Cinema Listings for Documentary Films in London and the UK



Documentaries. Photo: Babies. Optimum ReleasingOnce seen as the poor relative of the cinema world, in recent years documentaries have broken out of the worthy/dull twilight zone thanks to filmmakers like Michael Moore. Love him and his kind or loathe them, at least they've helped make non-look cool.

London Cinemas

From Friday 20th April
To Thursday 26th April

- Abba - The Movie
- A Beautiful Planet: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Adventure Films Underground: The Swimming Granny + North Of The Sun + And Then We Swam
- After 82 + Discussion
- A Life In Waves
- Amanda Coogan: Long Now
- Another News Story + Q&A
- Antarctica: The First Dance + Q&A
- Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex, Fashion & Disco
- A Plastic Ocean + Skye's The Limit + Q&A
- Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984-1992
- Aviation Archive: Romance Of The Clouds + Introduction
- Bare Knuckle
- Bare Knuckle + Q&A
- Belfast Boxers + Monkey Love
- Bermondsey Borough Council Film Collection: 4 Short Films
- Beyond Clueless
- Bill Viola: The Road To St Paul's
- Binxet - Under The Border
- Black Mother + Q&A
- Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
- Born To Be Wild 3D
- Braguino + Q&A
- Brasilia: Life After Design + Discussion
- Brighton: Symphony Of A City
- Britain On Film: Ilfracombe 1960
- Britain On Film: Railways
- Britain On Film: South Asian Britain
- Bugs! 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Crazywise
- Delta + Q&A
- Discover Arts: Florence And The Uffizi Gallery
- Documentary Shorts 1
- Don't Be Nice
- Dope + Discussion
- Dragonfly Eyes + Q&A
- Dream Big: Engineering Our World 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Electro-Pythagoras
- Endgame
- End Of The Century - The Story Of The Ramones
- Enemies Of Happiness + Talk
- Even When I Fall
- Even When I Fall + Q&A
- Exhibition - Great Art On Screen: Manet: Portraying Life - At The Royal Academy Of Arts, London
- Exhibition On Screen: I, Claude Monet
- Exhibition On Screen: Vincent Van Gogh: A New Way Of Seeing
- Extinction + Q&A
- Faces Places
- Facing Death With Wirecutter
- Family Life + Q&A
- From Balfour To Banksy
- Frontiers
- Georgie Girl + Introduction
- Gimme Danger
- Here To Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits
- Here To Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits + Q&A
- Hidden Universe 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Hurricane: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Industrial Accident: The Story Of Wax Trax! Records + Q&A
- Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds
- In Praise Of Nothing + Q&A
- Intent To Destroy + Discussion
- Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
- La Belle At The Movies + Introduction
- Land Of Songs
- Leila And The Wolves (Leila Wa Al Ziap)
- London Symphony
- London Symphony + Discussion
- Machines
- Make More Noise! Suffragettes In Silent Film
- Making The Grade
- March Of The Penguins
- Meteorlar + Q&A
- Mind On The Run: The Basil Kirchin Story + Abstractions Of Holderness
- Mountain
- Moustapha Alassane, Cineaste Of The Possible
- My Generation
- Mysteries Of The Unseen World 3D
- New Town Utopia + Q&A
- No Place For Tears + Q&A
- North Of The Sun
- One Or The Other + Q&A
- Psycho Vertical
- Pure Love: The Voice Of Ella Fitzgerald
- Radical Broadcasts: Psychiatric TV
- Resistance Is Life + Q&A
- RiverBlue
- Robert Doisneau: Through The Lens
- Robin Hood Complex
- Safari
- Sand And Blood (Sand Und Blut)
- Skid Row Marathon
- Skid Row Marathon + Q&A
- Sois Belle Et Tais-Toi (Be Pretty And Shut Up) + Introduction
- Space Station 3D
- Spettacolo
- Spookers
- Star
- Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad + Discussion
- Take Every Wave: The Life Of Laird Hamilton
- Taste Of Cement
- Tawai: A Voice From The Forest
- The Fire Within
- The Hour Of The Furnaces
- The Ice King
- The Islands And The Whales
- The Last Animals + Q&A
- The Last Waltz
- The Messenger
- The Outsider
- The Punk Singer
- The Rape Of Recy Taylor
- The Son + Q&A
- The Tear And The Smile
- They Say We Worship Satan
- Transition + Odyssey
- Under The Sea 3D: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Une Jeunesse Allemande
- Watermark
- Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist
- Writing On The City
- You Have No Idea How Much I Love You
From Friday 27th April
To Thursday 3rd May

