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What's On December 2019

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Les Miserables

Les Miserables: The Staged Concert

Showing as part of Special Screenings

Coinciding with its 35th triumphant year in London’s glittering West End, Cameron Mackintosh produced a spectacular sell-out staged concert version at the Gielgud Theatre featuring an all-star cast headed by Michael Ball.

2 upcoming showings between Sat 7 & Sun 8 December

So Long, My Son

So Long, My Son 12A

This beautiful and deeply moving family saga spans the tail-end of the 20th century in China, charting the collective trauma caused by the country’s one-child policy.

11 upcoming showings between Sat 7 & Thu 12 December

Knives Out

Knives Out 12A

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

A fun, modern-day murder mystery paying tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie, from acclaimed writer-director Ryan Johnson (Brick, Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi).

23 upcoming showings between Sat 7 & Tue 24 December

Sorry We Missed You

Sorry We Missed You 15

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

Ken Loach and Paul Laverty depict the devastating human cost of austerity and zero-hours contracts.

7 upcoming showings between Sat 7 & Thu 12 December

Harriet

Harriet 12A

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery, and her transformation into one of America's greatest heroes.

6 upcoming showings between Sat 7 & Thu 12 December

Honey Boy

Honey Boy 15

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

From a screenplay written by Shia LaBeouf, award-winning filmmaker Alma Har'el brings to life a young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile a difficult relationship with his father.

12 upcoming showings between Sat 7 & Thu 12 December

The Two Popes

The Two Popes 15

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce star in this intimate look at a historic turning point in the Catholic Church, directed by Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener).

12 upcoming showings between Sat 7 & Thu 12 December

Ordinary Love

Ordinary Love 12A

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

When Joan is diagnosed with breast cancer, the course of her treatment shines a light on the remarkable love between her and her husband.

18 upcoming showings between Sat 7 & Thu 12 December

The NightingaleTriple F-Rated

The Nightingale 18

Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family

6 upcoming showings between Sat 7 & Thu 12 December

kaguya

The Tale of Princess Kaguya U

Showing as part of Special Screenings , F-Rated Film Season: BFI FIlm Academy

Japanese animated fantasy from Studio Ghibli, based on a folk story.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 8 Dec 10.30

persepolis

Persepolis + Short 12A

Showing as part of F-Rated Film Season: BFI FIlm Academy

Based on the graphic novel memoirs of Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis is the poignant story of a young outspoken nine-year old girl coming-of-age in Iran during the 1979 Revolution.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 8 Dec 13.30

Singing Lovebirds

Singing Lovebirds PG

Showing as part of Special Screenings , BFI Musicals! Hidden Gems

Directed by the ‘Busby Berkeley of Japan’, Singing Lovebirds is a rarely seen and charming Japanese musical comedy from 1939 in which three women compete for the attentions of a samurai.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 8 Dec 15.15

Knives Out

Knives Out (Baby Friendly Screening) 12A

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

A fun, modern-day murder mystery paying tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie, from acclaimed writer-director Ryan Johnson (Brick, Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi).

1 upcoming showing - Mon 9 Dec 11.00

Knives Out

Knives Out (Early Doors) 12A

Showing as part of Early Doors

A fun, modern-day murder mystery paying tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie, from acclaimed writer-director Ryan Johnson (Brick, Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi).

1 upcoming showing - Thu 12 Dec 11.00

It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story

It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story + Live Jazz Band 15

Produced by Wim Wenders, this film is as cool as the Blue Note sound and as stylish as its iconic albums’ covers.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 12 Dec 18.00

Pink Wall

Pink Wall

Pink Wall is a modern-day romance in the vein of Blue Valentine that follows the six-year relationship of Jenna (Tatiana Maslany) and Leon (Jay Duplass).

6 upcoming showings between Fri 13 & Wed 18 December

It's a Wonderful Life 2

It's a Wonderful Life U

Showing as part of Christmas at Showroom Cinema

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

23 upcoming showings between Fri 13 & Tue 24 December

Sons of Denmark

Sons of Denmark 15

A powerful, unnerving and provocative film that looks at the impact of a radicalised society, set in an alternate (though all-too-believable) Denmark.

14 upcoming showings between Fri 13 & Thu 19 December

The Streets

The Street 15

Focusing on the residents of a traditional East London street, this doc explores love, loss, and a community unravelled by gentrification, austerity and the nation’s slide into Brexit.

