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Film Still: 1945

1945 (12A)

A pair of mysterious men, clad in black, arrive at a railway station. The year is 1945 and the men are Orthodox Jews, returning to the Hungarian village that betrayed them whilst the country was under Nazi-occupation.

Hungarian, Russian

6 upcoming showings between Wed 17 & Wed 24 October

the wife image 2F-Rated

The Wife (15)

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

A thoughtful drama with sharp female rage bubbling under its surface.

15 upcoming showings between Wed 17 & Thu 25 October

A Star Is BornF-Rated

A Star Is Born (15)

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays, Early Doors

Oscar-nominated Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper star in this passionate tale of two musicians in love.

20 upcoming showings between Wed 17 & Thu 25 October

First Man

First Man (12A)

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays, Early Doors

The latest film Damien Chazelle (La La Land) swaps dazzling musical numbers for a dizzyingly dangerous space mission. Neil Armstrong risked his life to catapult man-kind into the future of space travel, here we explore the man behind the giant leap.

32 upcoming showings between Wed 17 & Thu 25 October

Blindspotting

Blindspotting (15)

A daring portrait of race relations that is wildly entertaining without skirting around deep-rooted issues.

2 upcoming showings between Wed 17 & Thu 18 October

Bad Times at the El Royale

Bad Times at the El Royale (15)

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past.

15 upcoming showings between Wed 17 & Thu 25 October

The Devil's Backbone

The Devil's Backbone (15)

El espinazo del diablo

Showing as part of Film Studies

Guillermo del Toro directs this atmospheric film about an orphaned boy who encounters a ghost.

Spanish

1 upcoming showing - Wed 17 Oct 18.30

peterloo

Peterloo Live Event (12A)

An epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious episodes in British history.

1 upcoming showing - Wed 17 Oct 18.45

BlacKkKlansman

BlacKKKlansman (15)

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

Ron Stallworth: black, police officer and member of the Ku Klux Klan.

1 showings on Mon 1 Oct

Mandy

OPENING GALA: MANDY (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Chainsaws at the ready, it’s payback time...

1 upcoming showing - Thu 18 Oct 20.00

Le BonheurTriple F-Rated

Le Bonheur (15)

Showing as part of Gleaning Truths: The films of Agnes Varda , Subtitled Mondays

Young François leads a happy life, spending long days in his carpentry shop and peaceful evenings at home with his wife and children. Their relationship is simple and uncomplicated, until one day François falls helplessly in love with a postal worker.

French

1 showings on Sun 14 Oct

Halloween

Halloween (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

On the eve of its nationwide release, we’re thrilled to present your first chance to witness the return of Michael Myers as he terrorises the town of Haddonfield once again

1 upcoming showing - Thu 18 Oct 23.59

Fahrenheit 11/9

Fahrenheit 11/9

A furiously provocative look at the times we live in.

14 upcoming showings between Fri 19 & Thu 25 October

Dogman

Dogman (15)

In this deliciously dark tale, a humble dog-groomer finds himself spiralling into a web of violence after he becomes trapped in a poisonous friendship with a local criminal.

Italian

18 upcoming showings between Fri 19 October & Thu 1 November

What Keeps You Alive

What Keeps You Alive (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

A tense thriller which keeps you guessing until the final moments.

1 upcoming showing - Fri 19 Oct 18.30

Knife + Heart

Knife + Heart (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Anne is a ruthless producer working in the gay porn industry. When her relationship with her film editor girlfriend Lois breaks down, Anne tries to win back the affections of her former lover by embarking upon her most ambitious film yet

French

1 upcoming showing - Fri 19 Oct 21.00

Nightmare Cinema

Nightmare Cinema (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Five strangers converge at a deserted movie theatre operated by a mysterious projectionist. Once inside, the audience members witness a series of screenings that shows them their deepest fears and darkest secrets across five tales.

