Barbican March 2015 Film Highlights: Oscar Week, Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Focus Festival



Beats of the Antonov plays as part of Human Rights Watch Film Festival at the Barbican in March

Beats of the Antonov plays as part of Human Rights Watch Film Festival at the Barbican in March


The Barbican presents a season devoted to Rap and Hip Hop on film.

Oscar Week - A chance to catch all the Oscar Best Picture winners and nominees at the Barbican Cinemas. 2-4 Mar onwards, Cinema 1, 2 & 3.

Architecture on Film: includes screenings of My Winnipeg (12) from Guy Maddin.

Focus Festival: A brand new festival aimed at 12-18 year-olds. Partly programmed by the Barbican's Young Programmers, the festival will celebrate films made for, and sometimes created by, young people. Highlights include a BFI Film Academy showcase, three UK premieres and a special preview of Girlhood

Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to the Barbican from 20 -26 March, see the HRWFF website for more details.

Sherlock Holmes Film Events - the Barbican continues to celebrate the superior sleuth with more silent films. Three classic episodes from the Stoll series of short Sherlock films, starring Eille Norwood as Holmes and Hubert Willis as Dr Watson: A Scandal in Bohemia (1921), The Man with the Twisted Lip (1921) and The Final Problem (1923), screen at 4pm on
8 March with a live orchestral accompaniment. On 29th March the silent Sherlock adaptation The Sign of Four also plays with a live orchestra.

For more film information see the Barbican Film website.