Read, Watch & Listen
Emma Bouraba looks at the sounds of Algerian resistance, exploring the ideologies in I Still Hide To Smoke, Rayana Obermeyer’s debut feature film, set in a hammam in Algiers during the Black Decade.
Encounter a story as old as conflict itself told in a totally new way in a gripping production by Vox Motus at the Bridge Theatre, based on Caroline Brothers’ novel, 'Hinterland'.
Part of Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest, we’re screening the soulful documentary, 'Making Sweet Tea', an unmissable and authentic portrait of Black queer friendship. Choreographer and dancer Malik Nashad Sharpe writes about spilling the tea.
Festival Director of the Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival (JAEFF), Joshua Smith, selects five films from Japan that challenge dominant forms of representation.
Covid can’t curtail creative collaboration. Our Young Visual Artists' showcase is just the start of what they hope will be a long-lasting partnership.
Summer may have been a wash-out for festivals, but here's a rundown of our autumn film and music festivals for you to enjoy - either at the Barbican or at home.
New East Cinema curator, Olya Sova, speaks to director Alexander Gorchilin about his vital and vibrant debut film, Acid - now available through Cinema On Demand.
Inspired by the Brutalist architecture of the Barbican Centre and Estate, students from Sydney Russell School and New Regent's College were guided by product designer Tessa Geuze and Stine Keinicke to design and make a series of colourful beeswax crayons.