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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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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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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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Jealousy, Italian Style (Il Dramma della gelosia)

Sun 02 Jun 2024
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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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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Video Bazaar x Queer Horror Nights: Dead Ringers

Fri 24 May 2024
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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Video Bazaar x Queer Horror Nights: Twins of Evil

Fri 24 May 2024
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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LRB Screen X MUBI: Arabian Nights: Volume 1, The Restless One

Mon 20 May 2024
LRB Screen, the London Review Bookshop’s long-running film series, continues its year-long exploration of the art of literary adaptation in partnership…
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Creative Writing Workshop

Sun 19 May 2024
This workshop is led by poet, author, and curator, Labeja Kodua Okullu, and follows our screening of Paterson. We're offering a…
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Gravity

Thu 16 May 2024
Our screening on 16 May is the latest in our discussion series, In the Works, hosted by Oscar nominated composer Gary…
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What About Dancing: Three Short Films about Grief + Q&A

Tue 14 May 2024
Annie Frost Nicholson, Lara Haworth and Tara Darby present What About Dancing: Three Short Films about Grief + Q&A This screening…
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Patch Making Workshop

Sat 11 May 2024
We are very excited to be partnering with UIIBA Club on Saturday 11 May to focus on slower fashion. They are self-proclaimed…
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The Moon Stirs the Waters: Stories of Seas, Songs, and Souls from Central America

Fri 10 May 2024
Cinema Mentiré presents: The Moon Stirs the Waters: Stories of Seas, Songs, and Souls from Central America The screening will be…
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Tongues on Fire - UK Asian Film Festival 2024

Wed 08 May — Fri 10 May 2024
Tongues on Fire is a not for profit company founded in 1997. They produce the annual UK Asian Film Festival, celebrating…
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Clermont-Ferrand 2024 in London

Wed 01 May — Sun 05 May 2024
The Clermont–Ferrand International Short Film Festival is one of the largest and most prestigious short film festivals in the world. Nestled…
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DIVA Film Festival

Wed 24 Apr — Sun 28 Apr 2024
From April 24-28, bang in the middle of Lesbian Visibility Week, DIVA will launch the inaugural DIVA Film Festival at the…
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Video Bazaar Presents: Dead Mountaineer's Hotel

Sat 27 Apr 2024
Discover the Dread Beneath the Snow… Join Video Bazaar for a chilling screening of Grigori Kromanov’s Estonian murder mystery, Dead Mountaineer's Hotel -…
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Dancing with Water: Green Night

Fri 26 Apr 2024
This screening will be followed by an online Q&A with the director Han Shuai. Trapped in a life of oppression under…
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Mapantsula

Thu 25 Apr 2024
The screening will feature a pre-recorded archive interview with actor and co-writer Thomas Mogotlane and will be followed by a Q&A…
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Queer East 2024

Thu 18 Apr — Sat 20 Apr 2024
Queer East is a cross-disciplinary festival that showcases boundary-pushing LGBTQ+ cinema, moving image work and live arts from, and about, East…
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Bar Shorts celebrates 10 years of Dog & Rabbit Animation Studio and Friends.

Tue 16 Apr 2024
An evening of classic short films and animations produced by Dog and Rabbit animation studio and those who have sailed with…
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Bloody Mary hour, pickle tasting & Crossing Delancey

Sun 14 Apr 2024
In honour of the pivotal role that pickles play in Crossing Delancey, on 14 April we are partnering up with our…
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The Cloud in Her Room

Sun 14 Apr 2024
Presented by The Garden Cinema’s Chinese Cinema Project. This screening is followed by a remote Q&A with director Zheng Lu Xinyuan,…
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LRB Screen X MUBI: Quartet

Mon 08 Apr 2024
LRB Screen, the London Review Bookshop’s long-running film series, returns to the Garden Cinema in 2024 to continue its exploration of…
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Dancing with Water: Barbarian Invasion

Sat 06 Apr 2024
*This screening will be followed by a remote Q&A with the leading actor Pete Teo. Divorced and exhausted, retired actress Moon…
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Dancing with Water: Jet Lag

Sun 31 Mar 2024
This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Dancing with Water curator, Kiki Tianqi Yu (QMUL). During a trip from…
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Video Bazaar: Flesh For Frankenstein

