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FIRST REFORMED 15

20180715

FIRST REFORMED

From Paul Schrader, revered as director of AMERICAN GIGOLO and CAT PEOPLE and writer of such modern classics as TAXI DRIVER and RAGING BULL comes a compulsively watchable feast of brooding menace and ...

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PIN CUSHION 15

20180715

PIN CUSHION

Deliciously dark, beautifully bizarre and utterly distinctive, PIN CUSHION, is an offbeat and entertaining mix of the heartbreaking and the heartrending – in other words, a slice of very modern life....

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WHITNEY15

20180716

WHITNEY

The life and legacy of one of music’s biggest stars in a new and revealing light. With over 200 million album sales worldwide, and still the only artist to chart seven consecutive US No. 1s, Whitney H...

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PATH OF BLOOD18

20180716

PATH OF BLOOD

The Young, The Faithful and The Fanatical. Way beyond any TV coverage or newspaper headlines, PATH OF BLOOD uses a treasure trove of Al Qaeda home-movie footage captured by the security services to...

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The Greatest ShowmanU

20180718

The Greatest Showman

Orphaned, penniless but ambitious and with a mind crammed with imagination and fresh ideas, the American Phineas Taylor Barnum will always be remembered as the man with the gift to effortlessly blur t...

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WHITNEY P&B15

20180719

WHITNEY P&B

The life and legacy of one of music’s biggest stars in a new and revealing light. With over 200 million album sales worldwide, and still the only artist to chart seven consecutive US No. 1s, Whitney H...

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INCREDIBLES 2 PG

20180720

INCREDIBLES 2

“It's time to make some wrong things right! We need to change people's perceptions about superheroes, and Elastigirl is our best play” Everyone's favourite family of superheroes is back in the very...

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Saul (Recorded live at Glyndebourne in 2015)12A

20180726

Saul (Recorded live at Glyndebourne in 2015)

David has vanquished the giant Goliath, but not everyone rejoices in his victory. Jealous of the young warrior, King Saul turns against him, descending into violent, destructive madness that forces hi...

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Untitiled Presents: Monterey Pop 12A

20180730

Untitiled Presents: Monterey Pop

Untitled and Rio Cinema invite you to the exclusive screening of iconic 1968 D.A. Pennebaker concert film “Monterey Pop”. Tickets availible through Untitled Bar links below! Cocktail + ticket ...

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  • Mon 30 Jul
    21:10 basement

THE PRODUCERS 50th Anniversary + Mel Brooks

20180805

THE PRODUCERS 50th Anniversary + Mel Brooks

Released on an unsuspecting world 50 years ago, but looking and sounding as fresh and funny as if it had been made yesterday, writer-director Mel Brooks' mind-boggling, side-splitting, transcendently ...

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GREY GARDENSPG

20180808

GREY GARDENS

You are about the enter GREY GARDENS... be careful where you step because of the cats! On Wednesday 8 August the RIO will be hosting a night of STAUNCH activity celebrating those two icons of docum...

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Heathers 30th Anniversary18

20180810

Heathers 30th Anniversary

For this special 30th anniversary late-night screening, we will have a special introduction and costume competition, with a chance to win one-of-a-kind Heathers merchandise. We are screening the stunn...

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Vanessa (live from Glyndebourne)12A

20180814

Vanessa (live from Glyndebourne)

A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists. Abandoned by her lover Anatol, Vanessa r...

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MY GENERATION 12A

20180815

MY GENERATION

British film icon Michael Caine narrates the gloriously inspiring story of his personal journey through 1960s London. “For the first time in history the young working class stood up for ourselves a...

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LONDON FEMINIST FILM FESTIVAL12A

20180816

LONDON FEMINIST FILM FESTIVAL

THE LONDON FEMINIST FILM FESTIVAL IS BACK AT THE RIO! AUGUST 16-19 FULL PROGRAMME: THURSDAY 16th 6.40 pm – GENDER & POWER: WOMEN AGAINST PATRIARCHAL STRUCTURES 7 pm – Club des Femmes screenin...

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GENDER & POWER: Women Against Patriarchal Structures12A

20180816

GENDER & POWER: Women Against Patriarchal Structures

What mechanisms are set in motion when women exert real power, power to change lives and countries? In recent years cases like Dilma Roussef, Julia Gillard or Hillary Clinton prove a pattern of patria...

