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  • Mother!

    Until Thu 28th Sep

    Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem For A Dream) directs Jennifer Lawrence in a twisted psychological thriller about a couple whose tranquil existence is disrupted by some uninvited guests. Read more

  • It

    It

    Until Thu 28th Sep

    A group of small town kids face off against pure evil in director Andrés Muschietti's terrifying new adaptation of the classic Stephen King novel. Read more

  • God's Own Country

    Until Thu 21st Sep

    Captivating and broodingly beautiful, God's Own Country is the award winning debut from British writer-director Francis Lee about the intense relationship between two farm workers in Yorkshire. Read more

  • The Limehouse Golem

    Until Thu 21st Sep

    Bill Nighy's Scotland Yard detective tracks a gruesome Victorian serial killer in Juan Carlos Medina's stylish murder mystery, complete with a feminist slant. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Mother!

    Until Thu 28th Sep

    Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem For A Dream) directs Jennifer Lawrence in a twisted psychological thriller about a couple whose tranquil existence is disrupted by some uninvited guests. Read more

  • It

    It

    Until Thu 28th Sep

    A group of small town kids face off against pure evil in director Andrés Muschietti's terrifying new adaptation of the classic Stephen King novel. Read more

  • God's Own Country

    Until Thu 21st Sep

    Captivating and broodingly beautiful, God's Own Country is the award winning debut from British writer-director Francis Lee about the intense relationship between two farm workers in Yorkshire. Read more

  • The Limehouse Golem

    Until Thu 21st Sep

    Bill Nighy's Scotland Yard detective tracks a gruesome Victorian serial killer in Juan Carlos Medina's stylish murder mystery, complete with a feminist slant. Read more

  • Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes + director Q&A

    Thu 21st Sep - SOLD OUT!

    Made from hundreds of hours of unseen material from his personal archive, director Michael Cumming’s film Oxide Ghosts shares insights into the process of making the legendary TV series Brass Eye. Read more

  • Den Of Geek presents Top Secret!

    Fri 22nd Sep

    Den Of Geek return to The Electric Cinema for a night celebrating the comedy of Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker, including their genius 1984 spoof Top Secret! Read more

  • Victoria & Abdul

    Fri 22nd to Thu 28th Sep

    Judi Dench returns to the role of Queen Victoria for Stephen Frears's charming drama about the friendship between the queen of England and an Indian clerk. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Mother!

    Until Thu 28th Sep

    Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem For A Dream) directs Jennifer Lawrence in a twisted psychological thriller about a couple whose tranquil existence is disrupted by some uninvited guests. Read more

  • It

    It

    Until Thu 28th Sep

    A group of small town kids face off against pure evil in director Andrés Muschietti's terrifying new adaptation of the classic Stephen King novel. Read more

  • God's Own Country

    Until Thu 21st Sep

    Captivating and broodingly beautiful, God's Own Country is the award winning debut from British writer-director Francis Lee about the intense relationship between two farm workers in Yorkshire. Read more

  • The Limehouse Golem

    Until Thu 21st Sep

    Bill Nighy's Scotland Yard detective tracks a gruesome Victorian serial killer in Juan Carlos Medina's stylish murder mystery, complete with a feminist slant. Read more

  • Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes + director Q&A

    Thu 21st Sep - SOLD OUT!

    Made from hundreds of hours of unseen material from his personal archive, director Michael Cumming’s film Oxide Ghosts shares insights into the process of making the legendary TV series Brass Eye. Read more

  • Den Of Geek presents Top Secret!

