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Out of Blue

Showroom Cinema: And then out of the blue 

British filmmaker Carol Morley is perhaps best known for her hybrid documentary Dreams of a Life (2011), a haunting work which probes the mystery surrounding the case of Joyce Carol Vincent, a woman who died in her North London home in 2003 and whose body remained undiscovered until three years later.

Showroom Cinema: Film of model and myth

This year marks the centenary of the founding of the Staaliches Bauhaus, arguably the most influential modernist art school of the 20 th century. More commonly known simply as the Bauhaus, the school was only operational for a relatively short period of time – from 1919 to 1933. But its approach to teaching art - and understanding art’s relationship to society and technology - had a major impact in Europe and the United States long after it closed.

Showroom Cinema:Reclaim the film frame 

Friday the 8th of March marks International Women’s Day - a time to celebrate women’s achievements while calling for a more gender balanced world. And what better way to celebrate than by engaging with a diverse range of women’s voices on screen?

Showroom Cinema: Explore love and desire

This February, in the month of Valentine’s Day, Cinema Palestino - a Sheffield based film festival that looks to promote some of the best films from, and about, Palestine - are presenting an exciting and thought-provoking programme of three short Palestinian films at the Showroom Cinema.
Undated film still handout from A Private War. Pictured: Rosamund Pike as Marie Colvin. See PA Feature SHOWBIZ Film Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/APW Film II, Limited/Altitude Film Distribution/Paul Conroy. All Rights Reserved. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature SHOWBIZ Film Reviews.'

Cinema Review: Private moral outrages 

Oscar-nominated documentarian Matthew Heineman makes an assured feature film directorial debut with a dramatisation of the life of foreign affairs correspondent Marie Colvin, who was killed in 2012 while covering the siege of Homs.  er selfless crusade for the truth, regardless of the personal cost, flanked by photographer Paul Conroy was powerfully distilled in Christopher Martin's recent documentary Under The Wire.
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