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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

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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.

A Beautiful Planet 3D (U)

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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. See fantastic images of the Earth from the Space Station and gain a new understanding of how wonderful and unique our planet is.

IMAX: Hubble 3D

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Join a team of space-walking astronauts as they perform one of the most difficult and important tasks in NASA’s history. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, Hubble 3D explores the mysteries of our celestial surrounding.

Christmas Specials at Institut français

December
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Get into the spirit of Christmas with an enchanting programme of films and musicals at Institut français this December!

The Wizard of Oz

12th, 16th & 18th Dec
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Joined by her dog Toto and a band of unlikely friends she made along the way, Dorothy sets out to find the enigmatic Wizard of Oz who seems to be the only one who can take her home and fulfill the wildest wishes of her new friends.

Matilda The Musical

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A new and vibrant take on Roald Dahl’s classic novel, Matilda tells the story of a little girl with big curiosity, a sharp mind and a vivid imagination and the worst parents in the world. After meeting her inspirational teacher, Miss Honey, Matilda begins conjuring her own fantastical tales.

Avatar: The Way of Water

From 16th Dec
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Witness the second part of James Cameron’s sci-fi epic in 3D, on one of biggest screens in the UK. Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, Avatar: The Way of Water begins to tell the story of the Sully family, the trouble that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

11th - 27th November
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Experience Marvel Studios’ 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' in the Science Museum's IMAX cinema. Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye, and the Dora Milaje, fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death.

Women's Rights Now!

2nd Nov-8th Dec
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Join Institut Francais for a series of films and discussions tackling issues faced by many women around the world: violence, inequality, lack of freedom and the denial of education.

The Luna Winter Cinema

10th-23rd Dec
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Cosy up and experience the magic of cinema this Christmas. The Luna Cinema's winter season returns to the Kensington Palace Pavilion, and it's packed full of feel-good festive favourites.

Asteroid Hunters 3D (U)

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Narrated by Daisy Ridley, Asteroid Hunters 3D ventures into deep space for a fascinating look at asteroids, their cosmic origins and the potential threat they pose to our world.

Films in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall

Oct- Dec
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Experience cinema’s most iconic films with the score performed live by an orchestra in the spectacular surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall. From Harry Potter, James Bond, to Home Alone there is a wide variety of films on offer each year.

IMAX: The Ronson Theatre

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Book your ticket to watch this fully immersive IMAX experience on one of the biggest screens in the UK. Experience the very best of digital and analogue cinema on one screen with Antarctica, A Beautiful Planet and Hubble all in 3D.

CinéFamilies at the Institut français

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The much acclaimed Ciné Lumière offers a wonderful choice of movies for the whole family to enjoy together, from Mrs Harris Goes to Paris, Asterix, Tad the Lost Explorer & The Curse of the Mummy and so many more. There is something for everyone!

Antarctica 3D (U)

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With never-before-seen footage and the latest underwater filming techniques, this epic documentary transports you to the farthest reaches of this majestic land and reveals that what happens there affects every single one of us.

Ciné Lumière for under 25's

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If you love cinema, and you’re 25 years old or under, Ciné Lumière For A Fiver is for you! Whether you want to see the latest releases or discover French classics, attend special Q&As or explore world cinema, enjoy discounted tickets with no booking fees.

Deep Sea 3D (PG)

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Swim alongside some of the most exotic creatures on the planet, from the bizarre Rainbow Nudibranch to the Giant Pacific Octopus. Narrated by Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, Deep Sea 3D transports you below the ocean surface on a unique underwater adventure.