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Alcarràs (15)

Relaxed Screening

Still from Alcarràs

Carla Simón’s Spanish award-winning film paints a tender portrait of a family of peach farmers fighting to keep their ancestral land in rural Catalonia.

In a small Catalonian village, the peach farmers of the Solé family spend every summer together picking fruit from their orchard. But when plans arise to install solar panels and cut down trees, the members of this tight-knit group suddenly face eviction — and the loss of far more than their home.

Winner of the Golden Bear award at Berlin International Film Festival, Carla Simón’s sophomore feature was entered as this year’s Spanish entry for Best International Film at the Academy Awards. Featuring an ensemble of entirely non-professional actors, Alcarràs is a warm, earnest, and beautifully-observed portrait of a family bonded by their love for their ancestral land and their determination to hold onto it. 

Spain 2023 dir Carla Simón 120 min

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Cinema 3

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.

- You are free to move around the screen and 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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