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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

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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!

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A Summer of Family Classics

Posted 26 July 2019 by Linnea Pettersson

If you need some film-based things to do this summer and fancy something a little bit different, read on to see what we have on offer (no young person necessary, we’ve picked a programme of films that can be enjoyed by anyone and everyone).


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.

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Not Giving up the Ghost

Posted 19 June 2019 by Andy Moore

How would you feel if you never knew your birth mother and your family kept many of the details of her life a secret? What impact would that absence have on your life? And how many unanswered questions would you carry with you into adulthood?

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From One Festival to Another

Posted 12 June 2019 by Andy Moore

Migration Matters Festival, the largest refugee week festival in the UK, is taking place in the Steel City again this year - from the 14th to the 22nd June. Celebrating the positive impact that refugees have had on Sheffield and the UK.

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.

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