Red carpet galas from our themed strands: Love, Debate, Laugh, Dare, Thrill, Cult, Journey, Create, Family, and Treasures.
Dir-Scr François Ozon | France-Belgium
François Ozon has done the maths. Double the danger = double the fun.
Read more about Amant Double
Dir Takashi Miike | Japan-UK
Cult favourite Takashi Miike slices and slashes his way through this stunning swordplay adventure, the 100th title in the director’s extraordinary body of work.
Read more about Blade of the Immortal
Dir Sean Baker | USA
Sean Baker follows his incredible Tangerine with another visionary take on the wild ups and dangerous downs of life in America’s underbelly.
Read more about The Florida Project
Dir-Scr Samuel Maoz | Germany-Israel-France
Expanding from the claustrophobic confines of his award-winning Lebanon, Samuel Maoz presents a provocative portrait of the mind-set of generations subject to Israeli military conscription.
Read more about Foxtrot
Dir-Scr Michel Hazanavicius | France
From the Oscar-winning director of The Artist, a brilliantly realised portrait of France’s maestro director Jean-Luc Godard spiralling into philosophical and romantic crisis.
Read more about Redoubtable
Dir Franz Osten | UK-Germany-India
The world premiere of Anoushka Shankar’s new score for Shiraz, a spectacular silent film romance, filmed entirely in India.
Please note that tickets are now available to book through the Barbican website.
Read more about Shiraz: A Romance of India
Dir Joachim Trier | Norway-France-Denmark-Sweden
A teenage girl taps into some long-dormant powers, in this chiller from Joachim Trier (Oslo, August 31st).
Read more about Thelma
Dir Todd Haynes | USA
Part children’s coming-of-age tale, part homage to silent cinema, entirely wonderful.
Read more about Wonderstruck