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The Vasulka Effect

Sheffield Doc/Fest Selects

Posted 7 July 2020 by Melanie Iredale

With just a few days to go to watch all available titles on Sheffield Doc/Fest Selects, here's a round-up of four films about film – each providing an insight into filmmaking and film watching.

When They See Us

Black Lives Matter - Policing in America

Posted 30 June 2020 by Team Showroom

From powerful explorations of historic incidents to radical and community-driven alternatives to policing and criminal justice; here's five extraordinary works that help to shed light on policing in America

A Moving Image

Black Lives Matter - film and documentary recommendations

Posted 23 June 2020 by Team Showroom

There are many brilliant lists of films by black filmmakers & films that illuminate the present moment circulating online. Here are a few of our favourites, along with some titles that have contributed to our education about the Black British experience

The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975

Grab your fix of fantastic non-fiction

Posted 16 June 2020 by Team Showroom

If your missing your annual fix of fantastic non-fiction from all across the globe, we’ve picked some of our favourite documentaries currently available to stream online.

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Black Lives Matter

Posted 12 June 2020

Black Lives Matter to Showroom Workstation. We support the movement and we support all that is taking place globally to demand lasting change.

Never Rarely Sometimes Always

New and upcoming titles to stream online

Posted 9 June 2020 by Team Showroom

Lockdown has provided everyone with extra time to reconnect their passion for cinema, delve deeper into film history, and discover old classics. Check out our recommendations for new and upcoming titles that we would have been screening this month.

Women Make Film

Epic odyssey uncovering the history of female filmmakers

Posted 2 June 2020 by Team Showroom

Dive into the most exciting film school ever as Mark Cousins' epic documentary explores the history of cinema - using hundreds of clips from films directed by women.

Weathering With You

Bite-sized animations that will make you think, laugh, and cry

Posted 26 May 2020 by Team Showroom

While the coronavirus crisis has meant live-action film production has all but ground to a halt, there is one area of the entertainment industry that has been able to adapt and keep going throughout the pandemic... animation.

BFI Japan 2020

Celebrating 100 years of Japanese cinema

Posted 19 May 2020 by Team Showroom

The British Film Institute launch a major six-month season celebrating 100 years of Japanese cinema. Here are three of our top recommendations to get your started…

The Assistant

Celebrating new and classic films created by women

Posted 5 May 2020 by Birds Eye View

Bird's Eye View look back on launching Reclaim the Frame in Sheffield a year ago, and talk about their current online events helping to promote digital releases of films by women in the lockdown.

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