Science on Screen

Reality and fiction come together in a series of films and talks that uncovers the connections between science and cinema.

Bebop New York artwork

Bebop New York

Late-50s New York. In Greenwich Village bars and Times Square burger joints painters, writers, critics, musicians were making a new world. Filmmakers were right there too.

Isabelle Huppert and Gerard Depardieu in Loulou showing as part of After the Wave

After the Wave

After the French New Wave and the tumultuous political events of May 1968, a younger and more progressive generation of directors emerged. This season explores the work of these bold new directors.

Woman carrying blades in a procession

The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival 2019

The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival returns here for its 10th anniversary, with four specially programmed films showing different aspects of the South Asian political landscape now. 

Cinderella retrieving her slipper

Glyndebourne 2019

Glyndebourne returns to the Barbican Cinema screen with three productions from its 2019 festival.


Anime's Human Machines

In 1963 Osamu Tezuka’s TV series Astro Boy brought a new kind of robot to Japan. The robot child with a loving heart began a line of compelling, conflicted cyborgs whose existence challenges humanity.

Leytonstone Loves Film

Leytonstone Loves Film

Celebrate Leytonstone’s rich film history with two days of film screenings, music and entertainment across the town centre.

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Dance Umbrella: Sunday Shorts

Dance Umbrella's Sunday Shorts serve up three mixed bills of choreographically inspired short film.

Cecile McLorin Salvant and Sullivan Fortner leaning on a ledge in front of windows with sun streaming in

EFG London Jazz Festival 2019

London's finest Jazz festival brings musicians from all over the globe into the capital - from Jazz masters flexing their chops to cutting edge bands making a stir - you'll find it all here.