- A Beautiful Planet: An IMAX 3D Experience
- A Brief History Of Time
- A Cambodian Spring
- A Cambodian Spring + Q&A
- Adventure Films Underground: The Swimming Granny + North Of The Sun + And Then We Swam
- Alan Hinkes: The First Briton To Climb The World's Highest Mountains
- Alan Hinkes: The First Briton To Climb The World's Highest Mountains + Q&A
- Alive, Alive O: A Requiem For Dublin
- A Look At Louth
- A Night With Radio Atlas
- Another News Story
- A Sense Of Place: Film Ceilidh
- Bill Viola: The Road To St Paul's + Q&A
- Blue Heart
- Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
- Born To Be Wild 3D
- Brighton: Symphony Of A City
- Chronicle Of A Summer
- Concrete Soldiers UK + Q&A
- Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
- Dream Big: Engineering Our World 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Dreaming The Quiet Man + Q&A
- Erase And Forget
- Even When I Fall + Q&A
- Extinction + Q&A
- F**k It, It's Over
- From The Streets To The Stage: The Journey Of Frederick Davis
- Gleason
- Here To Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits
- Hidden Universe 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Home + Discussion
- Human Flow
- Industrial Accident: The Story Of Wax Trax! Records + Q&A
- Joan Bakewell On May 1968 + Q&A
- John Simons - A Modernist
- Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait Of Robert Frank
- Le Fort Des Fous
- Lewisham At Home
- Lunar Orbit
- Making The Grade
- Mohamed Fahmy: Half Free
- My Heart Is Not Broken Yet + Q&A
- Mysteries Of The Unseen World 3D
- Nothing Like A Dame
- Nothing Like A Dame + Q&A
- Ohne Diese Welt
- Orione + Q&A
- Our Coastal Life On Film
- Our Last Tango
- Patrick Kavanagh No Man's Fool + Q&A
- Pecking Order
- Pensioners United + Q&A
- Psycho Vertical
- Red Trees + Q&A
- Remember Baghdad
- Rosalind Uncut + Talk
- Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
- Se Di Tutto Resta Un Poco. Sulle Tracce Di Antonio Tabucchi
- Shorts On Tap: The Big Score
- Slovo House + Q&A
- Space Station 3D
- Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants + Discussion
- The Battle Of Lewisham + We Are The Lambeth Boys
- The Circle
- The Deminer
- The Islands And The Whales
- The Memory Of The 25th Hour
- The Messenger
- The Work
- Ukraine's Frontline Bakery
- Under The Sea 3D: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist
- Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (Parent And Baby Screening)
- We Were Kings
- When Faith Moves Mountains
- Zuzana: Music Is Life


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Rest of UK and Irish Cinemas

From Friday 20th April
To Thursday 26th April

- Abba - The Movie
- A Beautiful Planet: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Adventure Films Underground: The Swimming Granny + North Of The Sun + And Then We Swam
- After 82 + Discussion
- A Life In Waves
- Amanda Coogan: Long Now
- Another News Story + Q&A
- Antarctica: The First Dance + Q&A
- Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex, Fashion & Disco
- A Plastic Ocean + Skye's The Limit + Q&A
- Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984-1992
- Aviation Archive: Romance Of The Clouds + Introduction
- Bare Knuckle
- Bare Knuckle + Q&A
- Belfast Boxers + Monkey Love
- Bermondsey Borough Council Film Collection: 4 Short Films
- Beyond Clueless
- Bill Viola: The Road To St Paul's
- Binxet - Under The Border
- Black Mother + Q&A
- Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
- Born To Be Wild 3D
- Braguino + Q&A
- Brasilia: Life After Design + Discussion
- Brighton: Symphony Of A City
- Britain On Film: Ilfracombe 1960
- Britain On Film: Railways
- Britain On Film: South Asian Britain
- Bugs! 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Crazywise
- Delta + Q&A
- Discover Arts: Florence And The Uffizi Gallery
- Documentary Shorts 1
- Don't Be Nice
- Dope + Discussion
- Dragonfly Eyes + Q&A
- Dream Big: Engineering Our World 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Electro-Pythagoras
- Endgame
- End Of The Century - The Story Of The Ramones
- Enemies Of Happiness + Talk
- Even When I Fall
- Even When I Fall + Q&A
- Exhibition - Great Art On Screen: Manet: Portraying Life - At The Royal Academy Of Arts, London
- Exhibition On Screen: I, Claude Monet
- Exhibition On Screen: Vincent Van Gogh: A New Way Of Seeing
- Extinction + Q&A
- Faces Places
- Facing Death With Wirecutter
- Family Life + Q&A
- From Balfour To Banksy
- Frontiers
- Georgie Girl + Introduction
- Gimme Danger
- Here To Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits
- Here To Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits + Q&A
- Hidden Universe 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Hurricane: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Industrial Accident: The Story Of Wax Trax! Records + Q&A
- Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds
- In Praise Of Nothing + Q&A
- Intent To Destroy + Discussion
- Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
- La Belle At The Movies + Introduction
- Land Of Songs
- Leila And The Wolves (Leila Wa Al Ziap)
- London Symphony
- London Symphony + Discussion
- Machines
- Make More Noise! Suffragettes In Silent Film
- Making The Grade
- March Of The Penguins
- Meteorlar + Q&A
- Mind On The Run: The Basil Kirchin Story + Abstractions Of Holderness
- Mountain
- Moustapha Alassane, Cineaste Of The Possible
- My Generation
- Mysteries Of The Unseen World 3D
- New Town Utopia + Q&A
- No Place For Tears + Q&A
- North Of The Sun
- One Or The Other + Q&A
- Psycho Vertical
- Pure Love: The Voice Of Ella Fitzgerald
- Radical Broadcasts: Psychiatric TV
- Resistance Is Life + Q&A
- RiverBlue
- Robert Doisneau: Through The Lens
- Robin Hood Complex
- Safari
- Sand And Blood (Sand Und Blut)
- Skid Row Marathon
- Skid Row Marathon + Q&A
- Sois Belle Et Tais-Toi (Be Pretty And Shut Up) + Introduction
- Space Station 3D
- Spettacolo
- Spookers
- Star
- Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad + Discussion
- Take Every Wave: The Life Of Laird Hamilton
- Taste Of Cement
- Tawai: A Voice From The Forest
- The Fire Within
- The Hour Of The Furnaces
- The Ice King
- The Islands And The Whales
- The Last Animals + Q&A
- The Last Waltz
- The Messenger
- The Outsider
- The Punk Singer
- The Rape Of Recy Taylor
- The Son + Q&A
- The Tear And The Smile
- They Say We Worship Satan
- Transition + Odyssey
- Under The Sea 3D: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Une Jeunesse Allemande
- Watermark
- Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist
- Writing On The City
- You Have No Idea How Much I Love You
From Friday 27th April
To Thursday 3rd May

