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What's On December 2021

More films and times are added each Monday for the following Friday to Thursday - please check back then

power of the dog

The Power of the Dog 12A

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays, Audio Description

In The Power of the Dog, a domineering rancher responds with cruelty when his brother brings home a new wife and her son, until the unexpected comes to pass.

7 upcoming showings between Fri 3 & Thu 9 December

blue

Blue Bayou 15

In Blue Bayou, a Korean-American man raised in Louisiana must confront the ghosts of his past when he discovers he could be deported from the only country he has ever called home.

14 upcoming showings between Fri 3 & Thu 9 December

petite maman

Petite Maman U

Petite Maman is the latest film from French writer/director Céline Sciamma. When Nelly’s grandmother passes away, she returns to her mother’s childhood home to help clear her belongings.

9 upcoming showings between Fri 3 & Thu 9 December

the french dispatch 2

The French Dispatch 15

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays, Audio Description

Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch is a love letter to journalists, set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional French city.

11 upcoming showings between Fri 3 & Thu 9 December

house of gucci

House of Gucci 15

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays, Audio Description

Ridley Scott’s House of Gucci spans three decades of love, betrayal, revenge and ultimately murder in a tale that explores how far a family will go for control.

21 upcoming showings between Fri 3 & Thu 9 December

cmon

C'mon C'mon 15

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays, Audio Description

In C’mon C’mon, a man and his young nephew form a transformative relationship when they are unexpectedly brought together on a cross-country road trip.

21 upcoming showings between Fri 3 & Thu 9 December

hand of god

The Hand of God 15

In Paolo Sorrentino's The Hand of God, a young man experiences heartbreak and liberation after he's inadvertently saved from a freak accident by soccer legend Diego Maradona.

14 upcoming showings between Fri 3 & Thu 9 December

there is no evil

There Is No Evil 15

This affecting Iranian anthology film shows four stories of lives forever altered by the death-penalty. A thoughtful drama that grapples with ideas of morality and freedom.

7 upcoming showings between Fri 3 & Thu 9 December

hush

Queer East: Hush! + Intro 15

Showing as part of Queer East Film Festival

The award-winning Hush! is a classic film of Japanese LGBTQ+ cinema. A gay couple in Tokyo are approached by their female friend who wants them to help her have a baby.

1 upcoming showing - Fri 3 Dec 20.15

Danish collector

The Danish Collector: Delacroix to Gaugin

Showing as part of Exhibition on Screen

For many years no-one was interested in the art of the Impressionists. Artists like Monet, Degas and Renoir were vilified, attacked, and left penniless as a result. Then, something remarkable happened.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 5 Dec 12.00

200 metres

200 Meters: Cinema Palestino

Showing as part of Special screenings & events

In Ameen Nayfeh’s powerful debut film, a Palestinian father desperately tries to cross the Israeli wall to reach his son.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 5 Dec 18.00

house of gucci

House of Gucci (Baby Friendly)

Showing as part of Kino Bambino!

Ridley Scott’s House of Gucci spans three decades of love, betrayal, revenge and ultimately murder in a tale that explores how far a family will go for control.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 6 Dec 11.00

dear tenant

Queer East: Dear Tenant + Intro 12A

Showing as part of Queer East Film Festival

In Dear Tenant, a young man looking after his deceased partner’s mother and son becomes entangled in a legal battle with the child’s uncle.

1 upcoming showing - Tue 7 Dec 17.45

moonlit winter

Queer East: Moonlit Winter +Intro 12A

Showing as part of Queer East Film Festival

Moonlit Winter is the story of a mother and daughter who reconnect when seeking out the sender of a mysterious love letter.

1 upcoming showing - Wed 8 Dec 17.45

gorillaz

Gorillaz: Song Machine Live From Kong 15

Showing as part of Special screenings & events

Gorillaz will be bringing their acclaimed show to the big screen for one day only. The glorious, star-studded virtual experience includes unseen interview footage and commentary.

1 upcoming showing - Wed 8 Dec 20.15

house of gucci

House of Gucci (Early Doors) 15

Showing as part of Early Doors

Ridley Scott’s House of Gucci spans three decades of love, betrayal, revenge and ultimately murder in a tale that explores how far a family will go for control.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 9 Dec 11.00

don't look up

Don't Look Up CTBA

In Don't Look Up, two low-level astronomers must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.

21 upcoming showings between Fri 10 & Thu 16 December

west side story

West Side Story CTBA

West Side Story is Steven Spielberg's adaptation of the classic 1957 musical, where two teenagers from rival New York gangs fall in love.

21 upcoming showings between Fri 10 & Thu 16 December

lamb

Lamb 15

In rural Iceland, Lamb tells the story of a childless couple who discover a strange new-born in their sheep barn. Defying the will of nature, they raise the infant as their own.

14 upcoming showings between Fri 10 & Thu 16 December

titane

French Film Festival: Titane 18

Showing as part of French Film Festival

In Julia Ducournau’s Palme d’Or-winning Titane, a murderous young woman embarks on a violent spree before altering her identity and forming an unexpected relationship.

1 upcoming showing - Fri 10 Dec 20.30

ISRAAC Community Films

Diaspora Multimedia Hub Showcase 15

The Diaspora Multimedia Hub (DMH) is an exciting creative collaboration between ISRAAC Community Centre, Eryal TV and Sheffield Hallam University.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 11 Dec 14.25

new directions dockyards demos

Dockyards, Demos and New Directions

Showing as part of Special screenings & events

Showcasing pivotal moments of social and political change as recorded in Sheffield's film archives, and in the lived experiences of our city’s residents.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 12 Dec 12.15

cmon

C'mon C'mon (Baby Friendly) 15

Showing as part of Kino Bambino!

