Jason and the Argonauts (U)

7pm / + Panel discussion with Merlin Crossingham, Mark Waring and Tony Dalton

26 April 2012
Cinema 1

Standard - £11.50 online (£12.50 full price) / Barbican Members - £9.50 online (£10.50 full price) / Concessions £10.50

subject to availability
 sold out

To mark the publication of Ray Harryhausen’s Fantasy Scrapbook we are delighted to be screening the special effects masterpiece, Jason and the Argonauts.

This sweeping adventure about Jason's search for the golden fleece and his encounters with mythic gods and monsters is capped with a stirring score by Bernard Herrmann.

UK 1962 Dir Don Chaffey 104 min

Following the screening, animation experts Merlin Crossingham, Mark Waring and Tony Dalton (curator of the Harryhausen Foundation) will be in conversation on the Cinema 1 stage.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Nick Park is unable to attend this event; however, we are delighted to announce that Merlin Crossingham (Creative Director of Aardman) will be now be taking part in the panel discussion following the screening.

An approximate breakdown of the event timings:

7.00pm Brief Introduction and screening of Jason and the Argonauts (U)
8.50pm Screening ends
(short comfort break)
8.58pm (approx) Winners of the Ray Harryhausen Scrapbook Animation competition presented on screen
9.05pm (approx) – Panel discussion with Merlin Crossingham, Mark Waring and Tony Dalton
9.50pm – (approx) – Panel discussion closes.

Ray Harryhausen’s Fantasy Scrapbook will be available to buy in the Cinema 1 foyer throughout the evening and all three panel members will be signing books in the Cinema 1 foyer for a short period after the on stage discussion has closed.

Barbican offers the best new film releases alongside a unique programme of special seasons and events

New cinemas
Check out our new cinemas, cafe and bar - now open on Beech Street

Do Something Different: Other events on at the barbican
The Barbican Christmas Market
4 - 20 Dec 15 / Foyer, Level G
Information info

11 Aug 13 - 31 Jan 16 / Conservatory
Information info

Eddie Peake The Forever Loop
9 Oct 15 - 10 Jan 16 / The Curve
Information info