film Festival curator Soraida, A Woman of Palestine (2004) captures the reflections, concerns and imagination of a…
Tahani Rached, Canada, 2004, 120m.
Mon 24 Jun
20:00

Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry 15

Etero (a sensitive performance by Eka Chavleishvili) is a self-contented shop owner and blackberry forager in a small Georgian town. Happily…
Elene Naveriani, Georgia, 2023, 110m.
Mon 24 Jun
20:30

Tuesday 25 June

Ceddo 18

Part of Tigritudes
Our screening on Monday 17 June will be introduced by Estrella Sendra (KCL), programme consultant on our award winning 2023 Francophone…
Ousmane Sembène, Senegal, 1977, 116m.
Tue 25 Jun
15:10

Swept Away 18

Part of Women Aren't Funny
Content warning: The film contains scenes of violence, sexual assault and graphic/explicit language that some might find triggering. The screening on…
Lina Wertmüller, Italy, 1974, 114m.
Tue 25 Jun
15:30

Hounds 18

A tense, atmospheric thriller, Hounds is Moroccan director Kamal Lazraq’s impressive feature film debut set on the streets of Casablanca. It follows…
Kamal Lazraq, Belgium, France, Germany, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, 2023, 94m.
Tue 25 Jun
17:50

Happy as Lazzaro 12A

This film was proposed by our member Dani, who writes: 'La Chimera reminds me of this beautiful film. Would love to see…
Alice Rohrwacher, Italy, Switzerland, 2018, 128m.
Tue 25 Jun
18:10

Green Border 15

In the murky and perilous forests of the 'green border' dividing Belarus and Poland, a calculated and dangerous game unfolds. Refugees…
Agnieszka Holland, Belgium, Czechia, France, Poland, 2023, 152m.
Tue 25 Jun
20:00

Perfect Days PG

A highly anticipated return to fiction feature filmmaking from Wim Wenders (Paris, Texas, Wings of Desire), Perfect Days takes the writer-director to…
Wim Wenders, Japan, Germany, 2023, 123m.
Tue 25 Jun
20:50

Wednesday 26 June

Hounds 18

A tense, atmospheric thriller, Hounds is Moroccan director Kamal Lazraq’s impressive feature film debut set on the streets of Casablanca. It follows…
Kamal Lazraq, Belgium, France, Germany, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, 2023, 94m.
Wed 26 Jun
15:00

Green Border 15

In the murky and perilous forests of the 'green border' dividing Belarus and Poland, a calculated and dangerous game unfolds. Refugees…
Agnieszka Holland, Belgium, Czechia, France, Poland, 2023, 152m.
Wed 26 Jun
15:25

The Beast 15

The year is 2044: artificial intelligence controls all facets of a stoic society as humans routinely 'erase' their feelings. Hoping to…
Bertrand Bonello, France, Canada, 2024, 146m.
Wed 26 Jun
17:10

Industry Panel: Cinematography N/A

Part of Members' Events
As we are aware The Garden Cinema membership community is not just made up of cinema enthusiasts, but also covers a…
60m.
Wed 26 Jun
19:00

The Matrix (25th Anniversary) 15

No-one can be told what The Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself. After this, there is no turning back.…
Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, USA, 1999, 136m.
Wed 26 Jun
20:10

Sweetie 15

Part of Women Aren't Funny
The film will be screened with Descriptive Subtitles. The screening on Wednesday 26 June, will be introduced by film critic Laura Venning.…
Jane Campion, Australia, 1989, 99m.
Wed 26 Jun
20:30

Thursday 27 June

That They May Face The Rising Sun 15

Capturing a year in the life of a rural, lakeside community in late 1970s Ireland, That They May Face The Rising…
Pat Collins, UK, Ireland, 2023, 107m.
Thu 27 Jun
15:00

Wilding PG

Based on Isabella Tree’s best-selling book by the same title, Wilding tells the story of a young couple that bets on nature…
David Allen, UK, 2023, 75m.
Thu 27 Jun
15:20

La Chimera 15

Set in the 1980s, in the former Etruscian landscape of rural Italy, the film follows a vagabond-type character called Arthur (Josh…
Alice Rohrwacher, Italy, 2023, 132m.
Thu 27 Jun
17:15

Green Border 15

In the murky and perilous forests of the 'green border' dividing Belarus and Poland, a calculated and dangerous game unfolds. Refugees…
Agnieszka Holland, Belgium, Czechia, France, Poland, 2023, 152m.
Thu 27 Jun
17:40

SAFAR Futures Young Programmers: In the Belly of the Beast 18

Part of SAFAR Film Festival 2024: On Dreams, Hopes and Realities Screened in partnership with SAFAR Film Festival
A film event curated by Amel Moyersoen, Loulwah Kutbi and Sally Zarzour, as part of the the SAFAR Futures Young Programmers…
1979-2015, Various, Various, 76m.
Thu 27 Jun
20:00

Hounds 18

A tense, atmospheric thriller, Hounds is Moroccan director Kamal Lazraq’s impressive feature film debut set on the streets of Casablanca. It follows…
Kamal Lazraq, Belgium, France, Germany, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, 2023, 94m.
Thu 27 Jun
20:40

Friday 28 June

Wakamusha + Q&A 15

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Ryutaro Ninomiya. Wataru (Ryota Bando), a quiet factory worker, Eiji (Rion…
Ryutaro Ninomiya, Japan, 2023, 103m.
Fri 28 Jun
15:00

Bye Bye Tiberias PG

Years after leaving her Palestinian village to pursue an acting career in France, Hiam Abbass returns home with her daughter, in…
Lina Soualem, France, Belgium, Palestine, 2024, 82m.
Fri 28 Jun
18:00

Queer Members Mixer: La Cage Aux Folles 15

Part of Members' Events
After the enthusiastic response to our previous edition, we are thrilled to bring back our Queer Members Mixer event, just in…
Édouard Molinaro, France, Italy, 1978, 91m.
Fri 28 Jun
19:30

