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Ian Wild: Top Pick

Posted 7 May 2021 by Ian Wild

Tossing and turning, worrying about what film to see with us first? Well, luckily our CEO is one of the most prolific film viewers, and he has a suggestion!


Nomadland: Between Fantasy and Fiction

Posted 30 April 2021 by Mikaela Smith

After winning at this years Oscar's, Programme Manager Mikaela Smith is finally ready to tell us just why this film should be on the top of your 'must-see' list.

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Sound of Anticipation

Posted 23 April 2021 by Mikaela Smith

Whilst everyone has been soaking up the sun in beer gardens, we’ve been busy preparing our programme... and it's looking good.


Films Chloe Zhao Taught Me

Posted 16 April 2021 by Mikaela Smith

'It’s incredible to think of how far Zhao has come in six short years, making films that feel entirely her own, that get more distinct as her career develops. I can’t wait to see what’s next.'


Redefining the American Dream

Posted 9 April 2021 by Mikaela Smith

'Somehow universally relatable, uniquely specific and culturally rich. A heartfelt representation of the immigrant experience and the American dream that forgoes leaning into tropes of racism and assimilation.'

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Showroom Cinema awarded second Culture Recovery Fund grant

Posted 2 April 2021

Showroom Cinema has been awarded £174,916 in the second round of the Government's Culture Recovery Fund to help the culture and heritage sector re-open and recover.


Stray: A Cinema Lovers Best Friend

Posted 31 March 2021 by Mikaela Smith

'It’s remarkable how much you can see and come to understand about a place and its inhabitants by spending some time roaming with these dogs.'


Not long now...

Posted 26 March 2021 by Mikaela Smith

There's light at the end of the tunnel - and that light looks a lot like a dark cinema room!


BAFTA Awards: Turning a corner in 2021

Posted 18 March 2021 by Mikaela Smith

After much criticism and scrutiny over diversity in 2020, it seems 2021 could be the year the BAFTAs turn a corner to celebrate a true reflection of the film industry.

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Berlinale: Exploring the world from my sofa

Posted 11 March 2021 by Mikaela Smith

Our Programme Manager heads to Berlinale Film Festival... online.

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