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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.

Mightnight Traveller

Tue. 28 January 2020


In 2015 the Taliban put a price on filmmaker Hassan Fazili's head. Over the course of their multi-year search for safety, he, his wife and daughters grasped onto their camera-phones, creating this intimate portrait of a loving family on the run.


Fri. 24 January 2020 — Thu. 30 January 2020


Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, Waves traces the emotional journey of a suburban African-American family, led by a well-intentioned but domineering father – as they navigate love, forgiveness and loss.


Multiple dates

From South Korean director Bong Joon-ho (Okja, The Host, Memories of Murder) comes one of the most talked about films of recent years – a phenomenal, suspense-filled social satire exploring the class divide while delivering pitch-black humour.

The Lighthouse

Fri. 31 January 2020 — Thu. 6 February 2020


From the filmmaker behind standout modern horror The Witch comes this tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote, mysterious island in the 1890s. A hypnotic, truly original film with extraordinary performances from Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson.

Queen & Slim

Fri. 31 January 2020 — Thu. 6 February 2020


When a young black couple are pulled over on their first date, a police officer is killed in self-defence and the pair go on the run – in a powerful, consciousness-raising love story that confronts the human toll of racism and the price of violence.


Thu. 4 June 2020 — Tue. 9 June 2020


Each June, the world of documentary descends on Sheffield to showcase some of the most fascinating factual films going.