Friday 24 May

Video Bazaar x Queer Horror Nights: Twins of Evil 15

Screened in partnership with Video Bazaar
Video Bazaar x Queer Horror Nights: Dead Ringers + Twins of Evil at The Garden Cinema Discover your dark doppelgänger in a fiendish…
John Hough, UK, 1971, 87m.
Fri 24 May
22:55

Saturday 25 May

The King and the Mockingbird (eng sub) U

Part of Films for the Family
Widely considered one of the best animated features of all time, and certainly a masterpiece of French animation, The King and…
Paul Grimault, France, 1980, 83m.
Sat 25 May
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.
Sat 25 May
12:30

A Matter of Life and Death U

After miraculously surviving a jump from his burning plane, RAF pilot Peter Carter (David Niven) encounters the American radio operator (Kim…
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, UK, 1946, 104m.
Sat 25 May
13:15

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.
Sat 25 May
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.
Sat 25 May
15:30
Sat 25 May
20:50

Hoard 18

British writer-director Luna Carmoon draws on her own life for this visceral psychological drama that won her the Sutherland Award for…
Luna Carmoon, UK, 2023, 126m.
Sat 25 May
17:50

Viaje (A Trip) 18

Part of New Central American Cinema
The screening on 25 May will be followed by a Zoom Q&A with director Paz Fabrega. After meeting at a party,…
Paz Fábrega, Costa Rica, 2015, 71m.
Sat 25 May
18:15

Slow 15

The screening Thursday May 23 will be followed by a Q&A with writer-director Marija Kavtaradze. From Sundance-winning Lithuanian director Marija Kavtaradze…
Marija Kavtaradze, Lithuania, 2023, 108m.
Sat 25 May
20:30

Sunday 26 May

The King and the Mockingbird (eng sub) U

Part of Films for the Family
Widely considered one of the best animated features of all time, and certainly a masterpiece of French animation, The King and…
Paul Grimault, France, 1980, 83m.
Sun 26 May
11:00

Slow 15

The screening Thursday May 23 will be followed by a Q&A with writer-director Marija Kavtaradze. From Sundance-winning Lithuanian director Marija Kavtaradze…
Marija Kavtaradze, Lithuania, 2023, 108m.
Sun 26 May
13:30
Sun 26 May
19:00

Made in England: The Films of Powell and Pressburger 12A

Martin Scorsese first encountered the films of Powell and Pressburger when he was a child, sitting in front of the family…
David Hinton, UK, USA, 2024, 131m.
Sun 26 May
14:00

Rome, Open City 12A

On 14th August 1943, Rome was declared an ‘open city’ after being liberated by Allied troops. Rosselini’s film shows the struggle…
Roberto Rossellini, Italy, 1945, 103m.
Sun 26 May
16:30

Trainspotting 18

A jolt of adrenaline shot straight to the heart of 1990s British cinema, this darkly funny adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel…
Danny Boyle, UK, 1996, 93m.
Sun 26 May
17:00

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.
Sun 26 May
19:20

Monday 27 May

The King and the Mockingbird (eng sub) U

Part of Films for the Family
Widely considered one of the best animated features of all time, and certainly a masterpiece of French animation, The King and…
Paul Grimault, France, 1980, 83m.
Mon 27 May
13:00

Hoard 18

British writer-director Luna Carmoon draws on her own life for this visceral psychological drama that won her the Sutherland Award for…
Luna Carmoon, UK, 2023, 126m.
Mon 27 May
14:30

Trainspotting 18

A jolt of adrenaline shot straight to the heart of 1990s British cinema, this darkly funny adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel…
Danny Boyle, UK, 1996, 93m.
Mon 27 May
15:00

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.
Mon 27 May
17:10

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 27 May
17:30

A New Old Play 18

Part of Chinese Cinema Project
The Chinese Cinema Project presents a mini-season celebrating Qiu Jiongjiong, showcasing his early non-fiction works and this modern classic. Qiu Jiongjiong…
Qiu Jiongjiong , Hong Kong, France, 2021, 179m.
Mon 27 May
19:45

Slow 15

The screening Thursday May 23 will be followed by a Q&A with writer-director Marija Kavtaradze. From Sundance-winning Lithuanian director Marija Kavtaradze…
Marija Kavtaradze, Lithuania, 2023, 108m.
Mon 27 May
20:30

