Not Giving up the Ghost
Posted 19 June 2019 by Andy Moore
How would you feel if you never knew your birth mother and your family kept many of the details of her life a secret? What impact would that absence have on your life? And how many unanswered questions would you carry with you into adulthood?
From One Festival to Another
Posted 12 June 2019 by Andy Moore
Migration Matters Festival, the largest refugee week festival in the UK, is taking place in the Steel City again this year - from the 14th to the 22nd June. Celebrating the positive impact that refugees have had on Sheffield and the UK.
Sheffield Doc/Fest Recommends : Melanie Iredale (Interim Director)
Posted 22 May 2019 by Melanie Iredale
From 6-11 June Sheffield Doc/Fest will return for its 2019 edition, to Showroom Cinema – where the festival started 26 years ago – and across the city.
Reclaim the Frame: Why Every Feminist Should Support It
Posted 16 May 2019 by Phoebe Seymour
What should you expect from a Reclaim the Frame event? Freelance writer Phoebe Seymour takes a closer look.
10 Things We Love About Q&A's
Posted 9 May 2019 by Isabelle France
Never attended a Q&A? Not sure what to expect? We’ve put together our top 10 reasons why we love them!
Rafiki: Exploring Contemporary African Art & Film
Posted 24 April 2019 by Mikaela Smith
After the inspiring Q&A with Wanuri Kahiu to celebrate the release of her film Rafiki, we take a look at some of the other African film and art discussed in the Q&A.
Kore-eda: Family Man
Posted 9 April 2019 by Andy Moore
This April and May - to coincide with a major retrospective of his films at BFI Southbank in London - join us as at the Showroom Cinema as we revisit Kore-eda’s body of work with a selection of our favourite titles.
Supporting UK Filmmakers
Posted 28 March 2019 by Andy Moore about Out of Blue.
At the Showroom Cinema we believe strongly in the importance of supporting UK talent, and championing regional stories - and this week is no exception. From Friday we’re opening two exciting new films by British filmmakers.
Doc / Nights: Minding The Gap
Posted 20 March 2019 by Andy Moore
The Oscar nominated documentary Minding the Gap - opening at the Showroom Cinema this Friday - explores the gap between fathers and sons, between discipline and domestic abuse, and between childhood and adulthood.
Guest Post: Girl - Who Gets to Tell Trans Stories
Posted 19 March 2019 by Yasmin Paterson about Girl.
Lukas Dhont’s 2018 feature debut, Girl has provoked controversy for, amongst other issues, its decision to cast a cis-gender male actor in the lead role. We asked a guest writer to share their thoughts.