Saturday 29 June

London Socialist Film Co-op Orgreave Anniversary Day: Morning 18

Part of London Socialist Film Co-op: Orgreave Anniversary Day Screened in partnership with London Socialist Film Co-op
Join London Socialist Film Co-op for an all-day event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the events at Orgreave on 18 June 1984.…
Yvette Vanson, Platform Films, UK, 1985, 171m.
Sat 29 Jun
10:30

Bedknobs and Broomsticks PG

Part of Films for the Family
Hold on tight for a magical, musical, fun-filled journey in this Oscar-winning classic that mixes action and animation. When young Charlie,…
Robert Stevenson, Ward Kimball, USA, 1971, 117m.
Sat 29 Jun
11:00

Bye Bye Tiberias PG

Years after leaving her Palestinian village to pursue an acting career in France, Hiam Abbass returns home with her daughter, in…
Lina Soualem, France, Belgium, Palestine, 2024, 82m.
Sat 29 Jun
16:00

London Socialist Film Co-op Orgreave Anniversary Day: Afternoon 18

Part of London Socialist Film Co-op: Orgreave Anniversary Day Screened in partnership with London Socialist Film Co-op
Join the London Socialist Film Co-op for an all-day event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the events at Orgreave on 18 June…
Yvette Vanson, Michael Wood, Ian Clayton, Neil Kemp, LSFC, BBC, YTV., UK, Various Years, 195m.
Sat 29 Jun
16:30

Sunday 30 June

Bedknobs and Broomsticks PG

Part of Films for the Family
Hold on tight for a magical, musical, fun-filled journey in this Oscar-winning classic that mixes action and animation. When young Charlie,…
Robert Stevenson, Ward Kimball, USA, 1971, 117m.
Sun 30 Jun
11:00

AIFF presents 2023-2024’s Best of the Fests 18

The Association of Independent Film Festivals (AIFF) presents 2023-2024’s Best of the Fests. Best of the Fests brings together a collection…
Various, Various, 2023-2024, 100m.
Sun 30 Jun
15:00

Bye Bye Tiberias PG

Years after leaving her Palestinian village to pursue an acting career in France, Hiam Abbass returns home with her daughter, in…
Lina Soualem, France, Belgium, Palestine, 2024, 82m.
Sun 30 Jun
17:00

The Watermelon Woman 15

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings will be shown with English subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Sunday 30 June, will be introduced by Aude…
Cheryl Dunye, USA, 1996, 84m.
Sun 30 Jun
19:15

Monday 1 July

Bye Bye Tiberias PG

Years after leaving her Palestinian village to pursue an acting career in France, Hiam Abbass returns home with her daughter, in…
Lina Soualem, France, Belgium, Palestine, 2024, 82m.
Mon 01 Jul
16:00

Alps 15

Screened in partnership with Cinema Rising
This screening is presented by Cinema Rising and will feature an in-person introduction from Hannah Strong. Back in 2009, Yorgos Lanthimos’s provocative…
Yorgos Lanthimos, Greece, Canada, France, USA, 2011, 94m.
Mon 01 Jul
20:15

Tuesday 2 July

Bye Bye Tiberias PG

Years after leaving her Palestinian village to pursue an acting career in France, Hiam Abbass returns home with her daughter, in…
Lina Soualem, France, Belgium, Palestine, 2024, 82m.
Tue 02 Jul
15:30

Sweetie 15

Part of Women Aren't Funny
The film will be screened with Descriptive Subtitles. The screening on Wednesday 26 June, will be introduced by film critic Laura Venning.…
Jane Campion, Australia, 1989, 99m.
Tue 02 Jul
15:30

Wednesday 3 July

Caramel PG

Part of Women Aren't Funny
The screening on July 3rd, will be introduced by  Abla Kandalaft.  A discussion will proceed after the screening between her and…
Nadine Labaki, Lebanon, 2007, 95m.
Wed 03 Jul
20:30

Bye Bye Tiberias PG

Years after leaving her Palestinian village to pursue an acting career in France, Hiam Abbass returns home with her daughter, in…
Lina Soualem, France, Belgium, Palestine, 2024, 82m.
Wed 03 Jul
20:45

Thursday 4 July

The Watermelon Woman 15

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings will be shown with English subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Sunday 30 June, will be introduced by Aude…
Cheryl Dunye, USA, 1996, 84m.
Thu 04 Jul
16:00

Bye Bye Tiberias PG

Years after leaving her Palestinian village to pursue an acting career in France, Hiam Abbass returns home with her daughter, in…
Lina Soualem, France, Belgium, Palestine, 2024, 82m.
Thu 04 Jul
18:00

He's a Woman, She's a Man 18

Part of Focus Hong Kong 2024 Screened in partnership with Focus Hong Kong
Peter Chan’s fourth feature gave Leslie Cheung one of his first romantic comedy lead roles, playing a temperamental music producer determined…
Peter Chan, Hong Kong, 1994, 107m.
Thu 04 Jul
18:00

Friday 5 July

Kinds of Kindness Rating TBC

Kinds of Kindness is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a…
Yorgos Lanthimos, Ireland, UK, USA, 2024, 164m.
Fri 05 Jul
14:45
Fri 05 Jul
20:20

Fly Me to the Moon 18

Part of Focus Hong Kong 2024 Screened in partnership with Focus Hong Kong
Based on her semi-autobiographical novel, Sasha Chuk’s multiple-award winning feature debut is a moving family chronicle, following a pair of sisters…
Sasha Chuk, Hong Kong (S.A.R. China), 2023, 111m.
Fri 05 Jul
18:00

Mo' Better Blues 15

Part of Musical Fridays
Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam (Denzel Washington) is obsessed by his music and torn by indecisiveness about his girlfriends Indigo and Clarke.…
Spike Lee, USA, 1990, 129m.
Fri 05 Jul
20:40

Saturday 6 July

Robot Dreams- Family Screening PG

Part of Films for the Family
Oscar-nominated Robot Dreams is the first animated film from Pablo Berger. This dialogue free, hand-drawn delight invites audiences of all ages to explore…
Pablo Berger, Spain, France, 2023, 102m.
Sat 06 Jul
11:00

Exiled 15

Part of Focus Hong Kong 2024 Screened in partnership with Focus Hong Kong
Johnnie To’s long-awaited 2006 spiritual follow-up to The Mission brings together an all-star cast for the tale of hitmen pitted against each…
Johnnie To, Hong Kong (S.A.R. China), 2006, 110m.
Sat 06 Jul
13:30