Tuesday 28 May

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.
Tue 28 May
14:45

Abrázame Como Antes 18

Part of New Central American Cinema
The screening on 22 May will be followed by a live Zoom Q&A with director Jurgen Ureña, with the support of…
Jurgen Ureña, Costa Rica, 2017, 63m.
Tue 28 May
15:15

The Elephant Man 12A

Part of Members' Events
This film was proposed by our member Kirsty, who writes: 'It’s one of two Lynch films I’ve not seen and I…
David Lynch, UK, USA, 1980, 123m.
Tue 28 May
17:20

Slow 15

The screening Thursday May 23 will be followed by a Q&A with writer-director Marija Kavtaradze. From Sundance-winning Lithuanian director Marija Kavtaradze…
Marija Kavtaradze, Lithuania, 2023, 108m.
Tue 28 May
18:00

Vietnamese Short Films + Panel Discussion 18

Part of Star Nhà Ease: Vietnamese Cinema
This screening will have a live introduction and in conversation with the season curators. A selection of shorts from Vietnamese filmmakers…
Various Directors, Vietnam , Various Years, 105m.
Tue 28 May
20:00

Rome, Open City 12A

On 14th August 1943, Rome was declared an ‘open city’ after being liberated by Allied troops. Rosselini’s film shows the struggle…
Roberto Rossellini, Italy, 1945, 103m.
Tue 28 May
20:30

Wednesday 29 May

Slow 15

The screening Thursday May 23 will be followed by a Q&A with writer-director Marija Kavtaradze. From Sundance-winning Lithuanian director Marija Kavtaradze…
Marija Kavtaradze, Lithuania, 2023, 108m.
Wed 29 May
14:30
Wed 29 May
17:30

Rome, Open City 12A

On 14th August 1943, Rome was declared an ‘open city’ after being liberated by Allied troops. Rosselini’s film shows the struggle…
Roberto Rossellini, Italy, 1945, 103m.
Wed 29 May
15:00

Made in England: The Films of Powell and Pressburger 12A

Martin Scorsese first encountered the films of Powell and Pressburger when he was a child, sitting in front of the family…
David Hinton, UK, USA, 2024, 131m.
Wed 29 May
17:10

When the Tenth Month Comes 18

Part of Star Nhà Ease: Vietnamese Cinema
When the Tenth Month Comes has been newly restored and is screening in the UK for the first time. The screening will…
Dang Nhat Minh, Vietnam, 1984, 95m.
Wed 29 May
20:00

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.
Wed 29 May
20:20

Thursday 30 May

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 30 May
15:15

Slow 15

The screening Thursday May 23 will be followed by a Q&A with writer-director Marija Kavtaradze. From Sundance-winning Lithuanian director Marija Kavtaradze…
Marija Kavtaradze, Lithuania, 2023, 108m.
Thu 30 May
15:50
Thu 30 May
20:50

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 30 May
17:45

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.
Thu 30 May
18:15

Trainspotting 18

A jolt of adrenaline shot straight to the heart of 1990s British cinema, this darkly funny adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel…
Danny Boyle, UK, 1996, 93m.
Thu 30 May
20:30

Friday 31 May

Toy Story 2 U

Part of Films for the Family
Buzz, Woody, and their friends are back as Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices.…
John Lasseter, USA, 1999, 92m.
Fri 31 May
11:00

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.
Fri 31 May
17:00

El puma de Quelepa 18

Part of New Central American Cinema
The screening on 31 May will be followed by a live Zoom Q&A with director Victor Ruano. Ticket-holders will be offered…
Victor Ruano, El Salvador, USA, 2017, 75m.
Fri 31 May
20:00

Saturday 1 June

Toy Story 2 U

Part of Films for the Family
Buzz, Woody, and their friends are back as Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices.…
John Lasseter, USA, 1999, 92m.
Sat 01 Jun
11:00

The Whisper of Silence (El Suspiro del Silencio) 18

Part of New Central American Cinema
The screening will be preceded by a live music set in the screen by Salvadoran guitarist Rafael Sanchez. Ticket-holders will also…
Alfonso Quijada, El Salvador, 2020, 93m.
Sat 01 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 01 Jun
20:15