- A Beautiful Planet: An IMAX 3D Experience
- A Brief History Of Time
- A Cambodian Spring
- A Cambodian Spring + Q&A
- Adventure Films Underground: The Swimming Granny + North Of The Sun + And Then We Swam
- Alan Hinkes: The First Briton To Climb The World's Highest Mountains
- Alan Hinkes: The First Briton To Climb The World's Highest Mountains + Q&A
- Alive, Alive O: A Requiem For Dublin
- A Look At Louth
- A Night With Radio Atlas
- Another News Story
- A Sense Of Place: Film Ceilidh
- Bill Viola: The Road To St Paul's + Q&A
- Blue Heart
- Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
- Born To Be Wild 3D
- Brighton: Symphony Of A City
- Chronicle Of A Summer
- Concrete Soldiers UK + Q&A
- Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
- Dream Big: Engineering Our World 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Dreaming The Quiet Man + Q&A
- Erase And Forget
- Even When I Fall + Q&A
- Extinction + Q&A
- F**k It, It's Over
- From The Streets To The Stage: The Journey Of Frederick Davis
- Gleason
- Here To Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits
- Hidden Universe 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Home + Discussion
- Human Flow
- Industrial Accident: The Story Of Wax Trax! Records + Q&A
- Joan Bakewell On May 1968 + Q&A
- John Simons - A Modernist
- Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait Of Robert Frank
- Le Fort Des Fous
- Lewisham At Home
- Lunar Orbit
- Making The Grade
- Mohamed Fahmy: Half Free
- My Heart Is Not Broken Yet + Q&A
- Mysteries Of The Unseen World 3D
- Nothing Like A Dame
- Nothing Like A Dame + Q&A
- Ohne Diese Welt
- Orione + Q&A
- Our Coastal Life On Film
- Our Last Tango
- Patrick Kavanagh No Man's Fool + Q&A
- Pecking Order
- Pensioners United + Q&A
- Psycho Vertical
- Red Trees + Q&A
- Remember Baghdad
- Rosalind Uncut + Talk
- Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
- Se Di Tutto Resta Un Poco. Sulle Tracce Di Antonio Tabucchi
- Shorts On Tap: The Big Score
- Slovo House + Q&A
- Space Station 3D
- Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants + Discussion
- The Battle Of Lewisham + We Are The Lambeth Boys
- The Circle
- The Deminer
- The Islands And The Whales
- The Memory Of The 25th Hour
- The Messenger
- The Work
- Ukraine's Frontline Bakery
- Under The Sea 3D: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist
- Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (Parent And Baby Screening)
- We Were Kings
- When Faith Moves Mountains
- Zuzana: Music Is Life


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