Vengeance 15

Part of Focus Hong Kong 2024 Screened in partnership with Focus Hong Kong
Johnnie To’s highly-anticipated 2009 thriller Vengeance saw him teaming with Johnny Hallyday, the man credited with bringing rock ‘n’ roll to France,…
Johnnie To, Hong Kong (S.A.R. China), France, 2009, 109m.
Sat 06 Jul
16:00

Kinds of Kindness Rating TBC

Kinds of Kindness is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a…
Yorgos Lanthimos, Ireland, UK, USA, 2024, 164m.
Sat 06 Jul
17:15

Sunday 7 July

Robot Dreams- Family Screening PG

Part of Films for the Family
Oscar-nominated Robot Dreams is the first animated film from Pablo Berger. This dialogue free, hand-drawn delight invites audiences of all ages to explore…
Pablo Berger, Spain, France, 2023, 102m.
Sun 07 Jul
11:00

Kinds of Kindness Rating TBC

Kinds of Kindness is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a…
Yorgos Lanthimos, Ireland, UK, USA, 2024, 164m.
Sun 07 Jul
12:30
Sun 07 Jul
15:45

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 12A

Screened in partnership with In the Works with Gary Yershon
Our screening on 7 July is the latest in our discussion series, In the Works, hosted by Oscar nominated composer Gary…
Ang Lee, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA, 2000, 120m.
Sun 07 Jul
15:40

Appropriate Behaviour 15

Part of Women Aren't Funny Screened in partnership with T A P E
All screenings will be shown with English subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Sunday 7 July will be followed by a…
Desiree Akhavan, UK, 2014, 86m.
Sun 07 Jul
19:00

Monday 8 July

Kinds of Kindness Rating TBC

Kinds of Kindness is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a…
Yorgos Lanthimos, Ireland, UK, USA, 2024, 164m.
Mon 08 Jul
14:00
Mon 08 Jul
20:00

Tuesday 9 July

Toni Erdmann 15

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). Writer-director Maren Ade’s tragi-comedy is as continually surprising, hilarious, exasperating and bizarrely…
Maren Ade, Germany, 2016, 162m.
Tue 09 Jul
15:00

Kinds of Kindness Rating TBC

Kinds of Kindness is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a…
Yorgos Lanthimos, Ireland, UK, USA, 2024, 164m.
Tue 09 Jul
17:10
Tue 09 Jul
20:15

Wednesday 10 July

Kinds of Kindness Rating TBC

Kinds of Kindness is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a…
Yorgos Lanthimos, Ireland, UK, USA, 2024, 164m.
Wed 10 Jul
14:45
Wed 10 Jul
17:25

Thursday 11 July

Kinds of Kindness Rating TBC

Kinds of Kindness is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a…
Yorgos Lanthimos, Ireland, UK, USA, 2024, 164m.
Thu 11 Jul
14:00
Thu 11 Jul
20:20

Appropriate Behaviour 15

Part of Women Aren't Funny Screened in partnership with T A P E
All screenings will be shown with English subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Sunday 7 July will be followed by a…
Desiree Akhavan, UK, 2014, 86m.
Thu 11 Jul
16:00

Toni Erdmann 15

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). Writer-director Maren Ade’s tragi-comedy is as continually surprising, hilarious, exasperating and bizarrely…
Maren Ade, Germany, 2016, 162m.
Thu 11 Jul
19:45

Friday 12 July

Arugula Ruchelach, Aperol Schvitz + Shiva Baby 18

Part of Women Aren't FunnyPart of Members' Events
After the enthusiastic response following our Pickle Tasting event, we're thrilled to welcome back our friends at Shedletsky's Deli for another tasty…
Emma Seligman, USA, 2020, 77m.
Fri 12 Jul
20:00

Saturday 13 July

Deep Sea PG

Part of Films for the Family
Swept into the sea during a family cruise, a young girl named Shenxiu stumbles upon a mysterious restaurant under the waves.…
Xiaopeng Tian , China, 2023, 112m.
Sat 13 Jul
11:00

Chile Estyle 18

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the film's director Pablo Aravena. Young people took to the streets with…
Pablo Aravena, Canada, 2022, 81m.
Sat 13 Jul
16:00

Sunday 14 July

Deep Sea PG

Part of Films for the Family
Swept into the sea during a family cruise, a young girl named Shenxiu stumbles upon a mysterious restaurant under the waves.…
Xiaopeng Tian , China, 2023, 112m.
Sun 14 Jul
11:00

The Farewell PG

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings will be shown with English Subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Sunday July 14 will be followed by a…
Lulu Wang, USA, 2019, 100m.
Sun 14 Jul
19:00

Monday 15 July

LRB Screen X MUBI: First Cow 12A

Screened in partnership with London Review of Books
LRB Screen, the London Review Bookshop’s long-running film series, continues its exploration of the art of literary-cinematic adaptation in partnership with…
Kelly Reichardt, USA, 2019, 122m.
Mon 15 Jul
20:00

Wednesday 17 July

Shiva Baby 15

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). Shiva Baby is a cult gem, where the central character experiences a comical…
Emma Seligman, USA, 2020, 77m.
Wed 17 Jul
16:00

The Queen of My Dreams- Preview Screening 18

Part of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
Our South Asian Heritage Month season opens with a special preview screening of Fawzia Mirza’s vibrant debut feature The Queen of…
Fawzia Mirza, Pakistan, Canada, 2023, 97m.
Wed 17 Jul
20:00

Thursday 18 July

The Farewell PG

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings will be shown with English Subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Sunday July 14 will be followed by a…
Lulu Wang, USA, 2019, 100m.
Thu 18 Jul
15:30

Saturday 20 July

Village Rockstars PG

Part of Films for the FamilyPart of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
Recipient of multiple international awards, Village Rockstars is an instant crowd-pleaser. In a small village in northeast India, 10-year-old Dhunu dreams of…
Rima Das, India, 2017, 87m.
Sat 20 Jul
11:00

