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Respect (12A) (AD)

Relaxed Screening

Two women talking in a dressing room

Oscar award winning Actress and Singer Jennifer Hudson dazzles in biopic about the soul legend Aretha Franklin.

Directed by Liesl Tommy (Jessica Jones, The Walking Dead), the biopic follows the peaks and troughs of the artist's professional and personal life; starting from her days as a child singing in her father's choir to her big break into stardom and beyond.

Boasting a star studded cast, including the likes of Forest WhitakerMarlon Wayans and Mary J Blige, this true story is about a woman seeking to make her voice heard.

Tagged with: Cinema New releases

Canada / United States 2021 Dir Liesl Tommy 145 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.


Booking is essential.

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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