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Pioneer in giving voice to disability on film

The citation for the MBE awarded last week to Sheffield’s Alex Usborne was for services to exports in media and promoting disability in film. He is co-founder of 104 Films, now established as world leaders in disability cinema.

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Showroom Cinema: Glorious masterpiece

Showroom Cinema: Glorious masterpiece

25 years ago, Jane Campion became the first female director to win the Palme d’Or for The Piano, her astonishing, glorious masterpiece about a mute woman’s rebellion in a newly colonised, Victorian-era New Zealand. Played remarkably by a silent Holly Hunter, Ada McGrath arrives in remote country to marry frontiersman Alistair Stewart (Sam Neill) after being sold by her father.

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Horror film with nerve-shredding suspense

Horror film with nerve-shredding suspense

HEREDITARY (15)

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Shirkers

Cinema: Documentary festival

Sheffield International Documentary Festival is upon us in mind bending, world shaking glory – celebrating the patterns and diversity of the people and the places that come together to form our planet.

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Showroom Cinema: Breath-taking beauty

Showroom Cinema: Breath-taking beauty

This week, two seaside tales tell sobering stories of society and the gaps and gulfs within it: On the south coast of England in the county of Dorset lies an 18-mile-long shingle beach that reaches out northwest from Portland to West Bay.

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Andr Rieu

André Rieu 'Amore - My tribute to love' 2018 Maastricht Concert at Vue Cinemas

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz, André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened via satellite in over 500 cinemas nationwide across the weekend of 28th – 29th July, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.
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Showroom Cinema: Breath-taking secret skills

Showroom Cinema: Breath-taking secret skills

There’s only 3 weeks to wait until Sheffield Doc/Fest crash lands in venues and public spaces all across the city with its miraculous stories of remarkable people, places and communities from all over the world.

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Rachel Shenton

Hollyoaks star supports local newspapers

I am a huge supporter of local newspapers because they do so much good for the communities they serve.

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Cinema event of the year

Cinema event of the year

‘Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.’ – Ingmar Bergman.

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Dan Hatfield. Picture: Blast Films

"We're like old-fashioned detectives": Sheffield pawnbroker on the hunt to complete collections in new TV show

"One thing that drives collectors crazy is not being able to find that final piece," says Dan Hatfield.
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Showroom Cinema: Somebody to lean on

Showroom Cinema: Somebody to lean on

It’s been a highly eventful week in the world of politics, and in serendipitous fortune there are three very different films out in from Friday which are all stories that are inherently political.

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Maxine Peake in Funny Cow.

Funny old clubland memories

Funny Cow, the title role of the stand-up comic from the Seventies played by Maxine Peake in her new movie, refers in her act to the fact she’s from Rotherham.

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Showroom Cinema: Beast of a fantastic film

Showroom Cinema: Beast of a fantastic film

Sheffield is the lucky home to a wealth of fantastic young cinema lovers, film makers and writers who watch and create wonderful things all about film. From the fantastic BFI Film Academy to the talented folk at Handmade Cinema and E.D.E.N Film, the landscape of young people interested in film is brilliant, inspired and diverse.

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Showroom Cinema: Working class voices...

Showroom Cinema: Working class voices...

‘Life - it’s always been too much, and not enough…When I was a kid, I was funny, and I thought: that’s what I’ll do. It’ll be my job to make ‘em laugh.’

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Every Day. Picture: PA.

Cinema: If only every day was a potato peel pie day!

EVERY DAY (12A)

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Sir Cliff arrives at court this morning

UPDATE: Sir Cliff Richard in High Court legal battle with the BBC over sex assault allegation in Sheffield

Sir Cliff Richard has arrived at the High Court this morning for his legal battle with the BBC.
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120 Beats Per Minute!

120 Beats Per Minute!

In early nineties Paris, a group of people united against a disease that tore through their community.

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Watership Down

Cinema: An unforgettable classic

After last week’s foray into animations for children we’re going full blast into animations of a more sophisticated and political kind at the Showroom this week with a new season - Animation Nation.

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Dark Crystal

Showroom Cinema: The Dark Crystal returns for school holiday magic!

Did you get snowed in recently as the ‘Beast from the East’ flung lashings of snow at our city? Did you get lots done whilst unable to leave the house to go about your daily business?

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Boy that longs to be reunited with his lost dog

Boy that longs to be reunited with his lost dog

ISLE OF DOGS (PG)

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