Sun 31 Mar 2024
This Easter Sunday Video Bazaar resurrects into The Garden Cinema to delve into the horror of creation with Andy Warhol and Paul…
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The Constant Gardener

Thu 28 Mar 2024
Our screening on 28 March is the latest in our discussion series, In the Works, hosted by Oscar nominated composer Gary…
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Members' Film Quiz: Spring

Tue 26 Mar 2024
Are you blossoming into the person in your friend group who everyone asks for film recommendations? Do you know your Peter…
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Miskatonic IHS presents Call of Cthulhu with lecture introduction by Roger Luckhurst

Mon 25 Mar 2024
This screening will be introduced by author and academic Roger Luckhurst. This award winning film was shot to look like a…
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Another Reality: Genre Shorts by Arab Women Filmmakers

Sun 24 Mar 2024
Another Reality: Genre Shorts by Arab Women Filmmakers The AWAN Festival (Arab Women Artists Now) in association with The Arab Film…
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2 Year Anniversary Party + Singin' in the Rain

Sat 23 Mar 2024
Our 2 Year Anniversary celebrations will reach new heights in the evening, with a birthday bash to remember. Expect a festive…
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Screen Cuba

Sat 09 Mar — Fri 22 Mar 2024
Screen Cuba: Films to Change the World celebrates Cuban cinema from the island since 1959. From a range of directors, and…
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Penda's Fen (50th Anniversary Screening)

Thu 21 Mar 2024
Screening exactly 50 years to the hour since its pioneering first broadcast as part of BBC TV's hugely influential stand-alone drama…
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Ukrainian Retrospective

Thu 16 Nov — Mon 18 Mar 2024
The Ukrainian Institute London presents a retrospective of Ukrainian cinema, showcasing five iconic Ukrainian films at The Garden Cinema. This film…
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Easter Wreath Workshop

Sat 16 Mar 2024
After the enthusiastic response to our Christmas Wreath Making Workshop, we are thrilled to be partnering up with our neighbour Bloomsbury…
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Dancing with Water: Stonewalling

Sun 10 Mar 2024
*This screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, who will be in London. When Lynn discovers that she…
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20 Days in Mariupol (Charity screening)

Thu 07 Mar 2024
This screening is organised in partnership with the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign. All raised funds will be used to obtain aid for…
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Maona presents Buladó

Tue 05 Mar 2024
Maona Presents Buladó, with an intro from founder and curator Tatenda Jamera.     Directed by award-winning Dutch/Curaçaoan filmmaker Eché Janga,…
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LAFS Presents: Shayda (Exclusive Preview)

Sun 03 Mar 2024
The London Australian Film Society are proud to present an exclusive preview screening of Noora Niasari’s powerful debut feature, SHAYDA. In…
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Members' Sake Tasting

Sat 02 Mar 2024
Due to popular demand, we're very excited to be welcoming back the team from Sake Collective for another tasting session, as part…
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Frontline Folklore + Director Q&A

Thu 29 Feb 2024
The film will be followed by a Q&A with Ben Edge in which he will be joined by collaborator and editor…
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LRB SCREEN X MUBI: American Psycho + Director Q&A

Mon 26 Feb 2024
LRB Screen, the London Review Bookshop’s long-running film series, returns to the Garden Cinema in 2024 to continue its exploration of the…
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Indy Film Library

Sun 25 Feb 2024
Indy Film Library presents: UK Short Film Showcase Based in the Netherlands and the UK, Indy Film Library (IFL) grew out…
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London Mountain Film Festival 2024

Fri 23 Feb — Sat 24 Feb 2024
London Mountain Film Festival (LMFF) is a new kind of festival which not only screens films in London and online for…
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Fantastic Mr. Fox

Thu 22 Feb 2024
Our screening on 22 February is the latest in our discussion series, In the Works, hosted by Oscar nominated composer Gary…
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Filum Presents: Al-Mumia (The Night of Counting of the Years)

Mon 19 Feb 2024
In "Al-Mumia," a young man faces a profound dilemma upon discovering his tribe's ancestral trade in stolen ancient artefacts. A film…
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Dancing with Water: Virgin Blue