6 upcoming showings between Fri 13 & Wed 18 December

EWS

Eyes Wide Shut 18

Showing as part of Christmas at Showroom Cinema

Set around Christmas in New York, Eyes Wide Shut is the ultimate alternative festive film, returning to the big screen for its 20th Anniversary.

3 upcoming showings between Fri 13 & Wed 18 December

mary poppins

Mary Poppins U

Showing as part of Family Films, Reel Adventures - Family Film Club, Reel Adventures - Relaxed, Autism Friendly Screenings

Mary Poppins, a practically perfect nanny, answers to an advertisement to look after the children of a stuffy banker.

2 upcoming showings between Sat 14 & Sun 15 December

Present Laughter

National Theatre Live: Present Laughter 12A

Showing as part of Stage on Screen

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

2 upcoming showings between Sun 15 December & Sun 5 January 2020

Pakeezah

Pakeezah PG

Showing as part of Special Screenings , BFI Musicals! Hidden Gems

One of the most extraordinary musical melodramas ever made and a cult classic with an incredible Bollywood soundtrack, Pakeezah tells the story of a courtesan who falls in love with a man she is forbidden to marry.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 15 Dec 15.00

The Nutcracker

Bolshoi: The Nutcracker CTBA

Showing as part of Stage on Screen, Christmas at Showroom Cinema

On Christmas Eve, the mysterious Drosselmeyer brings a Nutcracker doll as a gift for his goddaughter Marie. At midnight, the doll comes to life and finds himself in a battle against the Mouse King, determined to save Marie from him.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 15 Dec 15.00

wonderful life

It's A Wonderful Life (Baby Friendly Screening) U

This screening is only for parents, carers and guardians and their babies. George Bailey is saved from despair by Clarence, an elderly angel. The quintessential Hollywood Christmas film.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 16 Dec 11.00

Shooting the Mafia

Doc/Nights x Reclaim the Frame: Shooting the Mafia + Q&A

Showing as part of Doc/Nights, Reclaim the Frame

In the streets of Sicily, Letizia Battaglia pointed her camera straight into the heart of the Mafia that surrounded her and began to shoot. This documentary explores her incredible career

1 upcoming showing - Mon 16 Dec 17.45

Gorillaz

Gorillaz: Reject False Icons

Showing as part of Special Screenings

A brand new feature documentary from British band Gorillaz. In his debut feature, director Denholm Hewlett follows the band’s every move for three years, covering the making of two critically acclaimed albums and a world tour.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 16 Dec 20.30

Top Hat

Top Hat U

Showing as part of Relaxed Screenings

Glamorous and enthralling, with a beautiful, foot-tapping score and lavish songs (including the gorgeous ‘Cheek to Cheek’), it will bring some sparkle to your Tuesday afternoon.

1 upcoming showing - Tue 17 Dec 12.00

The Two Popes

Two Popes (Early Doors) 15

Showing as part of Early Doors

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce star in this intimate look at a historic turning point in the Catholic Church, directed by Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener).

1 upcoming showing - Thu 19 Dec 11.00

Star Wars Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 12A

The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more as Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron's journey continues and the Skywalker saga concludes.

54 upcoming showings between Thu 19 December & Thu 2 January 2020

starship troopers

Starship Troopers 18

Showing as part of Philosophy at the Showroom

Misunderstood and condemned by many critics on its 1997 release, Paul Verhoeven’s satirical sci-fi epic is now widely recognised as a brilliant and important piece of cinema.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 19 Dec 17.50

Cats

Cats 12A

Oscar®-winning director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables) transforms Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-shattering stage musical into a spectacular film that will captivate the imagination.

48 upcoming showings between Fri 20 December & Thu 2 January 2020

The Muppet Christmas Carol

The Muppet Christmas Carol U

Showing as part of Christmas at Showroom Cinema

The Dickensian classic tale of the redemption of Mr Scrooge on Christmas Eve is taken on by Kermit, Miss Piggy, Rolf and Co (with a little help from a human Michael Caine).

5 upcoming showings between Fri 20 & Tue 24 December

gremlins

Gremlins 15

Showing as part of Christmas at Showroom Cinema

Billy's father gets him a pet from China with three very specific instructions. However, when Billy does not follow them, it unleashes a horde of monsters.

3 upcoming showings between Fri 20 & Sun 22 December

Elf

Elf PG

Showing as part of Christmas at Showroom Cinema

Buddy has always felt different to the other elves, so he sets out on a journey from the North Pole to New York to search for his real father and restores the festive spirit in the Big Apple.

