Listings: Cinema

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Friday 27 October – Thursday 23 October 2014

Showroom Cinema: Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX. 0114 275 7727.

www.showroomworkstation.org.uk Film screening times Friday 17 October – Thursday 23 October 2014

Please note: the highlighted screenings indicate an English language film screened with English subtitles for the benefit of the hard of hearing


M (PG): Fritz Lang’s 1931 classic. When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.

NORTHERN SOUL (15): No longer satisfied with the prospect of a small town life and a factory production line, two young boys dream of going to America to discover rare records which will help them become the best DJs on the scene.


‘71 (15): A young British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a terrifying riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971.

Effie Gray (12A):In Victorian London and Venice, a love triangle emerges between Euphemia “Effie” Gray (Dakota Fanning), art critic John Ruskin and artist John Everett Millais. Scripted by Emma Thompson.

Ida (12A): Poland 1962. Anna is eighteen and preparing to become a nun at the convent where she has lived since orphaned as a child. She learns she has a living relative she must visit before taking her vows, her motherʼs sister Wanda.

Gone Girl (18): Based on the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage.

A Most Wanted Man (15): Based on the novel by John le Carré, this is a gripping espionage thriller that prickles with tension, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Pride (15): The extraordinary story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership.


Afrofuturism: Born in Flames (15): Sunday 19 October, 3pm. A documentary-style feminist science-fiction film that explores racism, classism, sexism and heterosexism in an alternative United States socialist democracy.

Afrofuturism: An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (12A): Sunday 19 October, 5pm. Executive producers Jay-Z, Dream Hampton, and Wyatt Cenac present Terence Nance’s explosively creative debut feature.

At Berkeley (PG): Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 October, 2pm: Frederick Wiseman, one of America’s greatest living documentarists (Titicut Follies, Basic Training, Public Housing), brings us his 38th documentary since 1967, this time examining the University of California at Berkeley.

Boyhood (15): Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD - a fictional drama made with the same group of actors over a 12-year period from 2002-2013 - takes a one-of-a-kind trip, at once epic and intimate, through the exhilaration of childhood, the seismic shifts of a modern family and the very passage of time.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (12a): Tuesday 21 October 8.30pm. Big screen adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning about a troubled Southern family battling it out over their dying father’s millions.

Guardian Live: In Conversation with Russell Brand. Thursday 23 October, 7pm. Russell Brand, one of our most controversial public figures, talks to the Guardian’s Owen Jones about why he thinks revolution isn’t just possible, but inevitable.

Kes (PG): Saturday 18 October, 2.30. Based on the novel by local author Barry Hines, Ken Loach’s classic film was voted number 7 in the British Film Institute’s Top 100 British Films.

Midnight Marauders: Starship Troopers (18): Friday 17 October 11.55pm. Graphically gory, dark and hilarious all at the same time. Beverly Hill 90210 looks vs massive killer mutant arachnids.

Black History Month: Touba (18): Monday 20 October 6.30pm.


H is for Hawk: Followed by a screening of Kes (PG) at 2.30pm. You can buy a combo ticket for the talk and the screening of Kes at the Showroom Box Office for £14 / £9.60 concessions. Tickets for the talk or film individually are available in the usual way.

Howard Jacobson: Wednesday 22 October 7pm. Celebrated writer and broadcaster Howard Jacobson discusses his new novel, J. Set in a future where the past is a dangerous country J is a strange, terrifying and tender love story, as original and thought provoking as Nineteen Eighty Four or Brave New World.

John Lahr & Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (12A): Tuesday 21 October 1pm. Followed by the big screen adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” (12A) at 8.30pm. You can buy a combo ticket for the talk and the screening at the Showroom Box Office for £14 / £9.60 concessions. Tickets for the talk or film individually are available in the usual way.

Rachel Joyce: Thursday 23 October 7pm. Writer and playwright Rachel Joyce is the author of the worldwide bestseller The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.


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