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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.


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.

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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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