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The French Dispatch

Fri. 22 October 2021 — Thu. 28 October 2021

A loving ode to the history of print journalism, The French Dispatch is a film told in five parts, bringing to life stories from the final issue of a fictional American magazine published in a 20th century French city.

The story is told with all the whimsy and charming style that audiences have come to expect from its writer and director Wes Anderson (The Royal Tenenbaums/The Grand Budapest Hotel). Its ensemble cast includes Benicio del Toro, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Léa Seydoux, Tilda Swinton, and Bill Murray.

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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!

Passing

Fri. 29 October 2021 — Thu. 4 November 2021

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A thoughtful adaptation of Nella Larsen’s novel about race, gender, class and sexuality in 1920s Harlem. The film tells the intimate story of two childhood friends who reunite in adulthood, as their lives and worries become increasingly intertwined.

Passing the Baton: The Legacy of the Windrush Pioneers

Mon. 1 November 2021

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Join Nyara School of Arts for an intergenerational film focusing on Sheffield's Windrush generation and how it has shaped the city and influenced Sheffield's language, arts, and culture.