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Film in Focus

Film in Focus 2017

Film in Focus is a year celebrating the power of the moving image and its influence across the arts.

Highlights on the theme at Barbican this year include topical new work from artists Richard Mosse and John Akomfrah; genre-defining exhibition Into the Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction; a residency from American techno pioneer Jeff Mills, including three UK premieres; and What London Watches: Ten Films Which Shook Our World, inviting London’s communities to select the films that mean the most to them.. 

Take a look at the events and seasons below for more on film, art and politics, our sci-fi summer, Academy Award-nominees on stage, explorations of technology and the moving image, residencies, festivals and a great deal more.