Sunday 21 July

Village Rockstars PG

Part of Films for the FamilyPart of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
Recipient of multiple international awards, Village Rockstars is an instant crowd-pleaser. In a small village in northeast India, 10-year-old Dhunu dreams of…
Rima Das, India, 2017, 87m.
Sun 21 Jul
11:00

Polite Society 12A

Part of Women Aren't FunnyPart of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). The screening on Sunday July 21 will be followed by a Q&A…
Nida Manzoor, UK, 2023, 104m.
Sun 21 Jul
19:00

Tuesday 23 July

Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom PG

Part of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
In this enchanting Oscar-nominated drama, a daydreaming but discontented young teacher is posted to Lunana, a remote village high in the…
Pawo Choyning Dorji, Bhutan, 2019, 110m.
Tue 23 Jul
15:00

Wednesday 24 July

Caramel PG

Part of Women Aren't Funny
The screening on July 3rd, will be introduced by  Abla Kandalaft.  A discussion will proceed after the screening between her and…
Nadine Labaki, Lebanon, 2007, 95m.
Wed 24 Jul
16:00

Thursday 25 July

Polite Society 12A

Part of Women Aren't FunnyPart of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). The screening on Sunday July 21 will be followed by a Q&A…
Nida Manzoor, UK, 2023, 104m.
Thu 25 Jul
15:30

Friday 26 July

Matangi/Maya/M.I.A 18

Part of Musical FridaysPart of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI /…
Steve Loveridge, United Kingdom, United States, Sri Lanka, 2018, 96m.
Fri 26 Jul
20:45

Saturday 27 July

The London International Animation Festival presents Awesome Animated Shorts for 3-12 year-olds U

Part of Films for the Family
We’ve dug deep into the LIAF archives and have selected 16 of the best short animated films full of visually dazzling…
Various Directors, Various Countries, Various Years, 71m.
Sat 27 Jul
11:00

Sunday 28 July

The London International Animation Festival presents Awesome Animated Shorts for 3-12 year-olds U

Part of Films for the Family
We’ve dug deep into the LIAF archives and have selected 16 of the best short animated films full of visually dazzling…
Various Directors, Various Countries, Various Years, 71m.
Sun 28 Jul
11:00

Blue Sunshine + Director Q&A 18

Part of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
The screening is in partnership with Tongues on Fire and all proceeds will be donated to LGBTQ+ charities in India. The screening…
Samyuktha Vijayan, India, 2023, 98m.
Sun 28 Jul
17:00

Monday 29 July

Original Copy 18

Part of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
The screening on 29 July will be introduced by Dr Ashvin Immanuel Devasundaram, Senior Lecturer in World Cinema at Queen Mary.…
Georg Heinzen, Florian Heinzen-Ziob, India, Germany, 2015, 96m.
Mon 29 Jul
18:20

Tuesday 30 July

The Lunchbox PG

Part of Members' EventsPart of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
The film was proposed by our member Amanda Rosario Matveeva who writes- 'This came out when I was living in Mumbai…
Ritesh Batra, India, France, Germany, United States, Canada, 2013, 104m.
Tue 30 Jul
18:00

Saturday 3 August

Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom PG

Part of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
In this enchanting Oscar-nominated drama, a daydreaming but discontented young teacher is posted to Lunana, a remote village high in the…
Pawo Choyning Dorji, Bhutan, 2019, 110m.
Sat 03 Aug
16:00

Monday 5 August

The Lunchbox PG

Part of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
The film was proposed by our member Amanda Rosario Matveeva who writes- 'This came out when I was living in Mumbai…
Ritesh Batra, India, France, Germany, United States, Canada, 2013, 104m.
Mon 05 Aug
18:00

Wednesday 7 August

The Salt in Our Waters 18

Part of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
Debut director Rezwan Sumit collected numerous awards, including a Spike Lee Fellowship, to produce this exquisite Bangladeshi drama. Set in the…
Rezwan Shahriar Sumit, Bangladesh, France, 2020, 100m.
Wed 07 Aug
18:00

Friday 9 August

Shiraz: A Romance of India + Live Music U

Part of Musical FridaysPart of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
The film will be introduced by guest curator Anupma Shanker. Prior to the film there will be a traditional tabla performance…
Franz Osten, India, UK, Germany, 1928, 106m.
Fri 09 Aug
20:15

Monday 12 August

I Am Belmaya 12A

Part of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
The film will be preceded by a pre-recorded introduction and a screening of the short film Stronger directed by Belmaya. An…
Sue Carpenter, Belmaya Nepali, UK, Nepal, 2021, 81m.
Mon 12 Aug
18:00

Tuesday 13 August

Original Copy 18

Part of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
The screening on 29 July will be introduced by Dr Ashvin Immanuel Devasundaram, Senior Lecturer in World Cinema at Queen Mary.…
Georg Heinzen, Florian Heinzen-Ziob, India, Germany, 2015, 96m.
Tue 13 Aug
15:00

Thursday 15 August

A Passage To India- 40th Anniversary Screening 15

Part of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
The screening will be introduced by guest curator Anupma Shanker. David Lean's 1984 epic historical drama, A Passage to India, marks…
David Lean, United Kingdom, United States, 1984, 164m.
Thu 15 Aug
19:40

Saturday 17 August

Girls Will Be Girls- Preview Screening 18

Part of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
For South Asian Heritage Month we present a special preview screening of the Sundance prizewinning Girls Will Be Girls, with a…
Shuchi Talati, India, 2024, 118m.
Sat 17 Aug
17:00

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (30th Anniversary) 15

Stephan Elliott, 1994, Australia
This outrageously camp Australian comedy proved one of the hot tickets in Cannes in the year of its release and has since become a cult classic. Three Sydney showgirls with problems – Felicia (Guy Pearce), Mitzi (Hugo Weaving), and Bernadette (Terence Stamp)… Read More
Tue 18 Jun
17:45

Alps 15

Yorgos Lanthimos, 2011, Greece, Canada, France, USA
This screening is presented by Cinema Rising and will feature an in-person introduction from Hannah Strong. Back in 2009, Yorgos Lanthimos’s provocative chamber piece Dogtooth become something of a cause célèbre, setting the director on a path of escalating international acclaim. Now, off the… Read More
Mon 01 Jul
20:15