Sunday 2 June

Toy Story 2 U

Part of Films for the Family
Buzz, Woody, and their friends are back as Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices.…
John Lasseter, USA, 1999, 92m.
Sun 02 Jun
11:00

Jealousy, Italian Style (Il Dramma della gelosia) 18

Screened in partnership with CinemaItaliaUK
Join us for the screening of Jealousy, Italian Style, (also known as The Pizza Triangle) by master of commedia all’italiana Ettore Scola:…
Ettore Scola, Italy , 1970, 107m.
Sun 02 Jun
17:00

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.
Sun 02 Jun
19:25

Monday 3 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.
Mon 03 Jun
15:00

Daughter of Rage (La hija de todas las rabias) 18

Part of New Central American CinemaPart of Members' Events
Join us on Monday 3 June for a special members-only event, featuring live Nicaraguan music, the country's national drink, and a screening…
Laura Baumeister, Nicaragua, 2022, 91m.
Mon 03 Jun
20:00

Tuesday 4 June

La Llorona 18

Part of New Central American Cinema
The screening on 17 May will be followed by a discussion with Maria Chiara D'Argenio (UCL), who specialises in indigenous cultures…
Jayro Bustamante, Guatemala, France, 2019, 97m.
Tue 04 Jun
15:15

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.
Tue 04 Jun
17:15

Filum Presents: The Merchant of Four Seasons (Händler der vier Jahreszeiten) 18

An unhappy ex-police officer struggles as a fruit seller while in a crumbling marriage. A West German melodrama inspired by the…
Rainer Werner Fassbinde, Germany , 1972, 88m.
Tue 04 Jun
20:00

Wednesday 5 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.
Wed 05 Jun
17:30

Thursday 6 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 06 Jun
17:00

Secret Ceremony presents: The Love Witch 15

This special screening of The Love Witch marks the inauguration of LONDNR magazine’s brand-new film club, Secret Ceremony. Join us for an evening that…
Anna Biller, USA, 2016, 120m.
Thu 06 Jun
20:00

Friday 7 June

Viaje (A Trip) 18

Part of New Central American Cinema
The screening on 25 May will be followed by a Zoom Q&A with director Paz Fabrega. After meeting at a party,…
Paz Fábrega, Costa Rica, 2015, 71m.
Fri 07 Jun
15:15

Burlesque + Dance, Girl, Dance + panel discussion 18

Part of Women Aren't FunnyPart of Members' Events
Join us for the launch of Women Aren't Funny, a season celebrating 13 films directed & written by women, from different…
Dorothy Arzner, USA, 1940, 210m.
Fri 07 Jun
19:00

Four Little Adults 18

Juulia is a successful Member of the Parliament with a seemingly perfect marriage with her priest husband Matias. But when Juulia…
Selma Vilhunen, 2024, Finland, 122m.
Fri 07 Jun
20:30

Saturday 8 June

The Rescuers U

Part of Films for the Family
In this charming animated Disney classic, two brave mice from the international Rescue Aid Society - the sophisticated Miss Bianca and…
Wolfgang Reitherman, John Lounsbery, Art Stevens, USA, 1977, 78m.
Sat 08 Jun
11:00

Chile Estyle 18

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the film's director Pablo Aravena, chaired by Alborada Films Pablo Navarrete. Young people…
Pablo Aravena, Canada, 2022, 81m.
Sat 08 Jun
13:30

Four Little Adults 18

Juulia is a successful Member of the Parliament with a seemingly perfect marriage with her priest husband Matias. But when Juulia…
Selma Vilhunen, 2024, Finland, 122m.
Sat 08 Jun
18:00

Sarah Maldoror in Focus: Shorts + Discussion 18

Screened in partnership with London Review of Books
Followed by a conversation between Annouchka de Andrade and Jeremy Harding.  Sarah Maldoror (1929-2020) has been hailed as one of the great…
Sarah Maldoror, Angola, France, 1968, 1983, 100m.
Sat 08 Jun
18:30