Sun 18 Feb 2024
*This screening will be followed by a remote Q&A with the director Niu Xiaoyu. Virgin Blue tells the story of a college…
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An Oversimplification of Her Beauty + Director Q&A

Sat 17 Feb 2024
This screening will be followed by a zoom Q&A with director Terence Nance, moderated by Lucy Writers’ founding editor-in-chief Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou.A…
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LAFS Presents: Lonely Spirits Variety Hour + Q&A

Fri 16 Feb 2024
The London Australian Film Society are proud to present the UK premiere of THE LONELY SPIRITS VARIETY HOUR, followed by an…
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The Taste of Things (Valentine's Day Preview)

Wed 14 Feb 2024
This Valentine's Day, join us for an especially delightful evening at The Garden Cinema: Preceding a special preview screening of the delectable…
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Video Bazaar Presents: Spoorloos

Wed 14 Feb 2024
For a twisted Valentine's Day screening on February 14th at The Garden Cinema, Video Bazaar delves into the realms of passion, obsession, and…
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Queer East: We Were Always Here

Sun 04 Feb — Fri 09 Feb 2024
Queer East: We Were Always Here, is a series of queer documentaries about East and Southeast Asian women and non-binary people,…
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Comrades, Almost a Love Story

Thu 08 Feb 2024
A special Chinese New Year screening of Peter Chan’s beloved classic, presented by Focus Hong Kong. Restored Version. Widely recognised as…
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In the Mood for Love (Immersive Screening)

Sat 03 Feb 2024
The Garden Cinema's Chinese Cinema Project presents a dress-up screening of In the Mood for Love. In Hong Kong, 1962, Chow…
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MENA Arts UK presents

Sun 28 Jan 2024
In partnership with The Garden Cinema and Mydylarama, MENA Arts UK are proud to present their first cinema screening of short…
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London Short Film Festival 2024

Mon 22 Jan — Sat 27 Jan 2024
Screened in partnership with the London Short Film Festival The London Short Film Festival returns for its 21st year with a constellation of…
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Video Bazaar Presents Psychomania

Wed 24 Jan 2024
‘SEVEN SUICIDES, AND THEY ROARED BACK AS… THE LIVING DEAD!’ On the 24th of January, Video Bazaar welcomes you back to…
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Industry Panel: Animation

Tue 23 Jan 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 Presents: After the Apology

Sun 21 Jan 2024
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with members of Support Not Separation, a coalition to end the unwarranted and…
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Animation workshop + The Boy and the Heron

Sun 14 Jan 2024
Led by our very own Raffaele Gabrielli (garptwo), this animation workshop will teach you the basics of creating stop-motion animation, simply…
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Suzhou River

Sat 06 Jan 2024
Presented by The Garden Cinema’s Chinese Cinema Project. The third feature from Lou Ye, a leading figure of China’s Sixth Generation…
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Q + Q&A

Thu 21 Dec 2023
*The screening will be followed by a Zoom Q&A with director Jude Chehab. An intimate portrayal of a quest for love…
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Video Bazaar: Wake in Fright

Wed 20 Dec 2023
Video Bazaar is ecstatic to present a special festive screening of the legendary Australian cult film, Wake In Fright on the 20th…
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Members' Film Quiz: Christmas

Tue 19 Dec 2023
Are you the person in your friend group who everyone asks for fun festive film recommendations? Do you know your Gremlins…
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LAFS Presents: A Sunburnt Christmas

Sat 16 Dec 2023
Join the London Australian Film Society for a white wine in the sun this Christmas. In the Australian outback, Christmas is…
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SUPAKINO PRESENTS: THE MONKEES

Fri 15 Dec 2023
SUPAKINO presents three episodes of cult TV show The Monkees, introduced by Ranjit S. Ruprai. Episode 31: The Monkees at the Movies (1967)…
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Members' Collage Making Workshop

Tue 12 Dec 2023
Led by our very own 'Queen of Collage', Marzia Castelli, this workshop will allow you to unleash your creativity and create…
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Walking With M

Sun 10 Dec 2023
The screening on the 17th will be followed by a zoom Q&A with Sri M. The Garden Cinema is proud to…
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London Film Week 2023

