What's On - June

It may be a quiet month for genre releases at the cinema, but that doesn't mean there's nothing going on.

On the contrary, in fact there's major science seasons across the Southbank, including at the BFI, plus a second helping of sci-fi films at the Prince Charles Cinema.

There's the usual eclectic mix of talks and events to discover, the odd theatrical performance, plus the science of football explained - well, that was kind of inevitable wasn't it?!

Enjoy!

 

Cinema Releases:

Death

Black Death Friday, 11th June - Limited Release
Hierro Friday, 18th June - Curzon Soho - W1D 5DY
The Collector Friday, 25th June - General Release

 

Festivals/Seasons:

Future Film Presents: Visualise Tuesday, 1st June - Saturday, 5th June - BFI Southbank - SE1 8XT
Sci-Fi Season Wednesday, 2nd June - Wednesday, 28th July - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
Science On Film Thursday, 3rd June - Tuesday, 29th June - BFI Southbank - SE1 8XT
Science On TV Monday, 7th June - Wednesday, 30th June - BFI Southbank - SE1 8XT
The Directorspective: Terry Gilliam Friday, 11th June - Monday, 14th June - Barbican Centre - EC2Y 8DS
See Further: The Festival Of Science + Arts Friday, 25th June - Sunday, 4th July - Southbank Centre - SE1 8XX

 

Screenings:

Superman Tuesday, 1st June - Ritzy Picturehouse - SW2 1JG

Fish Story

Fish Story Wednesday, 2nd June - Sunday, 6th June, Wednesday, 9th June - ICA - SW1Y 5AH
Psycho + Double Take (Double Bill) Wednesday, 2nd June - Riverside Studios - W6 9RL
Aliens In The Attic (Kids' Screening) Saturday, 5th June - The Lexi Cinema - NW10 3JU
7th Voyage Of Sinbad (Kids' Screening) Saturday, 5th June, Sunday, 13th June - BFI Southbank - SE1 8XT
The Tale Of John And Mary Sunday, 6th June - Riverside Studios - W6 9RL
The Cable Guy + Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (Double Bill) Monday, 7th June - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
The Valley Of Gwangi Saturday, 12th June, Tuesday, 15th June - BFI Southbank - SE1 8XT
Azur And Asmar: The Princes' Quest Sunday, 13th June - Renoir - WC1N 1AW
La Belle Et La Bete Sunday, 13th June - Barbican Centre - EC2Y 8DS
The Fall Of The House Of Usher Sunday, 13th June - Barbican Centre - EC2Y 8DS
Dance Of The Vampires + The Ghost (Double Bill) Tuesday, 15th June, Wednesday, 16th June - Riverside Studios - W6 9RL
Japanimation: King Of Thorn Tuesday, 15th June - Barbican Centre - EC2Y 8DS
The Living Dead At The Manchester Morgue Wednesday, 16th June - Roxy Bar And Screen - SE1 1LB
Exterminating Angel + Dogtooth (Double Bill) Thursday, 17th June - Riverside Studios - W6 9RL
Hero Thursday, 17th June, Friday, 18th June, Sunday, 20th June - BFI Southbank - SE1 8XT
The Masque Of The Red Death Thursday, 17th June - Barbican Centre - EC2Y 8DS
Dreams With Sharp Teeth Friday, 18th June - Southbank Centre - SE1 8XX
Eraserhead Friday, 18th June - Barbican Centre - EC2Y 8DS
District 9 Saturday, 19th June - BFI Southbank - SE1 8XT
Jason And The Argonauts + Introduction By Ray Harryhausen Sunday, 20th June - BFI Southbank - SE1 8XT
Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade Tuesday, 22nd June - Riverside Studios - W6 9RL
Shrek Forever After - IMAX 3D Saturday, 26th June - Thursday, 15th July - BFI IMAX - SE1 8XR
Dracula (1958) Sunday, 27th June - Prince Charles Cinema - WC2H 7BY
Future Shorts Screening Tuesday, 29th June - Favela Chic - EC2A 3HZ

 

Signings:

Rachel Caine - Kiss Of Death Thursday, 3rd June - Forbidden Planet London Megastore - WC2H 8JR
The Vampire Diaries Thursday, 3rd June - HMV Oxford St - W1D 1DJ
Becky Cloonan, Kieron Gillen, and Jamie McKelvie Saturday, 5th June - Gosh! Comics - WC1B 3NZ
David Moody - Dog Blood Thursday, 17th June - Forbidden Planet London Megastore - WC2H 8JR
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Friday, 18th June - HMV Oxford St - W1D 1DJ
Christopher Fowler - Bryant & May: Off The Rails Thursday, 24th June - Forbidden Planet London Megastore - WC2H 8JR

 

Talks:

Carlos Ruiz Zafon - The Prince Of Mist Wednesday, 2nd June - Foyles - WC2H 0EB
Michael Ward - Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis Wednesday, 2nd June - Waterstones Gower Street - WC1E 6EQ
Boots And Balls: The Science Behind The World Cup Tuesday, 8th June - The Royal Institution - W1S 4BS
DNA: The First History Book Wednesday, 9th June - Natural History Museum - SW7 5BD