Appropriate Behaviour 15

Desiree Akhavan, 2014, UK
All screenings will be shown with English subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Sunday 7 July will be followed by a live or recorded Zoom Q&A with director Desiree Akhavan. Appropriate Behaviour by writer/director/actress Desiree Akhavan follows a flawed, messy central character, who… Read More
Sun 07 Jul
19:00
Thu 11 Jul
16:00

The Beast 15

Bertrand Bonello, 2024, France, Canada
The year is 2044: artificial intelligence controls all facets of a stoic society as humans routinely 'erase' their feelings. Hoping to eliminate pain caused by their past-life romances, Gabrielle (Léa Seydoux) continually falls in love with different incarnations of Louis (George MacKay).… Read More
Wed 19 Jun
20:10
Thu 20 Jun
15:00
Sat 22 Jun
17:00
Wed 26 Jun
17:10

Bedknobs and Broomsticks PG

Robert Stevenson, Ward Kimball, 1971, USA
Hold on tight for a magical, musical, fun-filled journey in this Oscar-winning classic that mixes action and animation. When young Charlie, Carrie and Paul move to a small village during World War II, they discover their host, Miss Price (Angela Lansbury), is… Read More
Sat 29 Jun
11:00
Sun 30 Jun
11:00

Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry 15

Elene Naveriani, 2023, Georgia
Etero (a sensitive performance by Eka Chavleishvili) is a self-contented shop owner and blackberry forager in a small Georgian town. Happily single in her late 40s, she never expected to feel a sudden surge of desire for one of the local men.… Read More
Wed 19 Jun
20:45
Mon 24 Jun
20:30

Blue Sunshine + Director Q&A 18

Samyuktha Vijayan, India, 2023
The screening is in partnership with Tongues on Fire and all proceeds will be donated to LGBTQ+ charities in India. The screening will be followed by an online Q&A with the film’s writer/director/actress Samyuktha Vijayan, hosted by Shiva Raichandani.   Blue Sunshine is the… Read More
Sun 28 Jul
17:00

A Bug's Life U

John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, 1998, USA
Journey inside the miniature world of bugs for bigger-than-life fun and adventure under every leaf. Embark on an incredible expedition with one little ant as he searches for a band of warriors to help him battle the grasshoppers who threaten his home.… Read More
Sat 22 Jun
11:00
Sun 23 Jun
11:00

Bye Bye Tiberias PG

France, Belgium, Palestine/ 2024/ Lina Soualem
Years after leaving her Palestinian village to pursue an acting career in France, Hiam Abbass returns home with her daughter, in this intimate documentary about four generations of women and their shared legacy of separation. The Garden Cinema View: The film is… Read More
Fri 28 Jun
18:00
Sat 29 Jun
16:00
Sun 30 Jun
17:00
Mon 01 Jul
16:00
Tue 02 Jul
15:30
Wed 03 Jul
20:45
Thu 04 Jul
18:00

Caramel PG

Nadine Labaki, 2007, Lebanon
The screening on July 3rd, will be introduced by  Abla Kandalaft.  A discussion will proceed after the screening between her and Laila Alj. Caramel is a Middle Eastern rom-com that challenges binding cultural traditions whilst celebrating female friendship. In Beirut, five women meet… Read More
Wed 03 Jul
20:30
Wed 24 Jul
16:00

Ceddo 18

Ousmane Sembène, 1977, Senegal
Our screening on Monday 17 June will be introduced by Estrella Sendra (KCL), programme consultant on our award winning 2023 Francophone West African season. In precolonial Senegal, members of the Ceddo (or 'outsiders') kidnap Princess Dior Yacine (Tabata Ndiaye) after her father,… Read More
Tue 25 Jun
15:10

Chile Estyle 18

Pablo Aravena, 2022, Canada
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the film's director Pablo Aravena. Young people took to the streets with political muralism all over Chile in the late 60s, at the same time that young people in New York were starting… Read More
Sat 13 Jul
16:00

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 12A

Ang Lee, 2000, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA
Our screening on 7 July is the latest in our discussion series, In the Works, hosted by Oscar nominated composer Gary Yershon. Gary's guest is the artist and academy award winning costume and production designer Tim Yip. Tim has worked with the… Read More
Sun 07 Jul
15:40

Daisies 15

Věra Chytilová, 1966, Czechoslovakia
All screenings will be shown with English subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Sunday 16 June will be introduced by filmmaker and lecturer Pavel Prokopic. Věra Chytilová’s classic of surrealist cinema is the most adventurous and anarchic Czech movie of the 1960s.… Read More
Thu 20 Jun
16:00

Deep Sea PG

Xiaopeng Tian, 2023, China
Swept into the sea during a family cruise, a young girl named Shenxiu stumbles upon a mysterious restaurant under the waves. There, she meets the scheming head chef and his ragtag crew of adorable otters and sarcastic walruses. They join forces to… Read More
Sat 13 Jul
11:00
Sun 14 Jul
11:00

Exiled 15

Johnnie To, 2006, Hong Kong (S.A.R. China)
Johnnie To’s long-awaited 2006 spiritual follow-up to The Mission brings together an all-star cast for the tale of hitmen pitted against each other over the fate of a childhood friend. Seeing To explore the possibilities of cinematic language and visual storytelling through stunning… Read More
Sat 06 Jul
13:30

The Farewell PG

Lulu Wang, 2019, USA
All screenings will be shown with English Subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Sunday July 14 will be followed by a discussion between Jennifer Lim, Hester Yang and Emma Carleschi  The hilarious and heartbreaking, The Farewell is a modern classic that explores the joys… Read More
Sun 14 Jul
19:00
Thu 18 Jul
15:30

Fly Me to the Moon 18

Sasha Chuk, 2023, Hong Kong (S.A.R. China)
Based on her semi-autobiographical novel, Sasha Chuk’s multiple-award winning feature debut is a moving family chronicle, following a pair of sisters who relocate from Hunan to Hong Kong in the 1990s, and are faced with identity crises, poverty, and their father’s drug… Read More
Fri 05 Jul
18:00

