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Bloodyminded (15*)


We present the UK's first interactive live streamed feature film, Bloodyminded, a story of soldiers past and present. 

SJ breaks into an army base to bury the ashes of her Great-grandfather, a conscientious objector during World War One. Inside, surrounded by soldiers and the ghosts of past wars, she finds a place where her certainty begins to falter. 
Part of 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary, Bloodyminded is the UK's first interactive live streamed feature film, shot in a single take and broadcast to cinemas and online - once and once only.

Guided by the narrator, we are asked to consider our own relationship with violence - as individuals and as members of a society that continues to wage wars on our behalf. And as the story unfolds, we are invited to add our thoughts via the Bloodyminded microsite. 

Tagged with: Cinema Theatre & dance

Four-times BAFTA nominated artist group Blast Theory are pioneers of interactive art. They have shown work at Sundance Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival and the Venice Biennale. 

Co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW and Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, with support from Media Partner Pathfinder International. 

*This film has been locally classified by the City of London Corporation

This event is part of our 2018 season The Art of Change, which explores how the arts respond to, reflect, and potentially effect change in the social and political landscape.

Important info

During the event, you are invited to use your smart phones or tablet to respond to questions raised by the narrator. In order to be able to do so, you will need to open the mobile website

The website is compatible with any recent smartphone with an up-to-date browser. The bandwidth use is minimal, as devices are only used to submit answers.


To make sure you don't miss a moment of interactivity, log on to the website either through our wifi or your own data as soon as you arrive at the cinema.

Wifi network: BWF
Password: creative123                                                       

Barbican Free Wifi – Cloud account

Please note that the livestream will start promptly at 4.30pm.

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