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blade runner

Blade Runner 2049 (15)

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays, Audio Description, Kino Bambino!, Early Doors

Thirty years after the release of Ridley Scott’s seminal science fiction thriller, it’s California, 2049 and a new blade runner is in town searching for long buried secrets in dystopian Los Angeles.

17 upcoming showings between Thu 19 & Thu 26 October

the snowman

The Snowman (15)

Showing as part of Thriller Season, Subtitled Mondays, Audio Description

A chilling thriller from one of the world’s favourite crime writers, Jo Nesbo. After a harsh snowfall, a scarf is found mysteriously wrapped around an ominous snowman. It becomes clear that its owner is missing.

15 upcoming showings between Thu 19 & Thu 26 October

The PartyTriple F-Rated

The Party (15)

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays, Kino Bambino!, Early Doors

Masterfully shot and starkly lit in black and white, The Party is an absurd comedy wrapped in tragedy.

20 upcoming showings between Thu 19 & Thu 26 October

loving vincentF-Rated

Loving Vincent (12A)

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

The world’s first oil-painted film brings Vincent Van Gogh's most famous paintings to life to discover the narratives and the people within, Loving Vincent explores the life, and ambiguous death of the worlds most treasured and tortured artist.

14 upcoming showings between Thu 19 & Thu 26 October

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG)

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays, Kino Bambino!, Audio Description, Early Doors

A heart-warming glimpse into the creation of the nation’s favourite children’s tale, Winnie the Pooh. In the wake of WWI, the country’s spirits are low.

1 showings on Sun 1 Oct

Victoria and Abdul

Victoria and Abdul (PG)

Showing as part of Audio Description, Subtitled Mondays

The extraordinary story of an unexpected friendship. When a young clerk travels from India for Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find himself in her favour.

1 showings on Sun 1 Oct

gods own country

God's Own Country (15)

Showing as part of Audio Description, Subtitled Mondays

A wildly beautiful drama about a frustrated young farmer, Johnny, living in the unrelenting Yorkshire countryside. His family hire a Romanian farmhand, Gheorghe, to help with the lambing season.

1 showings on Sun 1 Oct

platform oct 2017

The Platform

Part of Creative Events

Our regular creative/ digital / social returns

Next on Thu 19 Oct 2017

Staging a City Chris Bush

OTS 2017: Staging a City - Chris Bush

Part of Off the Shelf

Representing real people on stage is a responsibility, but so is representing real places. What does it take to capture the character of a city, especially one so familiar and beloved by a local audience?

Next on Thu 19 Oct 2017

ZoologyF-Rated

Zoology (15)

Showing as part of European Art Cinema Day 2017

Strange, mesmerising and grotesque. Zoology is the story of a woman on a journey of self-rediscovery. After waking up with a tail, Natasha decides to use her new found ‘accessory’ as a reason to explore a life she never thought she could have.

1 showings on Fri 13 Oct

cs 2017

Celluloid Screams Festival Pass 2017 (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Get the most out of the Celluloid Screams weekend (it comes but once a year!)...

1 upcoming showing - Fri 20 Oct 10.00

I am not a witch Triple F-Rated

I Am Not a Witch

Showing as part of Black History Month

8-year-old Shula is accused witchcraft. She is exiled to the middle of the desert to a witch camp, where she must either accept her fate or risk everything for freedom. A bold and visually-striking debut feature from Zambian-Welsh director Rungano Nyoni.

17 upcoming showings between Fri 20 & Thu 26 October

The Death of Stalin

The Death of Stalin (15)

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays, Kino Bambino!

This hotly anticipated satire finds Stalin unconscious in his office after a stroke. The ensuing scramble for power and political infighting is the perfect material to exercise Armando Iannucci's piercing wit.

32 upcoming showings between Fri 20 October & Thu 2 November

the endless

The Endless (OPENING GALA) (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

A decade after leaving their home at Camp Arcadia, an isolated new age cult, brothers Justin and Aaron (directors Benson and Moorhead stepping in front of the camera this time) struggle to make ends meet in their normal lives.