Girls Will Be Girls- Preview Screening 18

Shuchi Talati, India, 2024
For South Asian Heritage Month we present a special preview screening of the Sundance prizewinning Girls Will Be Girls, with a pre-recorded introduction by director Shuchi Talati. In a strict boarding school nestled in the Himalayas, 16-year-old Mira discovers desire and romance.… Read More
Sat 17 Aug
17:00

Green Border 15

Agnieszka Holland, 2023, Belgium, Czechia, France, Poland
In the murky and perilous forests of the 'green border' dividing Belarus and Poland, a calculated and dangerous game unfolds. Refugees from the Middle East and Africa, desperate to reach the safety of the European Union, find themselves ensnared in a sinister… Read More
Fri 21 Jun
17:00
Sat 22 Jun
17:35
Sun 23 Jun
16:30
Mon 24 Jun
15:00
Tue 25 Jun
20:00
Wed 26 Jun
15:25
Thu 27 Jun
17:40

Happy as Lazzaro 12A

Alice Rohrwacher, 2018, Italy, Switzerland
This film was proposed by our member Dani, who writes: 'La Chimera reminds me of this beautiful film. Would love to see it with others at The Garden Cinema!' This is the tale of a meeting between Lazzaro, a young peasant so good… Read More
Tue 25 Jun
18:10

He's a Woman, She's a Man 18

Peter Chan, 1994, Hong Kong
Peter Chan’s fourth feature gave Leslie Cheung one of his first romantic comedy lead roles, playing a temperamental music producer determined to propel his new male protégé (Anita Yuen) to stardom, not knowing that he’s actually a woman. Complications of the heart… Read More
Thu 04 Jul
18:00

The Heartbreak Kid PG

Elaine May, 1972, USA
All screenings of will be shown with English subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Thursday 20 June, will be introduced by Julie Lobalzo Wright. The matinee screening on Monday 17 June, will be introduced by Darren Richman. Afterwards, he and Devorah Baum will hold… Read More

Hounds 18

Kamal Lazraq, 2023, Belgium, France, Germany, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia
A tense, atmospheric thriller, Hounds is Moroccan director Kamal Lazraq’s impressive feature film debut set on the streets of Casablanca. It follows a hapless father-son duo who run into trouble after a kidnapping goes wrong and things go from bad to worse. Living… Read More
Fri 21 Jun
15:20
Sat 22 Jun
20:35
Sun 23 Jun
14:20
Mon 24 Jun
18:25
Tue 25 Jun
17:50
Wed 26 Jun
15:00
Thu 27 Jun
20:40

I Am Belmaya 12A

Sue Carpenter, Belmaya Nepali, UK, Nepal, 2020
The film will be preceded by a pre-recorded introduction and a screening of the short film Stronger directed by Belmaya. An inspirational story of rebellion, courage and hope as Belmaya, a young Dalit woman in Nepal, silenced and subjugated for most of… Read More
Mon 12 Aug
18:00

Keep Rolling 15

Man Lim-chung, 2020, Hong Kong
Chinese Cinema Project and Focus Hong Kong's Ann Hui season comes to an end with an acclaimed documentary, looking back at her career through candid conversations and rare archival footage. Keep Rolling offers a fascinating portrait of Ann Hui’s career over more than… Read More
Fri 21 Jun
20:00

Kinds of Kindness Rating TBC

Yorgos Lanthimos, 2024, Ireland, UK, USA
Kinds of Kindness is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a policeman who is alarmed that his wife who was missing-at-sea has returned and seems a different person; and a woman determined… Read More
Fri 05 Jul
14:45
Sat 06 Jul
17:15
Sun 07 Jul
12:30
Mon 08 Jul
14:00
Tue 09 Jul
17:10
Wed 10 Jul
14:45
Thu 11 Jul
14:00

La Chimera 15

Alice Rohrwacher, 2023, Italy
Set in the 1980s, in the former Etruscian landscape of rural Italy, the film follows a vagabond-type character called Arthur (Josh O’Connor); an Englishman who embodies the spirit of the Romantics, he is searching for something he can’t quite grasp. As an… Read More
Tue 18 Jun
14:40
Thu 20 Jun
20:10
Fri 21 Jun
14:15
Sat 22 Jun
20:00
Mon 24 Jun
15:30
Thu 27 Jun
17:15

The London International Animation Festival presents Awesome Animated Shorts for 3-12 year-olds U

Various Directors, Various Countries, Various Years
We’ve dug deep into the LIAF archives and have selected 16 of the best short animated films full of visually dazzling joy from all around the world, for kids of all ages and the whole family. There’ll be talking animals, seriously fun… Read More
Sat 27 Jul
11:00
Sun 28 Jul
11:00

Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom PG

Pawo Choyning Dorji, Bhutan, 2019
In this enchanting Oscar-nominated drama, a daydreaming but discontented young teacher is posted to Lunana, a remote village high in the Himalayan mountains. There, he is disheartened to find a simple yak herding community lacking basic amenities such as electricity or even… Read More
Tue 23 Jul
15:00
Sat 03 Aug
16:00

The Lunchbox PG

India, France, Germany, United States, Canada
The film was proposed by our member Amanda Rosario Matveeva who writes- 'This came out when I was living in Mumbai and I remember all the hype around it. I never got a chance to see it — I would love to… Read More
Tue 30 Jul
18:00
Mon 05 Aug
18:00

Matangi/Maya/M.I.A 18

Steve Loveridge, United Kingdom, United States, Sri Lanka, 2018
Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to… Read More
Fri 26 Jul
20:45

The Matrix (25th Anniversary) 15

Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, 1999, USA
No-one can be told what The Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill – the story ends, you believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill… Read More
Wed 19 Jun
15:00
Sun 23 Jun
16:10
Wed 26 Jun
20:10

Mo' Better Blues 15

Spike Lee, 1990, USA
Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam (Denzel Washington) is obsessed by his music and torn by indecisiveness about his girlfriends Indigo and Clarke. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend Giant (Spike Lee), Bleek finds… Read More
Fri 05 Jul
20:40

