The Velvet Underground: a Film for Die-Hard Fans and Newcomers Alike
Posted 5 October 2021 by Rose Butler
A film for die-hard fans and newcomers alike, Haynes charts the course of the band from formation to collaboration with Andy Warhol and the induction of German singer-songwriter Nico.
BFI London Film Festival Returns to The Showroom
Posted 24 September 2021 by Rose Butler
For the second year, the Showroom is very excited and proud to be an official Venue Partner of the BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express.
Sheffield Steps into the Spotlight
Posted 16 September 2021 by Rose Butler
In the past few weeks, Sheffield has been buzzing with anticipation for the release of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. And for good reason.
The Lost Leonardo: A Thrilling Inside Story
Posted 10 September 2021 by Rose Butler
Before it found its way to cinemas, the real-life story of the Salvator Mundi (Latin for “Saviour of the World”) unfolded like a high-stakes big-screen thriller.
Annette: More Than Just a Rock Opera
Posted 3 September 2021 by Rose Butler
Directed by Leos Carax in his English-language debut, Annette is the story of stand-up comedian Henry (Adam Driver) and opera-singer Ann (Marion Cotillard), and how their lives are changed when their first child is born.
The Nest: A Refreshing Alternative to Glossy 1980's Nostalgia
Posted 26 August 2021 by Rose Butler about The Nest.
The Nest, removes the rose-tinted glasses and examines the period's culture with a bold and dramatic cynicism.
Censor: a Vibrant Homage to 1980s 'nasties'
Posted 20 August 2021 by Rose Butler
In director Prano Bailey-Bond's bold and exciting feature film debut, Censor, Niamh Algar (Calm With Horses) plays Enid, a young woman struggling with unresolved family trauma from 20 years ago: the disappearance of her sister.
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.
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.
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.