Soho Film Club: 10 films to watch around the Houses this week
All of the week’s best screenings and movie world intel from the Soho House cinema team
Wednesday 5 October 2022 By Jo Addy
We take film very seriously here at Soho House. Each and every day, we host screenings of the biggest and most important releases, as well as talks with some of the leading names in the industry, at our Houses across the world.
Coming up this week, here are a few screening highlights.
A Jazzman’s Blues
A sweeping tale of forbidden love, A Jazzman’s Blues unspools 40 years of secrets and lies soundtracked by juke joint blues in the deep South. Written, directed and produced by Academy Award honoree Tyler Perry, the film stars Joshua Boone and Solea Pfeiffer as star-crossed lovers Bayou and Leanne. Screening at Soho Farmhouse and White City House.
2022 Sundance Film Festival Indigenous Short Film programme
The 2022 Sundance Institute Indigenous Short Film Tour is a 91-minute theatrical programme of six short films directed by Indigenous filmmakers. Screening at Soho House New York and Soho House West Hollywood.
Love & Basketball
Join us for Black History Month screenings of Love & Basketball directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Monica and Quincy are two childhood friends who both aspire to be professional basketball players. Quincy, whose father, Zeke, plays for the Los Angeles Clippers, is a natural talent and a born leader. Monica is ferociously competitive, but sometimes becomes overly emotional on the court. Over the years, the two begin to fall for each other, but their separate paths to basketball stardom threaten to pull them apart. Screening at Babington House, Soho Farmhouse, Shoreditch House and White City House; sign up here.
After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr Rose Cotter starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can’t explain. Rose must confront her troubling past in order to survive and escape her horrifying new reality. Screening at Soho House New York, Ludlow House, Soho House West Hollywood, Soho House Chicago, Soho House Nashville, Shoreditch House and White City House; sign up here.
Everything Everywhere All At Once
An ageing Chinese immigrant is swept up in an insane adventure in this big-hearted sci-fi comedy, where she alone can save the world by exploring other universes that connect with the lives she could have led. Screening at Soho House Mumbai; sign up here.
My Emptiness And I
In collaboration with Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival, join us for a screening of My Emptiness And I. After struggling with embarrassing dates and being diagnosed with gender dysphoria, a trans woman decides to make her transition and embrace her place in the world. The film is followed by a Q&A with director Adrián Silvestre, and actor and co-writer Raphaëlle Pérez. Screening at Soho House Amsterdam sign up here.
Below, our Berlin cinema programmer, Holger Schuler, shares what’s coming up at Soho House Berlin.
Triangle Of Sadness
Triangle Of Sadness marks the first English-language film from Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund and winner of the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. After fashion week, Carl and Yaya, a couple of models and influencers, are invited on a yacht for a luxury cruise. While the crew takes care of the guests, the captain refuses to leave his cabin as the famous gala dinner approaches. Events take an unexpected turn, and the balance of power is reversed when a storm hits and endangers the comfort of the passengers. Sign up here.
In A Land That No Longer Exists
The cover model of an East German fashion magazine is tempted by a photographer she falls in love with to flee to the West. Sign up here.
After the death of her mother – and having no other known relatives – Evie takes a DNA test and discovers a long-lost cousin she never knew she had. Invited by her newfound family to a lavish wedding in the English countryside, she’s at first seduced by the aristocrat host, but is soon thrust into a nightmare of survival as she uncovers twisted secrets in her family’s history and the unsettling intentions behind their sinful generosity. Sign up here.
In ancient Kahndaq, Teth Adam (Dwayne Johnson) was bestowed the almighty powers of the gods. After using these powers for vengeance, he was imprisoned, becoming Black Adam. Nearly 5,000 years have passed, and Black Adam has gone from man to myth to legend. Now released, his unique form of justice, born out of rage, is challenged by modern-day heroes who form the Justice Society: Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Atom Smasher and Cyclone. Sign up here.