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Barbican January Film Highlights


Wim Wenders' Wings of Desire

Wim Wenders' Wings of Desire


Berlin Calling 
8–29 Jan, Cinema 2 & 3

Five films that best represent the late 1970s and early 80s in West Berlin: when it became a mecca for artists, writers and musicians. Many of the screenings are accompanied by talks and Q&As.

Films include:

Wings of Desire (15)
8.30pm
8 Jan 15 / 20:30 / Cinema 3
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City of Lost Souls (18)
8.30pm / + Introduction by Juliet Jacques
15 Jan 15 / 20:30 / Cinema 2
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Decoder (15*)
8.30pm
19 Jan 15 / 20:30 / Cinema 2
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Ticket of No Return (15*)
8.30pm / + Introduction by Chris Bohn
22 Jan 15 / 20:30 / Cinema 2
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Christiane F (18)
8.30pm
29 Jan 15 / 20:30 / Cinema 2
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Elvis at 80: Viva Las Vegas (U) + Introduction
Thu 8 Jan, Cinema 2

Film London CEO Adrian Wootton introduces this tribute to the King on his 80th birthday, followed by a screening of Viva Las Vegas. Book now 


Architecture on Film: Bernardes (PG*)
Tue 13 Jan, Cinema 1

Introduced by architect Pedro Campos Costa, this documentary traces the exuberant life of Sergio Bernardes, whose amazing ideas took him from radical to ruined.

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Les Enfants du Paradis (PG)
Sun 18 Jan, Cinema 2

This expressive tale of love in the theatres of 1840s Paris is one of the great romantic epics of cinema.

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Maxine Peake as Hamlet
Mon 23 Mar, Cinema 3

More theatre on screen from the Barbican, following their showing of the well-received The Crucible starring Richard Ermitage (reviewed here). This month there is this chance to see BAFTA nominee Maxine Peake's (Silk, Shameless) sold out run as the Prince of Denmark in this unique production from Manchester's Royal Exchange. On sale today, 10am. 

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