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VICE PREVIEWS - The Beach Bum 18

20191017

VICE PREVIEWS - The Beach Bum

Previews is a regular night showcasing some of the best unreleased films, shows - and VICE documentaries. Join us on October 17th for an advance screening of VICE Studios’ THE BEACH BUM. The Bea...

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Native Spirit Festival - Urban NDNZ Triple Bill12A

20191019

Native Spirit Festival - Urban NDNZ Triple Bill

Native Spirit Festival presents three films (1961 to 2019) about Reservations, Urban life and identity for contemporary young Native Americans. The Mystery of Now (16 mins) Director: Audrey Buchan...

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PENGUIN PReSENTS - Olivia Gatwood: Life of the Party15

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PENGUIN PReSENTS - Olivia Gatwood: Life of the Party

At times blistering and riotous, at times soulful and exuberant, Olivia Gatwood’s new book, Life of the Party is about what it means to be a girl and a woman in today’s world and the challenge of brie...

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UK Jewish film festival - Fiddler on the Roof12A

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UK Jewish film festival - Fiddler on the Roof

The beloved cinematic version of Sholem Aleichem’s ultimate shtetl experience is back for one merry screening in the former Jewish heartland of London – or more specifically, the Rio Cinema in Dalston...

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London Palestine Film Festival 201912A

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London Palestine Film Festival 2019

London Palestine Film Festival 2019 Chronicle of a Disappearance In an investigation of the twilight zone between narrative, history and autobiography, CHRONICLE OF A DISAPPEARANCE transgresses t...

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Crystal's LIVE Drag Race UK Grand Finale!18

20191121

Crystal's LIVE Drag Race UK Grand Finale!

It's Crystal's LIVE Drag Race UK Grand Finale Screening Event! Watch the Grand Finale of RuPaul's Drag Race UK on a cinema screen!

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Led Bib - It's Morning

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Led Bib - It's Morning

The only London show of It’s Morning, a film and live music collaboration featuring Mercury-nominated band Led Bib, combines film, song and improvisation to full cinematic effect. Led Bib, known fo...

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London Fields: The Secret Director’s Cut + Q&A12A

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London Fields: The Secret Director’s Cut + Q&A

The Rio Cinema is proud to welcome director Matthew Cullen and actor Jim Sturgess, who will be introducing a very special screening, plus director's Q&A London Fields is based on Martin Amis’ much-...

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OF TIME AND THE SEA + Director Q&A15

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OF TIME AND THE SEA + Director Q&A

On an island an old man wracked with dementia dreams he was once a king. Together with his two daughters they exist in the wake of a bizarre malady of mysterious origin on a land devoid of animal life...

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Kendal Mountain Festival UK Tour 202015

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Kendal Mountain Festival UK Tour 2020

Fire up your imagination and join us for a thrilling night of adventure. Watch a brand new collection of short films on the big screen – stories of human endurance, breathtaking environments and so...

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