28 Oct 2017
–14 Oct 2018
An annual festival of over 90 sessions, Battle of Ideas will return to the Barbican in 2017 for another weekend of free-thinking and lively debate.
28 Oct 2017
–13 Oct 2018
20 Feb 2018, 18:10
Theoretical physicist Sander Bais (University of Amsterdam, Santa Fe Institute) deals with the philosophical questions raised by Spike Jonze’s film.
21 Feb 2018, 19:00
On 26 September 1968, the Theatres Act abolished a censorship that had controlled plays in Great Britain since 1737. Fifty years on, how free are our performing arts?
8 Mar 2018, 18:30
When an uprising breaks out in the Occupied Palestinian Territories in 1987, a young woman in Gaza must make a choice between love, family, and freedom.
9 Mar 2018, 18:15
A deep look inside the troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, and civil unrest after the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
9 Mar 2018, 20:45
Saudi poetess Hissa Hilal made headlines around the world as the first woman to reach the finals of the Arab world’s biggest televised poetry competition, “Million’s Poet.”
–11 Mar 2018
Raymond Depardon’s absorbing and thought-provoking documentary follows a judge who must decide whether psychiatric hospital patients can be allowed back into society.
10 Mar 2018, 18:30
Caught between religious hardliners and a secular leader who used to be a military dictator, Mo Naqvi must work out how to best cast his vote in the Pakistani elections.
–12 Mar 2018
A Palestinian boy who has a life-threatening immune disorder is caught in immigration limbo, which makes it impossible for him to leave the hospital.
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