Sarah Maldoror in Focus: Sambizanga 18

Part of Tigritudes Screened in partnership with London Review of Books
Introduced by Annouchka de Andrade. Sarah Maldoror (1929-2020) has been hailed as one of the great directors of anti-colonial cinema, finally starting…
Sarah Maldoror, Angola, 1972, 97m.
Sat 08 Jun
20:40

Sunday 9 June

The Rescuers U

Part of Films for the Family
In this charming animated Disney classic, two brave mice from the international Rescue Aid Society - the sophisticated Miss Bianca and…
Wolfgang Reitherman, John Lounsbery, Art Stevens, USA, 1977, 78m.
Sun 09 Jun
11:00

The Secret + Intro 18

Part of Chinese Cinema ProjectPart of Celebrating Ann Hui Screened in partnership with Focus Hong Kong
This is the opening film in Celebrating Ann Hui Season and the screening will be introduced by Tony Rayns. A complimentary…
Ann Hui, Hong Kong, 1979, 90m.
Sun 09 Jun
16:00

The Living Magoroku 18

This screening will be introduced by Earl Jackson (Associate Professor Emeritus from the University of California, Santa Cruz), and will be…
Keisuke Kinoshita, Japan, 1943, 89m.
Sun 09 Jun
16:15

The Passionate Stranger 12A

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). The screening on Sunday 9 June, will be introduced by Professor Melanie…
Muriel Box, UK, 1957, 97m.
Sun 09 Jun
18:30

Four Little Adults 18

Juulia is a successful Member of the Parliament with a seemingly perfect marriage with her priest husband Matias. But when Juulia…
Selma Vilhunen, 2024, Finland, 122m.
Sun 09 Jun
19:10

Monday 10 June

Dance, Girl, Dance PG

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). The screening at our launch event on Friday 7 June will be…
Dorothy Arzner, USA, 1940, 89m.
Mon 10 Jun
15:40

El puma de Quelepa 18

Part of New Central American Cinema
The screening on 31 May will be followed by a live Zoom Q&A with director Victor Ruano. Ticket-holders will be offered…
Victor Ruano, El Salvador, USA, 2017, 75m.
Mon 10 Jun
16:00

Boat People + Intro 18

Part of Chinese Cinema ProjectPart of Celebrating Ann Hui Screened in partnership with Focus Hong Kong
The screening will be introduced by Chris Berry (KCL). Among the most important films to come out of the Hong Kong…
Ann Hui, Hong Kong, 1982, 109m.
Mon 10 Jun
20:10

Four Little Adults 18

Juulia is a successful Member of the Parliament with a seemingly perfect marriage with her priest husband Matias. But when Juulia…
Selma Vilhunen, 2024, Finland, 122m.
Mon 10 Jun
20:30

Tuesday 11 June

Daughter of Rage (La hija de todas las rabias) 18

Part of New Central American Cinema
Join us on Monday 3 June for a special members-only event, featuring live Nicaraguan music, the country's national drink, and a screening…
Laura Baumeister, Nicaragua, 2022, 91m.
Tue 11 Jun
15:30

Four Little Adults 18

Juulia is a successful Member of the Parliament with a seemingly perfect marriage with her priest husband Matias. But when Juulia…
Selma Vilhunen, 2024, Finland, 122m.
Tue 11 Jun
18:00

Summer Snow + Intro 18

Part of Chinese Cinema ProjectPart of Celebrating Ann Hui Screened in partnership with Focus Hong Kong
The screening will be introduced by Tony Rayns. Summer Snow is a brave, pioneering example of a Hong Kong film taking up…
Ann Hui, Hong Kong, 1995, 101m.
Tue 11 Jun
20:10

Wednesday 12 June

Four Little Adults 18

Juulia is a successful Member of the Parliament with a seemingly perfect marriage with her priest husband Matias. But when Juulia…
Selma Vilhunen, 2024, Finland, 122m.
Wed 12 Jun
20:30

Thursday 13 June

The Passionate Stranger 12A

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). The screening on Sunday 9 June, will be introduced by Professor Melanie…
Muriel Box, UK, 1957, 97m.
Thu 13 Jun
16:00

Four Little Adults 18

Juulia is a successful Member of the Parliament with a seemingly perfect marriage with her priest husband Matias. But when Juulia…
Selma Vilhunen, 2024, Finland, 122m.
Thu 13 Jun
18:10