1 upcoming showing - Fri 19 Oct 23.40

The Crescent

The Crescent (UK PREMIERE) (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Crescent evokes a quiet intensity in its chilling portrait of death, grief, loneliness and isolation; a haunting dimension where the line between life and death ebbs and flows with the tide on the shoreline

1 upcoming showing - Sat 20 Oct 10.00

Tigers Are Not Afraid

Tigers Are Not Afraid (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Young Estrella has been orphaned by the horrific violence of the Mexican cartels. Lost and alone, she finds companionship in a gang of fellow drug war orphans, and together they fight for survival on the streets

Spanish

1 upcoming showing - Sat 20 Oct 12.30

Wolfman's Got Nards

Wolfman's Got Nards + Q&A (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

The Monster Squad came along in 1987 to expose a young generation of movie fans to what, for many, was their first taste of the dark side of cinema.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 20 Oct 15.00

Wellington Paranormal

Wellington Paranormal Special Screening (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Get ready to follow these two normal cops into extraordinary situations and unearth a side of Wellington you might have only heard about in stories.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 20 Oct 18.10

assassination nation

Assassination Nation (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Four instagram-obsessed teenage girls are flung into the middle of a modern-day witch hunt when the town of Salem’s residents are victim to a widespread data hack, revealing a plethora of sensitive information to their friends and neighbours.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 20 Oct 21.30

Celluloid Screams

Celluloid Screams Secret Film (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

For our tenth anniversary edition, we’ve selected another top secret film that we think you’ll really enjoy. As always, the film will be revealed mere moments before it begins, so settle in and prepare for a surprise…

1 upcoming showing - Sat 20 Oct 23.59

Lifechanger

Lifechanger (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Blood soaked body horror meets existential angst in Justin McConnell’s fascinating debut feature.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 21 Oct 10.00

They Have Not Grown Old

They Shall Not Grow Old (15)

This unique film brings into high definition the human face of the First World War.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 21 Oct 10.45

possum

Possum (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Philip is a children's entertainer with a troubled past. Together with Possum, the hideous hand puppet he keeps concealed inside a black leather case, he returns to his childhood home compelled to confront his demons

1 upcoming showing - Sun 21 Oct 12.00

Summer Of 84

Summer of '84 (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

After the post-apocalyptic mayhem of their debut feature Turbo Kid, Canadian filmmaking collective RKSS return with a sophomore film that is more grounded in reality but no less effective when it comes to its execution.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 21 Oct 14.30

Jacquot de NantesF-Rated

Jacquot de Nantes (PG)

Showing as part of Gleaning Truths: The films of Agnes Varda

Jacques Demy was a prestigious filmmaker, another trailblazer of the French New Wave and Agnès Varda’s life partner. In 1990, he died, and in celebration of his life Varda created Jacquot de Nantes

French

3 upcoming showings between Sun 21 & Thu 25 October

Puppet Master: The Little Reich

Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

Recently divorced and reeling, Edgar (Thomas Lennon) returns to his childhood home to regroup his life. When he discovers a nefarious-looking puppet in his deceased brother's room, he decides to sell the doll for some quick cash.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 21 Oct 17.30

CAM

Cam (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

There’s plenty to unpack in this candy-coloured cyber-thriller; it’s a frank depiction of digital sex work with an intertwined dialogue about the perils of internet privacy and competitive social media culture, with a good dose of intrigue and synth pop.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 21 Oct 20.00

7 Stages

CLOSING GALA: 7 STAGES TO ACHIEVE ETERNAL BLISS BY PASSING THROUGH THE GATEWAY CHOSEN BY THE HOLY STORSH (UK PREMIERE) (18)

Showing as part of Celluloid Screams

A UK premier of a bizarre black comedy which treads a line between dark surrealism and playful absurdity, 7 Stages is a wildly funny ride.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 21 Oct 22.30

First Man

First Man (Baby Friendly Screening) (12A)

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

The latest film Damien Chazelle (La La Land) swaps dazzling musical numbers for a dizzyingly dangerous space mission. Neil Armstrong risked his life to catapult man-kind into the future of space travel, here we explore the man behind the giant leap.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 22 Oct 11.00

kiki

Kiki (15)

For New York’s LBGT people of colour, Kiki dance clubs provide a safe haven. Part of New York’s voguing ballroom scene, it offers family and friendship to those who have often have neither.

1 upcoming showing - Tue 23 Oct 18.10

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Bohemian Rhapsody

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who shattered conventions to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.

