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Barking Dogs Never Bite

Barking Dogs Never Bite 18

플란다스의 개

Showing as part of Genre Bending Masterpieces from Bong Joon-ho

Parasite director Bong Joon-ho’s startling debut film - released in the UK for the first time ever.

Korean

Rocks stillTriple F-Rated

Rocks 12A

Rocks’ world is turned upside down when she returns from school to find her mum gone. Determined to avoid being taken into care, she leaves home and hides in pockets of East London. A must-see film about the joy, resilience and spirit of girlhood.

monsoon

Monsoon 12A

Hong Khaou’s touching follow up to his acclaimed 2014 film Lilting stars Henry Golding as a Vietnamese-born Englishman searching for meaning in the country he fled as a child.

English, Vietnamese

Miss JuneteenthF-Rated

Miss Juneteenth 15

A former ‘Miss Juneteenth’ beauty queen attempts to get her rebellious teenage daughter to follow in her footsteps in this beautifully observed indie drama.

white riot

White Riot 15

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

This energising film charts the rise of Rock Against Racism, the national protest movement formed in 1976 which culminated in 1978’s huge anti-fascist carnival in Victoria Park.

English

memories of murder

Memories of Murder 15

살인의 추억

Parasite director Bong Joon-ho's unmissable early masterpiece is a serial killer true-crime story that blends biting social satire with pitch-black comedy.

capital

Capital In The Twenty-First Century 12A

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

An eye-opening journey through wealth and power, based on the international bestseller by economist Thomas Piketty.

English, French

lost prince

The Lost Prince 12A

Le prince oublié

From the acclaimed director of The Artist, The Lost Prince is a charming, inventive and funny fantasy-adventure starring Omar Sy (Intouchables).

French

David Attenborough

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet + Satellite Q&A

Showing as part of Special Screenings

Honest, revealing and urgent, DAVID ATTENBOROUGH: A LIFE ON OUR PLANET is a powerful first-hand account of humanity’s impact on nature and a message of hope for future generations.

Son's Gonna Rise: A Father-Son Story

ShAFF2020: Adrenaline Films 1 12A

Showing as part of ShAFF

Part of Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2020. 100+ of the best adventure, travel and extreme sports films over one weekend in the UK's Outdoor Capital City

perfectly normal family

A Perfectly Normal Family PG

En helt almindelig familie

When 11-year-old Emma is told her father wants to live the rest of his life as a woman, her world as she knows it is set to change.

Danish

On The RocksTriple F-Rated

On the Rocks 15

In this sumptuous drama from Sophia Coppola, a New York woman (Rashida Jones) and her impulsive, larger-than-life father (Bill Murray) try to find out if her husband is having an affair.

Eternal BeautyF-Rated

Eternal Beauty 15

When Jane (Academy Award nominee Sally Hawkins) is dumped at the altar, she has a breakdown and spirals into a chaotic world where love (both real and imagined) and family relationships collide with both touching and humorous consequences.

Trial of the Chicago 7

The Trial of the Chicago 7 15

In 1968, a group of activists spearheaded a protest against the Vietnam War in Chicago’s Grant Park, but it became violent when police turned their weapons on demonstrators. This snappy drama from Aaron Sorkin depicts the courtroom battle that followed.

parasite

Parasite: Black & White Edition 15

기생충

See Bong Joon-ho’s (Memories of Murder, Okja, Snowpiercer) multi-award-winning, jaw-dropping, rip-roaring, pitch-black modern fairy-tale – in delicious black & white!

Korean, English

Homeland

Doc/Fest 2020: Memory is Our Homeland + Live Online Q&A

Showing as part of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020

A documentary charting the lost story of Polish refugees in Africa from 1942 to 1952 - a journey that brought a group of children through Siberia, Iran, India, and East Africa, to new lives in Montreal, Sheffield, and across the global Polish diaspora.

English, Polish, Russian, Swahili

Judy VS Capitalism

Doc/Fest 2020: Playback + Judy Versus Capitalism + Live Q&As

Playback - Ensayo de una despedida + Judy Vs Capitalism

Showing as part of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020

With beautifully edited footage, from past and present times, two portraits: A Canadian feminist and an Argentinian drag queen

Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue

Doc/Fest 2020: Swimming Out Till The Sea Turns Blue

Yi zhi you dao hai shui bian lan

Showing as part of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020

Prominent Chinese writers and scholars gather in a village in Shanxi, a province of China and the hometown of Jia Zhang-Ke. This starts an eighteen-chapter symphony about Chinese people since 1949.

Mandarin

Film About a Father Who

Doc/Fest 2020: Film About a Father Who + Live Online Q&A

Showing as part of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020

Over a period of 35 years, L. Sachs shot varied footage of her father, Ira Sachs Sr., a bon vivant and pioneering Utah businessman. This is her attempt to understand the web that connects child to parent and sister to sibling.

The Kiosk

Doc/Fest 2020: This Mean More + The Kiosk + Live Online Q&A

This Means More + Le Kiosque

Showing as part of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020

The public space of a football stadium, the little space of a newspaper kiosk: Collective memory and individual stories meet in a playful mode.

French

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