Saturday 15 June

Hook U

Part of Films for the Family
A high-flying adventure from the magical mind of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman…
Steven Spielberg, USA, 1991, 142m.
Sat 15 Jun
11:00

A Simple Life + Intro PG

Part of Chinese Cinema ProjectPart of Celebrating Ann Hui Screened in partnership with Focus Hong Kong
Based on actual life experience of renowned producer, Roger Lee, Ann Hui’s multiple award-winning A Simple Life is a story of care,…
Ann Hui, Hong Kong, China, 2011, 118m.
Sat 15 Jun
17:30

Sunday 16 June

Hook U

Part of Films for the Family
A high-flying adventure from the magical mind of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman…
Steven Spielberg, USA, 1991, 142m.
Sun 16 Jun
11:00

Elegies + Intro 18

Part of Chinese Cinema ProjectPart of Celebrating Ann Hui Screened in partnership with Focus Hong Kong
This screening will be followed by a post film discussion in the Garden Cinema Bar. The latest work from Ann Hui…
Ann Hui, Hong Kong, China, 2023, 101m.
Sun 16 Jun
14:00

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 filmaker…
Věra Chytilová, Czechoslovakia, 1966, 76m.
Sun 16 Jun
19:30

Monday 17 June

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.
Mon 17 Jun
15:30

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.
Mon 17 Jun
18:00

Wednesday 19 June

Fatma 75 + Q&A 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 Selma Baccar. A pioneering film from…
Selma Baccar, Tunisia, 1975, 61m.
Wed 19 Jun
18:00

Thursday 20 June

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 filmaker…
Věra Chytilová, Czechoslovakia, 1966, 76m.
Thu 20 Jun
16:00

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.
Thu 20 Jun
20:30

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

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

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

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

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

Monday 24 June

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

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

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

Wednesday 26 June

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

Friday 28 June

Wakamusha + Q&A 18

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

Saturday 29 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.
Sat 29 Jun
11:00

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

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

Tuesday 2 July

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thursday 11 July

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

Sunday 14 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.
Sun 14 Jul
19:00

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

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

Sunday 21 July

Polite Society 12A

Part of Women Aren't Funny
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). Nida Manzoor, creator of the BAFTA, Peabody, and Rose d’Or award winning…
Nida Manzoor, UK, 2023, 104m.
Sun 21 Jul
19:00

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 Funny
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). Nida Manzoor, creator of the BAFTA, Peabody, and Rose d’Or award winning…
Nida Manzoor, UK, 2023, 104m.
Thu 25 Jul
15:30

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

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Abrázame Como Antes 18

Jurgen Ureña, 2017, Costa Rica
The screening on 22 May will be followed by a live Zoom Q&A with director Jurgen Ureña, with the support of an interpreter. Verónica is a kindly transgender sex worker in the Costa Rican capital San José, where she yearns for more… Read More
Tue 28 May
15:15

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
Fri 31 May
17:00
Sat 01 Jun
20:15
Sun 02 Jun
19:25
Mon 03 Jun
15:00
Tue 04 Jun
17:15
Wed 05 Jun
17:30
Thu 06 Jun
17:00

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
Sat 25 May
15:00
Tue 28 May
14:45
Thu 30 May
18:15

Boat People + Intro 18

Ann Hui, 1982, Hong Kong
The screening will be introduced by Chris Berry (KCL). Among the most important films to come out of the Hong Kong New Wave, Ann Hui’s devastating Boat People focuses on the experiences of refugees forced to flee their country in the aftermath of… Read More
Mon 10 Jun
20:10

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

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
Mon 17 Jun
18:00
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, chaired by Alborada Films Pablo Navarrete. Young people took to the streets with political muralism all over Chile in the late 60s, at the same time that young people… Read More
Sat 08 Jun
13:30

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 filmaker and lecturer Pavel Prokopic. Věra Chytilová’s classic of surrealist cinema is the most adventurous and anarchic Czech movie of the 1960s.… Read More
Sun 16 Jun
19:30
Thu 20 Jun
16:00

