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Barbican Film March 2016 Highlights


Gueros- screening as part of Focus Film Festival this month

Gueros- screening as part of Focus Film Festival this month

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CRIME: Hong Kong Style Season Wed- Thu 31 March: Includes screenings of Award winning director Wong Kar-wai’s debut, As Tears Go By - a classic gangster film about loyalty, ambition and respect.

Awards Week - Fri 4 – Thu 10 Mar: a chance to catch up with 2016' Oscar nominated films.

Human Rights Watch Film Festival celebrates it's 20th anniversary year. The Barbican's selection from the estival includes Oscar-nominated Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad's The Idol.

Architecture on Film
In Jackson Heights (PG*) (US 2015 Dir Frederick Wiseman 190 min)
+ ScreenTalk with Frederick Wiseman
Tue 22 Mar 7pm, Cinema 1

The fortieth documentary from legendary director Frederick Wiseman focuses on the radically and ethnically diverse neighbourhood of Jackson Heights in Queens, New York. 
Frederick Wiseman will take to the stage for a ScreenTalk after the film.

Focus Film Festival
Sat 19 – Sun 20 Mar, Cinemas 2 & 3

Focus Film Festival for teenagers and young adults is curated by the Barbican Young Programmers. This year's theme is  CHRONIC YOUTH - coming of age, breaking the rules and taking risks, doing things differently and seeing the world in a distinctive, exciting way. Includes the BFI Film Academy Showcase, and a screening of the acclaimed Gueros from  by first time director Alonso Ruizpalacios.