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Today's Screenings

  • 120 BPM (Beats Per Minute)

    Fri 20th to Thu 26th Apr

    Director Robin Campillo draws from personal experience for this rousing celebration of political activism centred around 1990s AIDS activist group ACT UP-Paris. Read more

  • Thoroughbreds

    Fri 20th to Thu 26th Apr

    Two teenage girls (Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy) reignite a childhood friendship to shockingly violent ends in this deliciously dark comedy from debut director Corey Finley. Read more

  • A Quiet Place

    Until Thu 26th Apr

    If they hear you, they hunt you. Emily Blunt stars in her husband John Krasinski's tense horror thriller set in a world where being silent is your only key to survival. Read more

  • Grease: 40th Anniversary

    Sat 21st & Sun 22nd Apr

    Celebrate 40 years of summer lovin' and greased lightning as the classic 1978 musical starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John returns to our screens. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: 12 Angry Men

    Sun 22nd Apr

    'On the point of that knife, a man's life is at stake...' So declared the trailer for Sidney Lumet's gripping jury room drama where one man tries to persuade eleven others of a Hispanic youth's innocence. Read more

  • Flatpack 2018: Star

    Sun 22nd Apr

    A work of obsession, Johann Lurf's film is made up entirely of night sky scenes from over 550 other movies. Read more

  • Flatpack 2018: The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales

    Sun 22nd Apr

    The animator behind Ernest and Celestine has returned with a hilarious French comedy adapted from his popular books, recommended for ages 7+. Read more

  • Flatpack 2018: The Breadwinner

    Sun 22nd Apr

    An Oscar nominated tale from Kilkenny's mighty Cartoon Saloon (Song Of The Sea) about a young Afghan girl who dresses as a boy to provide for her family. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • 120 BPM (Beats Per Minute)

    Fri 20th to Thu 26th Apr

    Director Robin Campillo draws from personal experience for this rousing celebration of political activism centred around 1990s AIDS activist group ACT UP-Paris. Read more

  • Thoroughbreds

    Fri 20th to Thu 26th Apr

    Two teenage girls (Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy) reignite a childhood friendship to shockingly violent ends in this deliciously dark comedy from debut director Corey Finley. Read more

  • Ghost Stories

    Until Wed 25th Apr

    Andy Nyman's skeptical professor investigates three spine-tingling stories in this exceptional British horror based on the award winning stage show. Read more

  • Isle Of Dogs

    Until Wed 25th Apr

    A twelve year old boy searches for his missing dog in Wes Anderson's wonderfully offbeat animation, featuring a voice cast that includes Bryan Cranston and Greta Gerwig. Read more

  • A Quiet Place

    Until Thu 26th Apr

    If they hear you, they hunt you. Emily Blunt stars in her husband John Krasinski's tense horror thriller set in a world where being silent is your only key to survival. Read more

  • Grease: 40th Anniversary

    Sat 21st & Sun 22nd Apr

    Celebrate 40 years of summer lovin' and greased lightning as the classic 1978 musical starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John returns to our screens. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: 12 Angry Men

    Sun 22nd Apr

    'On the point of that knife, a man's life is at stake...' So declared the trailer for Sidney Lumet's gripping jury room drama where one man tries to persuade eleven others of a Hispanic youth's innocence. Read more

  • Flatpack 2018: Star

    Sun 22nd Apr

    A work of obsession, Johann Lurf's film is made up entirely of night sky scenes from over 550 other movies. Read more

  • Flatpack 2018: The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales

    Sun 22nd Apr

    The animator behind Ernest and Celestine has returned with a hilarious French comedy adapted from his popular books, recommended for ages 7+. Read more

  • Flatpack 2018: The Breadwinner

    Sun 22nd Apr

    An Oscar nominated tale from Kilkenny's mighty Cartoon Saloon (Song Of The Sea) about a young Afghan girl who dresses as a boy to provide for her family. Read more

  • Kill Bill Vol. 1 whisky taste-along with Nikka Whisky

    Thu 26th Apr

    Nikka Whisky present a taste-along screening of Quentin Tarantino's blood-soaked 2003 revenge sage, starring Uma Thurman as The Bride. Read more

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Thu 26th Apr to Thu 10th May

    Iron Man! Guardians of the Galaxy! Black Panther! Doctor Strange! Black Widow! The whole gang's here as Josh Brolin's alien warlord Thanos threatens the universe in this epic Marvel adventure. Read more

  • Journeyman

    Fri 27th April to Thu 3rd May

    Paddy Considine directs and stars in a powerful drama about a middleweight boxing champion who has to rebuild his life after a debilitating injury. Read more

