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 13th October
To Thursday 19th October

- 32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide
- 78/52
- A Beautiful Planet: An IMAX 3D Experience
- ABU : Father
- A Mother Brings Her Son To Be Shot
- An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power + Q&A
- Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex, Fashion & Disco
- A Selection Of British Transport Films
- A Skin So Soft
- Atelier De Conversation
- B-Movie: Lust & Sound In West-Berlin 1979-1989 + Q&A
- Becoming Cary Grant
- Becoming Who I Was
- Being Greene
- Berlin: Symphony Of A Great City
- Borley Rectory + Q&A
- Born To Be Wild 3D
- Breathing Underwater
- Brexitannia
- Brexitannia + Q&A
- Britain On Film: Black Britain
- Britain On Film: Black Britain + Q&A
- Brother Outsider: The Life Of Bayard Rustin
- Bruk Out! A Dancehall Queen Documentary
- Bunker77
- Call Me Salma
- Carry Greenham Home + Q&A
- Chavela
- Coming Home
- Community Counts
- David Lynch: The Art Life
- Demain (Tomorrow)
- Devil's Freedom
- Dina + Q&A
- Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
- Documentary: Shorts Programme
- Donkeyote
- Dream Big: Engineering Our World 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Everything In The Song Is True
- Exhibition On Screen: Canaletto And The Art Of Venice
- Ex Libris: New York Public Library
- Faces Places
- F For Fake
- Films From The Frontline
- Flamenco, Flamenco
- Frantz Fanon: Black Skin White Mask
- G-Funk
- Girl Power
- Gulistan, Land Of Roses
- Here To Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits
- Hidden Universe 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Hillsborough
- HR 'Finding Joseph I'
- Hurricane: An IMAX 3D Experience
- I Am Not Your Negro
- I Am Not Your Negro + Discussion
- I Called Him Morgan
- Insurgents
- It’s Not Yet Dark
- It’s Not Yet Dark (Parent And Baby Screening)
- Jane
- Kedi
- Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect
- Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect + Q&A
- Kingdom Of Us
- Koyaanisqatsi + Live Accompaniment
- La Buena Vida
- Life Imitation
- Little Gandhi + Q&A
- London Symphony
- Man With A Movie Camera
- Man With A Movie Camera + Introduction
- Meeting People Is Easy
- Mozambique - The Scene Of A Crime
- Nature Of The Beast
- Newsreel
- No Place For A Rebel
- Notes On Rave In Dublin + Introduction
- Ocean Film Festival 2017
- On The Road
- Ouaga Girls
- Our Last Tango
- Ouroboros
- Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes + Q&A
- Pecking Order
- Pecking Order (Parent And Baby Screening)
- Rat Film
- Revolution: New Art For A New World
- Russian Jews, Film 1: Before The Revolution
- Russian Jews, Film 2: 1918–1948
- Salesman
- School Life
- Schultersieg + JessZilla
- Sharkwater
- Sherpa: Trouble On Everest
- Space Station 3D
- Still The Enemy Within
- Strad Style
- Stranger In Paradise
- Struggle & Emerge
- Tawai: A Voice From The Forest
- Tawai: A Voice From The Forest + Q&A
- The Ballad Of Shirley Collins
- The Ballad Of Shirley Collins + Q&A + Live Performance
- The Crest + Men Of Straw
- The Dead Nation
- The Eagle Huntress
- The Last Waltz + Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid
- The Limerick Brigadistas + Introduction
- The Occupation Of The American Mind
- The Prince Of Nothingwood
- The Reagan Show
- The Return Of The Atom + Discussion
- The Rolling Stones: Havana Moon
- The Silver Branch + Introduction
- The Truth About Irish Hip Hop
- The Work
- Tony Conrad: Completely In The Present
- To The Arctic 3D
- Tsar To Lenin
- Two Soft things, Two Hard Things
- Underground (1976 Film)
