Cinema posts


Reclaim the Frame: Why Every Feminist Should Support It

Posted 16 May 2019 by Phoebe Seymour

What should you expect from a Reclaim the Frame event? Freelance writer Phoebe Seymour takes a closer look.

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10 Things We Love About Q&A's

Posted 9 May 2019 by Isabelle France

Never attended a Q&A? Not sure what to expect? We’ve put together our top 10 reasons why we love them!


Rafiki: Exploring Contemporary African Art & Film

Posted 24 April 2019 by Mikaela Smith

After the inspiring Q&A with Wanuri Kahiu to celebrate the release of her film Rafiki, we take a look at some of the other African film and art discussed in the Q&A.


Kore-eda: Family Man

Posted 9 April 2019 by Andy Moore

This April and May - to coincide with a major retrospective of his films at BFI Southbank in London - join us as at the Showroom Cinema as we revisit Kore-eda’s body of work with a selection of our favourite titles.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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