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The Barbican hosts a wide variety of film festivals and seasons, with a host of screenings, special ScreenTalks and festival events every year - check out what we have coming up.

Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15
 
The Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live transmissions will feature ten operas in the 2014-15 season, including all six new productions in the Met season


Framed Film Club
 
Framed Film Club is the new year-round programme of film and learning for young people taking place every Saturday morning


Parent and Baby Screenings
 
Enjoy the best new films on the big screen with your little ones of twelve months and under


Focus
 
Watch, review and discuss the latest movies and selected classics with a community of likeminded films fans aged 12–18.


Met Opera Live in HD 2013-14
 
The Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live transmissions, broadcast live via satellite from New York, features 10 productions in the 2013-14 season.


Cinema's Baddest Girl Gangs
 
A film series that proves guys don’t have the monopoly on badass attitudes, cool nicknames and bold one-liners


Chris Marker: Memories of a Film Pioneer
 
Together with the Whitechapel Gallery and Ciné Lumière, we proudly celebrate the hugely influential pioneer of the Film Essay


KINOTEKA: 12th Polish Film Festival
 
Returning to the capital for a 12th successful year, the KINOTEKA Polish Film Festival celebrates the best of Polish Cinema, music and visual arts


Strong, Silent Types
 
This month, we pay tribute to some legendary men of few words in this series of classic films


The World is With Us: Global Film and Poster Art from the Palestinian Revolution 1968–1980
 
A unique chance to see rare cinema on the Palestine struggle


Anxiety Arts Festival London 2014
 
We explore the myriad perceptions and experiences of anxiety on screen


The Film World of Jean Paul Gaultier
 
A film season curated by the celebrated French couturier, complementing the exhibition in the Art Gallery: The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk


The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier Events
 
Celebrate the spirit of fashion’s enfant terrible with our rich programme of tours, talks, workshops and films screenings which accompany the exhibition.


Gumshoe America
 
This month we’re on the trail of cinema’s greatest private eyes, in Gumshoe America.


East End Film Festival 2014
 
The East End Film Festival returns to reflect the culture, diversity and spirit of East London across a fully international programme


London Rides: Bicycles on Film
 
A new bi-monthly series of cycle-centred screenings, featuring international documentaries, features and short films


Hitchcock's East End
 
A season of screenings and unique events that celebrates Alfred Hitchcock’s connection to Waltham Forest.


National Theatre Live
 
National Theatre Live presents live and encore screenings of some of their most astonishing recent productions


RSC Live
 
We are delighted to present live broadcasts from Shakespeare’s home town to our cinema screens


Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season
 
We are delighted to bring you selected live screenings from the Royal Opera House


Glyndebourne 2014
 
Glyndebourne broadcasts three of its festival productions from the 2014 programme


City Visions
 
A season of films, talks and debates, exploring the ways in which cinema has engaged with the phenomenon of the modern city and the experience of urban life


Silent Film & Live Music Series
 
Barbican is the home of silent cinema in London


Architecture on Film
 
A season of one-off events where architecture meets cinema, curated by The Architecture Foundation


Members' screenings
 
Exclusive Member's screenings and enjoy priority booking on ScreenTalks and special events.


New live music and film experiences
 
New live music and film experiences