- Under The Sea 3D: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Unrest
- Untitled
- Vivian, Vivian
- Walk With Me
- Williams
From Friday 20th October
To Thursday 26th October

- 69 Minutes Of 86 Days
- 78/52
- 78/52 + Q&A
- A157
- A Beautiful Planet: An IMAX 3D Experience
- A Captain Unafraid
- Accidental Anarchist
- A Filmless Festival
- After The Dance
- Akong: A Remarkable Life
- All That Glitters Is A Mares Nest
- Amateurs In Space
- Amazing Mighty Micro Monsters: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Angry Inuk
- An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power
- Ask The Sexpert
- A Sunday In Hell
- Atlantic
- Avicii True Stories
- Avicii True Stories + Final Concert
- Becoming Cary Grant
- Before The Flood + Talk
- Before We Go
- Belonging: The Truth Behind The Headlines + Q&A
- Beyond The Breasts + Q&A
- Bob Marley: The Making Of A Legend
- Bob Marley: The Making Of A Legend + Q&A
- Borley Rectory + Shorts + Q&A
- Brexitannia
- Britain On Film: Black Britain + Talk
- Buena Vista Social Club: Adios
- Cause Of Death: Unknown
- Chauka, Please Tell Us The Time
- Colours & Shapes: Portraits Of Free Improvisers + live score
- Control Room
- Dancer
- Dancing Along The Borderline + Live Performance + Q&A
- David Lynch: The Art Life
- Dawson City: Frozen Time
- Dawson City: Frozen Time + Q&A
- Dil Leyla
- Dina
- Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
- Document Saturday Shorts Programme
- Document Sunday Shorts Programme
- Dream Big: Engineering Our World 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Earth: One Amazing Day
- Eldorado XXI
- Electro-Pythagoras
- Erase And Forget + Q&A
- Exhibition On Screen: Canaletto And The Art Of Venice
- Exhibition On Screen: Vermeer
- Far From Vietnam (Loin Du Vietnam)
- Finding Fela
- Flicker + Pulse
- Flying Revolution: The Story Of A Lifetime Battle
- Forbidden Games: The Justin Fashanu Story
- Forgetting Vietnam
- Freedom For The Wolf
- From The Land Of Muscrai
- Geek Girls
- Ghost Hunting + Q&A
- Grab And Run
- Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami
- Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami + Live Satellite Transmission Of Discussion With Friends
- Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami + Q&A
- Graphic Means: A History Of Graphic Design Production + Q&A
- Grattan Square: A Social History Film On Dungarvan
- Hidden Gifts
- Hidden Universe 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Homelands + Q&A
- Hooligan Sparrow
- Hubble 3D
- I Am Belfast
- I Am Not Your Negro
- I Am The Gorgon: Bunny 'Striker' Lee And The Roots Of Reggae + Q&A
- Iceland + Live Musical Accompaniment
- India In A Day
- In The Same Boat
- In The Steps Of Trisha Brown
- INXS: Live Baby Live
- It’s Not Yet Dark
- I Want To Be A People’s Representative
- Journey Through French Cinema
- Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait
- Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect
- Kim Jong-Il's Comedy Club
- Kinky Gerlinky
- Landfill Harmonic
- Left On Purpose
- Letters From Baghdad
- Listen To Me Marlon
- Living In The Age Of Airplanes
- Love, Cecil
- Lynette Wallworth’s Collisions
- Machines
- Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards
- Manuel De Liberation
- Manuel De Liberation (We'll Be Alright)
- Man With A Movie Camera
- Microcinema: Programme 04 + Q&A
- Nature Of The Beast + Q&A
- Nervous Laughter + The Brotherhood + Q&A
- Newsreel
- No Land's Song
- No Man Is An Island
- Normal Autistic Film (Autism Friendly Screening)
- Notes To Eternity + Q&A
- Ocean Film Festival 2017
- Operation Syncopation
- Operation Syncopation (Autism Friendly Screening)
