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Limbo (12A) (AD)

Relaxed Screening

four refugees stand together outside of the house they're living in in Scotland

In this BAFTA-nominated film, director Ben Sharrock blends drama and comedy as a young Syrian musician and other refugees seek asylum on a remote Scottish island.

Ben Sharrock’s Limbo is a wry, funny and poignant cross-cultural satire that subtly sews together the hardship and hope of the refugee experience. Set on a fictional remote Scottish island, it follows a group of new arrivals as they await the results of their asylum claims.

Among them is Omar (Amir El-Masry), a young Syrian musician struggling with the guilt, regret and grief that comes with leaving his former life behind. This deadpan comedy-drama shines a light on the hearts and lives of those at the centre of a crisis that is mostly only experienced through the headlines.

Tagged with: Cinema Relaxed Screenings

UK 2021 Dir Ben Sharrock 104 min

There is audio description available for this title. We provide audio description using the Dolby Screentalk system. The film soundtrack comes through the speakers in the usual way and a recorded narrator explains what is happening on screen through personal headphones. Please ask a member of staff for a set of headphones.

£7*

Access Members

Carers and companions go free. Tickets can be booked by emailing [email protected], or using the access phone service by calling 020 3855 4745, Mon–Fri, 1–4pm. 

How is this screening Relaxed?

A relaxed event takes place in an environment that is specially tailored for a neurodiverse audience, as well as those who find a more informal setting beneficial. 

The cinema environment is tailored to the needs of the audience.

For this screening:

- The lights are dimmed, though not off.

- The volume levels a little lower than usual.

- At the moment, you have to stay in assigned seats, because of Covid-19 safety measures, but you're free to enter and exit the cinema at any time, with easy access for any wheelchair users.

- You're free to make noise in these screenings. 

- Staff are trained and ready to assist with any help you or other audience members may need while you're at the cinema at Barbican.

 

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