Dance, Girl, Dance PG

Dorothy Arzner, 1940, USA
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). The screening at our launch event on Friday 7 June will be introduced by film curator Caroline Cassin. Dorothy Arzner, the sole woman to work as a director in the Hollywood studio system… Read More
Mon 10 Jun
15:40

Daughter of Rage (La hija de todas las rabias) 18

Laura Baumeister, 2022, Nicaragua
Join us on Monday 3 June for a special members-only event, featuring live Nicaraguan music, the country's national drink, and a screening of the heart-warming Daughter of Rage. Your ticket will include a complimentary alcoholic or non-alcoholic cocktail, and the screening will be… Read More
Mon 03 Jun
20:00
Tue 11 Jun
15:30

El puma de Quelepa 18

Victor Ruano, 2017, El Salvador, USA
The screening on 31 May will be followed by a live Zoom Q&A with director Victor Ruano. Ticket-holders will be offered complementary horchata or cebada, and Salvadoran snacks. This immersive dive into the lives of the people of Quelepa, El Salvador, is… Read More
Fri 31 May
20:00
Mon 10 Jun
16:00

Elegies + Intro 18

Ann Hui, 2023, Hong Kong, China
This screening will be followed by a post film discussion in the Garden Cinema Bar. The latest work from Ann Hui is a long-cherished passion project that sees the award-winning auteur tackling the subject she holds most dear and which has inspired… Read More
Sun 16 Jun
14:00

The Elephant Man 12A

David Lynch, 1980, UK, USA
This film was proposed by our member Kirsty, who writes: 'It’s one of two Lynch films I’ve not seen and I only want to see them in the cinema!' John Merrick (John Hurt) is The Elephant Man, forced into becoming a circus… Read More
Tue 28 May
17:20

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

Four Little Adults 18

Selma Vilhunen/ Finland/ 2024
Juulia is a successful Member of the Parliament with a seemingly perfect marriage with her priest husband Matias. But when Juulia finds out Matias has had a year-long affair with Enni, she collapses. To save her marriage, Juulia invites Enni to be… Read More
Fri 07 Jun
20:30
Sat 08 Jun
18:00
Sun 09 Jun
19:10
Mon 10 Jun
20:30
Tue 11 Jun
18:00
Wed 12 Jun
20:30
Thu 13 Jun
18:10

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
Mon 17 Jun
15:30
Thu 20 Jun
20:30

Hoard 18

Luna Carmoon, 2023, UK
British writer-director Luna Carmoon draws on her own life for this visceral psychological drama that won her the Sutherland Award for Best First Feature at BFI London Film Festival 2023. Seven-year-old Maria’s (Lily-Beau Leach) South East London childhood with her mother Cynthia… Read More
Sat 25 May
17:50
Mon 27 May
14:30

Hook U

Steven Spielberg, 1991, USA
A high-flying adventure from the magical mind of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook. Joining the fun is Julia Roberts as Tinkerbell, Bob Hoskins as the pirate Smee, and Maggie… Read More
Sat 15 Jun
11:00
Sun 16 Jun
11:00

The King and the Mockingbird (eng sub) U

Paul Grimault, France, 1980
Widely considered one of the best animated features of all time, and certainly a masterpiece of French animation, The King and the Mockingbird (Le Roi et l’Oiseau) has been cited by Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata as a profound influence on… Read More
Sat 25 May
11:00
Sun 26 May
11:00
Mon 27 May
13:00

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
Sat 25 May
15:30
Sun 26 May
19:20
Mon 27 May
17:30
Wed 29 May
20:20
Thu 30 May
17:45

La Llorona 18

Jayro Bustamante, 2019, Guatemala, France
The screening on 17 May will be followed by a discussion with Maria Chiara D'Argenio (UCL), who specialises in indigenous cultures and ethnicity in Latin American cinema. Alma is murdered with her children during a military attack in Guatemala, but 30 years… Read More
Tue 04 Jun
15:15

The Living Magoroku 18

Keisuke Kinoshita, 1943, Japan
This screening will be introduced by Earl Jackson (Associate Professor Emeritus from the University of California, Santa Cruz), and will be followed by a conversation between Earl Jackson and Victor Fan (KCL). A superstitious farming family is hesitant to use its fields… Read More
Sun 09 Jun
16:15

