A trip to the movies

Enjoy a trip to the movies in South Kensington - from Sunday classics, family films and film festivals at Institut français, to blockbusters accompanied with live orchestras at the Royal Albert Hall, to post-war classics at Goethe-Institut, to enjoying the full cinematic experience in 3D at the Science Museum's IMAX screen. There are films for young and old here in South Kensington.

Elle

On until 30th March
Institut français
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In this gripping psychological thriller, a successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the man who assaulted her. Isabelle Huppert won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for this film.

Ciné Kids

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Ciné Kids screenings cater to children aged 4 and over – and their families – so they can discover the best animated films. In English, French or French with subtitles. Including Ballerina, BFG and more.

Personal Shopper

On until 30th March
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Kristen Stewart plays Maureen, a high-fashion personal shopper who is also a medium. Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, she haunts his Parisian home, determined to make contact with him.

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Movies and Mechanoids Double Bill: The Terminator and Robocop

31st March
7-11pm
Science Museum
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This double bill presents arguably the two most iconic robots in screen history, beginning with James Cameron’s original 1984 thriller The Terminator, featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger as the time-travelling robot assassin stalking the streets of downtown LA

The Music of Bond

11th April
7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall
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The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra returns to London’s Royal Albert Hall to perform The Music of Bond, following its sensational sell-out performance in October 2015. Presented by A View to a Kill’s ‘Bond girl’ Fiona Fullerton.

Summer of Love

1st May - 5th July
Royal Albert Hall
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In this series of talks, screenings and performances, the Royal Albert Hall celebrate the iconic artists and creative minds so strongly linked with the building’s history, who together pushed pop culture to its limits.

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Guardian Live Movies and Mechanoids Double Bill: Ex Machina and A.I. Artificial Intelligence

5th May
7-11.45pm
Science Museum
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This movie double bill focuses on artificial intelligence, with two features whose themes are decreasingly classifiable as science fiction; in fact we’re heading ever closer to a world where these subjects are science fact.

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Brassed Off Live!

9th May
7pm
Royal Albert Hall
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British classic Brassed Off comes to the Royal Albert Hall for a special screening with live accompaniment by the brass band that inspired the story.

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

11th-13th May 2017
2pm, 7pm
Royal Albert Hall
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Harry Potte will make a magical Royal Albert Hall debut next year with a sensational live orchestral screening of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone™

Festival of Film

7 Oct - 3 Nov
Royal Albert Hall
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The Festival of Film returns, celebrating the magic of the movies, while shining a spotlight on cinema’s most stunning scores. Packed with immersive movie and music experiences, including a host of screenings, concerts with a film flavour, exhibitions, talks and tours.

Screening: Pink Floyd '66-'67

2nd May
9.30pm
Royal Albert Hall
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Part of the Summer of Love: Revisited series, this screening of London ’66–‘67, Whitehead’s film based on the early Pink Floyd with be accompanied by a series of talks.

Jaws in Concert

21st October
2.30pm, 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall
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Steven Spielberg’s original summer movie blockbuster Jaws will be screened at the Hall for the first time, accompanied by a live performance of the iconic score which won John Williams his first Academy Award®.

The Addams Family in Concert

26th Oct
7pm
Royal Albert Hall
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Barry Sonnenfeld’s delightfully twisted comedy fantasy The Addams Family (1991) will enjoy its world premiere screening accompanied by live orchestra as part of the Royal Albert Hall’s Festival of Film!

Goethe-Kino: Wild

29th March
7pm
Goethe-Institut
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Part of Goethe-Kino club enjoy one of the most daring and controversial German films in years. After a chance encounter with a stray wolf on the edge of town, Ania cuts herself loose from all social conventions.

Symphonic Star Wars

29th Oct
3pm, 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall
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Feel the force of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in a one-off spectacular family show featuring the most iconic music by John Williams from the Star Wars® films in a dazzling light show!

A Beautiful Planet

Science Museum
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Experience Earth like never before in a breath-taking portrait of the planet captured from the International Space Station on the biggest screen in Europe.

Titans of the Ice Age 3D

Science Museum
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Meet the giant creatures – sabre-toothed cats, giant sloths, cave bears, dire wolves and mammoths – living in the frozen landscapes of our planet ten thousand years before modern civilization.

Robots 3D film

Science Museum
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Robots 3D showcases the latest developments – both successes and failures – of robotics around the world. and failures – of robotics around the world. 39 minute film.