The Cinema Museum, London


Michael Pointon

November 2021 · News

The Cinema Museum is sad to hear of the death of writer, broadcaster and jazz trombonist Michael Pointon.

The 29th French Film Festival 3 November – 15 December

November 2021 · News

The 29th French Film Festival UK takes place in cinemas, including the Ciné Lumière in London, and online from 3 November to 15 December.

Screening of Fritz Lang’s Spies at the Ciné Lumière, Sunday 14 November

November 2021 · News

The Ciné Lumière is currently showing a series on espionage cinema, Eyes on Spies, which includes a rare screening of Fritz Lang’s Spies (Spione). The 1928 silent film will be screened with an accompanied score by Neil Brand.

Help Us Reach Our Petition Signatures Goal – Save The Cinema Museum!

October 2021 · Campaign, News

We are just chasing the last 750 supporters before we reach our target of 60,000 signatures and deliver the 'Save The Cinema Museum' petition. 

Recording of Ronald Grant receiving the Jean Mitry Award at Pordenone

October 2021 · News

Every year, the Pordenone Silent Film Festival assigns an international prize, the Jean Mitry Award, to individuals and institutions who have distinguished themselves in the work of recovering and enhancing film heritage. This year, one of the awards was given to Ronald Grant and Martin Humphries of The Cinema Museum.

The Cinema Museum directors win international film award

October 2021 · News

Martin Humphries and Ronald Grant, directors of The Cinema Museum in London have won the most prestigious international Jean Mitry Award for their work in creating and running The Cinema Museum – home to Silent Film screenings in London.

Kennington Bioscope premiers Julia Vogl’s Still Dot Moving

October 2021 · News

International artist Julia Vogl best known for her bold experimentation with colours and shapes will open the Kennington Bioscope comeback show on October 27 by present her latest ground breaking work, comprising screen printing directly onto 35mm film.

Around Japan With a Movie Camera

September 2021 · News

As part of the London Film Festival, the BFI is presenting, in partnership with The Kennington Bioscope, a selection of films from 1901 to 1913, newly restored by the BFI National Archive, which take a fascinating journey through Meiji Japan.