Original Copy 18

Georg Heinzen, Florian Heinzen-Ziob, India, Germany, 2015
The screening on 29 July will be introduced by Dr Ashvin Immanuel Devasundaram, Senior Lecturer in World Cinema at Queen Mary. Original Copy is a humorous and heartfelt documentary about the magic of film, its transience, and its immortality. The "Alfred Talkies" cinema… Read More
Mon 29 Jul
18:20
Tue 13 Aug
15:00

Paris Blues 12A

Martin Ritt, 1961, USA
Ram Bowen (Paul Newman) and Eddie Cook (Sidney Poitier) are jazz musicians who live for music. Their Paris is one of underground, smoke-filled Jazz bars and the rain-drenched nocturnal streets of the Left Bank. However, their carefree idyll is disturbed when two… Read More
Fri 21 Jun
20:50

A Passage To India- 40th Anniversary Screening 15

David Lean, UK, USA, 1984
The screening will be introduced by guest curator Anupma Shanker. David Lean's 1984 epic historical drama, A Passage to India, marks the final film of his glorious career which is decked with critically-acclaimed masterpieces like The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of… Read More
Thu 15 Aug
19:40

Perfect Days PG

Wim Wenders, 2023, Japan, Germany
A highly anticipated return to fiction feature filmmaking from Wim Wenders (Paris, Texas, Wings of Desire), Perfect Days takes the writer-director to Tokyo to tell a story celebrating the hidden joys and minutiae of Japanese culture. Winner of the Best Actor award at… Read More
Sat 22 Jun
15:00
Tue 25 Jun
20:50

Polite Society 12A

Nida Manzoor, 2023, UK
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). The screening on Sunday July 21 will be followed by a Q&A with lead actor Priya Kansara. Nida Manzoor, creator of the BAFTA, Peabody, and Rose d’Or award winning sitcom We Are Lady… Read More
Sun 21 Jul
19:00
Thu 25 Jul
15:30

The Queen of My Dreams- Preview Screening 18

Fawzia Mirza, 2023, Pakistan , Canada
Our South Asian Heritage Month season opens with a special preview screening of Fawzia Mirza’s vibrant debut feature The Queen of My Dreams. Azra, a queer Pakistani woman living in Toronto, is worlds apart from her conservative Muslim mother. When her father… Read More
Wed 17 Jul
20:00

Queer Members Mixer: La Cage Aux Folles 15

Édouard Molinaro, 1978, France, Italy
After the enthusiastic response to our previous edition, we are thrilled to bring back our Queer Members Mixer event, just in time to round out this year's Pride Month! Join us from 19:30 to mingle with fellow members in the Garden Bar… Read More
Fri 28 Jun
19:30

Robot Dreams- Family Screening PG

Pablo Berger, 2023, Spain, France
Oscar-nominated Robot Dreams is the first animated film from Pablo Berger. This dialogue free, hand-drawn delight invites audiences of all ages to explore love and loss through its tender portrait of a new friendship. Dog is lonely and he decides to purchase a friend.… Read More
Sat 06 Jul
11:00
Sun 07 Jul
11:00

Rosalie 15

Stéphanie Di Giusto, 2023, Belgium, France
France, 1870. Rosalie is a young woman with a secret… She was born with a face and bodycovered in hair. A genuine bearded lady. She’s kept her secret safe all her life, until Abel, an indebted bar owner, marries her for her… Read More
Tue 18 Jun
15:00
Wed 19 Jun
17:40
Thu 20 Jun
17:50

SAFAR Futures Young Programmers: In the Belly of the Beast 18

Safar Futures
A film event curated by Amel Moyersoen, Loulwah Kutbi and Sally Zarzour, as part of the the SAFAR Futures Young Programmers 2024. A film programme delving into the complexities of exile and estrangement amidst the escalating violence and devastation in the region.… Read More
Thu 27 Jun
20:00

The Salt in Our Waters 18

Rezwan Shahriar Sumit, Bangladesh, France, 2020
Debut director Rezwan Sumit collected numerous awards, including a Spike Lee Fellowship, to produce this exquisite Bangladeshi drama. Set in the stunning, unlimited vistas of coastal Bangladesh we meet Rudro, a young artist, who after the death of his father, relocates to… Read More
Wed 07 Aug
18:00

Shiraz: A Romance of India + Live Music U

Franz Osten, 1928, India, UK, Germany
The film will be introduced by guest curator Anupma Shanker. Prior to the film there will be a traditional tabla performance by Dhanraj Persaud. A silent spectacle featuring an all-Indian cast of thousands, lavish costumes and gorgeous settings, Shiraz: A Romance of… Read More
Fri 09 Aug
20:15

Shiva Baby 15

Emma Seligman, 2020, USA
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). Shiva Baby is a cult gem, where the central character experiences a comical push and pull between her Jewish identity and her bisexuality. Emma Seligman’s Shiva Baby focuses on twentysomething Danielle (Rachel Sennott), a perennial… Read More
Wed 17 Jul
16:00

Sweetie 15

Jane Campion, 1989, Australia
The film will be screened with Descriptive Subtitles. The screening on Wednesday 26 June, will be introduced by film critic Laura Venning. Though she went on to create a string of brilliant films, Jane Campion should also be remembered for her stunning debut… Read More
Wed 26 Jun
20:30
Tue 02 Jul
15:30

Swept Away 18

Lina Wertmüller, 1974, Italy
Content warning: The film contains scenes of violence, sexual assault and graphic/explicit language that some might find triggering. The screening on Sunday 23 June will be in partnership with CinemaItaliaUk. One of the most controversial choices in the season is the highly… Read More
Sun 23 Jun
19:00
Tue 25 Jun
15:30

That They May Face The Rising Sun 15

Pat Collins, 2023, UK, Ireland
Capturing a year in the life of a rural, lakeside community in late 1970s Ireland, That They May Face The Rising Sun is a sensitive and beautifully realised adaptation of the last novel by John McGahern. Joe (Barry Ward) and Kate (Anna Bederke)… Read More
Sun 23 Jun
12:00
Thu 27 Jun
15:00

