Regent Street Cinema Sees Blaxploitation Classic “Cleopatra Jones” Screen On 35mm In April

Regent Street Cinema has also been the go-to cinema for the great and the good of the arts and this month is no different. Join us for the very best special musical events, world cinema excellence and always exciting regular programming highlights.

Regent Street Cinema - April 2018

VIEW FROM THE UNDERGROUND takes a provocative look at the hipsters and beautiful idealists of London’s 1960s counterculture. Featuring rarely seen films from the time, new documentaries with Q&As and live performances, including an event concentrating on WOMEN OF THE COUNTERCULTURE. Overground is Over-rated!

It’s no surprise that youngsters love to see people repeatedly falling over and hitting their heads! See the everlasting joy of LAUREL & HARDY on the big screen this month with a live cinema organ soundtrack. Tickets are just £5 for U16s.

There’s also the return of SOUL JAZZ RECORDS with Blaxploitation classic CLEOPATRA JONES screening on 35mm on the 18th April and also HEAVENLY FILMS on the 26th April with a pair of short documentaries about one of the UK’s great lost composers, the groundbreaking BASIL KIRCHIN.

THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S GALLEY takes up residence at the cinema on 24th April for a Q&A screening of WILD SIDE. An award winner at the Berlin Film Festival and L.A. Outfest, the film tells the story of Stéphanie, a trans sex worker called back to her past life by her dying mother in deep rural France.

From the 13th April, it’s the LONDON SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL SPRING WEEKEND bringing a varied and exciting selection of recent Spanish titles before the 14th edition of the Festival in September. See the Regent Street website for more details.

New films at the cinema include Lynne Ramsay’s YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE, Xavier Legrand’s award-winning thriller CUSTODY, Oscar-nominated LADY BIRD and I, TONYA.

Regular programming highlights at Regent Street Cinema include:

DOUBLE BILLS

Regent Street Cinema’s wildly eclectic double bill strand continues this month shedding new light on each cinematic half and viewed together make a satisfying whole. This month see Joan Crawford in SUDDEN FEAR and Bette Davis in DARK VICTORY on 22nd April and then Bob Fosse’s ALL THAT JAZZ followed by the controversial film about Joan Crawford’s eldest child MOMMIE DEAREST on 29th April.

KID’S KINO CLUB

The cinema continues to run regular Saturday morning screenings as part of its Kids Kino Club, including recent releases and old favourites. This month, PINOCCHIO, THE LION KING, TAD THE LOST EXPLORER

AND THE SECRET OF KING MIDAS and PETER RABBIT all head the cinema’s way.

MATINEE CLASSICS

Matinee Classics brings even more magic to the screen every Wednesday with screenings at 12noon and 3.30pm. Screenings are preceded by a performance on the cinema’s original 1936 Compton organ. This time at the cinema you can enjoy BONJOUR TRISTESSE, THERE’S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOWBIZNESS and KEY LARGO.

For full listings, please check out: https://www.regentstreetcinema.com/

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