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

Arthur Fleck, is a man struggling to find his way in Gotham's fractured society.

A clown-for-hire by day, he aspires to be a stand-up comic at night... but finds the joke always seems to be on him.

Caught in a cyclical existence between reality and madness, Arthur makes one bad decision that brings about a chain reaction of escalating events in this gritty character study.

Starring Joaquin Phoenix (You Were Never Really Here, Walk The Line, Her) in the titular role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De Niro (Taxi Driver, Heat) as TV host Murray Franklin, in this original, standalone fictional story around the iconic arch nemesis.

Book now: Curzon / The Light

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Sun. 20 October 2019

Auditorium, University of Sheffield Students' Union, Western Bank, S10 2TG

A creative documentary by Eelyn Lee, who joins a group of young writers from Sheffield on a quest to find out the meaning of Britishness – through poetry and interviews with the likes of former Lord Mayor Magid Magid. Followed by a panel discussion.

Eelyn Lee

An artist and filmmaker, exploring race, identity and ‘othering’, and challenging commonly accepted narratives of past, present and future.

Film Unit

Nestled in the lower regions of the University of Sheffield Students’ Union, Film Unit is run by dedicated volunteer film fans, screening a programme packed with cult classics, the latest indies and crowd pleasers. Added bonus: tickets are £3!

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.