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June Film Highlights | Film Listings | Free Film

This month sees the South Bank visit fantastical lands, pay tribute to filmmaking greats and picking a fight with another planet. Strap yourself in for a wild cinematic ride on the sunny side.

Versus: the Life and Films of Ken Loach at House of Vans

The House of Vans are teaming up with documentary powerhouse Dogwoof to bring an exclusive Q&A screening of this enlightening film to the South Bank on 16 June. Recently picking up the prestigious Cannes Palme d’Or, Ken Loach is one of Britain’s most cherished and revered filmmakers. Versus chronicles his five decades in cinema and has the director looking back over his lauded career.

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Tale of Tales at Curzon Mondrian

Conjuring some decidedly dark fairy tales of which the Brothers Grimm would be proud, TALE OF TALES arrives at Curzon Mondrian in a spellbinding film where the beautiful and ugly sit comfortably side by side. Gomorrah director Matteo Garrone marks his English language debut by entering a bewitching world of Kings and Queens, ogres and beasts in a creatively rendered slice of the surreal.

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Spielberg Season at BFI Southbank

Arguably the most popular filmmaker on the planet, BFI Southbank hands over a season to celebrate all things Spielberg for a retrospective that traces the bearded one’s unrivalled career. Early works Duel and Sugarland Express go up against blockbusting favourites Jaws and ET for a month of award-winning and widely loved cinema.

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Independence Day Resurgence at BFI IMAX

Twenty years after Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum tackled the impending alien threat, INDEPENDENCE DAY is back in full blockbuster mode. Using recovered alien technology, a global coalition relies on a new defensive system to prevent any further attacks. When a larger, even more advanced threat returns, the barrier is soon breached sparking a brutal inter-planetary battle for survival in a cinematic summer spectacle. 

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