Supporting UK Filmmakers
Posted 28 March 2019 by Andy Moore about Out of Blue.
At the Showroom Cinema we believe strongly in the importance of supporting UK talent, and championing regional stories - and this week is no exception. From Friday we’re opening two exciting new films by British filmmakers.
Doc / Nights: Minding The Gap
Posted 20 March 2019 by Andy Moore
The Oscar nominated documentary Minding the Gap - opening at the Showroom Cinema this Friday - explores the gap between fathers and sons, between discipline and domestic abuse, and between childhood and adulthood.
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.
Out of Blue: Dark Revelations, Mystery and Conspiracy
Posted 12 March 2019 by Andy Moore about Out of Blue + Q&A with Carol Morley.
Carol Morley is perhaps best known for her hybrid documentary Dreams of a Life (2011), a haunting work which probes the mystery surrounding the case of Joyce Carol Vincent, a woman who died in 2003 and whose body remained undiscovered for three years
A - Z of Women in Film
Posted 8 March 2019 by Isabelle France
It's International Women's Day - so learn your A,B,C's and discover more about the wonderful women of film!
Bauhaus: Model and Myth - Celebrating 100 Years of the Revolutionary Modernist Art School
Posted 5 March 2019 by Andy Moore about Bauhaus - Model and Myth + Q&A.
This year marks the centenary of the founding of the Staaliches Bauhaus, arguably the most influential modernist art school of the 20th century.
Berlinale 2019 Highlights
Posted 4 March 2019 by Andy Moore
Our Senior Programmer Andy Moore managed to catch 34 films at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival. Here are just a few of his highlights…
Love and Desire Under Conditions of Occupation and Dispossession
Posted 19 February 2019 by Andy Moore about Cinema Palestino Presents: Love and Desire in Palestine + Q&A.
This February, in the month of Valentine’s Day, Cinema Palestino are presenting an exciting and thought-provoking programme of three short Palestinian films
Guest Blog: The Dazzling Romance of If Beale Street Could Talk
Posted 13 February 2019 by Roisin McDaid about If Beale Street Could Talk.
Roisin McDaid explains why Barry Jenkins' latest is a must-see.
Guest Blog: The Power of LGBTQ Representation
Posted 12 February 2019 by Yasmin Paterson about LGBTQ+ History Month: Awakenings.