    Fri 22nd Sep

    Den Of Geek return to The Electric Cinema for a night celebrating the comedy of Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker, including their genius 1984 spoof Top Secret! Read more

  • Victoria & Abdul

    Fri 22nd to Thu 28th Sep

    Judi Dench returns to the role of Queen Victoria for Stephen Frears's charming drama about the friendship between the queen of England and an Indian clerk. Read more

  • Birmingham Repertory Theatre presents Stadium: The Movie

    Sat 23rd Sep

    Enjoy the live capture of Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s recent new production Stadium, in which the thrill of football is told through the drama of theatre. Read more

  • Young Frankenstein

    Wed 27th Sep

    A big screen showing of the classic Mel Brooks comedy starring Gene Wilder, preceded by an exhibition of Frankenstein busts provided by The Monster Charity Project. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Leon

    Wed 27th Sep

    A hitman teaches a young girl the tricks of his trade in Luc Besson's stylish thriller, with an unforgettable performance from Gary Oldman. Read more

  • Blade Runner: The Final Cut

    Thu 28th Sep

    Whet your appetite for Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner sequel with a screening of Ridley Scott's 2007 cut of his sci-fi masterpiece. Read more

  • Black Sabbath: The End Of The End

    Thu 28th Sep to Thu 5th Oct

    The End Of The End is the story of Black Sabbath's final, emotionally charged concert in Birmingham, bringing down the curtain on a career that spans almost half a century. Read more

  • Goodbye Christopher Robin

    Fri 29th Sep to Thu 5th Oct

    Domhnall Gleeson stars as beloved children's author A. A. Milne in this first-rate biopic about the creation of Winnie the Pooh. Read more

  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle

    Fri 29th Sep to Thu 5th Oct

    The special relationship between the UK and USA forms the basis for Matthew Vaughn's frenetic spy sequel, with Julianne Moore on supervillain duties. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Before Sunrise

    Sun 1st Oct

    Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy light up the screen in Richard Linklater's 1995 ode to the thrill of romantic possibility. Read more

  • The Marker + director Q&A

    Tue 3rd Oct

    Director Justin Edgar visits The Electric for a screening of his gritty Birmingham noir The Marker, about a criminal looking to make amends for his crimes. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents Hawkeye

    Wed 4th Oct

    Two mismatched cops (are there any other kind?) hit people and make inappropriate jokes in this 1988 disasterpiece from karate champion George Chung. Read more

  • NT Live: Hamlet

    Thu 5th Oct

    Another chance to see Benedict Cumberbatch as the Dane in Lyndsey Turner's 2015 production of the great Shakespearean tragedy. Read more

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Thu 5th to Thu 19th Oct

    Denis Villeneuve helms the long awaited Blade Runner sequel, featuring Officer K (Ryan Gosling) on the trail of former blade runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), who's been missing for 30 years. Read more

  • Loving Vincent + satellite Q&A

    Mon 9th Oct

    The world's first fully painted feature film, Loving Vincent depicts the life and controversial death of Vincent van Gogh, followed by a live satellite Q&A with the cast and crew. Read more

  • Thom Peterson: Magic-O-Rama

    Thu 12th Oct

    Join ‘The Amazing Guy’ Thom Peterson as he turns your ordinary Thursday night into a swingin’ slumber party of fun as part of the 2017 Birmingham Comedy Festival. Read more

  • The Snowman

    From Fri 13th Oct

    Jo Nesbø's literary detective Harry Hole finally reaches the big screen in the form of Michael Fassbender, investigating a Norwegian serial killer who has eluded police for years. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Empire Records

    Thu 19th Oct

    Is there a film more 90s than US comedy drama Empire Records? Liv Tyler and Renee Zellweger play record store employees fighting a corporate takeover of their beloved workplace. Read more

  • The Death Of Stalin

    From Fri 20th Oct

    The Thick Of It meets Soviet Russia in writer-director Armando Iannucci's typically genius comedic take on the passing of Stalin and the ensuing violent tussle for power. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Romeo + Juliet

    Sun 22nd Oct

    Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes star as Shakespeare's star cross'd lovers in Baz Luhrmann's frenetic, emotionally charged 1996 feature. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Jackie Brown

    Sun 29th Oct

    Pam Grier's savvy air stewardess looks to outplay a federal agent and a bunch of lowlifes in Tarantino's achingly cool take on the snappy Elmore Leonard novel Rum Punch. Read more

  • Murder On The Orient Express

    From Fri 3rd Nov

    Kenneth Branagh dons a lavish moustache to become infamous detective Hercule Poirot in this star-studded take on Agatha Christie's classic novel. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Pink Flamingos

    Tue 14th Nov

    Nobody does sleaze better than John Waters, whose counterculture classic Pink Flamingos is getting the Conjurer's Kitchen treatment as part of this year's SHOUT festival. Read more

  • Drag Becomes Him

    Sun 19th Nov

    Drag Becomes Him provides an intimate glimpse inside the life of internationally acclaimed drag performer Jinkx Monsoon, screening as part of the 2017 SHOUT festival. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine

Live Theatre Screenings

  • NT Live: Hamlet

    Thu 5th Oct

    Another chance to see Benedict Cumberbatch as the Dane in Lyndsey Turner's 2015 production of the great Shakespearean tragedy. Read more

Coming Soon

  • The Snowman

    From Fri 13th Oct

    Jo Nesbø's literary detective Harry Hole finally reaches the big screen in the form of Michael Fassbender, investigating a Norwegian serial killer who has eluded police for years. Read more

  • The Death Of Stalin

    From Fri 20th Oct

    The Thick Of It meets Soviet Russia in writer-director Armando Iannucci's typically genius comedic take on the passing of Stalin and the ensuing violent tussle for power. Read more

  • Murder On The Orient Express

    From Fri 3rd Nov

    Kenneth Branagh dons a lavish moustache to become infamous detective Hercule Poirot in this star-studded take on Agatha Christie's classic novel. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

  • Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes + director Q&A

    Thu 21st Sep - SOLD OUT!

    Made from hundreds of hours of unseen material from his personal archive, director Michael Cumming’s film Oxide Ghosts shares insights into the process of making the legendary TV series Brass Eye. Read more

  • Den Of Geek presents Top Secret!

    Fri 22nd Sep

    Den Of Geek return to The Electric Cinema for a night celebrating the comedy of Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker, including their genius 1984 spoof Top Secret! Read more

  • Birmingham Repertory Theatre presents Stadium: The Movie

    Sat 23rd Sep

    Enjoy the live capture of Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s recent new production Stadium, in which the thrill of football is told through the drama of theatre. Read more

  • Young Frankenstein

    Wed 27th Sep

    A big screen showing of the classic Mel Brooks comedy starring Gene Wilder, preceded by an exhibition of Frankenstein busts provided by The Monster Charity Project. Read more

  • Black Sabbath: The End Of The End

    Thu 28th Sep to Thu 5th Oct

    The End Of The End is the story of Black Sabbath's final, emotionally charged concert in Birmingham, bringing down the curtain on a career that spans almost half a century. Read more

  • The Marker + director Q&A

    Tue 3rd Oct

    Director Justin Edgar visits The Electric for a screening of his gritty Birmingham noir The Marker, about a criminal looking to make amends for his crimes. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents Hawkeye

    Wed 4th Oct

    Two mismatched cops (are there any other kind?) hit people and make inappropriate jokes in this 1988 disasterpiece from karate champion George Chung. Read more

  • Loving Vincent + satellite Q&A

    Mon 9th Oct

    The world's first fully painted feature film, Loving Vincent depicts the life and controversial death of Vincent van Gogh, followed by a live satellite Q&A with the cast and crew. Read more

  • Thom Peterson: Magic-O-Rama

    Thu 12th Oct

    Join ‘The Amazing Guy’ Thom Peterson as he turns your ordinary Thursday night into a swingin’ slumber party of fun as part of the 2017 Birmingham Comedy Festival. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Pink Flamingos

    Tue 14th Nov

    Nobody does sleaze better than John Waters, whose counterculture classic Pink Flamingos is getting the Conjurer's Kitchen treatment as part of this year's SHOUT festival. Read more

  • Drag Becomes Him

    Sun 19th Nov

    Drag Becomes Him provides an intimate glimpse inside the life of internationally acclaimed drag performer Jinkx Monsoon, screening as part of the 2017 SHOUT festival. Read more

Conjurer's Kitchen