The Cinema Museum, London

Past Events Archive

CineSundays: Airplane! (with cocktails)

Sun 29 Jul 2012 @ 15:00 · Events

“Sex on a Plane” and “Concealed Weapon” are the themed cocktails at just £3!

Welcome to the Majority: Screening/Q&A

Thu 26 Jul 2012 @ 19:30 · Events

We're delighted to be screening the Castle Valley Films production Welcome to the Majority, with a panel Q&A with writer/director Russell Owen and producer Helen Alexander. "A dark thriller about nine missing people who each believe they've survived a catastrophic event they can't explain. Mysterious messages arrive attached to white balloons, messages of hope, of other survivors. But to reach them means a dangerous journey."

Exploding Cinema presents the Disposable Film Festival

Fri 20 Jul 2012 @ 19:00 · Events

Exploding Cinema is bringing San Francisco’s Disposable Film Festival to the Cinema Museum, and running an open call for your disposable films to show in the same programme. We’re talking mobile phones, flatbed scanners, webcams, CCTV, vehicle reverse cameras, ipods and more - access to imaging devices is easier than at any time in history!

Hollywood Movie Stills

Thu 12 Jul 2012 @ 19:30 · Events

It is through the eye of the stills camera that we experience and recall some of the cinema’s most memorable events and faces. Joel W. Finler traces the origin of stills photography during the silent era and the early development of the star system, through to the rise of the giant studios in the 1930s and their eventual decline. Featured will be rare and unusual stills from Finler’s own collection, including production shots, behind-the-scenes photos and images showing the stars’ private lives.

Lady Chatterley’s Revenge

Fri 6 Jul 2012 @ 19:30 · Events

Rindhouse Films invites you to leave your inhibitions at the door and enter a world of surreal cinematic debauchery, conjured by the crazed imagination of guerilla filmmaker Daniel Marlowe. Presenting the world premiere of Lady Chatterley’s Revenge – the ultimate guilty pleasure!

“Cinema Songbook”: In Celebration of Music and Film!

Sat 30 Jun 2012 @ 19:30 · Events

Musician Marie Merlet presents songs from films outside the musicals genre, with clips ranging from westerns to comedies, and live music from Laetitia Sadier, Comet Gain, The Severed Limb, Lisbonne and others. Come and sing along!

Hollywood Censorship & The Hays Code

Thu 28 Jun 2012 @ 19:30 · Events

Professor Mike Wayne explores the fascinating story of how the trend towards “adult” material in such Depression-era films as the 1932 Scarface and Red Dust led to Hollywood submitting to self-censorship under the elaborate Hays Code, to drastic effect.

CineSundays: Working Girl (with cocktails!)

Sun 24 Jun 2012 @ 14:00 · Events

CineSundays will be showcasing classic movies on the last Sunday of each month at the Cinema Museum - with delicious themed cocktails! First up is Working Girl, nominated for four academy awards and starring Melanie Griffith, Sigourney Weaver and Harrison Ford.