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.
–Sat 28 Mar 2020
Join us for a thrilling week of work-in-progress performances from Barbican Open Lab's emerging artists and discover the next generation of talent.
–Sun 29 Mar 2020
The Barbican Young Programmers have curated an international roster of films for Chronic Youth Festival 2020 to challenge your perspectives and connect you to experiences we all share as human beings.
–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.
–Sun 10 May 2020
Alter your frames of perception. Saxophonist, clarinetist and composer Shabaka Hutchings curates this weekend of music, spoken word and art, exploring propaganda’s ever-presence in our lives.
–Sat 16 May 2020
Three decades on from his pioneering period instrument Beethoven series, Sir John Eliot Gardiner celebrates Beethoven’s 250th birthday with a bold new vision of this greatest of all symphonic cycles.
–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 Jafar Panahi.
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