1 upcoming showing - Fri 20 Oct 19.00

sarah winman

OTS 2017: Sarah Winman & Tess Hadley

Part of Off the Shelf

Sarah Winman is the author of bestsellers including When God Was A Rabbit. Her latest, Tin Man, is a tender, beautiful book with characters who get under your skin and break your heart.

Next on Fri 20 Oct 2017

Flying Over An Olive Grove  the Biography of Fred Spiksley

OTS 2017: Flying Over An Olive Grove - the Biography of Fred Spiksley (Sheffield Wednesday)

Part of Off the Shelf

Sheffield Wednesday legend Fred Spiksley achieved every major honour for club and country.

Next on Fri 20 Oct 2017

borley rectory

Borley Rectory + Q&A (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

The tale of the haunting at Borley Rectory is a legendary one, which caught the imagination of the general public in the 1920s.

1 upcoming showing - Fri 20 Oct 21.30

68 kill

68 Kill (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Chip (Matthew Gray Gubler) is a sucker for a pretty face. Dominated by his dangerously beautiful girlfriend Liza (AnnaLynne McCord), he duly accedes to her every whim

1 upcoming showing - Fri 20 Oct 23.55

Charlie Peace

OTS 2017: Charlie Peace – His Amazing Life and Astounding Legend - Michael Eaton

Part of Off the Shelf

Charlie Peace – His Amazing Life and Astounding Legend charts the evolution of a Sheffield-born Victorian master burglar and murderer from truth to legend, using rare sources and illustrations.

Next on Sat 21 Oct 2017

i remember you

I Remember You (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Based on Yrsa Sigurdardottir’s best-selling novel, this supernatural scandi-noir is certain to send a shiver down your spine

1 upcoming showing - Sat 21 Oct 11.00

Moana 3F-Rated

Moana (PG)

Showing as part of Young Cinema, Black History Month, KicStart

A stunning musical fantasy adventure from Disney following a young girl, Moana, as she tries to save her people. She sets sail with a legendary demigod, Maui, who guides her in journey across the Pacific to find a mystic island.

2 upcoming showings between Sat 21 & Sun 22 October

habit

Habit (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Manchester, the present. Michael divides his time between the job centre and the pub. A chance meeting with Lee, an introduction to her Uncle Ian, and a heavy night on the lash, lead to a job working the door at Cloud 9, a seedy massage parlor

1 upcoming showing - Sat 21 Oct 13.40

the button box

OTS 2017: The Button Box - Lynn Knight

Part of Off the Shelf

Join us for the compelling story of women in the 20th century, told through the clothes they wore.

Next on Sat 21 Oct 2017

Mouses Big Day Lydia Monks

OTS 2017: Mouse's Big Day - Lydia Monks

Part of Off the Shelf

It’s a big day for Mouse – her frst day at school. But she doesn’t want to go. Luckily there is a class full of new friends and Mouse is about to learn how brilliant school can be.

Next on Sat 21 Oct 2017

tragedy girls

Tragedy Girls (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Meet Sadie and McKayla, aka the ‘Tragedy Girls’. Together, they run a website devoted to true crime.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 21 Oct 16.10

No More Love on the Dole

OTS 2017: No More Love on the Dole - Professor Chris Hopkins

Part of Off the Shelf

Walter Greenwood’s 1933 novel Love on the Dole sold 46,290 copies and had attracted millions to see the stage version by 1939.

