Cinema posts

Girlhood Showroom Summer Season

Showroom Summer Season Film Talks

Posted 6 July 2020 by Dr Emmie McFadden

Over seven weeks, Sheffield’s most esteemed academics will circle the cinematic globe by delving into a distinct area of cinema with a unique 45-minute talk and discussion.

When They See Us

Black Lives Matter - Policing in America

Posted 30 June 2020 by Team Showroom

From powerful explorations of historic incidents to radical and community-driven alternatives to policing and criminal justice; here's five extraordinary works that help to shed light on policing in America

A Moving Image

Black Lives Matter - film and documentary recommendations

Posted 23 June 2020 by Team Showroom

There are many brilliant lists of films by black filmmakers & films that illuminate the present moment circulating online. Here are a few of our favourites, along with some titles that have contributed to our education about the Black British experience

The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975

Grab your fix of fantastic non-fiction

Posted 16 June 2020 by Team Showroom

If your missing your annual fix of fantastic non-fiction from all across the globe, we’ve picked some of our favourite documentaries currently available to stream online.

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Black Lives Matter

Posted 12 June 2020

Black Lives Matter to Showroom Workstation. We support the movement and we support all that is taking place globally to demand lasting change.

Never Rarely Sometimes Always

New and upcoming titles to stream online

Posted 9 June 2020 by Team Showroom

Lockdown has provided everyone with extra time to reconnect their passion for cinema, delve deeper into film history, and discover old classics. Check out our recommendations for new and upcoming titles that we would have been screening this month.

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Early Doors - a wonderfully inspiring film community

Posted 20 April 2020 by Dr Emmie McFadden

Dr Emmie McFadden, Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University and regular guest speaker at the Showroom discusses her very first and most recent experience of our special weekly screening for over 55s’.


Berlinale Syndrome

Posted 28 February 2020 by Andy Moore

Our Senior Programmer, Andy Moore, shares his thoughts on his favourite films from this years Berlinale Film Festival.


Jumpcut x Showroom: Videodrome

Posted 21 February 2020 by Thom Marsh about Film Studies Guest Blog: Cry Baby, , Film Studies Guest Blog: Little Shop of Horrors, , Film Studies Guest Blog: Phantom of the Paradise, and Film Studies Guest Blog: Purple Rain , and Jumpcut x Showroom: The Brood .

Our pals at Jumpcut are taking on our Film Studies: The Visions of David Cronenberg, this week they explore the messed up world of Videodrome


LGBTQ+ History Month – Films to look out for in 2020!

Posted 19 February 2020 by Mikaela Smith

We take a look at the upcoming LGBTQ+ films coming out this year

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