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 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.
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.
The season of Sunday French Classics features newly restored great classics of French cinema in the beautiful Cine Lumiere.
In one of the Weimar cinema’s boldest silent classics, the dazzling Louise Brooks stars as showgirl Lulu whose unabashed sexuality leads to her ruin.
An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love against all odds, and thus break a terrible curse.. In English or French
In collaboration with Baltic View, this film garners testimonies on the tumultuous life of Lithuanian photographer Vitus Luckus (1943-1987). Q&A with director Giedre Žickyte
To mark what would have been Elmer Bernstein's 95th birthday, the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra present the European premiere of a very special concert celebrating Elmer’s life through stories and music,
Four nights of fantastic films, with Kensington Palace and its grounds as the most stunning backdrop imaginable. Films include Bridget Jones' Baby, The Goonies, Moulin Rouge and Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.
Casino Royale will be screened for the first time with the score performed live by a full symphony orchestra. The entire Bond score will be performed live, as the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra play David Arnold’s powerful score in sync with the film on the big screen.
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.
Over half-term, as part of the Royal Albert Hall’s Festival of Film, enjoy best-loved moments from Walt Disney’s original 1940 Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 on the big screen, with live music from the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
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.
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!
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!
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®.
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.
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.