Wed 06 Dec — Sun 10 Dec 2023
London Film Week is an international film festival taking place in the very heart of London during the first half of…
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Members' Wreath Making Workshop

Sun 03 Dec 2023
To get into the festive spirit, we are thrilled to be partnering up with our neighbour Bloomsbury Flowers, who are just…
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London Socialist Film Co-op Presents: Maixabel (2021)

Sun 03 Dec 2023
London Socialist Film Co-op Presents: Maixabel. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Jim Simon from the UK Restorative…
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Bethlehem Cultural Festival - Palestinian shorts

Sat 02 Dec 2023
The Bethlehem Cultural Festival presents an afternoon of Palestinian short films, in collaboration with The Arab Film Club and Counterpoint Arts.…
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London International Animation Festival 2023

Sat 25 Nov — Thu 30 Nov 2023
The London International Animation Festival (LIAF 2023), the UK’s largest, longest-running and most eclectic animation festival returns for its 20th year…
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32 Sounds

Tue 28 Nov 2023
The screening on Jan 6 will be followed by a remote Q&A. with director Sam Green, hosted by film editor Maya…
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Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning

Thu 23 Nov 2023
'Your mind is your own…freedom is yours.'   Cinema Rising is excited to partner with Video Bazaar for a very special collab…
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London Palestine Film Festival 2023 presents Shorts: Bonboné, Bir'em and A Statement of Resistance

Sun 19 Nov 2023
London Palestine Film Festival 2023 presents an eclectic triple bill featuring animation, reality-based fiction and non-fiction.   Bonboné (Rakan Mayasi, 2017, Palestine/Lebanon,…
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BLACK to the FUTURE

Tue 24 Oct — Thu 14 Dec 2023
BLACK to the FUTURE is an Afro-Futurist celebration of outstanding Black artists, a space for visionary imaginings to thrive. BttF begins as…
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The Mother of All Lies

Sat 18 Nov 2023
*Both screenings will be followed by a Q&A with director Asmae El Moudir. On a handmade set recreating her Casablanca neighborhood,…
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Relaxed Screening: Is There Anybody Out There?

Sat 18 Nov 2023
This is a relaxed screening curated for a neurodiverse audience, their assistants and carers. This screening will be followed by an…
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SUPAKINO presents: WONDERWALL + THE CLOUD DOOR

Fri 17 Nov 2023
SUPAKINO presents 'Enclosed Ecstasies': a double bill of erotic short film The Cloud Door and cult psychedelic feature film Wonderwall.   Wonderwall (Joe…
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27th Made in Prague Festival

Tue 14 Nov — Fri 24 Nov 2023
Showcasing contemporary cinema, literature, music, theatre and visual arts, the Made in Prague Festival is a vibrant multi-genre festival that brings…
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CinemaItaliaUK presents Umberto Eco: La Biblioteca del Mondo

Sun 12 Nov 2023
CinemaItaliaUK presents: Umberto Eco: The Library of the World   The screening will be followed by a live discussion between the film's…
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RSL x Black to BLAK: Paterson Joseph and Leah Purcell + Screening of The Drover’s Wife

Sat 11 Nov 2023
The Royal Society of Literature brings you the first event in a series devised by RSL Honorary Fellow, Deirdre Osborne.  …
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STRAIGHT 8TH presents LE CHARCUTIER CINÉASTE

Wed 08 Nov 2023
The film's director Remy Batteault will be joining Straight 8 for a Q&A after the screening.   This is the story…
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London Korean Film Festival

Sun 05 Nov
The London Korean Film Festival (LKFF)18th edition returns this November from 2nd – 16th 2023 in cinema venues across London.With the…
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La Strada: A tribute to Federico Fellini

Sat 04 Nov 2023
31 October, 2023 marks the 30th anniversary of the death of Federico Fellini, the world-famous filmmaker.   In collaboration with CinemaItaliaUK,…
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Focus Hong Kong Halloween: Visible Secret

Mon 30 Oct 2023
Presented by Focus Hong Kong.   Eason Chan stars as Peter, a hairdresser who meets Shu Qi’s June at a nightclub,…
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Al Dar: A Night of Yemeni Shorts

