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La Haine

Celebrating a landmark film in the history of French cinema

Posted 10 October 2020 by Mikaela Smith

This week we are bringing back a landmark film in the history of French cinema; La Haine, to mark its 25th anniversary.


Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020

Posted 2 October 2020 by Cíntia Gil

Festival Director Cíntia Gil writes about bringing Sheffield Doc/Fest to its city in a new format - four weekenders with screenings, talks, and an exhibition.

Barking Dogs Never Bite

New Releases This Week

Posted 26 September 2020 by Mikaela Smith

New Releases This Week


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.

Memories of Murder

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.

Wolf Children

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.

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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