Special screenings & events

At the Showroom we're committed to supporting emerging film talent and bringing exciting filmmaker events to our cinema.

Here is where you'll find information on all our preview screenings, filmmaker Q&As and other special events.

Please note: These events start promptly with no adverts and trailers.

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Upcoming films & events

the dupes
Cinema Palestino: The Dupes + Discussion 18
Arabic with English subtitles
In a brand-new restoration, The Dupes follows three Palestinian refugees brought together by dispossession, despair, and hope for a better future.
  • Mon 11 Dec
  • 18.00
pulp fiction
Showroom Film Quiz
Tue 12 Dec 20:30
The finest showcase of film geekery Sheffield has to offer.
Wajib (Philosophy) 15
Written and directed by renowned Palestinian poet, actor, writer and filmmaker Annemarie Jacir, Wajib explores what it means to be a Palestinian abroad vs. a Palestinian at home.
  • Wed 13 Dec
  • 18.00
A woman wearing a red coat and a leopard print hat.
Showroom Spotlight: Charade PG
Showroom Spotlight is a monthly special one-off screening highlighting some of the favourite films our cinephile team members, and December’s selection is Stanley Donen’s 1963 classic romantic comedy, Charade.
  • Sun 17 Dec
  • 17.45
earth mamaF-Rated
Earth Mama + pre-recorded Q&A (Kino Bambino) 15
This special Kino Bambino screening will be followed by a pre-recorded Q&A with Savannah Leaf provided by Reclaim The Frame. Gia is a young mother fighting for her children. Savanah Leaf’s debut is an intimate depiction of a mother’s fear and love.
  • Mon 18 Dec
  • 12.00
sweet sue
Preview: Sweet Sue (Early Doors) 15
This special Early Doors screening is a preview, allowing our Early Doors audience the first look at Leo Leigh's debut feature.
  • Thu 21 Dec
  • 11.00
A person holding their hands to the sides of their head.
The Red Shoes + Extended Introduction by Pamela Hutchinson PG
Pamela Hutchinson (author of ‘BFI Film Classics: The Red Shoes’) closes Showroom Cinema’s Powell and Pressburger season with a special extended introduction to The Red Shoes.
  • Fri 22 Dec
  • 19.00
bar for quiz
Showroom Pub Quiz
Thu 28 Dec 20:30
Join us each month at the Showroom Cinema for our newly launched pub quiz. General knowledge rounds, picture rounds and music rounds to test your knowledge to its very limits.
Berliner Philharmoniker LIVE: NYE Concert 2023 CTBA
A special live broadcast of the Berliner Philharmoniker 2023 New Year’s Eve concert, featuring Jonas Kaufmann.
  • Sun 31 Dec
  • 16.00
chess of the wind
Film Studies: Chess of the Wind CTBA
Persian with English subtitles
Iranian Cinema – After the Revolution is a new Film Studies season in collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University and begins with the newly restored 1976 masterpiece, Chess of the Wind.
  • Wed 24 Jan 2024
  • 18.30
dear england
NT Live: Dear England CTBA
Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale) plays Gareth Southgate in this gripping examination of nation and game. The country that gave the world football has since delivered a painful pattern of loss. Why can’t England’s men win at their own game?
  • Thu 25 Jan 2024
  • 19.00
  • Sun 28 Jan 2024
  • 14.30
Your Fat FriendF-Rated
DocNights Preview: Your Fat Friend + Q&A CTBA
A film about fatness, family, the complexities of change and the deep, messy feeling we hold about our bodies. Your Fat Friend follows Aubrey Gordon from anonymous blogger to bestselling author.
  • Mon 29 Jan 2024
  • 18.00
chess of the wind
Film Studies Lecture: The Glory is Gone
Wed 31 Jan 18:30
‘The Glory is Gone’ lecture follows on from the previous week’s screening of Chess of the Wind.
Pet Shop Boys: Dreamworld
Pet Shop Boys Dreamworld: The Hits Live 12A
Pet Shop Boys bring their critically-acclaimed greatest hits tour, Dreamworld, to cinemas worldwide for two nights only!
  • Wed 31 Jan 2024
  • 20.00
  • Sun 4 Feb 2024
  • 15.00
taste of cherry
Film Studies: Taste of Cherry PG
Farsi with English subtitles
The Iranian Cinema – After the Revolution Film Studies season continues with Abbas Kiarostami’s 1997 Palme d’Or winner, Taste of Cherry.
  • Wed 7 Feb 2024
  • 18.30
taste of cherry
Film Studies Lecture: Emergency Exit
Wed 14 Feb 18:30
'Emergency Exit’ lecture follows on from the previous week’s screening of Taste of Cherry.
skin of the city
Film Studies: Under The Skin of the City CTBA
Persian with English subtitles
The Iranian Cinema – After the Revolution Film Studies season continues with a rare screening of Rakhshan Bani-E’temad’s Under the Skin of the City.
  • Wed 21 Feb 2024
  • 18.30
Film Studies Lecture: From Inside My Heart
Wed 28 Feb 18:30
‘From Inside My Heart’ lecture follows on from the previous week’s screening of Under the Skin of the City.
A Separation
Film Studies: A Separation PG
Persian with English subtitles
The Iranian Cinema – After the Revolution Film Studies season concludes with the 2012 Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film, A Separation.
  • Wed 6 Mar 2024
  • 18.30
A Separation
Film Studies Lecture: In Search of a Future
Wed 13 Mar 18:30
‘In Search of a Future’ lecture follows on from the previous week’s screening of A Separation.
Transforming Cinema - Film Project
Transforming Cinema Film Project: Premiere Screening + Short Film Collection 18
English (TBC)
Join us on Trans Day of Visibility for a premiere screening of short films from participants of the E.D.E.N. Film Productions’ filmmaking project.
  • Sun 31 Mar 2024
  • 18.00


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