Posts by Mikaela Smith - Page 1

The Beach

The changing landscape of television

Posted 23 January 2021 by Mikaela Smith

Truly great television has graced our screen in recent months during a time when we need it most. Here our Programme Manager shares some exciting recommendations.

Agents of Chaos

Eye-opening documentaries to delve into

Posted 15 January 2021 by Mikaela Smith

During a week where we found ourselves in a third lockdown and witnessed the shocking pro-Trump mob storming of the US capitol, we turn to great documentaries that can help us to make sense of the world around us.

Sylvie’s Love

Films to escape to this New Year

Posted 9 January 2021 by Mikaela Smith

As our doors remain shut during what would normally be a very busy time of the year for indie cinemas, we take a look at a few exciting alternatives that you can enjoy from the comfort of your sofa.

the french dispatch 2

Coming up on the 2021 film calendar

Posted 31 December 2020 by Mikaela Smith

Here's a peak into what we’ve got to look forward to in 2021. With a little luck, cinemas will be open soon, so here are my recommendations for what to watch when we’re back.


Our recommendations for Christmas viewing

Posted 24 December 2020 by Mikaela Smith

Our Programme Manager shares her film recommendations for the festive period while South Yorkshire remains in Tier 3.


A look back at 2020's films

Posted 19 December 2020 by Mikaela Smith

A look back at the remarkable films that made it onto the cinema or television screen in 2020.

Falling 2

Covid's seismic changes don't mean the end of cinema

Posted 12 December 2020 by Mikaela Smith

There’s no doubt that this pandemic has made seismic shifts in the ways that we watch, enjoy and engage with film and cinema; streaming is through the roof while many cinemas are still closed.

wonderful life

Looking forward to when we reopen

Posted 5 December 2020 by Mikaela Smith

While we remain closed, we're thinking about the wonderful programmes we’ll be able to share with you when we reopen.

The Lunchbox

Broadening film viewing through MUBI

Posted 21 November 2020 by Mikaela Smith

At home during lockdown two, our Programme Manager has found MUBI to be one of the best tools for encouraging adventurous, out-of-your-comfort-zone watching.

I Am Not A Witch 2

Escaping with film during lockdown

Posted 9 November 2020 by Mikaela Smith

As our evenings get darker, winter looms and England heads into another lockdown, we turn to the magic of movies, which have a unique ability to transport us to another world.

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