33 upcoming showings between Wed 24 October & Thu 8 November

funny girl

Funny Girl - The Musical (12A)

Showing as part of Stage on Screen

Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to the Showroom, featuring Sheridan Smith in “an unforgettable star turn” (The Times).

2 upcoming showings between Wed 24 October & Sun 18 November

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes (1968) (PG)

Showing as part of Philosophy at the Showroom

Charlton Heston discovers an upside-down world where apes rule over man.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 25 Oct 18.00

Smallfoot

Smallfoot (U)

Showing as part of KicStart

The world of a young Yeti is turned upside down when he finds something he thought didn’t exit…a human!

14 upcoming showings between Fri 26 October & Thu 1 November

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give (12A)

The Hate U Give is a vital and uncompromising film that addresses blackness, racism, family and community.

20 upcoming showings between Fri 26 October & Thu 1 November

Utoya July 22

Utøya - July 22

Seven years ago on 22 July, more than 500 teenagers at a left-wing political summer camp on a small island outside Oslo, Norway, were targeted by a right-wing extremist.

Norwegian

14 upcoming showings between Fri 26 October & Thu 1 November

The Guilty

The Guilty (15)

An exhilarating, award-winning thriller from Denmark that marks out director Gustav Moller as one to watch.

14 upcoming showings between Fri 26 October & Thu 1 November

Been So Long

Been So Long (15)

Romance, rage and revenge. Been So Long is a neon soaked, modern day romance set on the streets of London's musical hot-bed of Camden.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 27 Oct 18.00

NTL: king lear

NTL: King Lear (CTBA)

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 28 Oct 11.00

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2Weeks 2Make It Gala Awards Ceremony (18)

20 Filmmakers. 20 Musicians. They were paired up at random and given 2Weeks to make a music video! Did they make it?

1 upcoming showing - Sun 28 Oct 11.30

The Gleaners and I Triple F-Rated

The Gleaners and I (PG)

Showing as part of Gleaning Truths: The films of Agnes Varda , Sheffield Doc/Fest Presents

An intriguing documentary feature about seeing and discovering, collecting and treasuring.

French

3 upcoming showings between Sun 28 October & Thu 1 November

Dogman

Dogman (Baby Friendly Screening) (15)

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

In this deliciously dark tale, a humble dog-groomer finds himself spiralling into a web of violence after he becomes trapped in a poisonous friendship with a local criminal.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 29 Oct 11.00

ghostbusters

Horrible Half Term: Ghostbusters (PG)

Showing as part of Horrible Half Term!

Who you gonna call?

1 upcoming showing - Mon 29 Oct 11.00

ghostbusters

Ghostbusters Workshop: Make Your Own Slime

Part of Horrible Half Term!

Join us after Ghostbusters to design a ghost and make your very own slime!

Next on Mon 29 Oct 2018

Meet Me In St Louis

Meet Me In St Louis (PG)

Showing as part of Dementia Friendly Screenings

In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.

1 upcoming showing - Tue 30 Oct 12.00

pine4

Pineapple Express (18)

Showing as part of Comedy Genius

This chaotic comedy caper sees dazed dealer Saul (James Franco) and his favourite client, Dale (Seth Rogan) accidentally entering into an all-out drug war after witnessing a murder by an evil drug lord!

1 upcoming showing - Tue 30 Oct 18.00

Yocho

LEAFF: Yocho

Showing as part of the London East Asian Film Festival

Japanese

1 upcoming showing - Tue 30 Oct 20.20

hocus pocus

Horrible Half Term: Hocus Pocus (PG)

Showing as part of Horrible Half Term!

Three hundred years after they were sentenced to death in Salem, a trio of witches return to gain their revenge.

1 upcoming showing - Wed 31 Oct 11.00

hocus pocus

Hocus Pocus Workshop: Make a Witches Brew bath bomb

Part of Horrible Half Term!

Conjure up your very own Witches Brew cauldron bath bomb with The Soap Loaf Company.

Next on Wed 31 Oct 2018

Pan's Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth (15)

Showing as part of Film Studies

Pan's Labyrinth is a nightmarish fantasy set against Spain's horrifying past.

1 upcoming showing - Wed 31 Oct 18.30

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