  • Beast

    Fri 27th Apr to Thu 3rd May

    Michael Pearce's dark fairytale stars Jessie Buckley as a young woman living on the island of Jersey who falls in love with a man suspected of a series of brutal murders. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Night Of The Hunter

    Sat 28th Apr

    Charles Laughton's sole directorial effort is a true American masterpiece that stars Robert Mitchum as a fake preacher with evil on his mind. Read more

All Films & Events

  • 120 BPM (Beats Per Minute)

    Fri 20th to Thu 26th Apr

    Director Robin Campillo draws from personal experience for this rousing celebration of political activism centred around 1990s AIDS activist group ACT UP-Paris. Read more

  • Thoroughbreds

    Fri 20th to Thu 26th Apr

    Two teenage girls (Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy) reignite a childhood friendship to shockingly violent ends in this deliciously dark comedy from debut director Corey Finley. Read more

  • Ghost Stories

    Until Wed 25th Apr

    Andy Nyman's skeptical professor investigates three spine-tingling stories in this exceptional British horror based on the award winning stage show. Read more

  • Isle Of Dogs

    Until Wed 25th Apr

    A twelve year old boy searches for his missing dog in Wes Anderson's wonderfully offbeat animation, featuring a voice cast that includes Bryan Cranston and Greta Gerwig. Read more

  • A Quiet Place

    Until Thu 26th Apr

    If they hear you, they hunt you. Emily Blunt stars in her husband John Krasinski's tense horror thriller set in a world where being silent is your only key to survival. Read more

  • Grease: 40th Anniversary

    Sat 21st & Sun 22nd Apr

    Celebrate 40 years of summer lovin' and greased lightning as the classic 1978 musical starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John returns to our screens. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: 12 Angry Men

    Sun 22nd Apr

    'On the point of that knife, a man's life is at stake...' So declared the trailer for Sidney Lumet's gripping jury room drama where one man tries to persuade eleven others of a Hispanic youth's innocence. Read more

  • Flatpack 2018: Star

    Sun 22nd Apr

    A work of obsession, Johann Lurf's film is made up entirely of night sky scenes from over 550 other movies. Read more

  • Flatpack 2018: The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales

    Sun 22nd Apr

    The animator behind Ernest and Celestine has returned with a hilarious French comedy adapted from his popular books, recommended for ages 7+. Read more

  • Flatpack 2018: The Breadwinner

    Sun 22nd Apr

    An Oscar nominated tale from Kilkenny's mighty Cartoon Saloon (Song Of The Sea) about a young Afghan girl who dresses as a boy to provide for her family. Read more

  • Kill Bill Vol. 1 whisky taste-along with Nikka Whisky

    Thu 26th Apr

    Nikka Whisky present a taste-along screening of Quentin Tarantino's blood-soaked 2003 revenge sage, starring Uma Thurman as The Bride. Read more

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Thu 26th Apr to Thu 10th May

    Iron Man! Guardians of the Galaxy! Black Panther! Doctor Strange! Black Widow! The whole gang's here as Josh Brolin's alien warlord Thanos threatens the universe in this epic Marvel adventure. Read more

  • Journeyman

    Fri 27th April to Thu 3rd May

    Paddy Considine directs and stars in a powerful drama about a middleweight boxing champion who has to rebuild his life after a debilitating injury. Read more

  • Beast

    Fri 27th Apr to Thu 3rd May

    Michael Pearce's dark fairytale stars Jessie Buckley as a young woman living on the island of Jersey who falls in love with a man suspected of a series of brutal murders. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Night Of The Hunter

    Sat 28th Apr

    Charles Laughton's sole directorial effort is a true American masterpiece that stars Robert Mitchum as a fake preacher with evil on his mind. Read more

  • Nothing Like A Dame

    Wed 2nd May

    Four iconic British actresses - Dame Eileen Atkins, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Joan Plowright and Dame Maggie Smith - discuss life's many ups and downs in this warm-hearted documentary. Read more

  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society

    From Fri 4th May

    Lily James plays a free-spirited writer who forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society in this charming post-war drama based on the bestselling novel. Read more

  • Mary & The Witch's Flower

    From Fri 4th May

    Fans of Studio Ghibli will lap up this new Japanese animation from former Ghibli animators about a young girl whisked away to a school for witches, based on Mary Stewart's classic children's book. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Planet Of The Apes - 50th Anniversary

    Sun 6th May

    Celebrate fifty years of this hugely influential sci-fi classic, with Charlton Heston starring as an astronaut who crash lands on a planet populated by talking apes. Read more

  • The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long

    Mon 7th May

    It's showtime! Join in with This Is Me, Rewrite The Stars and A Million Dreams as we present a 'sing-a-long' version of Oscar nominated musical The Greatest Showman on Bank Holiday Monday. Read more

