The War for Independence (U*)

4pm / With live piano accompaniment by Lola Perrin

1 December 2013
Cinema 1

Members - 9.20
Standard - 11.50
Concessions - 10.50
Under 18 - 6

50p online booking fee, 60p telephone booking fee per transaction - click here for more information on booking fees

 sold out

With live piano accompaniment by Lola Perrin.

We continue our focus on silent film in Eastern Europe with a rare screening of the first full length feature film from Romania, The War for Independence (Independenta Romaniei).

Depicting the war between Romania and the Turkish Ottoman Empire in the winter of 1877, this precious early silent film from 1912 captures scenes of traditional rural life and the army departing for war, and culminates in the victorious battle which enabled the creation of an independent Romanian state.

Romania 1912 Dir Aristide Demetriade 82 min

Presented in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute and the Embassy of Romania, on the occasion of the National Day of Romania.

Part of Silent Film & Live Music Series
Part of New live music and film experiences

# Certificate to be confirmed

Please arrive promptly at the advertised start time

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


why not try

Academy of Ancient Music/The Glory of Venice
7 Dec 16 / Milton Court Concert Hall
Information info  Book tickets book

Architecture on Stage: City Architects
6 Jun 16 / Frobisher Auditorium 1
Information info  Book tickets book

Weekend Lab: Katie Mitchell
7 - 8 May 16 / Frobisher Room 1, Level 4
Information info

The Vulgar
13 Oct 16 - 5 Feb 17 / Art Gallery
Information info

Art Safari
28 May 16 / Conservatory
Information info

The Barbican Exhibition: Designing for a Living City
19 Mar 16 - 16 Oct 16 / Foyer, Level G
Information info