The Electric
The UK's Oldest Working Cinema

Cinema & Events

Sorry to Bother You

Sorry to Bother You From Fri 7th Dec

Fearlessly ambitious, scathingly funny, and thoroughly original, Sorry to Bother You loudly heralds the arrival of a fresh film-making talent in writer-director Boots Riley.

Three Identical Strangers

Three Identical Strangers From Fri 7th Dec

Surreal and surprising Sundance breakout documentary which effectively questions the nature of reality and identity.
More Films

Private Hire

Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer

1st May 2018
Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer

Birmingham charity Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer visited us on Monday 16th April to promote their new cover of Bill Withers' classic tune Lean On Me, performed ... read more

Film & TV Production

Monochrome sells to US and China

25th May 2018
Monochrome sells to US and China

The Electric Flix production Monochrome has been sold to a number of foreign territories, including the US, China and Korea.

The film premiered last year at th... read more

History and Education

Behind the screens

18th May 2018
Behind the screens

Our popular 'Behind The Screens' tours are back, giving you the chance to delve into The Electric Cinema's long and tumultuous history.

Discover what part i... read more