Homeland: Films by Australian First Nations directors

Date 02.02.2022 - 23.02.2022
Location These all take place in the UK, at the Barbican Centre, in Cinemas 1&2,. Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS


An exciting selection of the very best movies by Indigenous Australian filmmakers from the last three decades. This season celebrates these great filmmakers through a series of cinema screenings, some showing in the UK for the first time, whose works embrace a variety of genres, including westerns, film noirs, horror movies and dance films.

Homeland: Films by Australian First Nations directors is presented as part of the UK/Australia Season 2021-22, a major programme of cultural exchange taking place across the two nations.

Upcoming Screenings

  • After the Apology (15*)
    Tue 8 Feb 2022, 18:30
    With virtual introduction by director Larissa Behrendt
  • We Don’t Need a Map (15*)
    Tue 22 Feb 2022, 18:30
  • Three Films by Tracey Moffatt: beDevil + Night Cries + Nice Coloured Girls (15*)
    Wed 23 Feb 2022, 18:10

Curated by the Barbican in partnership with Screen Australia. With thanks to Penny Smallacombe and Savannah Glynn-Braun (First Nations Department, Screen Australia).


About the Organisation

The Barbican

A world-class arts and learning organisation, that pushes the boundaries of all major art forms including dance, film, music, theatre and visual arts.

Its creative learning programme further underpins everything it does. Over a million people attend events annually and hundreds of artists and performers are featured.

The architecturally renowned centre opened in 1982 and comprises the Barbican Hall, the Barbican Theatre, The Pit, Cinemas 1, 2 and 3, Barbican Art Gallery, a second gallery The Curve, public spaces, a library, the Lakeside Terrace, a glasshouse conservatory, conference facilities and three restaurants.

The City of London Corporation is the founder and principal funder of the Barbican Centre.

The Barbican is home to Resident Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra; Associate Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra; Associate Ensembles the Academy of Ancient Music and Britten Sinfonia, Associate Producer Serious, and Artistic Partner Create.