London Film Festival 2018

In addition to the films below, there will also be a showcase of 13 archive Maria Lassnig films.

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Another Decade (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Morgan Quaintance)
Montage of 1990s and current footage to examine a once-promised future.
Showing with Twenty-Two Hours
Between Two Cinemas (Country: US, UK, Canada; Year: 2018; Director: Ross Lipman)
Essayistic mediation on the relationship between experimental practice and independent arthouse cinema.
Cladach (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Margaret Salmon)
Documentary portrait of life in a Scots coastal town.
Showing with Jatiwangi
Diamantino (Tristes Monroes) (Country: Portugal; Year: 2017; Director: Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt; Writer: Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt; Stars: Joana Barrios, Abílio Bejinha, Chico Chapas)
Diamantino was once the greatest football player in Portugal. Now, in the middle of the worst crisis of his life, he decides to fill his void by adopting a refugee boy.
Doozy (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Ian Mark; Stars: Ian Mark, Lorn Conner, Cailyn McIntire, Ben Michaels, Amber Rivette, Ian Mark, Lorn Conner, Cailyn McIntire, Ben Michaels, Amber Rivette)
Experimental documentary recreates the career of actor Paul Lynde, who played a string of Hanna-Barbera villains.
Showing with Jour De Fete
Jatiwangi (Country: UK, Indonesia; Year: 2018; Director: George Clark)
Portrait of the village arts community of Jatiwangi in West Java.
Showing with Cladach
Jour De Fete (Country: France, UK; Year: 2017; Director: John Smith)
Tribute to Jacques Tati.
Showing with Doozy
Look Closely At The Mountains (Olhe Bem As Montanhas) (Country: France, Brazil; Year: 2018; Director: Ana Vaz)
Examination of the environmental impact human overexploitation.
Showing with The Sun Quartet
Make Me Up (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Rachel Maclean; Writer: Rachel Maclean; Stars: Rachel Maclean, Christina Gordon, Kirsty Strain, Alice Zhang, Jenny Douglas, Sanaa Zaheed)
Art drama about the role o women in society and how they have been depicted to mark the centenary of women's suffrage.
Experimenta Gala
Second Time Around (Segunda Vez) (Country: Belgium, Norway; Year: 2018; Director: Dora García)
Cinema as a historical intervention.
The Sun Quartet (Director: Colectivo Los Ingravidos)
Four films protesting the disappearance of students.
Showing with Look Closely At The Mountains
Twenty-Two Hours (Country: Germany, US, Norway, Austria; Year: 2018; Director: Bouchra Khalili)
The poet Jean Genet’s secret 1970 visit to the United States at the invitation of the Black Panther Party.
Showing with Another Decade

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