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Tagged: Young Barbican


BlacKkKlansman (15)

A major comeback for the outspoken and visionary director Spike Lee, this bitingly satirical film tells the true story of a African-American detective's mission to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

Cold War

Cold War (15)

The Oscar-winning director of Ida returns with a mesmerising love story between two people who despite their mutual passion, are fatefully mismatched.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post

The Miseducation of Cameron Post (15)

Told with wit, compassion, and a generosity of spirit, Desiree Akhavan's second feature is the story of Cameron Post, a typical American teen, who's sent to a gay conversion camp.


Matangi / Maya / M.I.A. (18)

Drawn from a never-before-seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, Matangi / Maya / M.I.A. is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.

The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger (12A)

Sarah Waters's ghostly gothic novel is brought to life in a new film starring Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson and Charlotte Rampling.

Faces Places

Faces Places (12A)

The ever-generous, radical and playful Agnès Varda (who turned 90 this year) hits the road with her unlikely collaborator JR, casting their distinct visions on life in rural France. 

Bad Boys

JAEFF: Bad Boys + Studio Sunrise (12A*) + intro

Considered as one of the founding films of the Japanese New Wave, Bad Boys still retains the unblinking frankness which shocked audiences upon its release.

Funeral Parade of Roses

JAEFF: Funeral Parade of Roses + Looking for Jiro (18*)

Toshio Matsumoto’s kaleidoscopic masterpiece is one of the most subversive, intoxicating films of the 60s – a headlong dive into a dazzling Tokyo night-world of drag queen bars.

Generations: Goodbye, Boys (15*) + music by Douglas Dare

A masterpiece commenting on the ill-fated futures of a group of boys on the eve of the WWII, from one of the great lost names in Soviet cinema.