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What's On May 2018

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

beast

Beast

Showing as part of Kino Bambino! For parent/guardians + babies under 1 only, Early Doors

A troubled young woman finds herself torn between her suffocating family and dangerous new lover, who’s the prime suspect for a string of brutal murders. An electrifying British thriller.

30 upcoming showings between Fri 27 April & Thu 10 May

The Wound

The Wound

High in the mountains of South Africa, the Xhosa ritual takes place, initiating teenage boys into manhood.

Xhosa

14 upcoming showings between Fri 27 April & Thu 3 May

Fistful of Dollars

A Fistful of Dollars (15)

Leone’s first installment in his trilogy of Spaghetti Westerns about “The Man With No Name” contains all his memorable trademarks – extreme close-ups, charismatic characters and the haunting music of Ennio Morricone.

7 upcoming showings between Fri 27 April & Thu 3 May

isle of dogs

Showroom Film Discussion Group

Love cinema? Can’t wait to talk a film through when it’s over? Join in at our monthly film discussion group

Next on Tue 1 May 2018

funny cow

Funny Cow (15)

Showing as part of Early Doors

Set against the backdrop of working men’s clubs and the Northern stand-up comedy circuit, ‘Funny Cow’ charts the rise to stardom of a comedienne through the 1970s and 80s.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 3 May 11.00

Mary and the Witch's Flower

Mary and the Witch's Flower (PG)

While spending the summer with her Great-Aunt Charlotte in the countryside, Mary follows a mysterious cat into the nearby woods.

14 upcoming showings between Fri 4 & Thu 10 May

nakba

70 years of Nakba: A Collection of Palestinian Shorts (18)

Join us for a diverse and thought provoking programme of 9 short films by both young and established Palestinian film makers.

1 upcoming showing - Tue 8 May 18.00

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When the Wind Blows (PG)

Showing as part of Film Studies

An elderly couple (voiced by Peggy Ashcroft and John Mills) build a shelter in order to prepare for an impending nuclear attack. Part of a cycle of 1980s films which focused on themes of nuclear warfare and the dangers of nuclear energy

1 upcoming showing - Wed 9 May 18.30

bergman

Introduction to Bergman with Peter Walsh

Showing as part of Permanent Dreams: The Cinema of Ingmar Bergman

It wasn’t all sex, death and tortured souls…

1 upcoming showing - Thu 10 May 18.30

NTL: Macbeth

NTL: Macbeth (12A)

Showing as part of Stage on Screen

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness

1 upcoming showing - Thu 10 May 19.00

Persona

Persona (15)

Showing as part of Permanent Dreams: The Cinema of Ingmar Bergman

An actor who has suddenly stopped speaking is taken to a cottage on the remote Swedish island of Fårö to spend a summer under the care of a nurse.

7 upcoming showings between Fri 11 & Thu 17 May

shiraz

YSFF: Shiraz - A Romace of India (U)

Showing as part of Yorkshire Silent Film Festival

Rising star pianist Utsav Lal makes his silent film debut improvising a new score to this ravishing, romantic tale about the creation of the Taj Mahal.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 13 May 18.30

An American In Paris

An American In Paris

Showing as part of Stage on Screen

This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’.

2 upcoming showings between Wed 16 & Sun 20 May

2001

2001: A Space Odyssey (U)

Kubrick’s spectacular, transcendent epic has been the touchstone for all science fiction cinema since its original 1968 release

2 upcoming showings between Fri 18 & Sat 19 May

laurene

Man With A Movie Camera (U)

Following a sell-out performance last year, Laurene Durantel revisits her wonderful improvised accompaniment to the acclaimed film Man With a Movie Camera.

1 upcoming showing - Fri 18 May 20.30

Bread

Bread in a Day - Bread-making Class

A fun, sociable and informative venture into the wonderful world of bread making.

Next on Sat 19 May 2018

Almost Heaven

Almost Heaven (12A)

Almost Heaven follows Ying Ling, quirky, innocent 17 year-old girl far from home, as she trains to become a mortician in one of China’s largest funeral homes.

Mandarin

1 upcoming showing - Sun 20 May 15.00

Cries and whispers

Cries And Whispers (15)

Viskningar och rop

Showing as part of Permanent Dreams: The Cinema of Ingmar Bergman

Happy families are not often found in Bergman’s films, and Cries and Whispers features perhaps the most poisonous and unremittingly bleak example

3 upcoming showings between Sun 20 & Thu 24 May

I claude monet

I, Claude Monet

Showing as part of Exhibition on Screen

Monet’s life is a gripping tale about a man who, behind his sun-dazzled canvases, suffered from feelings of depression, loneliness, even suicide.

2 upcoming showings between Tue 22 & Sun 27 May

Showroom Shorts

Showroom Shorts

A night of short films by talented filmmakers, all for free!

Next on Tue 22 May 2018

Wallace and Gromit, Curse of the Were Rabbit

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of The Were-Rabbit (PG)

Showing as part of Film Studies

With only days to go before the annual Giant Vegetable Competition (the coveted Golden Carrot), our two enterprising chums are cashing in with their humane pest-control outfit, ‘Anti-Pesto.’

1 upcoming showing - Wed 23 May 18.30

the late mathias pascal

YSFF: The Late Mathias Pascal

Showing as part of Yorkshire Silent Film Festival

Mathias (Ivan Mosjoukine), an eccentric dreamer, is trapped in a loveless marriage and a dead-end job until fate brings him to Monte Carlo and an unlikely piece of luck transforms his existence forever.

1 upcoming showing - Wed 23 May 19.45

prix de beaute

YSFF: Prix de Beaute

Showing as part of Yorkshire Silent Film Festival

The luminous Louise Brooks stars as a French typist whose life is turned upside down when she wins a beauty contest in San Sebastián.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 26 May 20.00

MCKELLEN

Ian McKellen: Playing the Part + Live satellite Q&A

In Playing the Part, audiences will have the opportunity to celebrate one of Britain’s true acting icons on his birthday weekend.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 27 May 15.00

Summer with Monika

Summer With Monika (PG)

Sommaren med Monika

Showing as part of Permanent Dreams: The Cinema of Ingmar Bergman

Two teenage lovers escape their working-class families to spend a passionate summer together. But as the summer comes to an end, the sweetness of their romance soon sours…

3 upcoming showings between Sun 27 & Thu 31 May

Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas (15)

Showing as part of Philosophy at the Showroom

In this film Travis, played by Harry Dean Stanton, walks out of the desert and gradually tries to bring order into his life by recovering his relationship with his estranged wife and son.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 31 May 18.00

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