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Showroom Festival Season

Posted 19 September 2020 by Linnea Pettersson

It's been a long, emotional, and uncertain six months since we closed our doors. The constant support from our audience has been a source of much-needed warmth, and we are delighted to be opening once again on Friday 18 September.

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Three massive Bong hits

Posted 8 September 2020 by Andy Moore

Our reopening programme will feature some utterly unique and fantastic indie and foreign language titles like Rocks, Les Misérables, and The Painted Bird. We’ll also be bringing three massive Bong hits to the big screen one for the first time ever!


Cinema is back with a bang in the UK

Posted 6 September 2020 by Andy Moore

Whilst Nolan’s latest mind-melting masterpiece has taken cinema's by storm over the last week, there’s so much more to look forward to in the coming months. Here's just a few of our favourite upcoming films to watch out for.


Providing a voice to those who have been silenced

Posted 24 August 2020 by Team Showroom

We take a closer look at Ayouni, the new film by Yasmin Fedda, who shared her experiences and the responsibility she carries as a Syrian filmmaker as part of Birds Eye Views recently streamed conversation for World Humanitarian Day.

BFI LFF Mentorship Scheme

BFI LFF Film Critics Mentorship Scheme 2020

Posted 21 August 2020 by Team Showroom

The BFI London Film Festival (LFF) 2020 has opened applications for their third annual critics' mentorship scheme, offered exclusively to six Black applicants.

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The World of Anime

Posted 17 August 2020 by Team Showroom

If you’re looking to dip your toes into the world of anime beyond Studio Ghibli and Akira, we've picked some of our favourite anime films currently streaming online to get you started.

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South Korean Thrillers

Posted 10 August 2020 by Team Showroom

Thrilling, explosive and occasionally ultra-violent, there’s an incredible wealth of riches out there for people who loved Parasite and want to dig deeper into South Korean thrillers. Here's five of our favourite films available to stream online.

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Brand new summer releases streaming online

Posted 3 August 2020 by Team Showroom

We've picked five fantastic films all of which are brand new releases available to stream online now. All titles are, in their own unique ways, fascinating character studies of individuals in extraordinary or extreme circumstances.

Who We Are

Who We Are

Posted 27 July 2020 by Team Showroom

We've picked some of our highlights from We Are Parable’s recent takeover of BFI’s online channels - Who We Are to celebrate the artistry of black British filmmakers.

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Cannes 2020 - smaller buzz-worthy films

Posted 20 July 2020 by Team Showroom

After highlighting some of the highest profile titles from Cannes 2020, we've picked some of our favourite smaller films for you to watch out for - when they are released in UK cinemas later this year.

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