  • Conjurer's Kitchen presents Sleepy Hollow

    Thu 10th May

    Conjurer's Kitchen gives a culinary twist to Tim Burton's take on the Sleepy Hollow legend as part of the 2018 A Matter Of Life & Death Festival. Read more

  • Lean On Pete

    From Fri 11th May

    British filmmaker Andrew Haigh presents a deeply moving story of one young man and an ageing racehorse bound for slaughter in this award winning drama, co-starring Steve Buscemi and ChloŽ Sevigny. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: A Fistful Of Dollars

    Sat 12th May

    The first part in Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy instantly cements the place of Clint Eastwood's nameless anti-hero in the annals of cinematic history. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Persona

    Tue 15th May

    A digitally restored screening of Bergaman's 1966 work about the increasingly tense battle of wits between the chatty Alma and mute Elisabet, both isolated in an island cottage. Read more

  • An American In Paris: The Musical

    Wed 16th May

    The classic Oscar winning film about finding love in the 'city of light' becomes a breathtaking, critically acclaimed musical, recorded at London's Dominion Theatre. Read more

  • Thom Peterson presents Electri-Comedy

    Thu 17th May

    Join Lindsey Santoro, Danny Clives and Harvey Hawkins for a night of live stand-up comedy, compered by Electric pal Thom Peterson. Read more

  • Deadpool 2

    From mid May

    The merc with the mouth returns, joined by Josh Brolin's time travelling anti-hero Cable for another profane, fourth wall breaking adventure. Read more

  • Withnail Brum presents Withnail & I

    Sat 19th May

    The Withnail Brum gang present the finest cult film known to humanity - Bruce Robinson's 1987 British comedy about two struggling actors who go on holiday by mistake. Read more

  • NT Live: Macbeth

    Sun 27th May

    Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in Rufus Norris's bloody take on Shakespeare's Scottish play. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Psycho

    Sun 3rd June

    'Why, she wouldn't even harm a fly...' Alfred Hitchcock's seminal thriller still shocks more than fifty years later as Janet Leigh's on-the-lam secretary checks into a motel she'll never check out of. Read more

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story + Q&A

    Sat 9th June

    See the new Star Wars film alongside a Q&A with graphic designers Andrew Booth and Laura Dishington, who discuss their work on The Force Awakens, Rogue One and Solo: A Star Wars Story as part of the 2018 Birmingham Design Festival. Read more

  • Everybody's Talking About Jamie

    Sun 15th July

    See the musical everybody's talking about as John McCrea lights up the stage Everybody's Talking About Jamie, recorded at London's Apollo Theatre. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine

Live Theatre Screenings

  • An American In Paris: The Musical

    Wed 16th May

    The classic Oscar winning film about finding love in the 'city of light' becomes a breathtaking, critically acclaimed musical, recorded at London's Dominion Theatre. Read more

  • NT Live: Macbeth

    Sun 27th May

    Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in Rufus Norris's bloody take on Shakespeare's Scottish play. Read more

  • Everybody's Talking About Jamie

    Sun 15th July

    See the musical everybody's talking about as John McCrea lights up the stage Everybody's Talking About Jamie, recorded at London's Apollo Theatre. Read more

Shock & Gore

  • A Quiet Place

    Until Thu 26th Apr

    If they hear you, they hunt you. Emily Blunt stars in her husband John Krasinski's tense horror thriller set in a world where being silent is your only key to survival. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Psycho

    Sun 3rd June

    'Why, she wouldn't even harm a fly...' Alfred Hitchcock's seminal thriller still shocks more than fifty years later as Janet Leigh's on-the-lam secretary checks into a motel she'll never check out of. Read more

Coming Soon

  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society

    From Fri 4th May

    Lily James plays a free-spirited writer who forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society in this charming post-war drama based on the bestselling novel. Read more

  • Mary & The Witch's Flower

    From Fri 4th May

    Fans of Studio Ghibli will lap up this new Japanese animation from former Ghibli animators about a young girl whisked away to a school for witches, based on Mary Stewart's classic children's book. Read more

  • Lean On Pete

    From Fri 11th May

    British filmmaker Andrew Haigh presents a deeply moving story of one young man and an ageing racehorse bound for slaughter in this award winning drama, co-starring Steve Buscemi and ChloŽ Sevigny. Read more

  • Deadpool 2

    From mid May

    The merc with the mouth returns, joined by Josh Brolin's time travelling anti-hero Cable for another profane, fourth wall breaking adventure. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

Conjurer's Kitchen

Flatpack Film Festival 2018