Best Special Screenings in London This Week

Fancy a film with that added oomph? Discover the most interesting and unique screenings in the capital...

London: vast, diverse, and always ready to surprise you, no matter your thing. In WeLoveCinema's case, it's cinema, which means we've searched for the most interesting and unique film screenings taking place in the capital this week. From exclusive Q&As with some of the world's most talented filmmakers to a sing-a-long event at one of London's most iconic cinemas, there's bound to be something here for everyone…

 

The French Lieutenant's Woman + Q&A with Costume Designer Tom Rand

When? 19:00, Wednesday 6th November  How much? From £11.00  Where? South Kensington

What is it?

The French Lieutenant's Woman, featuring fantastic turns from the legendary Meryl Streep and the always delicious Jeremy Irons, adapted by Harold Pinter from John Fowles’ historical fiction novel. How very prestigious.

Sounds interesting! What else?

The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Costume Design, and it's easy to see why: check out that fantastic garb. This screening comes with a Q&A with the film's costume designer, Tom Rand, know for his work across lots of famous period dramas. Click here for tickets and more info.

 

Sing-A-Long to Dirty Dancing

When? 20:30, Friday 8th November   How much? From £14.50   Where? Leicester Square

What is it?

A sing-a-long screening of '80s classic Dirty Dancing at the famous Prince Charles Cinema… with the lyrics projected onto the screen! Dress up is highly encouraged, of course.

Sounds interesting! What else?

The screening comes with its own host, who will guide you through the sing-a-long process to ensure the best possible time is had. Plus you'll be gifted with a free, interactive prop bag. Get ready for the time of your life. Click here for tickets and more info.

 

By the Grace of God + Q&A with Denis Ménochet

When? 14:00, Saturday 9th November  How much? From £11.00  Where? South Kensington

What is it?

The latest film from acclaimed director François Ozon, By the Grace of God, hones in on three men whose lives have been ruined by a sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. Basically it's the French Spotlight.

Sounds interesting! What else?

Lead actor Denis Ménochet will attend this screening at the lovely Ciné Lumière for a Q&A session. Click here for tickets and more info.

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