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

Made in England: The Films of Powell and Pressburger 12A

David Hinton, 2024, UK, USA
Martin Scorsese first encountered the films of Powell and Pressburger when he was a child, sitting in front of the family TV. When their famous logo came up on screen, Scorsese says, 'You knew you were in for fantasy, wonder, magic -… Read More
Sun 26 May
14:00
Wed 29 May
17:10

A Matter of Life and Death U

Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1946, UK
After miraculously surviving a jump from his burning plane, RAF pilot Peter Carter (David Niven) encounters the American radio operator (Kim Hunter) to whom he has just delivered his dying wishes, and, face-to-face on a tranquil English beach, the pair fall in… Read More
Sat 25 May
13:15

A New Old Play 18

Qiu Jiongjiong , 2021, Hong Kong, France
The Chinese Cinema Project presents a mini-season celebrating Qiu Jiongjiong, showcasing his early non-fiction works and this modern classic. Qiu Jiongjiong is one of China’s most innovative, critical, and entertaining artists/filmmakers, whose works joyously blur the boundaries between fiction, documentary, and experimental… Read More
Mon 27 May
19:45

The Passionate Stranger 12A

Muriel Box, 1957, UK
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). The screening on Sunday 9 June, will be introduced by Professor Melanie Williams and will be followed by a discussion between her and Dr. Lawrence Napper. The Passionate Stranger is a highly satirical takedown of… Read More
Sun 09 Jun
18:30
Thu 13 Jun
16:00

Polite Society 12A

Nida Manzoor, 2023, UK
All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH). Nida Manzoor, creator of the BAFTA, Peabody, and Rose d’Or award winning sitcom We Are Lady Parts, made her feature directorial debut with Polite Society. This exuberant feminist action comedy, turns genre etiquette… Read More
Sun 21 Jul
19:00
Thu 25 Jul
15:30

The Rescuers U

Wolfgang Reitherman, John Lounsbery, Art Stevens, 1977, USA
In this charming animated Disney classic, two brave mice from the international Rescue Aid Society - the sophisticated Miss Bianca and the timid janitor Bernard - are on the trail of young Penny, kidnapped by the evil Madame Medusa who wishes to… Read More
Sat 08 Jun
11:00
Sun 09 Jun
11:00

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

Rome, Open City 12A

Roberto Rossellini/ 1945/ Italy
On 14th August 1943, Rome was declared an ‘open city’ after being liberated by Allied troops. Rosselini’s film shows the struggle of the Italian Resistance in Rome during the last days of the German occupation. Anna Magnani plays the pregnant wife of… Read More
Sun 26 May
16:30
Tue 28 May
20:30
Wed 29 May
15:00

Sarah Maldoror in Focus: Sambizanga 18

Sarah Maldoror, 1972, Angola
Introduced by Annouchka de Andrade. Sarah Maldoror (1929-2020) has been hailed as one of the great directors of anti-colonial cinema, finally starting to receive her due. We present an evening of screenings of her work, in partnership with the London Review of Books and… Read More
Sat 08 Jun
20:40

Sarah Maldoror in Focus: Shorts + Discussion 18

Sarah Maldoror, 1968, 1983, Angola, France
Followed by a conversation between Annouchka de Andrade and Jeremy Harding.  Sarah Maldoror (1929-2020) has been hailed as one of the great directors of anti-colonial cinema, finally starting to receive her due. We present an evening of screenings of her work, in partnership… Read More
Sat 08 Jun
18:30

The Secret + Intro 18

Ann Hui, 1979, Hong Kong
This is the opening film in Celebrating Ann Hui Season and the screening will be introduced by Tony Rayns. A complimentary drink from the Garden Cinema Bar will be included in the ticket. A rare screening of the debut feature by legendary… Read More
Sun 09 Jun
16:00

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

A Simple Life + Intro PG

Ann Hui, 2011, Hong Kong, China
Based on actual life experience of renowned producer, Roger Lee, Ann Hui’s multiple award-winning A Simple Life is a story of care, trust, and relationships that transcend blood ties and redefine the concept of a family. There is an entire generation of adults… Read More
Sat 15 Jun
17:30

