Time Out's London On Screen Event

By Rob Last edited 150 months ago
Time Out's London On Screen Event

Time Out have announced the details of their 'London on Screen' season designed to celebrate "the very best of filmmaking in London from across the decades":

The streets, buildings and monuments of our city appear regularly in films from around the world, from big-budget Hollywood movies seeking a European interlude to Bollywood films looking for a dose of European 'exoticism'. But it's much rarer to see a film in which a filmmaker, British or otherwise, has fully embraced London as a theme, as a subject, as a city ripe for serious cinematic investigation and not just as a useful backdrop, a pretty skyline or a convenient location. It's these films that Time Out's London on Screen season will celebrate.

So we've got quite a bit of Mike Leigh (Naked, Secrets and Lies, Vera Drake); the classics (The Long Good Friday, Peeping Tom and The Ladykillers); and the frankly overdone (Withnail and I, Performance). The list is pretty long and there's plenty of cinemas taking part so you should be able to find something worth seeing.

Full details of films, cinemas and times etc are on the Time Out site.

Last Updated 25 July 2006