Films & Screenings

30Jan

Artists’ Film International

January 30, 2018-  April 1, 2018 |  Free
The 2018 edition of AFI focuses on the theme of truth. Each of the selected artists explore the relationship between fact and fiction. Artists’ Film International is a collaborative project featuring film, video and animation from around the world. Established by the Whitechapel Gallery in 2008, Artists’ Film International includes 16 global partner organisations. The programme brings together recent moving image works which are presented over the course of a year in each venue.   The discovery of Cecile B. de Mille’s Ten Commandments film set, buried in the sands of California for nearly 90 years, is the point of...
17Feb

Stanley Kubrick’s Boxes

February 17, 2018-  March 10, 2018 |  Free
In 1998 Jon Ronson received a request from Kubrick’s estate for a copy of a documentary Ronson made about the Holocaust (Ronson was unaware that it was Kubrick who was asking for the film until months later). A year later, as Ronson was making plans to conduct a rare interview with the director, Kubrick suddenly died after completing work on his final film Eyes Wide Shut. To his surprise, Ronson was invited to Kubrick’s house by his widow. When he arrived, he found that half the house was filled by more than one thousand boxes containing snap shots, newspaper clippings,...
Film/Screening Opening Today
22Feb

But I think it’s for the best

February 22, 2018-  February 23, 2018 |  Free
An exhibition that explores the pain of having loved or lost. Having grown up in Colombia, Viviana’s video installation is heavily influenced by what magic realism can offer to portray how beauty can be found in solitude. The birth of love does not mean the death of loneliness. So, alone or not come grab a drink.  
Film/Screening Opening Tomorrow
23Feb

Wulu screening

February 23, 2018 |  £5.00
South by South, the SLG’s quarterly screening of innovative African cinema, presents the award-winning film Wùlu (2016), directed by Daouda Coulibaly. This “constantly absorbing thriller” (Variety) follows a young man who begins trafficking drugs and quickly becomes embroiled in a Malian drug ring. The film is accompanied by a filmmaking materclass at 4pm with Director Sarmad Masud, attendees of the masterclass can view the film for free.