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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Film picks

Fill your diary with cinematic delights, with these picks of the films coming soon to Sheffield's screens, compiled by our Joe.

Browse the What's On calendar for more.

People on Sunday / The Great White Silence

Sun. 20 October 2019

Abbeydale Picture House

A double-bill of live-scored silent cinema in an atmospheric cinema. People on Sunday follows the lives of five Berliners over the course of one weekend in 1930. The Great White Silence centres on Captain Scott's doomed 1910 race to the South Pole.

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Fri. 18 October 2019 — Thu. 24 October 2019


A modern Mark Twain-esque adventure. A small-time outlaw turned unlikely coach joins forces with a young man with Down's syndrome, on the run from a nursing home with the dream of becoming a professional wrestler.


Fri. 18 October 2019 — Thu. 24 October 2019


A successful publisher hires an ambitious young woman to lead his company (kicking and screaming if necessary) into the digital age, in the latest comedy-drama from Olivier Assayas (Clouds of Sils Maria), starring Juliette Binoche and Guillame Canet.

Celluloid Screams

Thu. 24 October 2019 — Sun. 27 October 2019


Our top 3 picks for Sheffield's horror film fest.

Cities of Seven Hills

Multiple dates

Film Unit

A mini-season of films from around the world set in cities built on seven hills, hosted by Rare Giants.

Get Out

Thu. 31 October 2019

Sheffield General Cemetery

This Halloween, join the Leadmill as they decamp to the Samuel Worth Chapel in the General Cemetery for an 11pm screening of genre-crossing horror Get Out – possibly the most talked-about film of the year upon its release in 2017.


Fri. 25 October 2019 — Thu. 31 October 2019


On a remote mountain, a group of child soldiers watch over a hostage and wait for instruction. With a score by Mica Levi (Under The Skin) and comparisons to Apocalypse Now and Lord of the Flies, Monos is one of most talked-about films of the year.

Blade Runner / The Running Man

Sat. 2 November 2019

Abbeydale Picture House

Join Reel Steel for a sci-fi double-bill screening featuring two enduring classics of the genre – each set in the year 2019.