Sat 28 Oct 2023
The screening will be introduced by Asma Ibrahim and there will be a chance to discuss the films in the bar…
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Ealing Comedies Launch Party + The Ladykillers

Wed 25 Oct 2023
To launch our season celebrating Ealing Comedies, on Wednesday 25 October we will kick things off with an Ealing Comedies inspired…
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Members' Film Quiz: Halloween

Wed 18 Oct 2023
Are you the person in your friend group who everyone asks for film recommendations toward the end of October? Do you…
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17th Native Spirit Indigenous Film Festival - Pacific filmmakers Triple Bill: A Boy Called Piano

Tue 17 Oct 2023
Join Māori, Samoan & Fijian filmmakers for a Pacific Triple Bill with stories of ancestor revenge, romance and resistance. Directors Q&A…
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BAR SHORTS: A CHAPLIN TRIBUTE TO RENOWNED COMPOSER CARL DAVIS

Sun 15 Oct 2023
In tribute to legendary film composer Carl Davis, Bar Short’s will screen three silent Charlie Chaplin Mutual Films with scores composed…
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Cinema Rising: The Empty Man

Thu 12 Oct 2023
Presented by Cinema Rising as part of our Garden Cemetary Halloween screenings.   Dumped unceremoniously in the midst of the pandemic…
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Atonement

Wed 11 Oct 2023
This screening will be followed by the first in a series of discussions hosted by Oscar nominated composer Gary Yershon. Gary's…
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WADW Presents: Subject + Q&A

Mon 09 Oct 2023
Please join We Are Doc Women for this screening of Subject.   Afterwards there will be a Q&A with directors Camilla Hall…
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Kino Quickies Presents The Gaunt Stranger

Sun 08 Oct 2023
Henry Milton, otherwise known as 'The Ringer', is an enigmatic criminal thought, by Scotland Yard, to be dead - drowned at…
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Negroni Tasting & Workshop

Sat 07 Oct 2023
Since the end of summer, our Spritzes have stepped aside to make space for a more autumn-friendly beverage: the Negroni. And although…
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Members' Tea Tasting

Thu 05 Oct 2023
Our in-house tea expert Amanda is very keen to take you through our beautiful selection of teas by The Tea Makers…
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A Gaza Weekend & Q&A

Tue 03 Oct 2023
*The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Basil Khalil and lead actor Stephen Mangan* Starring Stephen Mangan (Episodes,…
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LRB Screen x MUBI: Naked Lunch

Fri 29 Sep 2023
LRB Screen, the London Review Bookshop’s long-running film series, has relocated to The Garden Cinema and is partnering with MUBI to present…
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London Australian Film Festival presents Slant

Fri 22 Sep 2023
The London Australian Film Festival presents the UK premiere of SLANT, an outlandishly camp, pitch-black comic thriller that seems destined to be…
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WADW Presents: White Nanny Black Child + Q&A

Wed 20 Sep 2023
Please join We Are Doc Women for this screening of White Nanny, Black Child.   Afterwards there will be a Q&A…
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The Nettle Dress (Workshop)

Mon 18 Sep 2023
This workshop gives you a chance to get hands-on with nettle stems (no risk of stinging - we promise!), make your…
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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

Mon 04 Sep 2023
This screening is a part of an educational program dedicated to Ukrainian cinema history in partnership with the Ukrainian Institute London.…
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Spritz Tasting & Workshop

Sat 22 Jul 2023
Looking to step out of your Aperol comfort zone? Are you curious to experiment with some different Spritzes? Our Bar Manager…
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Industry Panel + Members' Networking

Tue 18 Jul 2023
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 Film Week 2022

Mon 05 Dec — Sun 11 Dec 2022
London Film Week is an international film festival screening only one short film and one feature film per day, for seven…
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Members' Wine & Cheese Tasting

Thu 13 Oct 2022
This Valentine's weekend, join us for a members-only wine tasting in the Garden Bar. If you've attended one of our previous…
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Edward Showler Foundation Event

Sat 05 Mar 2022
A charity fundraising event for the Edward Showler Foundation; 100% of the proceeds will go to support their work. The event…
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