The Cinema Museum, London

Upcoming Events

The British Silent Film Festival presents

Sat 3 May 2014 @ 10:00 · Events

The Vagabond Queen (1929) Put-upon ladies take on the world in this programme of rarely seen silents from the BFI National Archive. Includes a double bill from Hungarian director Geza von Bolvary.

Palace of Varieties

Sat 10 May 2014 @ 19:30 · Events

Palace of Varieties audience 01 It is Palace of Varieties time again at the Cinema Museum - get set for another evening of theatrical tomfoolery, comedy and music with Chris Lynam, Tina T'urner Tea Lady, Laurence Owen and more.

A Just William Evening

Thu 15 May 2014 @ 19:30 · Events

Just William, John Clark Not “just” William – but two Williams! We are delighted to present, together for the first time on any stage, the two oldest surviving actors to have portrayed Richmal Crompton’s immortal schoolboy hero: radio’s first William, John Clark; together with William Graham, star of Just William’s Luck (1947) and William Comes to Town (1948). Join us for an evening of memories and conversation, hosted by David McGillivray.

An Evening with John Krish

Thu 22 May 2014 @ 19:30 · Events

John Krish The world of a freelance writer/director is illustrated in the third of our series of screenings introduced by the incomparable John Krish. Four of John's works will be shown: ‘I Think They Call Him John’ (1964); ‘Let My People Go’ (1961); Avengers episode ‘A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Station’ (1967); and ‘Out Of The Darkness’ (1985).

An Evening with Suzanna Leigh

Tue 27 May 2014 @ 19:30 · Events

Suzanna Leigh, Tony Curtis and Thelma Ritter in a still from the film Boeing, Boeing (1965) To Hollywood and back again! A Q&A with the British actress who started her career as a child actor in the UK and went on to star opposite Tony Curtis and Elvis Presley.

A Leni Riefenstahl Evening

Thu 29 May 2014 @ 19:30 · Events

Leni Riefenstahl Controversial German actress and filmmaker, Leni Riefenstah is the subject of what promises to be a fascinating profile by writer/broadcaster Michael Pointon - richly illustrated with clips and a screening of The Blue Light (1932).

Jazz at the Workhouse with The Dixie Ticklers

Fri 30 May 2014 @ 19:30 · Events

The Dixie Ticklers Back by popular demand, a dash of New Orleans in downtown Kennington. The Dixie Ticklers (who number Woody Allen as one of their fans) bring an evening of jazz, blues, dancing and delicious food - plus three brand new scores to accompany some fine vintage movies.

Iain Sinclair 70×70 Screenings: Touch of Evil (1958) & Psycho (1960)

Sat 31 May 2014 @ 19:30 · Events

Iain Sinclair Throughout his 70th birthday year, writer and psychogeographer Iain Sinclair has been curating a season of 70 films that have appeared in his novels. In the second of these screening to be shown at the Cinema Museum, he introduces Touch of Evil (1958), directed by Orson Welles and Psycho (1960), directed by Alfred Hitchcock, with an underscore by Mordant Music.