Next on Sat 21 Oct 2017

inside no 9

Inside No.9 + Q&A (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

As is only fitting given that this is our ninth edition, we are proud to present a special screening of Inside No. 9 – one of modern television’s true gems.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 21 Oct 19.00

celluloid screams

Secret Film (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Our annual secret film returns for 2017… Following on from last year’s surprise screening of THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE, we’ve selected another top secret film that we think you’ll really enjoy.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 21 Oct 21.45

SUSPIRIA

Suspiria (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

On the occasion of its 40th anniversary, we are proud to bring Dario Argento’s masterpiece back to the big screen in its restored version.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 21 Oct 23.55

tag

Tag (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Aboard a coach with her classmates on their way to summer camp, young Mitsuko’s world is shattered as she’s plunged into a horrific, gruesome situation. Lost, alone, and utterly terrified, she must find a way to safety.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 22 Oct 10.00

Mayhem

Mayhem (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Climbing the corporate ladder has never been bloodier…

1 upcoming showing - Sun 22 Oct 12.00

mfa

M.F.A (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Noelle is a shy and withdrawn art student. She has a hard time fitting in with her peers, so she’s thrilled when she receives an invitation to a party. However, the evening takes a devastating turn when Noelle is brutally raped.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 22 Oct 14.10

Edward Carpenter

OTS 2017: Edward Carpenter's Social and Sexual Radicalism – Dr Alison Twells

Part of Off the Shelf

Edward Carpenter (1844–1929) is famous for his writings on sexuality and as a pioneer of the gay liberation movement.

Next on Sun 22 Oct 2017

le corsaire

Bolshoi: Le Corsaire

Showing as part of Stage on Screen

Amidst a bustling market, the pirate Conrad falls in love at first sight with the beautiful Medora, the ward of the slave merchant Lankedem’s bazaar. Conrad kidnaps Medora when Lanquedem decides to sell her to the Pasha.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 22 Oct 16.00

hellraiser

Hellraiser + Q&A (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

We are delighted to welcome cast member Nicholas Vince (Chatterer cenobite) and special effects supervisor Geoff Portass to discuss the production and legacy of Hellraiser in a Q&A after the film.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 22 Oct 17.00

This is the Place to Be Lara Pawson

OTS 2017: This is the Place to Be - Lara Pawson

Part of Off the Shelf

Lara Pawson discusses This Is the Place to Be, a stark, compassionate and fragmentary memoir exploring identity, violence, race, class and sexuality across continents.

Next on Sun 22 Oct 2017

creep 2

Creep 2 (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Peachfuzz is back!

1 upcoming showing - Sun 22 Oct 19.30

better watch out

Better Watch Out (CLOSING GALA) (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Halloween may be just around the corner, but we thought we’d look ahead to Christmas for our closing gala…

1 upcoming showing - Sun 22 Oct 22.00

A Manual for Heartache Cathy Rentzenbrink

OTS 2017: A Manual For Heartache - Cathy Rentzenbrink

Part of Off the Shelf

As a teenager, Cathy Rentzenbrink’s family was torn apart by unthinkable tragedy.

Next on Mon 23 Oct 2017

the end

LEAFF: The End + Q&A (18)

A man is a murderer in his head and he is losing himself by actually killing people.

1 upcoming showing - Tue 24 Oct 18.15

The New Poverty Stephen Armstrong

OTS 2017: The New Poverty – Stephen Armstrong

Part of Off the Shelf

Today 13 million people live in poverty in the UK – one of the richest countries in the world.

Next on Tue 24 Oct 2017

le capital

Le Capital

Showing as part of Film Studies, Thriller Season

The newly appointed CEO of a giant European investment bank works to hold on to his power when an American hedge fund organisation tries to buy out his company.

1 upcoming showing - Wed 25 Oct 18.30

grace jonesTriple F-Rated

Grace Jones: Bloodlight & Bami - Live with Friends (15)

Showing as part of Black History Month

Grace Jones and Friends Live promises to be thrilling and enlightening evening with the inimitable icon, as she discusses her life and work with some of her closest collaborators, from the worlds of music, fashion, art and film.

1 upcoming showing - Wed 25 Oct 19.00

A History of Sheffield Football

OTS 2017: A History of Sheffield Football 1857-1889 - Martin Westby

Part of Off the Shelf

A feast of football celebrating notable anniversaries, delving into the lockers of the 19th century game and the formulation of regulations that now govern the sport worldwide.