- Ouaga Girls
- Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes + Q&A
- Perilous Sea + Point Of Change + I Knew Jack O'Neill + Awen + Q&A
- Pirates Of Sale
- Plastic China
- Prison Sisters
- Project Wild Thing
- Racing Extinction
- Rat Film
- Rath
- Resistance Is Life
- Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
- School Life
- Score: A Film Music Documentary
- Small Talk + Q&A
- Sonita
- Space Station 3D
- Spandex Sapiens
- Spin
- Step
- Stranger In Paradise
- Struggle & Emerge
- Take A Look At My Bike
- Take A Look At My Bike! A Race Against Time
- Tawai: A Voice From The Forest
- Tawai: A Voice From The Forest + Q&A
- Teenage Superstars
- The Acting Class
- The Acting Class + Q&A
- The Ballad Of Shirley Collins
- The Ballad Of Shirley Collins + Q&A
- The Battle Of Chile: Interrupted Screening
- The Cinema Travellers
- The Eagle Huntress
- The Endless Winter
- The Faces We Lost + Q&A
- The Farthest
- The Imposter
- The Inertia Variations
- The Inertia Variations + Q&A
- The Infamous Chalk Girl
- The Irish Pub
- The Islands And The Whales
- The Lord Of Milan + Q&A
- The Lure
- The Messenger + Q&A
- The New Fire
- The Prince Of Nothingwood
- The Pruning Season
- The Punk Singer
- The Punk Syndrome
- The Reagan Show
- The Rohingya People: A Slow Burning Genocide
- The Sea Wolf + Bezerke + The Ocean Doesn't Care + Short + Talk
- The Tempest Society
- The VaChina Monologues + Q&A
- The Work
- This Is Home
- To The Arctic 3D
- Tower
- Tsar To Lenin + Introduction
- Under The Sea 3D: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Unrest
- Unrest (Parent And Baby Screening)
- Unrest + Q&A
- Untitled
- We Are Humanity
- We Are X + Q&A
- Why Is Mr W. Laughing?
- Winnie
- WW1: Another Perspective VR
- Yugoslavia, How Ideology Moved Our Collective Body


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Rest of UK and Irish Cinemas

From Friday 13th October
To Thursday 19th October

- 32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide
- 78/52
- A Beautiful Planet: An IMAX 3D Experience
- ABU : Father
- A Mother Brings Her Son To Be Shot
- An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power + Q&A
- Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex, Fashion & Disco
- A Selection Of British Transport Films
- A Skin So Soft
- Atelier De Conversation
- B-Movie: Lust & Sound In West-Berlin 1979-1989 + Q&A
- Becoming Cary Grant
- Becoming Who I Was
- Being Greene
- Berlin: Symphony Of A Great City
- Borley Rectory + Q&A
- Born To Be Wild 3D
- Breathing Underwater
- Brexitannia
- Brexitannia + Q&A
- Britain On Film: Black Britain
- Britain On Film: Black Britain + Q&A
- Brother Outsider: The Life Of Bayard Rustin
- Bruk Out! A Dancehall Queen Documentary
- Bunker77
- Call Me Salma
- Carry Greenham Home + Q&A
- Chavela
- Coming Home
- Community Counts
- David Lynch: The Art Life
- Demain (Tomorrow)
- Devil's Freedom
- Dina + Q&A
- Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
- Documentary: Shorts Programme
- Donkeyote
- Dream Big: Engineering Our World 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Everything In The Song Is True
- Exhibition On Screen: Canaletto And The Art Of Venice
- Ex Libris: New York Public Library
- Faces Places
- F For Fake
- Films From The Frontline
- Flamenco, Flamenco
- Frantz Fanon: Black Skin White Mask
- G-Funk
- Girl Power
- Gulistan, Land Of Roses
- Here To Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits
- Hidden Universe 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Hillsborough
- HR 'Finding Joseph I'
- Hurricane: An IMAX 3D Experience
- I Am Not Your Negro
- I Am Not Your Negro + Discussion
- I Called Him Morgan