Packed Lunch

Packed Lunch: Mars Friday, 11th June - Wellcome Collection - NW1 2BE
Centenary Talk: Empathy And The Human Brain Monday, 14th June - Science Museum - SW7 2DD
The Climate Files: the Battle For The Truth About Global Warming Monday, 14th June - The Royal Institution - W1S 4BS
GM - Saviour Or Scandal Tuesday, 15th June - The Science Museum's Dana Centre - SW7 5HD
Pandemic Influenza: One Flu Over The Cuckoo's Nest Tuesday, 15th June - The Royal Society - SW1Y 5AG
Astrobiology: The New Science Of Life In The Universe Thursday, 17th June - Royal Observatory - SE10 8XJ
Dreamscapes And Sleeping Brains Thursday, 17th June - The Science Museum's Dana Centre - SW7 5HD
Science Of The Beautiful Game Friday, 18th June - The Science Museum's Dana Centre - SW7 5HD
Hour Angle Discussion Monday, 21st June - Royal Observatory - SE10 8XJ
Sam Harris - Taking A Stand For Science And Reason Tuesday, 22nd June - The Penderel's Oak - WC1V 7HP
From Melies To Harryhausen: An Illustrated Talk By Tony Dalton Wednesday, 23rd June - BFI Southbank - SE1 8XT
Marek Kohn - Turned Out Nice: How the British Isles Will Change As The World Heats Up Thursday, 24th June - Foyles - WC2H 0EB
Wellcome Debate: The Future Of Medicine? Thursday, 24th June - Wellcome Collection - NW1 2BE

 

Events:

Plasticity - 100 Years Of Making Plastics Tuesday, 22nd May 2007 - Wednesday, 1st December - Science Museum - SW7 2DD
Dan Dare & The Birth Of Hi-Tech Britain Wednesday, 30th April 2008 - Monday, 1st November 2010 - Science Museum - SW7 2DD
Cosmos & Culture: How Astronomy Has Shaped Our World Thursday, 23rd July 2009 - Thursday, 30th December - Science Museum - SW7 2DD
Capturing The Imagination: British Fairy-Tale Illustrations 1860-1940 Wednesday, 18th December, 2009 - Saturday, 12th June - The V&A - SW7 2RL
A Fairyland Of Flowers: Beatrix Potter And Cicely Mary Barker Monday, 21st December 2009 - Monday, 14th June - The V&A - SW7 2RL
Listening Post Tuesday, 19th February 2008 - Friday, 31st December - Science Museum - SW7 2DD
'We Are All Mad Here': Alice In Popular Culture Friday, 5th March - Saturday, 12th June - The V&A - SW7 2RL
1001 Inventions Saturday, 13th March - Wednesday, 30th June - Science Museum - SW7 2DD
A Thousand Stars Expolode In The Sky Friday, 7th May - Saturday, 5th June - Lyric Hammersmith - W6 0QL

Ditch

Ditch Thursday, 13th May - Saturday, 26th June - The Old Vic Tunnels - SE1
June London SF Meeting Thursday, 3rd June - The Melton Mowbray - EC1N 2LE
Roxy Film & TV Pub Quiz Thursday, 3rd June - Roxy Bar And Screen - SE1 1LB
Kabuki Friday, 4th June - Tuesday, 15th June - Sadler's Wells - EC1R 4TN
Family Fun Day - Kitchen Chemistry Saturday, 5th June - The Royal Institution - W1S 4BS
Silverlakes Fairy School Saturday, 5th June - Foyles Westfield - W12 7GE
Waterstone's Piccadilly Celebrates Bree Tanner Saturday, 5th June - Waterstones Piccadilly - SW1Y 6WW
T2 Friday, 11th June - Sunday, 13th June - The Thistle Hotel, Heathrow - UB7 0EQ
The Way Of Tea Friday, 11th June, Friday, 25th June - The British Museum - WC1B 3DG
League Of The Non-Aligned Meetings Saturday, 12th June, Saturday, 26th June - The Mad Hatter - SE1 9NY
Manga Comic Workshop Sunday, 13th June - The British Museum - WC1B 3DG
ZZ9 London Pub Meeting Wednesday, 16th June - The Wheatsheaf- SE1 1TY
Summer Scream Saturday, 19th June - Foyles - WC2H 0EB
The 28-inch Telescope Saturday, 19th June, Sunday, 20th June - Royal Observatory - SE10 8XJ
Alice In Wonderland Sunday, 20th June - E4 Udderbelly - SE1 8XX
Hour Angle: A Sonification Of The Solstice Monday, 21st June - Royal Observatory - SE10 8XJ
BSFA Open Meeting Wednesday, 23rd June - The Antelope - SW1W 8EZ
Ghost Stories Friday, 25th June - Sunday, 7th November - Duke Of York's Theatre - WC2N 4BG
Ray Harryhausen: A Birthday Celebration Hosted By John Landis Saturday, 26th June - BFI Southbank - SE1 8XT
Science Museum Lates Wednesday, 30th June - Science Museum - SW7 2DD

 

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