addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscontroller-playcrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobegmailgooglegroupshelp-with-circleimageimagesinstagramFill 1light-bulblinklocation-pinm-swarmSearchmailmessagesminusmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1ShapeoutlookpersonJoin Group on CardStartprice-ribbonprintShapeShapeShapeShapeImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruserwarningyahoo

Blues (film) Double Bill (PG*) 4pm 16 Nov 2013

Barbican Cinema 3 (Beech St)

And This is Free (PG*)
Recorded over the course of sixteen Sundays on Chicago’s legendary Maxwell Street, this film provides a fascinating street-level view of the open air market, which has since fallen victim
to urban renewal. The street was a mecca for bluesmen trying to hustle a few dollars from the passing crowd, and many famous names got their start here. Among those featured in the film are Arvella Gray, Robert Nighthawk and Johnny Young.

US 1964 Dir Mike Shea 50 min

Black Roots (PG*)
In the intimacy of a small café, five black activists and musicians – including legendary bluesmen Rev Gary Davis and Larry Johnson – exchange biographical anecdotes and make music. Their sometimes horrifying, sometimes humorous stories about growing up in white America are played against images of young blacks filmed on the streets of Harlem, and intercut with rich and powerful music.

US 1970 Dir Lionel Rogosin 56 min

Barbican Members - £9.20

Standard - £11.50

Concessions - £10.50

Under 18 - £6

50p online booking fee, 60p telephone booking fee per transaction

I will be there from 3.30pm perhaps with Natasha below. :) I will be wearing jeans and brown boots and am 6'2 :)

Join or login to comment.

  • Cyrus T.

    Sorry for the late notice but I am still suffering from a damaged ankle so unable to attend myself

    November 16, 2013

  • Angie

    Looking forward to this

    November 9, 2013

  • Lisa

    I will probably be wearing a blue coat with a hood if it is cold. I am 5 ft 8, slim built.

    1 · October 25, 2013

  • Lisa

    I would prefer to meet before the film starts. How about 30 mins before?

    October 24, 2013

    • Cyrus T.

      Works for me. :) How shall we recognise each other? I am 6'2 :)

      October 25, 2013

  • Cyrus T.

    Would people like to meet before, between, and/or after? You are under no obligation. It's whatever you prefer. One love. Cyrus

    October 20, 2013

  • Lisa

    Looking forward to going.

    October 20, 2013

  • Lindsey J.


    October 16, 2013

15 went

Membership dues

GBP10.00 Yearly

This covers: Payment to MeetUp for hosting the group, expenses and donation to charity

Payment is accepted using:

  • PayPal
  • Cash or check - “Cash can be paid when you attend an event. If mailing cheques, address will be provided on request.

Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy