Our recommendations for Christmas viewing
Posted 24 December 2020 by Mikaela Smith
Our Programme Manager shares her film recommendations for the festive period while South Yorkshire remains in Tier 3.
A look back at 2020's films
Posted 19 December 2020 by Mikaela Smith
A look back at the remarkable films that made it onto the cinema or television screen in 2020.
Covid's seismic changes don't mean the end of cinema
Posted 12 December 2020 by Mikaela Smith
There’s no doubt that this pandemic has made seismic shifts in the ways that we watch, enjoy and engage with film and cinema; streaming is through the roof while many cinemas are still closed.
Looking forward to when we reopen
Posted 5 December 2020 by Mikaela Smith
While we remain closed, we're thinking about the wonderful programmes we’ll be able to share with you when we reopen.
Posted 28 November 2020
Every year, to mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Showroom Cinema would normally run screenings in collaboration with Cinema Palestino, but sadly it isn't possible this year.
Broadening film viewing through MUBI
Posted 21 November 2020 by Mikaela Smith
At home during lockdown two, our Programme Manager has found MUBI to be one of the best tools for encouraging adventurous, out-of-your-comfort-zone watching.
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.
Escaping with film during lockdown
Posted 9 November 2020 by Mikaela Smith
As our evenings get darker, winter looms and England heads into another lockdown, we turn to the magic of movies, which have a unique ability to transport us to another world.
Festival big hitters return to our screens
Posted 29 October 2020 by Linnea Pettersson
Friday means a new week of releases at the cinema, and we have some fantastic titles and events coming to Showroom Cinema over the next seven days.
Showroom Cinema receives Culture Recovery Fund grant
Posted 26 October 2020
Showroom Cinema has been awarded £536,449 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help with the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.