Sun 13 Oct 2019
–Thu 18 Jun 2020
Enjoy a dazzling display from The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera from the comfort of our cinemas.
Tue 14 Jan
–Sat 1 Feb 2020
Now in its 44th year, Mime Festival returns to the Barbican with four captivating theatre shows and a event in the cinema, spanning the spectrum of contemporary visual performance.
–Thu 13 Feb 2020
Catch up with this year's Best Picture and International Feature Film nominees in one glamorous week.
–Sun 23 Feb 2020
In association with LUX, the ICO’s 2020 national film tour Second Sight explores the legacy, methods, aesthetic strategies and histories of the UK’s Black Film Workshop Movement.
Wed 26 Feb
–Tue 10 Mar 2020
Explore complex, revealing and often provocative takes on men and masculinity, as seen through the lens of female filmmakers around the world.
–Fri 20 Mar 2020
Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to the Barbican for its 24th edition, offering critical insights on human rights concerns impacting people around the world.
–Sun 29 Mar 2020
Chronic Youth is our annual festival, curated by the Barbican Young Programmers, which champions new voices and platforms emerging talent.
–Wed 29 Apr 2020
This season debates new ideas arising from the relationship between autism and cinema.
–Thu 30 Apr 2020
Queer East Film Festival breaks the under-representation of the East and Southeast Asian LGBTQ+ community on screen, with a fortnight of screenings and events across London this April.
–Tue 30 Jun 2020
A series of pivotal films that reveal inner personal and political truths, shot from a first-person perspective, including the work of Raed Andoni, Laurie Anderson and Sha Qing.
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