Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins

Touching on themes of countercultures, subcultures and minorities of all kinds, the show features the work of 20 photographers from the 1950s to the present day.

On Chesil Beach

On Chesil Beach (15)

Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle are brilliant as a young couple going through one hell of a wedding night, in this new adaptation of Ian McEwan’s novel.

Laetitia Dosch in Jeune Femme

Jeune Femme (15)

First-time filmmaker Léonor Serraille and the dazzling Laetitia Dosch burst onto the scene with Jeune Femme, a raucous and playful portrait of a woman in her early 30s in Paris.

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Si Moh, The Unlucky Man + The East Wind (18*)

Moroccan Moumen Smihi takes up the challenge to imagine a new language for cinema, one truly expressive of local culture, not an imitation of Western models.

Britten Sinfonia on stage with conductor

Britten Sinfonia: Adès, Barry and Beethoven

Volatile substances: Thomas Adès and Britten Sinfonia mix the music of Beethoven and Gerald Barry. Hear them explode…

Andrew Haigh's Lean on Pete

Lean on Pete (15)

Andrew Haigh (45 Years, Weekend) returns with the deeply emotional story of a boy’s search for belonging on the fringes of contemporary American society.

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Inside Abbey Road Studios

This free Barbican Music Library exhibition is a collaboration between Abbey Road Studios and renowned rock photographer Jill Furmanovsky, looking at the past and present of the iconic studios.

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An Artist’s Journey - new paintings by Mike Greaves SGFA

Mike has always been intrigued and inspired by London and in this his second solo exhibition at the Barbican Library he explores the buildings and places that give London its distinctive character.