ICA

ICA
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH
  • Box office 020 7930 3647
  • Box office times Tue–Sun 11am–9pm.
  • Website www.ica.org.uk
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The Institute of Contemporary Arts shows arthouse classics, with a heavy slant on documentaries and the artistically unusual.

Events at this venue

There are 10 events at this location

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Frans Masereel: The City

Works by the Belgian graphic and expressionist artist, inspired by the historical and social events of the early 20th century, including the First and Second World Wars.

Tue 30 May

£1 / 020 7930 3647

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 31 May

£1 / 020 7930 3647

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 1 Jun

£1 / 020 7930 3647

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 31 more dates until 2 Jul

Gloria

  • 4 stars
  • 2013
  • Chile/Spain
  • 110 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Sebastián Lelio
  • Cast: Paulina García, Sergio Hernández, Diego Fontecilla
  • UK release: 1 November 2013

Gloria (Garcia) is a fiftysomething divorcee in Santiago, searching for love, sex and lasting affection; one night she meets former naval officer Rodolfo (Hernandez), but do they have a chance for happiness? Garcia won Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival for her gritty, touching performance.

Wed 31 May

020 7930 3647

  • 20:45

I Am Not Madame Bovary

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • China
  • 139 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Xiaogang Feng
  • Cast: Fan Bingbing, Dong Chengpeng, Fan Wei
  • UK release: 26 May 2017

Li Xuelian (Fan Bingbing) and her husband (Li Zonghan) pretend to have divorced so that they can have a dream apartment available only to singles; then he meets someone else. Talk, formal and slow dramedy about a woman’s search for justice, which is engagingly eccentric and, despite the mannerisms, beautiful.

Tue 30 May

020 7930 3647

  • 20:30

Wed 31 May

020 7930 3647

  • 15:30

Thu 1 Jun

020 7930 3647

  • 15:30

Jacob Collier

General Admission Standing.

Fri 1 Dec

£22 / 020 7930 3647

Machines

  • 2016
  • India/Germany/Finland
  • 75 min
  • Directed by: Rahul Jain

With rare access to the guarded world of sweatshops, Rahul Jain brings us into one of the thousands of textile mills in heavily industrialised Sachin, India.

Wed 31 May

020 7930 3647

  • 16:00

Thu 1 Jun

020 7930 3647

  • 20:15

My Life as a Courgette

  • 5 stars
  • 2016
  • Switzerland, France
  • 66 min
  • Directed by: Claude Barras
  • Cast: Gaspard Schlatter (voice), Sixtine Murat (voice), Paulin Jaccoud (voice)

Icare (Schlatter) is a nine-year-old boy who gets placed in an orphanage after the death of his alcoholic mother. Charming but profound stop-motion animated tale, skilfully adapted by Celine Sciamma (Girlhood) from Gilles Paris's novel; the kids' candid discussions about adult topics shows how much they have been through…

Tue 30 May

020 7930 3647

  • 18:45

The Other Side of Hope

  • 5 stars
  • 2017
  • Finland/Germany
  • 98 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Aki Kaurismäki
  • Cast: Sherwan Haji, Sakari Kousmanen, Ville Virtanen, Kati Outinen
  • UK release: 26 May 2017

Syrian asylum-seeker Khaled (Haji) meets travelling salesman-turned-restaurateur Wikström (Kuosmanen), and after an awkward start, a beautiful friendship is born. Kaurismaki is back and at the top of his game, with a melancholy, gorgeous-looking, sometimes screamingly funny exploration of the kindness of strangers. How…

Tue 30 May

020 7930 3647

  • 16:00
  • 18:30

Wed 31 May

020 7930 3647

  • 18:30

Thu 1 Jun

020 7930 3647

  • 16:00
  • 21:00

The Red Turtle

  • 5 stars
  • 2016
  • France / Belgium / Japan
  • 80 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Michaël Dudok de Wit
  • Cast: Emmanuel Garijo, Barbara Baretta, Tom Hudson (voices)
  • UK release: 26 May 2017

A man washes up on a desert island; when he tries to build a raft, it’s destroyed by a mysterious red turtle. Breathtaking début feature by Dutch writer, director and animator, a stunning, life-affirming tale of man’s relationship with nature, entirely worthy of the Ghibli name (the studio co-produced it).

Tue 30 May

020 7930 3647

  • 14:15
  • 20:20

Wed 31 May

020 7930 3647

  • 14:15
  • 20:30

Thu 1 Jun

020 7930 3647

  • 14:15
  • 18:20

Stuart Middleton: Beat

A site-specific installation developed in response to the architecture of the Lower Gallery. Accompanying the installation is a video combining stop-frame puppetry, claymation and landscape.

Tue 30 May

£1 / 020 7930 3647

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 31 May

£1 / 020 7930 3647

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 1 Jun

£1 / 020 7930 3647

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 31 more dates until 2 Jul

The Things That Make You Sick: East London Health Campaigning, 1977-1980

Posters raising awareness of health conditions of the time, created by Peter Dunn and Loraine Leeson.

Tue 30 May

ICA Fox Reading Room

Free / 020 7930 3647

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 31 May

ICA Fox Reading Room

Free / 020 7930 3647

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 1 Jun

ICA Fox Reading Room

Free / 020 7930 3647

  • 11:00 – 21:00
…and 27 more dates until 2 Jul

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