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REVOLT, SHE SAID: Women and Film After '68 CARRY GREENHAM HOME12A

20180816

REVOLT, SHE SAID: Women and Film After '68 CARRY GREENHAM HOME

One hundred years after the first women got the vote in the UK, 50 years after the protests of May ’68 triggered resistance across the world, where is the feminist revolution now? ICO x Club des Femme...

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Revolt, She Said: Women and Film After '6812A

20180817

Revolt, She Said: Women and Film After '68

One hundred years after the first women got the vote in the UK, 50 years after the protests of May ’68 triggered resistance across the world, where is the feminist revolution now? ICO x Club des Femme...

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HANDMAKING HERSTORY: Feminist Uses of Craft12A

20180817

HANDMAKING HERSTORY: Feminist Uses of Craft

The LFFF presents a screening showcasing the practical crafts of women from varying walks of life, who explore through their handiwork issues of Race, Sexuality and Age. Through their crafts the pro...

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Road House presented by Babak Ganjei18

20180817

Road House presented by Babak Ganjei

A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar. With both the ability to introduce good management technics and to rip out men’s throats, Dalton ( Patrick Swayze) has to transform a failing business mod...

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DARING TO DISRUPT12A

20180818

DARING TO DISRUPT

Feminist activism explored and celebrated through two documentaries on the lives of Angela Bowen and Heather Booth. In this turbulent political and social climate, their inspiring stories are a call t...

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NOW, HERE SHE STANDS12A

20180818

NOW, HERE SHE STANDS

Filmmakers explore in this session what surviving and resisting looks like, in two fiction shorts and two documentary films that portray the claustrophobic nature of domestic abuse, but also the coura...

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FAILING FEMININITY AND MYTHICAL MOTHERHOOD: Contemporary Essay12A

20180818

FAILING FEMININITY AND MYTHICAL MOTHERHOOD: Contemporary Essay

The essay form allows filmmakers Ruido and Echevarria to display strategies of appropriation, re-enactment, deconstruction and re-telling to explore abject motherhood and femininity in two mythical fi...

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KEEPERS OF CULTURE: African Heritage & Feminist Documentary Prac12A

20180819

KEEPERS OF CULTURE: African Heritage & Feminist Documentary Prac

A session exploring documentary filmmaking as a feminist practice to interrogate and reflect upon notions of cultural identity and women’s role –especially in the domestic sphere– in preserving and pa...

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STAYING TOGETHER: Women Against Systemic Violence12A

20180819

STAYING TOGETHER: Women Against Systemic Violence

Women often find themselves forced to navigate a patriarchal system that is not built for them or that is, in fact, built against them. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the judicial system when it...

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FEMINIST FILMMAKING PANEL

20180819

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BLACKKKLANSMAN + LIVE SATELLITE Q&A WITH SPIKE LEE15

20180820

BLACKKKLANSMAN + LIVE SATELLITE Q&A WITH SPIKE LEE

“This joint is based on some fo’ real, fo’ real shit.” Spike Lee’s inventive, funny and angry BLACKKKLANSMAN tells the remarkable true story of an African-American cop who successfully infiltrated ...

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The Song Remains the Same12A

20180830

The Song Remains the Same

From Led Zeppelin's 1973 concert tour to promote their album Houses of the Holy, footage from their Madison Square Garden concerts. Interspersed with this is footage of the band on tour, their private...

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  • Thu 30 Aug
    21:00 basement

NT Live! Julie15

20180906

NT Live! Julie

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, a brand new production of August Strindberg's groundbreaking drama 'Miss Julie', written in 1888 and in Polly Stenham's new adaptation, still a dramatic maste...

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NT Live! KING LEAR12A

20180927

NT Live! KING LEAR

Broadcast live from London’s West End, an opportunity to see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of Shakespeare's King Lear. Chichester Festival Theatre’s production rec...

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NT Live! THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III 12A

20181120

NT Live! THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III

This live broadcast of Alan Bennett's multi-award-winning 'The Madness of George III' is National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse. Expect grand costumes and royal pomp...

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NT Live: ANTONY & CLEOPATRA12A

20181206

NT Live: ANTONY & CLEOPATRA

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power. Caesar and his assassins are d...

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NT Live: I'M NOT RUNNING 12A

20190131

NT Live: I'M NOT RUNNING

Is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live. It marks the playwrights 18th collaboration with the National Theatre, and acclaimed director Neil Amfiel...

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The Song Remains the Same12A

20180830

The Song Remains the Same

From Led Zeppelin's 1973 concert tour to promote their album Houses of the Holy, footage from their Madison Square Garden concerts. Interspersed with this is footage of the band on tour, their private...

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