Slow 15

Marija Kavtaradze, 2023, Lithuania
The screening Thursday May 23 will be followed by a Q&A with writer-director Marija Kavtaradze. From Sundance-winning Lithuanian director Marija Kavtaradze comes a modern love story about two people exploring how to build their own kind of intimacy. When dancer Elena meets… Read More
Sat 25 May
20:30
Sun 26 May
13:30
Mon 27 May
20:30
Tue 28 May
18:00
Wed 29 May
14:30
Thu 30 May
15:50

Summer Snow + Intro 18

Ann Hui, 1995, Hong Kong
The screening will be introduced by Tony Rayns. Summer Snow is a brave, pioneering example of a Hong Kong film taking up the subject of old age and its accompanying ailments in a serious and dignified manner One of Ann Hui’s most acclaimed… Read More
Tue 11 Jun
20:10

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
Sat 25 May
12:30
Mon 27 May
17:10
Thu 30 May
15:15

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

Toy Story 2 U

John Lasseter, 1999, USA
Buzz, Woody, and their friends are back as Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector name Al McWhiggin, owner of Al's Toy Barn, kidnaps Woody.  At… Read More
Fri 31 May
11:00
Sat 01 Jun
11:00
Sun 02 Jun
11:00

Trainspotting 18

Danny Boyle/ 1996/ UK
A jolt of adrenaline shot straight to the heart of 1990s British cinema, this darkly funny adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel was a major breakthrough for director Danny Boyle, producer Andrew Macdonald, and screenwriter John Hodge. With live-wire energy and stylistic verve,… Read More
Sun 26 May
17:00
Mon 27 May
15:00
Thu 30 May
20:30

Viaje (A Trip) 18

Paz Fábrega, 2015, Costa Rica
The screening on 25 May will be followed by a Zoom Q&A with director Paz Fabrega. After meeting at a party, Luciana and Pedro spark up a spontaneous rendezvous. Eschewing the nature of traditional relationships, the pair embarks on a journey that… Read More
Sat 25 May
18:15
Fri 07 Jun
15:15

Wakamusha + Q&A 18

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 restaurent 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

The Whisper of Silence (El Suspiro del Silencio) 18

Alfonso Quijada, El Salvador, 2020
The screening will be preceded by a live music set in the screen by Salvadoran guitarist Rafael Sanchez. Ticket-holders will also be offered complementary hisbiscus tea or horchata and Salvadoran pupusas, thanks to the Embassy of El Salvador. Set in the scenic… Read More
Sat 01 Jun
15:00
Sat 04 May — Tue 11 Jun 2024
A selection of contemporary films from Central America – with Q&As, Salvadoran drinks and food, live music, and lashings of Ron Abuelo rum! The Garden Cinema is thrilled to present the first full-length season…
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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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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 — Sun 16 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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Video Bazaar x Queer Horror Nights: Twins of Evil

Fri 24 May 2024
Screened in partnership with Video Bazaar
Video Bazaar x Queer Horror Nights: Dead Ringers + Twins of Evil at The Garden Cinema Discover your dark doppelgänger in a fiendish…
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Star Nhà Ease: Vietnamese Cinema

Tue 28 May — Wed 29 May 2024
Star Nhà Ease: Vietnamese Cinema presents a captivating collection of Vietnamese cinematic treasures, marking their debut to UK audiences. Co-curated by…
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Jealousy, Italian Style (Il Dramma della gelosia)

Sun 02 Jun 2024
Screened in partnership with CinemaItaliaUK
Join us for the screening of Jealousy, Italian Style, (also known as The Pizza Triangle) by master of commedia all’italiana Ettore Scola:…
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Filum Presents: The Merchant of Four Seasons (Händler der vier Jahreszeiten)

Tue 04 Jun 2024
An unhappy ex-police officer struggles as a fruit seller while in a crumbling marriage. A West German melodrama inspired by the…
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Secret Ceremony presents: The Love Witch

Thu 06 Jun 2024
This special screening of The Love Witch marks the inauguration of LONDNR magazine’s brand-new film club, Secret Ceremony. Join us for an evening that…
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Burlesque + Dance, Girl, Dance + panel discussion

Fri 07 Jun 2024
Join us for the launch of Women Aren't Funny, a season celebrating 13 films directed & written by women, from different…
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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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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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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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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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