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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 even more film screenings.


Fri. 12 April 2019 — Thu. 25 April 2019

Stevie is a 13-year-old in 90s LA, who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends he meets at a skate shop. It's an authentic coming-of-age story, which will resonate with fans of last year's Skate Kitchen.

Taking Lives

Multiple dates


A season looking at art, activism and the death penalty on screen, organised with Amnesty International and Sheffield University. Featuring In Cold Blood, Dancer in the Dark, The Widow of Saint-Pierre, and A Short Film About Killing.

Eighth Grade

Fri. 26 April 2019 — Thu. 9 May 2019


Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school. Eighth Grade is a coming-of-age comedy-drama that is both a hilarious and heart-warming.

Desperately Seeking Susan

Sun. 12 May 2019

Dorothy Pax, Arch 17, Wharf Street, Victoria Quays, S2 5SY

New Jersey housewife Roberta (Rosanna Arquette) spices up her life by going through personal ads, particularly those placed by the mysterious Susan (Madonna). Join Magic Lantern Film Club by the quays for this special screening – dressing up welcome.

Of Flesh and Blood

Sun. 14 April 2019 — Wed. 29 May 2019


A season of films Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda, known for his explorations into how life and relationships are never simple. Ending with the brilliant, Oscar-nominated Shoplifters.