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.

Ciné Kids

Various
Institut français
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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 Despicable Me and Paddington.

Special Screening: Polina

23rd Nov
8.45pm
Institut français
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Polina recounts the fall from grace of a promising ballet dancer who turns her back to the prestigious Bolchoï when she discovers contemporary dance, following her love interest Adrien (Niels Schneider) to France to work for famous choreographer Liria Elsaj (Juliette Binoche).

Goethe-Kino: Don't Look at me that way

29th Nov
7pm
Goethe-Institut
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Neighbours Hedi and Iva meet through Iva’s young daughter Sofia – the pawn in the fast evolving love affair between the two very different women. When Iva’s estranged father enters the picture, Hedi makes a calamitous move. A tense and challenging exploration of desire and power.

Sohrab Shahid Saless: Exiles

4th Nov - 19th Jan 2018
Goethe-Institut
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A visionary of the everyday, Iranian filmmaker Sohrab Shahid Saless was one of the great exiles of World Cinema with a unique perspective on migration and displacement. This first retrospective of the director’s work in the UK presents his films from the 1970s and 1980s.

Disney in Concert: Beauty & the Beast

9th December
2pm, 6.30pm
Royal Albert Hall
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Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, a stunning, cinematic event celebrating one of the most beloved tales ever told, is presented live in concert for the first time ever, with the Philharmonia Orchestra.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

From 14th Dec
Science Museum
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Luke Skywalker returns in the latest chapter of the Star Wars saga. Book your tickets with the Science Museum and experience this epic blockbuster on one of the UK's biggest screens in IMAX 15/70mm 2D. Demand will be high, so book early.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert

27th-28th April 2018
1pm, 6pm, 7pm
Royal Albert Hall
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Harry Potter™ will return to the Royal Albert Hall with a sensational live orchestral screening of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™. Projected in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.

Festival of Science: Space

2nd May - 28th June 2018
Royal Albert Hall
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As part of the Royal Albert Hall’s inaugural Festival of Science, explore Space through a series of concerts, talks. screenings and comedy events for space and sci-fi fans young and old.

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.

Film

Paddington 2

26th Nov, 3rd & 9th Dec
11am (2pm on 9th Dec)
Institut français
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Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.