Next on Wed 25 Oct 2017

Interstellar

Interstellar (12A)

Showing as part of Philosophy at the Showroom

With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertake the most important mission in human history: traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 26 Oct 17.30

indian crime

OTS 2017: Indian Crime - Abir Mukherjee and Vaseem Khan

Part of Off the Shelf

Two writers of Indian-set crime series discuss their latest works. Abir Mukherjee is the creator of the Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant Surrender-Not Banerjee series set in Calcutta in the early 1920s.

Next on Thu 26 Oct 2017

The LEGO Ninjago Movie

The LEGO Ninjago Movie

Showing as part of Young Cinema

The evil warlord Garmadon is destroying Ninjago city. Six young ninjas are the only ones who might be able to stop him. The problem is, by day they’re just six regular teens. Plus, The Green Ninja - Lloyd just happens to be Garmadon’s son!

20 upcoming showings between Fri 27 October & Sun 5 November

Breathe

Breathe (12A)

Derbyshire-born advocate for the disabled, Robin Cavendish was living with polio from the age of 28. Expected to live no more than a few months, he left hospital a year later, and went on to devote his life to inspiring change around the world.

26 upcoming showings between Fri 27 October & Thu 2 November

call me by your name

Call Me by Your Name (15)

It’s 1983, and the sun-drenched Italian Riviera provides the sensual setting for a ravishing romance. A young academic and a professor’s son discover the pure beauty of desire that awakens over the course of one fateful summer.

23 upcoming showings between Fri 27 October & Thu 9 November

The Artistry of Frank Tory and Sons

OTS 2017: The Artistry of Frank Tory & Sons - Dr Sylvia Dunkley

Part of Off the Shelf

This illustrated talk is a fascinating insight into the Sheffield firm Frank Tory & Sons, a father and twin son team of architectural and monumental sculptors.

Next on Fri 27 Oct 2017

searching for lord haw haw

OTS 2017: Searching for Lord Haw-Haw– Professor Colin Holmes

Part of Off the Shelf

William Joyce became notorious as a fascist, an anti-Semite and then as a second world war traitor when, assuming the persona of Lord Haw-Haw, he acted as a radio propagandist for the Nazis.

Next on Sat 28 Oct 2017

Akeelah and the BeeF-Rated

Akeelah & The Bee (12A)

Showing as part of Young Cinema, Black History Month

Akeelah is a charming but insecure 11-year-old girl from gang-ridden South Central LA who discovers an unusual talent for spelling.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 28 Oct 13.00

Coromandel

OTS 2017: Coromandel - Charles Allen

Part of Off the Shelf

Coromandel was the name given by European traders to India’s south-eastern seaboard – a corruption of the Tamil Cholamandalam.

Next on Sat 28 Oct 2017

Robert McCrum

OTS 2017: Every Third Thought: On Life, Death and the Endgame -Robert McCrum

Part of Off the Shelf

Aged 42, Robert McCrum suffered a near-fatal stroke, the subject of his acclaimed memoir My Year Off. Since then, he’s lived in the shadow of death.

Next on Sat 28 Oct 2017

we are the weirdos

The Final Girls: We Are the Weirdos (18)

It has been a good year for women in horror.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 29 Oct 20.45

Maya Angelou And Still I RiseTriple F-Rated

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (18)

Showing as part of Black History Month

An icon of American politics and culture, Maya Angelou was an inspiring writer poet, actress and activist whose life spanned some of the most pivotal moments in the 20th century.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 30 Oct 18.15

perfect blueF-Rated

Perfect Blue (18)

Mima, a young pop idol is in the prime of her career. When a diary detailing every aspect of her life appears online, Mima begins losing her grip on reality, trapped in a web of paranoia and confusion.

1 upcoming showing - Tue 31 Oct 20.45

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