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3000 Nights

Cinema Palestino

Posted 26 November 2020

Every year, to mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Showroom Cinema would normally run screenings in collaboration with Cinema Palestino, but sadly it isn't possible this year.

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.

Doc Fest Exchange Programme

Lockdown doesn’t stop the final Sheffield Doc/Fest weekender

Posted 13 November 2020 by Cíntia Gil

Festival director Cíntia Gil discusses moving Sheffield Doc/Fest solely online. The fourth and final weekend sees the Ghosts & Apparitions programme along with a free to watch series of eight films made with and by indigenous communities in Brazil.

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.


Festival big hitters return to our screens

Posted 29 October 2020 by Linnea Pettersson

Friday means a new week of releases at the cinema, and we have some fantastic titles and events coming to Showroom Cinema over the next seven days.

Showroom Cinema

Showroom Cinema receives Culture Recovery Fund grant

Posted 26 October 2020

Showroom Cinema has been awarded £536,449 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help with the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

For the value of arts and culture

The Value of Arts and Culture

Posted 23 October 2020 by Isabelle France

Arts and Cultural Organisations bring much more value to the UK than just money.

Showy Spag

Showy Spag!

Posted 22 October 2020 by Isabelle France

Our Operations Manager, Michael, reckons this is the best spaghetti in town - and he's sharing his recipe!


Wolfwalkers: half-term adventure for the famliy

Posted 22 October 2020 by Mikaela Smith

This half term we’ll be looking for a little escapism to pull us out from under the autumn leaves and greying skies. Lucky for us, Ireland-based animation studio Cartoon Saloon have an offering that will warm even the frostiest hearts.


Beyond the big studio blockbusters

Posted 16 October 2020 by Linnea Pettersson

I Am Greta and Rebecca will be showing at the Showroom from Friday 16 October and an exclusive Q&A with Thunberg will be screening before the 2pm show on Sunday 18 October.

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