August

Below is a selection of screenings in the London area throughout August. There is no specific criteria here but for a general focus on the alternative, the avant-garde, and the rare. Priority is given to one-off and repertory screenings rather than films with official distribution, though we sometimes note previews and Q&As for the more experimental work that does manage to get a theatrical release. For the latest gallery installations please see our Exhibitions page.

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Thursday 1 Aug
18:30 An exploration of Somali life on screen, The Yellow, £FREE
19:00 Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee, 1980) + live art and poetry, Barbican Centre, £12

Friday 2 Aug
21:00 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Pedro Almodóvar, 1988), Genesis Cinema, £10.50

Sunday 4 Aug
15:45 Rebel Without a Cause (Nicholas Ray, 1955)on 35mm, Prince Charles Cinema, £10 🎞️

Tuesday 6 Aug
18:10 The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman, 1973) on 35mm, Prince Charles Cinema, £10 🎞️

Friday 9 Aug
18:35 Adoption (Márta Mészáros, 1975), ICA, £13
18:45 Fela Kuti: Summer Concert, Barbican Centre, £12

Saturday 10 Aug
14:30 Adoption (Márta Mészáros, 1975), ICA, £13

Sunday 11 Aug
15:30 Mauvais Sang (Leos Carax, 1987) on 35mm, Rio Cinema, £12.50 🎞️
15:35 Enter the Dragon (Robert Clouse, 1973) on 35mm, Prince Charles Cinema, £10 🎞️

Tuesday 13 Aug
20:50 Adoption (Márta Mészáros, 1975), ICA, £13

Wednesday 14 Aug
18:45 No News Today II, ICA, £7
19:15 Memories of Underdevelopment (Tomas Gutierrez Alea, 1968), Deptford Cinema, £6
19:30 Crossfire (Edward Dmytryk, 1947) on 35mm, The Cinema Museum, £6 🎞️

Friday 16 Aug
18:30 Djon África (Filipa Reis & João Miller Guerra, 2018), ICA, £13
18:45 C***sucker Blues (Robert Frank & Danny Seymour, 1972), Barbican Centre, £12

Monday 19 Aug
20:45 Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai (Jim Jarmusch, 1999) on 35mm, Prince Charles Cinema, £10 🎞️

Tuesday 20 Aug
19:30 Faithless (Harry Beaumont, 1932), The Cinema Museum, £10.02

Wednesday 21 Aug
19:00 A Blonde in Love (Milos Forman, 1965), Castle Cinema, £14.50

Thursday 22 Aug
18:30 Stonewall (Nigel Finch, 1995), Barbican Centre, £12
19:00 Starman (John Carpenter, 1984), Castle Cinema, £10

Friday 23 Aug
18:30 Home of the Brave (Lauri Anderson, 1986), Barbican Centre, £12
19:00 Office Killer (Cindy Sherman, 1997), National Portrait Gallery, £10

Saturday 24 Aug
17:00 English Heretic: Summer is Over, Fiver Years, £FREE
20:00 Figures of Absence: The Films of Dore O., Close-up Film Centre, £12 🎞️

Sunday 25 Aug
18:30 Success + Tropic of Cancer (Eugenio Polgovsky), ICA, £13

Monday 26 Aug
19:00 Broken Blossoms (D.W. Griffith, 1919) + live score, Regent Street Cinema, £15

Wednesday 28 Aug
19:00 The Story of a Young Couple (Kurt Maetzig, 1952), Goethe Institute, £5

Thursday 29 Aug
18:30 The Inheritors (Eugenio Polgovsky, 2008), ICA, £13
18:40 Cities of Sleep (Shaunak Sen, 2015), Genesis Cinema, £9
18:45 La Ciénaga (Lucretia Martel, 2001) on 35mm, Barbican Centre, £12 🎞️

Friday 30 Aug
15:00 Moving Image Salon, Film and Video Umbrella, £FREE
18:40 Monterey Pop (DA Pennebaker, 1970), Barbican Centre, £12

Saturday 31 Aug
18:00 Lightbyrinth + Mexican Ritual (Eugenio Polgovsky), ICA, £13