3 upcoming showings between Sat 21 & Tue 24 December

First a Girl F-Rated

First A Girl U

Showing as part of Special Screenings , BFI Musicals! Hidden Gems

Did you know that one of the best 1930s musicals was made in the UK? This sly and sparkling comedy about a shop girl who pretends to be a boy in order to perform on stage as a female impersonator is a joy to watch.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 22 Dec 15.15

Cbeebies 2019

CBeebies Christmas Show 2019: Hansel & Gretel U

Showing as part of Family Films, Christmas at Showroom Cinema

This year's highly anticipated CBeebies Christmas Show is once again coming to the big screen from the theatre stage for a family-friendly feast of Christmas fun!

1 showings on Sun 1 Dec

Little Women

Little Women PG

This new, screen adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s celebrated fiction work Little Women is a refreshing take on classic literature.

31 upcoming showings between Thu 26 December & Thu 2 January 2020

Notorious

Notorious U

Notorious U From 6 February Dir. Alfred Hitchcock | USA | 1946 | 1hr 41mins Cast: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern Notorious is one of Hitichcock's classic films with double dealing, secret agents and German spies

1 upcoming showing - Thu 26 Dec 15.40

Woman at WarF-Rated

Woman at War 12A

Showing as part of Best of 2019

A passionate environmental activist wages a one-woman-war on the destructive aluminium industry in Iceland. A brilliantly biting but heartfelt dark comedy.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 26 Dec 18.00

frozen2

Frozen 2 U

Showing as part of Family Films

Why was Elsa born with magical powers? The answer is calling her and threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she’ll set out on a dangerous but remarkable journey.

4 upcoming showings between Fri 27 & Mon 30 December

Long Days Journey Into Night

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Luo returns to the hometown he fled 12 years earlier. As memories of a woman he once loved begin to resurface, he begins to search for her.

4 upcoming showings between Fri 27 & Mon 30 December

Bait

Bait 15

Showing as part of Best of 2019

A funny yet poignant chronicle of a Cornish coastal town under threat from modernity, shot on a vintage 16mm camera.

1 upcoming showing - Fri 27 Dec 18.00

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbour Totoro U

Showing as part of Family Films, Reel Adventures - Family Film Club, Reel Adventures - Relaxed, Autism Friendly Screenings

While their mother recovers from an illness, Satsuki and her little sister Mei get away from it all in an idyllic rural retreat. Far from the bustle of the city, they discover a mysterious place of spirits, magic and woodland creatures.

English Dub

2 upcoming showings between Sat 28 & Sun 29 December

monos

Monos 15

Showing as part of Best of 2019

A breath-taking and hallucinatory survival thriller, Monos follows a feral group of child soldiers as they keep watch over an American hostage on a remote mountain in Latin America.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 28 Dec 18.00

ChambermaidTriple F-Rated

The Chambermaid 15

La camarista

Showing as part of Best of 2019

A young maid confronts the monotony of long workdays with quiet examinations of forgotten belongings and budding friendships that nourish her newfound and determined dream for a better life.

Mexican

1 upcoming showing - Sun 29 Dec 18.00

Cats (Baby Friendly Screening) 12A

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

Oscar®-winning director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables) transforms Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-shattering stage musical into a spectacular film that will captivate the imagination.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 30 Dec 11.00

BorderF-Rated

Border 15

Showing as part of Best of 2019

A spellbinding Scandinavian folk fantasy about a border guard who goes on a profound journey of self-discovery after meeting a mysterious stranger.

Swedish

1 upcoming showing - Mon 30 Dec 18.00

Berliner Philharmonika 2

Berliner Philharmoniker Live: NYE Concert 2019

Showing as part of Stage on Screen, Christmas at Showroom Cinema

Celebrate the conclusion to 2019 with the Berliner Philharmoniker’s glittering New Year’s Eve Concert. This will be conducted by chief conductor Kirill Petrenko and the lively American programme will feature the star soprano Diana Damrau as guest soloist

1 upcoming showing - Tue 31 Dec 16.00

singin in the rain

BFI Musicals: A Musical Before Midnight! - Singin' In The Rain + New Year's Eve Party U

Showing as part of Special Screenings , Christmas at Showroom Cinema

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in cinematic style with us this year as we screen one of the greatest musicals of all time followed by a roaring twenties themed after party in the bar.

1 upcoming showing - Tue 31 Dec 19.30

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