What's On: Barn Cinema

The Barn Cinema is a unique, 15th Century venue running a wide-ranging film programme – including independent arthouse, world and mainstream cinema, seven days a week.

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If Beale Street Could Talk [15]

  • 22/02/2019 to 28/02/2019

Barry Jenkins’ follow-up to his magnificent, ground-breaking, Oscar Best Picture-winning Moonlight is this exquisite romantic drama based on James Baldwin’s novel of the same name. Tish and Fonny are lovers in ‘70s Manhattan when Fonny is falsely accused of a crime. More Info >

All is True [12A]

  • 22/02/2019 to 28/02/2019

Kenneth Branagh directs and stars alongside Judi Dench and Ian McKellen in the Ben Elton-scripted All is True, a fascinating drama depicting the mysterious last years of William Shakespeare’s life. More Info >

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse [PG]

  • 23/02/2019 to 24/02/2019

The creative minds behind The Lego Movie bring their unique talents to this reimagining of the Spider-Man universe – taking a big risk but pulling it off in witty, frenetic style. More Info >

Destroyer [15]

  • 26/02/2019 to 27/02/2019

Oscar winner Nicole Kidman delivers an extraordinarily committed performance in Karyn Kusama’s uncompromising crime drama Destroyer, perhaps her finest work to date. More Info >

Magic Medicine [15] + Discussion

  • Thu 28th Feb 2019

Can magic mushrooms cure depression? Over four years, filmmaker Monty Wates was given exclusive access to the first ever medical trial giving psilocybin (the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms) to volunteers suffering from the condition. More Info >

Jellyfish [15]

  • 01/03/2019 to 07/03/2019

Filmed entirely in Margate, British director James Gardner’s tough, impressive debut stars award-winning newcomer Liv Hill as a teenager under pressure. More Info >

Boy Erased [15]

  • 01/03/2019 to 05/03/2019

God will not love you the way that you are.” Nicole Kidman, Lucas Hedges, Russell Crowe and Joel Edgerton (who also directed) star in this powerfully compassionate, finely crafted drama about the crushing reality of gay conversion therapy. More Info >

A Private War [15]

  • 01/03/2019 to 06/03/2019

A Private War stars a terrific Rosamund Pike as the extraordinary war correspondent, Marie Colvin, in Oscar-nominated filmmaker Matthew Heineman’s feature debut. More Info >

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