For a neurodiverse audience
A relaxed screening 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.
Relaxed Screening: May December
An actress gets under the skin of a couple from a tabloid story about a contemporary reverse Lolita, in this thrilling drama with Julianne Moore, Natalie Portman and Charles Melton.
Relaxed Screening: The Creator
From the director of Rogue One comes an epic sci-fi battle between humans and AI that asks: what does it really mean to have humanity?
Relaxed Screening: Oska Bright Film Festival Animations
Oska Bright's Animation strand is back and better than ever, with a huge range of styles and themes.
Relaxed Screening: The First Slam Dunk
Adapted from the 1990s Slam Dunk manga series about high school basketball players, this anime drama is a beautiful exploration of loss and determination.
Relaxed Screening: Past Lives
Celine Song's beautiful drama about childhood friends reconnecting years later in New York City, where past and present collide.
Relaxed Screening: It Grew, She Grew (15)
Co-curated by artist Zara Joan Miller, this evening explores several approaches by artists thinking through non-conforming bodies and their radical potentials.
Relaxed Screening: Theater Camp
An ode to the theatre kids: a mockumentary following an eclectic bunch of theatre leaders as they try to stop their camp from being closed down.
Relaxed Screening: Scrapper
Lola Campbell plays a street-smart orphan surviving on her east London estate, until her estranged dad Harris Dickinson shows up, in Charlotte Regan's hilarious yet tender drama.
Relaxed Screening: Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny
Harrison Ford cracks the whip once more as the world's most famous archaeologist heads out for another adventure.
Relaxed Screening: differently various screening and Q&A
Join us for a special evening exploring the hidden experience of brain injury through film, by Headway East London, a charity supporting people affected by brain injury.
Relaxed Screening: Asteroid City
Grab your space-suits and Stetsons kids, Wes Anderson is launching us into the desert for the 1955 Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet Convention!
Relaxed Screening: Mad About The Boy - The Noël Coward Story
The life and career of the British creative powerhouse: actor, screenwriter and songwriter who surged to fame from the humblest of beginnings.
Relaxed Screening: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
Judy Blume’s generationally acclaimed novel adapted as the perennially relevant comedy about an 11-year-old navigating theology and teen-hood.
Relaxed Screening: Oska Bright Film Festival, Women in Film
This wonderful selection of shorts features stories of love, motherhood and even just things that annoy, presented in live-action and animation.
Relaxed Screening: Suzume
With the help of mysterious Sōta, Suzume must go from school-girl to superhero to save the world, in Makoto Shinkai's transcendental anime fantasy.
Relaxed Screening: Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Roald Dahl’s cheeky little heroine leaps from the West End stage to the big screen in this charming musical.
Relaxed Screening: Air
The true tale of a gamble on a rookie basketball player that created an empire. This is the star-drenched Nike Air Jordan origin story from SXSW.
Relaxed Screening: Rye Lane
A charming rom com following two twenty-somethings who connect over the course of an eventful day in South East London, as they both try escape from heartache.