John will be showing and discussing these contemporary films. The start times in our upstairs cinema alternate – full schedule is below. Why not come along and join him?
7 June 12.00noon Petite Maman 2021 Caroline Schiama, French with subtitles
14 June 10.45am Nightmare Alley — Neo-Noir Knockout
21 June 12.00 noon The Duke – like an Ealing comedy heist movie
28 June 10.45 am Flee – true story kept hidden for 20 years
John Wischmeyer teaches courses on cinema at City Literary Institute in Covent Garden and at the BFI South Bank. He ran his own cinema in West London, treating it as part of the community and showing new and independent work where possible. He has been teaching since 1999. His first course was about Hitchcock’s centenary year. He continues to teach on a wide variety of subjects including Southern Gothic, Contemporary and Current Cinema, Film Noir and Neorealism, Masters of Cinema (David Lynch, Martin Scorsese, the Coen Brothers) and French New Wave.