Cinema posts


Blinded by the Light

Posted 22 August 2019 by Mikaela Smith about Blinded by the Light.

Our Audience Engagement Coordinator writes about Blinded by the Light, growing up with Bend it Like Beckham and South Asian Britain on screen.

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Hail Satan? Telegraph Article by Andy Moore

Posted 20 August 2019

We’re incredibly excited that Lucien Greaves will be joining us for a live Skype Q&A after our 8.45pm screening on Friday the 23rd August. Join us for what promises to be a devilish discussion!

Penny Slinger

Guest Blog: Penny Slinger - Out of the Shadows

Posted 15 August 2019 by Elspeth Mitchell

Guest Blog: Penny Slinger - Out of the Shadows

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood 4

Preserving Film History with 35MM - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Posted 13 August 2019 by Andy Moore

At the Showroom Cinema we’re proud of the fact that we do our bit to preserve film history.

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Singing Cinemas Praises

Posted 6 August 2019 by Andy Moore

2019 has been a vintage year so far for music fans at the cinema, but it's not over yet - thank goodness!


10 Things You Should Know About... The Barkley Marathons

Posted 4 July 2019 by Isabelle France

Often referred to as ‘The Race That Eats its Young’ The Barkley Marathons are one of the best known yet simultaneously best kept secret of the ultra-marathon world.

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100 Years in Space

Posted 24 June 2019 by Isabelle France

Fifty years ago, in 1969, humans achieved something once thought impossible; we stepped onto the moon. But where will we be in another fifty?


The Great Escapes

Posted 20 June 2019 by Isabelle France

In anticipation of the nail-bitingly tense escape story, Balloon, we asked one of our favourite film buffs, Dr Emmie McFadden of Sheffield Hallam University to share with us her top-rated escape films.

Melanie Iredale

Sheffield Doc/Fest Recommends : Melanie Iredale (Interim Director)

Posted 22 May 2019 by Melanie Iredale

From 6-11 June Sheffield Doc/Fest will return for its 2019 edition, to Showroom Cinema – where the festival started 26 years ago – and across the city.


Guest Post: Girl - Who Gets to Tell Trans Stories

Posted 19 March 2019 by Yasmin Paterson about Girl.

Lukas Dhont’s 2018 feature debut, Girl has provoked controversy for, amongst other issues, its decision to cast a cis-gender male actor in the lead role. We asked a guest writer to share their thoughts.

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