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Cinémathèque Programme

All University of London students and staff are welcome. Admission is free, with neither pre-bookings nor tickets required. Seating will be limited to available places. Screenings are taking place in the Arthur and Paula Lucas Lecture Theatre (room S-2.18) on the Strand Campus. 

Films may be subject to last-minute change depending on availability and quality of screening copies.

Semester 1

Monday evening screenings

Monday evenings in Semester 1 will be devoted to Race, Cinema, and American Culture.

Door opens at 17:00.

25/09/17

  • Pictures from Dorothy (Kevin Jerome Everson, 2003)
  • Fifeville (Kevin Jerome Everson, 2005)
  • Old Cat (Kevin Jerome Everson, 2009)
  • Ethnic Notions (Marlon Riggs, 1986)
  • Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (Keith Truesdell, 1996)

02/10/17 

  • Birth of a Nation (Griffith, 1915)

9/10/17

  • Steamboat Willie (Ub Iwerks and Walt Disney, 1928)
  • King Kong (Merian Cooper, 1933)
  • When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts, Act I (Spike Lee, 2006)

16/10/17

  • Intruder in the Dust (Clarence Brown, 1949) 
  • When the Levees Broke, Act II (Spike Lee, 2006)

23/10/17

  • Imitation of Life (Douglas Sirk, 1959)

30/10/17

READING WEEK

06/11/17

  • In the Heat of the Night (Norman Jewison, 1967)
  • Baldwin's Nigger (Horace Ove, 1969)

13/11/17

  • Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (Melvin Van Peebles, 1971)
  • Killer of Sheep (Charles Burnett, 1978)

20/11/17

  • Illusions (Julie Dash, 1982)
  • Watermelon Woman (Cheryl Dunye, 1996)

27/11/17

  • Django Unchained (Quentin Tarrantino, 2012)

04/12/17

  • When the Levees Broke, Acts 3 and 4 (Spike Lee, 2006)
  • Lemonade (Kahlil Joseph and Beyonce Knowles, 2016)

Tuesday evening screenings

Tuesday evening screenings continue the repertory schedule. Door opens at 17:00 

26/09/17

  •  The Navigator (Buster Keaton, 1924) 

3/10/17

  • Mustang (Deniz Gamze Ergüven, 2016)

10/10/17

  • The Lusty Men (Nicholas Ray, 1952) 

17/10/17

  • Sansho Dayu/Sansho the Bailiff (Mizoguchi, 1954) 

24/10/17

  • La Ronde (Max Ophuls 1950)

31/10/17

READING WEEK

07/11/17

  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (Alejandro González Iñárritu, 2014)

14/11/17

  • Fear Eats the Soul (Fassbinder, 1974)

21/11/17 

  • Make Way for Tomorrow (McCarey 1937) 

28/11/17

  • La Casa muda/The Silent House (Hernández, 2010) 

5/12/17

  • Il Bidone (Federico Fellini, 1955)

 

Semester 2

Monday evening screenings
 
Monday evenings in Semester 2 will be devoted to American Independent Cinema
 
Door opens at 17:00.

15/01/2018

  • Faces (John Cassavetes, 1968)

22/01/2018

  • Polyester (John Waters, 1981)

29/01/2018

  • Variety (Bette Gordon, 1983)

05/02/2018

  • Down By Law (Jim Jarmusch, 1986)

12/02/2018

  • Slacker (Richard Linklater, 1990)

19/02/2018

READING WEEK

26/02/2018

  • Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)

05/03/2018

  • Velvet Goldmine (Todd Haynes, 1998)

12/03/2018

  • Bamboozled (Spike Lee, 2000)

19/03/2018

  • Inland Empire (David Lynch, 2006)

26/03/2018

  • Meek's Cutoff (Kelly Reichardt, 2010)
Tuesday evening screenings
 
Tuesday evening screenings continue the repertory schedule.
 
Door opens at 17:00 

16/01/2018

  •  Wendy and Lucy (Kelly Reichardt, 2008)

23/01/2018

  • Cléo from 5 to 7 (Agnès Varda, 1962)

30/01/2018

  • Now, Voyager (Irving Rapper, 1942)

06/02/2018

  • Magic Mike XXL (Gregory Jacobs, 2015)

13/02/2018

  • Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958)

20/02/2018

READING WEEK

27/02/2018

  • Divorce, Italian Style (Pietro Germi, 1961)

06/03/2018

  • Bad Education (Pedro Almodóvar, 2004)

13/02/2018

  • Chungking Express (Wong Kar Wai, 1994)

20/03/2018

  •  eXistenZ (David Cronenberg,1999)

27/03/2018

  • Baahubali: The Beginning (S.S. Rajamouli, 2015)
 
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