The Cinema Museum, London

Past Events Archive

“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.

An Evening with Barbara Windsor

Wed 20 Jun 2012 @ 19:30 PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE · Events

Join our alternative Jubilee celebrations with the other Windsor – Queen of the Carry Ons, in conversation with Neil Brand. Her numerous film successes range from Sparrows Can't Sing to The Boyfriend, after which she found a new audience as Peggy Mitchell in Eastenders.

A Woman Redeemed (1927)

Thu 14 Jun 2012 @ 19:30 · Events

Join us for a programme of little-seen British silent films, including the stylish and pacy British spy thriller A Woman Redeemed (Sinclair Hill, 1927), starring Brian Aherne and Joan Lockton, with musical accompaniment from Stephen Horne and introduction by Amy Sargeant.

Coming Soon: The History of British Trailers

Thu 31 May 2012 @ 19:30 · Events

Join us for a fascinating evening as Keith M. Johnston explores the 100-year history of the ‘coming attraction’ film trailer and its place within the British film industry, screening a selection of the best trailers in the Cinema Museum archives, and bringing to light some of the unsung heroes of British trailer production.

Little Joe presents: Andy Milligan’s ‘Vapors’ & ‘Nightbirds’

Tue 29 May 2012 @ 19:00 · Events

A Little Film Club double-bill of American underground filmmaker Andy Milligan's rarely seen works from outside the horror genre. Introduced by author and musician Stephen Thrower.

Jack the Ripper on Film

Sat 26 May 2012 @ 19:30 · Events

The 'Jack the Ripper' murders in 1888 have been interpreted in any number of ways across the world, but in Britain, especially in films, class has been a major preoccupation. What class was ‘Jack the Ripper’? Professor Richard Dyer traces this across a number of films, from The Lodger 1927 through Hammer horror treatments in the 1950s and 1960s, to From Hell in 2001.