- Insurgents
- It’s Not Yet Dark
- It’s Not Yet Dark (Parent And Baby Screening)
- Jane
- Kedi
- Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect
- Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect + Q&A
- Kingdom Of Us
- Koyaanisqatsi + Live Accompaniment
- La Buena Vida
- Life Imitation
- Little Gandhi + Q&A
- London Symphony
- Man With A Movie Camera
- Man With A Movie Camera + Introduction
- Meeting People Is Easy
- Mozambique - The Scene Of A Crime
- Nature Of The Beast
- Newsreel
- No Place For A Rebel
- Notes On Rave In Dublin + Introduction
- Ocean Film Festival 2017
- On The Road
- Ouaga Girls
- Our Last Tango
- Ouroboros
- Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes + Q&A
- Pecking Order
- Pecking Order (Parent And Baby Screening)
- Rat Film
- Revolution: New Art For A New World
- Russian Jews, Film 1: Before The Revolution
- Russian Jews, Film 2: 1918–1948
- Salesman
- School Life
- Schultersieg + JessZilla
- Sharkwater
- Sherpa: Trouble On Everest
- Space Station 3D
- Still The Enemy Within
- Strad Style
- Stranger In Paradise
- Struggle & Emerge
- Tawai: A Voice From The Forest
- Tawai: A Voice From The Forest + Q&A
- The Ballad Of Shirley Collins
- The Ballad Of Shirley Collins + Q&A + Live Performance
- The Crest + Men Of Straw
- The Dead Nation
- The Eagle Huntress
- The Last Waltz + Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid
- The Limerick Brigadistas + Introduction
- The Occupation Of The American Mind
- The Prince Of Nothingwood
- The Reagan Show
- The Return Of The Atom + Discussion
- The Rolling Stones: Havana Moon
- The Silver Branch + Introduction
- The Truth About Irish Hip Hop
- The Work
- Tony Conrad: Completely In The Present
- To The Arctic 3D
- Tsar To Lenin
- Two Soft things, Two Hard Things
- Underground (1976 Film)
- Under The Sea 3D: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Unrest
- Untitled
- Vivian, Vivian
- Walk With Me
- Williams
From Friday 20th October
To Thursday 26th October

- 69 Minutes Of 86 Days
- 78/52
- 78/52 + Q&A
- A157
- A Beautiful Planet: An IMAX 3D Experience
- A Captain Unafraid
- Accidental Anarchist
- A Filmless Festival
- After The Dance
- Akong: A Remarkable Life
- All That Glitters Is A Mares Nest
- Amateurs In Space
- Amazing Mighty Micro Monsters: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Angry Inuk
- An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power
- Ask The Sexpert
- A Sunday In Hell
- Atlantic
- Avicii True Stories
- Avicii True Stories + Final Concert
- Becoming Cary Grant
- Before The Flood + Talk
- Before We Go
- Belonging: The Truth Behind The Headlines + Q&A
- Beyond The Breasts + Q&A
- Bob Marley: The Making Of A Legend
- Bob Marley: The Making Of A Legend + Q&A
- Borley Rectory + Shorts + Q&A
- Brexitannia
- Britain On Film: Black Britain + Talk
- Buena Vista Social Club: Adios
- Cause Of Death: Unknown
- Chauka, Please Tell Us The Time
- Colours & Shapes: Portraits Of Free Improvisers + live score
- Control Room
- Dancer
- Dancing Along The Borderline + Live Performance + Q&A
- David Lynch: The Art Life
- Dawson City: Frozen Time
- Dawson City: Frozen Time + Q&A
- Dil Leyla
- Dina
- Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
- Document Saturday Shorts Programme
- Document Sunday Shorts Programme
- Dream Big: Engineering Our World 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Earth: One Amazing Day
- Eldorado XXI
- Electro-Pythagoras
- Erase And Forget + Q&A
- Exhibition On Screen: Canaletto And The Art Of Venice
- Exhibition On Screen: Vermeer
- Far From Vietnam (Loin Du Vietnam)
- Finding Fela
- Flicker + Pulse