In C’mon C’mon, a man and his young nephew form a transformative relationship when they are unexpectedly brought together on a cross-country road trip.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 13 Dec 11.00

the divide

French Film Festival: The Divide 15

Showing as part of French Film Festival

A tense thriller following a couple on the verge of breaking up and a set of injured protestors stuck inside a hospital on the brink of collapse, on the night of fractious protests in Paris.

1 upcoming showing - Tue 14 Dec 18.00

pulp fiction

Showroom Film Quiz

Part of Events

The finest showcase of film geekery Sheffield has to offer.

Next on Tue 14 Dec 2021

between two

French Film Festival: Between Two Worlds

Showing as part of French Film Festival

Juliette Binoche stars as an author who, inspired by George Orwell’s The Road to Wigan Pier, goes undercover as a cleaning lady in a northern French port to research a book on job insecurity and social precariousness.

1 upcoming showing - Wed 15 Dec 17.45

cmon

C'mon C'mon (Early Doors) 15

Showing as part of Early Doors

In C’mon C’mon, a man and his young nephew form a transformative relationship when they are unexpectedly brought together on a cross-country road trip.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 16 Dec 11.00

green tea

The Flavour of Green Tea Over Rice U

Showing as part of Yasujirō Ozu mini-season

In Ozu’s compelling domestic saga, a marriage comes quietly undone when a childless, middle-aged couple find themselves pulled apart by secrets and deceptions.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 16 Dec 17.25

the lost daughter

The Lost Daughter 15

In The Lost Daughter, a college professor on a working holiday confronts her unsettling past after become obsessed with a woman and her young daughter staying at the same resort.

21 upcoming showings between Fri 17 & Thu 23 December

It's a Wonderful Life 2

It's a Wonderful Life U

George Bailey is saved from despair by Clarence, an elderly angel. The quintessential Hollywood Christmas film.

9 upcoming showings between Fri 17 & Fri 24 December

lola and the sea

Lola & The Sea CTBA

A spirited, delicate road-movie about a young trans woman and her father travelling across France and Belgium to scatter her Mother’s ashes.

7 upcoming showings between Fri 17 & Thu 23 December

Tokyo story 2

Tokyo Story U

Showing as part of Yasujirō Ozu mini-season

In Ozu’s masterpiece, the elderly Shukishi and his wife, Tomi, take the long journey from their small seaside village to visit their adult children in Tokyo.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 19 Dec 14.15

nutcracker bolshoi

The Nutcracker: Bolshoi U

Showing as part of Stage on Screen

The exceptional score by Tchaikovsky, brought to life by the Bolshoi Ballet dancers in The Nutcracker, delights the hearts and ears of all generations of music lovers.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 19 Dec 15.00

west side story

West Side Story (Baby Friendly) CTBA

Showing as part of Kino Bambino!

West Side Story is Steven Spielberg's adaptation of the classic 1957 musical, where two teenagers from rival New York gangs fall in love.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 20 Dec 11.00

early summer

Early Summer

Showing as part of Yasujirō Ozu mini-season

Set in post-war Tokyo, Ozu’s Early Summer follows Noriko, a young unmarried woman who lives contentedly in an extended family household. Prompted by an elderly relative, the family seeks to find her a husband.

1 upcoming showing - Wed 22 Dec 17.15

west side story

West Side Story (Early Doors) CTBA

Showing as part of Early Doors

West Side Story is Steven Spielberg's adaptation of the classic 1957 musical, where two teenagers from rival New York gangs fall in love.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 23 Dec 11.00

tragedy of Macbeth

The Tragedy of Macbeth 15

In Joel Coen’s take on the Scottish Play, the power-hungry Macbeth (Denzel Washington) sets his sights on the Scottish throne after receiving a prophecy from three witches.

47 upcoming showings between Sun 26 December & Thu 6 January 2022

story of film generation

Story of Film: A New Generation CTBA

The Story of Film: A New Generation is a hopeful and optimistic look at contemporary cinematic innovation and new ways of seeing in our digital age.

5 upcoming showings between Sun 26 & Thu 30 December

rebel dykes

Rebel Dykes 18

Rebel Dykes is a rabble-rousing documentary set in 1980s post-punk London. This is the unheard story of a radical scene, and a community who met through art, music, politics and sex.

5 upcoming showings between Sun 26 & Thu 30 December

licorice pizza

Licorice Pizza CTBA

In Paul Thomas Anderson’s Licorice Pizza, a teenager and a young photographer grow up, run around and fall in love in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970s.

21 upcoming showings between Sun 26 December & Thu 6 January 2022

the shop around the corner

The Shop Around The Corner U

In The Shop Around the Corner, a store clerk falls in love with a pen-pal who turns out to be his co-worker. A delightful, festive tale starring Hollywood star, James Stewart.

5 upcoming showings between Sun 26 & Thu 30 December

titane

Titane 18

In Julia Ducournau’s Palme d’Or-winning Titane, a murderous young woman embarks on a violent spree before altering her identity and forming an unexpected relationship.

19 upcoming showings between Sun 26 December & Thu 6 January 2022

carol

NYE Special: Carol 15

Based on the Patricia Highsmith novel originally named ‘The Price of Salt’, ‘Carol’ is a Stylish drama set in 1950’s New York.

1 upcoming showing - Fri 31 Dec 19.15

when harry

NYE Special: When Harry Met Sally 15

Can a man and a woman ever be just friends? Really?

1 upcoming showing - Fri 31 Dec 19.30

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