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Abi talks Carol

Posted 27 November 2015 by Abi Standish

Audience Development Assistant Abi Standish explores the themes and style of Todd Haynes' Carol.

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Our Top 5: Hip Hop Films

Posted 18 August 2015 by Hannah Canham about Straight Outta Compton.

Hannah picks her favourite hip hop films to celebrate the launch of Straight Outta Compton, coming to the Showroom 28 August.


Hard to be a God- You've never seen anything like it!

Posted 4 August 2015 by Martin Carter about Hard to be a God.

An absolutely convincing representation of life on an alien planet is represented by actually building sets, designing completely convincing costumes and having the actors practically live in them for several years

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Tramlines 2015 blog

Posted 1 July 2015 by Jamie Ring about Tramlines 2015.

How our Tramlines 2015 line-up was put together.

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Girlhood and Céline Sciamma

Posted 30 April 2015 by Julia Dobson about Girlhood.

Céline Sciamma’s third feature film Girlhood has met with unanimous critical and commercial success, with its stars commenting on the thrill of seeing the film posters, featuring a positive image of four young black women, in every town in France

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Audre Lorde- a legacy

Posted 2 October 2014 by Charlotte Jones about Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years, and Black History Month.

Audre Lorde


Staff Recommendation - Boyhood

Posted 21 July 2014 by Sarah Christie

Why Boyhood is our Film of the Month for July

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Ken Loach at The Showroom

Posted 19 June 2014 by Joan Parsons

Ken Loach's visit to The Showroom for a Q&A with his new film Jimmy's Hall. 18.06.2014

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Berlinale Blog: Day 4

Posted 10 February 2014 by Joan Parsons

Find out what the Showroom's Senior Programmer got up to at the 2014 Berlinale...

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