Toni Erdmann 15

Maren Ade, 2016, Germany
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). Writer-director Maren Ade’s tragi-comedy is as continually surprising, hilarious, exasperating and bizarrely touching as its shambling, mischievous, titular shapeshifter. The film takes aim at corporatocracy, and launched Sandra Hüller’s meteoric acting career outside… Read More
Tue 09 Jul
15:00
Thu 11 Jul
19:45

Vengeance 15

Johnnie To, 2009, Hong Kong (S.A.R. China), France
Johnnie To’s highly-anticipated 2009 thriller Vengeance saw him teaming with Johnny Hallyday, the man credited with bringing rock ‘n’ roll to France, for the dark tale of a French chef and former hitman who sets out to avenge the slaughter of his family… Read More
Sat 06 Jul
16:00

Village Rockstars PG

Rima Das, India, 2017
Recipient of multiple international awards, Village Rockstars is an instant crowd-pleaser. In a small village in northeast India, 10-year-old Dhunu dreams of having her own rock band. Her vibrant spirit, imagination and self-assurance stand out in a world where girls are expected to… Read More
Sat 20 Jul
11:00
Sun 21 Jul
11:00

Wakamusha + Q&A 15

Ryutaro Ninomiya, 2023, Japan
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Ryutaro Ninomiya. Wataru (Ryota Bando), a quiet factory worker, Eiji (Rion Takahashi), a hot-blooded restaurant employee, and Mitsunori (Naoya Shimizu), a seemingly gentle carer, are childhood friends. On a late autumn afternoon,… Read More
Fri 28 Jun
15:00

The Watermelon Woman 15

Cheryl Dunye, 1996, USA
All screenings will be shown with English subtitles (not HOH). The screening on Sunday 30 June, will be introduced by Aude Konan. An iconic film that seamlessly blends romance, comedy, and political themes of Black queer oppression. The wry, incisive debut feature… Read More
Sun 30 Jun
19:15
Thu 04 Jul
16:00

Wilding PG

David Allen, 2023, UK
Based on Isabella Tree’s best-selling book by the same title, Wilding tells the story of a young couple that bets on nature for the future of their failing, four-hundred-year-old estate. The young couple battles entrenched tradition, and dares to place the fate of… Read More
Tue 18 Jun
17:25
Wed 19 Jun
15:50
Thu 20 Jun
18:20
Sat 22 Jun
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Thu 27 Jun
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Fri 07 Jun — Thu 25 Jul 2024
The Garden Cinema is launching the summer with a season celebrating 13 films directed & written by women, from different nationalities, spanning from the 1940s to now. All of the films operate in…
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Wed 17 Jul — Sat 17 Aug 2024
Throughout July and August, we present an array of screenings and special events around South Asian Heritage Month 2024, which is themed ‘Free to Be Me.’ From Bhutan to Bangladesh, these films weave…
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Fri 25 Mar — Tue 31 Dec 2024
Events for members only, including free bi-weekly screenings for Garden Cinema Members with films chosen for members, by members. Selected films are added regularly, so keep an eye on this page for updates.…
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Sun 24 Jul — Tue 31 Dec 2024
Join us every Saturday & Sunday morning and on weekdays during the school holidays for some of our favourite family classics. For cinema lovers of all ages. On Sundays the films are followed…
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Sun 09 Jun — Fri 21 Jun 2024
A season dedicated to Ann Hui, one of Hong Kong’s most acclaimed directors, featuring five of her key works spanning more than five decades. Hailed as one of the most important filmmakers of…
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Fri 26 Aug — Tue 31 Dec 2024
Let down your hair and tap your toes to the rhythm of our regular Friday evening revue of musical extravaganzas from around the world, classic concert films, and the best of the West…
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Sat 19 Nov — Fri 01 Nov 2024
The Chinese Cinema Project is an exhibition initiative presented by The Garden Cinema. It showcases works from emerging and under-represented Chinese filmmakers via regular screenings, exploring auteurship and cinematic beauty in its various…
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SAFAR Film Festival 2024: On Dreams, Hopes and Realities

Wed 19 Jun — Mon 24 Jun 2024
“How can bearing witness to a reality enable us to challenge it? Are we allowed to hope beyond it? And can…
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Cine Brazil presents: The Invention of the Other

Sat 22 Jun 2024
The Invention of the Other is an epic, intimate and procedural documentary about one of the most important missions ever carried out…
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Video Bazaar Presents: Liquid Sky

Sun 23 Jun 2024
Screened in partnership with Video Bazaar
Video Bazaar invites you to step into a neon-lit vision of the 1980s this June as we present a special screening of…
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London Breeze Film Festival presents Drift + Q&A with screenwriter Susanne Farrell

Sun 23 Jun 2024
London Breeze presents Drift, in support of Refugee Week. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with screenwriter, Susanne Farrell (Hope Street;…
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Tigritudes

Sat 08 Jun — Tue 25 Jun 2024
Tigritudes is a subjective and chronological anthology of Pan-African cinemas through 128 films from 42 countries, produced between 1956 (Sudan’s independence)…
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Industry Panel: Cinematography

Wed 26 Jun 2024
As we are aware The Garden Cinema membership community is not just made up of cinema enthusiasts, but also covers a…
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London Socialist Film Co-op: Orgreave Anniversary Day

Sat 29 Jun
Join London Socialist Film Co-op for an all-day event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the events at Orgreave on 18 June…
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AIFF presents 2023-2024’s Best of the Fests

Sun 30 Jun 2024
The Association of Independent Film Festivals (AIFF) presents 2023-2024’s Best of the Fests. Best of the Fests brings together a collection…
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Focus Hong Kong 2024

Thu 04 Jul — Sat 06 Jul 2024
Focus Hong Kong returns to The Garden Cinema for a summer 2024 programme packed with new and classic films, giving audiences…
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Arugula Ruchelach, Aperol Schvitz + Shiva Baby

Fri 12 Jul 2024
After the enthusiastic response following our Pickle Tasting event, we're thrilled to welcome back our friends at Shedletsky's Deli for another tasty…
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LRB Screen X MUBI: First Cow

Mon 15 Jul 2024
Screened in partnership with London Review of Books
LRB Screen, the London Review Bookshop’s long-running film series, continues its exploration of the art of literary-cinematic adaptation in partnership with…

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