- Flying Revolution: The Story Of A Lifetime Battle
- Forbidden Games: The Justin Fashanu Story
- Forgetting Vietnam
- Freedom For The Wolf
- From The Land Of Muscrai
- Geek Girls
- Ghost Hunting + Q&A
- Grab And Run
- Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami
- Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami + Live Satellite Transmission Of Discussion With Friends
- Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami + Q&A
- Graphic Means: A History Of Graphic Design Production + Q&A
- Grattan Square: A Social History Film On Dungarvan
- Hidden Gifts
- Hidden Universe 3D: An IMAX Experience
- Homelands + Q&A
- Hooligan Sparrow
- Hubble 3D
- I Am Belfast
- I Am Not Your Negro
- I Am The Gorgon: Bunny 'Striker' Lee And The Roots Of Reggae + Q&A
- Iceland + Live Musical Accompaniment
- India In A Day
- In The Same Boat
- In The Steps Of Trisha Brown
- INXS: Live Baby Live
- It’s Not Yet Dark
- I Want To Be A People’s Representative
- Journey Through French Cinema
- Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait
- Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect
- Kim Jong-Il's Comedy Club
- Kinky Gerlinky
- Landfill Harmonic
- Left On Purpose
- Letters From Baghdad
- Listen To Me Marlon
- Living In The Age Of Airplanes
- Love, Cecil
- Lynette Wallworth’s Collisions
- Machines
- Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards
- Manuel De Liberation
- Manuel De Liberation (We'll Be Alright)
- Man With A Movie Camera
- Microcinema: Programme 04 + Q&A
- Nature Of The Beast + Q&A
- Nervous Laughter + The Brotherhood + Q&A
- Newsreel
- No Land's Song
- No Man Is An Island
- Normal Autistic Film (Autism Friendly Screening)
- Notes To Eternity + Q&A
- Ocean Film Festival 2017
- Operation Syncopation
- Operation Syncopation (Autism Friendly Screening)
- Ouaga Girls
- Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes + Q&A
- Perilous Sea + Point Of Change + I Knew Jack O'Neill + Awen + Q&A
- Pirates Of Sale
- Plastic China
- Prison Sisters
- Project Wild Thing
- Racing Extinction
- Rat Film
- Rath
- Resistance Is Life
- Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
- School Life
- Score: A Film Music Documentary
- Small Talk + Q&A
- Sonita
- Space Station 3D
- Spandex Sapiens
- Spin
- Step
- Stranger In Paradise
- Struggle & Emerge
- Take A Look At My Bike
- Take A Look At My Bike! A Race Against Time
- Tawai: A Voice From The Forest
- Tawai: A Voice From The Forest + Q&A
- Teenage Superstars
- The Acting Class
- The Acting Class + Q&A
- The Ballad Of Shirley Collins
- The Ballad Of Shirley Collins + Q&A
- The Battle Of Chile: Interrupted Screening
- The Cinema Travellers
- The Eagle Huntress
- The Endless Winter
- The Faces We Lost + Q&A
- The Farthest
- The Imposter
- The Inertia Variations
- The Inertia Variations + Q&A
- The Infamous Chalk Girl
- The Irish Pub
- The Islands And The Whales
- The Lord Of Milan + Q&A
- The Lure
- The Messenger + Q&A
- The New Fire
- The Prince Of Nothingwood
- The Pruning Season
- The Punk Singer
- The Punk Syndrome
- The Reagan Show
- The Rohingya People: A Slow Burning Genocide
- The Sea Wolf + Bezerke + The Ocean Doesn't Care + Short + Talk
- The Tempest Society
- The VaChina Monologues + Q&A
- The Work
- This Is Home
- To The Arctic 3D
- Tower
- Tsar To Lenin + Introduction
- Under The Sea 3D: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Unrest
- Unrest (Parent And Baby Screening)
- Unrest + Q&A
- Untitled
- We Are Humanity
- We Are X + Q&A
- Why Is Mr W. Laughing?
- Winnie
- WW1: Another Perspective VR
- Yugoslavia, How Ideology Moved Our Collective Body


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