List of useful resources

This is a list of useful resources for members. If you have any suggestions for this list, please contact the organiser.

Art house cinemas

  • The Barbican (City of London). The Barbican is Europe's largest multi-arts venue with several cinemas screening art house films.
  • BFI Southbank (South Bank). Previously known as the National Film Theatre and operated by the British Film Institute.
  • Everyman Cinema Club (London-wide). Operate several art house cinemas around London.
  • Ciné lumière (South Kensington). The Ciné lumière part of the Institut Français and screens a mix of French and other films.
  • Curzon Cinemas (London-wide). One of the largest art house cinema operators in central London.
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts (Westminster). A multi-disciplinary arts venue with two cinemas for screening films.
  • National Gallery (West End). The national collection of Western European painting also has a tantalising film programme.
  • Phoenix Cinema (East Finchley). An independent cinema owned and run by a charitable trust on behalf of the people of North London.
  • Picturehouse Cinemas (London-wide). Chain of art house cinemas in city centre locations that serve their local communities.
  • Rio Cinema (Hackney). Art house cinema in Dalston with a mix of new releases and repertory screenings.
  • Riverside Studios (Hammersmith). An arts and media centre with a cinema that screens double-bills of art house films.
  • Tate Modern | Film (South Bank). The Tate Modern occasionally holds special events and rare screenings of art house films.

Art house specialists
  • BFI Filmstore (South Bank). The destination of choice for everything connected to film including books, DVD's, and merchandise.
  • CLOSE-UP (Brick Lane). A not-for-profit private video library with more than 11000 titles on video and DVD.
  • Curzon Cinemas (London-wide). Each Curzon cinema stocks all the Artificial Eye releases for sale on DVD.
  • The Film Shop (North London). Independent chain of film shops and DVD rental service with three branches and an extensive collection.

Film reviews
  • Cahiers du cinema. English-language online edition of this historic publication.
  • Sight & Sound. The original British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute.
  • Time Out - Film. Weekly film reviews from the publishers of the Time Out Film Guide.

Online services
  • The Auteurs. Watch a selection of art house films online through high-definition video streaming.
  • BFI Filmstore. Online site of the BFI Filmstore that features a similar selection of books, DVD's, and merchandise.
  • Letterbox DVD. Independent online art house DVD shop with a focus on quality and free postage and packing.
  • LOVEFiLM. Online DVD rental subscription service with a good selection of art house DVD's.
  • Movie Mail UK. Online art house DVD shop that dubs itself The Quality Film Shop with a range of special offers.

Table of Contents

Page title Most recent update Last edited by
Rules of this Meetup Group March 10, 2011 10:48 AM Richard
List of useful resources October 24, 2010 11:17 PM former member
Essential art house films June 2, 2009 10:00 PM former member
About The Art House Cinema Meetup February 27, 2011 2:06 PM former member

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