Posts by Lola McKinnon - Page 1


Vortex: Facing Life’s Only True Certainty

Posted 13 May 2022 by Lola McKinnon

Opening at Showroom Cinema this Friday is Gaspar Noé’s Vortex, a gritty and unrelenting take on aging.


Cabaret at 50: A Dazzling and Devastating Masterpiece Returns to the Big Screen

Posted 6 May 2022 by Lola McKinnon

Wilkommen, bienvenue, welcome! Join us at Showroom Cinema this May as we mark the 50th anniversary of Bob Fosse’s iconic 1972 musical film, Cabaret.

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New Frontiers: Outback Westerns – Confronting Australia’s Colonial History

Posted 4 May 2022 by Lola McKinnon

In this blog, Programme and Audience Development Coordinator Lola Mckinnon explores the history of the Australian Western, and the new wave of filmmakers using the genre to confront the country's colonial past.

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The Great Movement: A Peculiar Portrait of La Paz

Posted 29 April 2022 by Lola McKinnon

Opening at Showroom Cinema this Friday is the enthralling and enchanting new film from idiosyncratic Bolivian director, Kiro Russo - The Great Movement.

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Strictly Showroom! Dive into the Irresistible World of Dance

Posted 8 April 2022 by Lola McKinnon

Join us at Showroom Cinema this Easter for a season of unmissable dance films sure to get the whole family moving and shaking!

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Celebrating Strong Women at Showroom Cinema this Mothers’ Day

Posted 25 March 2022 by Lola McKinnon

It's Mothering Sunday this weekend, a day to celebrate all the mums, mother figures, women and carers in our lives.

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The Japan Foundation 2022: A Journey into the Dark Depths of the Human Mind

Posted 18 March 2022 by Lola McKinnon

Showcasing an exciting mix of recently released contemporary works, anime and rare classics, The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2022 returns to Sheffield for its 19th edition this March.

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Master Cheng: Serving Up a Helping of Soul Food

Posted 11 March 2022 by Lola McKinnon

If you’re looking for some comfort food in film form this week, veteran Finnish director Mika Kaurismäki serves up an irresistible helping in Master Cheng, which opens at Showroom Cinema on Friday.

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International Women’s Day 2022

Posted 8 March 2022 by Lola McKinnon

Monday 8th March marks International Women’s Day, a day for celebrating the achievements of women, increasing visibility, and calling out inequality.

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Rebel Dread: Charting the Life of the Legendary Don Letts

Posted 4 March 2022 by Lola McKinnon

Opening at the Showroom this Friday, Rebel Dread is the story of Don Letts, a first-generation Black British cultural mover and shaker, filmmaker, musician, DJ and crucial figure in punk rock.

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