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  • Moonlight

    Fri 24th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    Barry Jenkins's multi Oscar nominated drama chronicles the life of a young black man struggling with his sexuality in one of the year's most affecting films. Read more

  • Hidden Figures

    Fri 24th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    A trio of exceptional actresses tell the untold true story of three African American women who helped turn the 1960s Space Race in America's favour in this Oscar nominated drama. Read more

  • Loving

    Fri 24th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    Jeff Nichols tells the moving true life story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple who challenged the State of Virginia's prohibition of interracial marriage during the 1960s. Read more

  • Hacksaw Ridge

    Sat 25th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    Mel Gibson directs Andrew Garfield in this multi Oscar nominated war movie, telling the true story of conscientious objector Desmond Doss. Read more

  • Hell Or High Water

    Sat 25th & Tue 28th Feb

    Jeff Bridges gives a deservedly Oscar nominated performance in director David Mackenzie's exceptional modern day Western. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • Moonlight

    Fri 24th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    Barry Jenkins's multi Oscar nominated drama chronicles the life of a young black man struggling with his sexuality in one of the year's most affecting films. Read more

  • Hidden Figures

    Fri 24th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    A trio of exceptional actresses tell the untold true story of three African American women who helped turn the 1960s Space Race in America's favour in this Oscar nominated drama. Read more

  • Arrival

    Fri 24th Feb & Thu 2nd March

    Denis Villeneuve's moving sci-fi drama is up for an impressive eight Oscars, starring Amy Adams as a linguistic expert who has to establish a common language with alien visitors. Read more

  • Loving

    Fri 24th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    Jeff Nichols tells the moving true life story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple who challenged the State of Virginia's prohibition of interracial marriage during the 1960s. Read more

  • Manchester By The Sea

    Until Thu 2nd March

    Casey Affleck is odds on to win the Best Actor Oscar for Kenneth Lonergan's moving new drama about a damaged man shocked to learn he's been made sole guardian of his orphaned nephew. Read more

  • Hacksaw Ridge

    Sat 25th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    Mel Gibson directs Andrew Garfield in this multi Oscar nominated war movie, telling the true story of conscientious objector Desmond Doss. Read more

  • Hell Or High Water

    Sat 25th & Tue 28th Feb

    Jeff Bridges gives a deservedly Oscar nominated performance in director David Mackenzie's exceptional modern day Western. Read more

  • NT Live: No Man's Land

    Sun 26th Feb

    An encore showing of Harold Pinterís No Manís Land, recorded at Wyndhamís Theatre in London and starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Duck Soup

    Sun 26th Feb

    Groucho Marx's president sets about starting war with his neighbouring country in this 1930s knockabout comedy, the last to feature Zeppo Marx. Read more

  • Ghost In The Shell

    Mon 27th Feb

    The cult 1995 Japanese anime returns to cinema screens, set in the information superhighways of the year 2029. Read more

  • The Final Girls present The Love Witch

    Tue 28th Feb

    Film collective The Final Girls present a special preview screening of Anna Biller’s The Love Witch, a spellbinding homage to 1970s sexploitation films and 1960s melodramas. Read more

  • Logan

    Fri 3rd to Thu 16th March

    Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart star in a more measured and gritty comic book movie, as Logan's healing abilities begin to fade and Professor Xavier battles Alzheimer's. Read more

  • Viceroy's House

    Fri 3rd to Thu 9th March

    Director Gurinder Chadha delivers a deeply personal film about the birth of independent India, featuring sparkling turns from Gillian Anderson and Hugh Bonneville. Read more

All Films & Events

  • Moonlight

    Fri 24th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    Barry Jenkins's multi Oscar nominated drama chronicles the life of a young black man struggling with his sexuality in one of the year's most affecting films. Read more

  • Hidden Figures

    Fri 24th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    A trio of exceptional actresses tell the untold true story of three African American women who helped turn the 1960s Space Race in America's favour in this Oscar nominated drama. Read more

  • Arrival

    Fri 24th Feb & Thu 2nd March

    Denis Villeneuve's moving sci-fi drama is up for an impressive eight Oscars, starring Amy Adams as a linguistic expert who has to establish a common language with alien visitors. Read more

  • Loving

    Fri 24th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    Jeff Nichols tells the moving true life story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple who challenged the State of Virginia's prohibition of interracial marriage during the 1960s. Read more

  • Manchester By The Sea

    Until Thu 2nd March

    Casey Affleck is odds on to win the Best Actor Oscar for Kenneth Lonergan's moving new drama about a damaged man shocked to learn he's been made sole guardian of his orphaned nephew. Read more

  • Hacksaw Ridge

    Sat 25th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    Mel Gibson directs Andrew Garfield in this multi Oscar nominated war movie, telling the true story of conscientious objector Desmond Doss. Read more

  • Hell Or High Water

    Sat 25th & Tue 28th Feb

    Jeff Bridges gives a deservedly Oscar nominated performance in director David Mackenzie's exceptional modern day Western. Read more

  • NT Live: No Man's Land

    Sun 26th Feb

    An encore showing of Harold Pinterís No Manís Land, recorded at Wyndhamís Theatre in London and starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Duck Soup

    Sun 26th Feb

    Groucho Marx's president sets about starting war with his neighbouring country in this 1930s knockabout comedy, the last to feature Zeppo Marx. Read more

  • Ghost In The Shell

    Mon 27th Feb

    The cult 1995 Japanese anime returns to cinema screens, set in the information superhighways of the year 2029. Read more

  • The Final Girls present The Love Witch

    Tue 28th Feb

    Film collective The Final Girls present a special preview screening of Anna Biller’s The Love Witch, a spellbinding homage to 1970s sexploitation films and 1960s melodramas. Read more

  • Logan

    Fri 3rd to Thu 16th March

    Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart star in a more measured and gritty comic book movie, as Logan's healing abilities begin to fade and Professor Xavier battles Alzheimer's. Read more

  • Viceroy's House

    Fri 3rd to Thu 9th March

    Director Gurinder Chadha delivers a deeply personal film about the birth of independent India, featuring sparkling turns from Gillian Anderson and Hugh Bonneville. Read more

  • La La Land

    Sat 4th & Sun 5th March

    Damien Chazelle's colourful musical hearkens back to the golden age of Hollywood as Emma Stone's aspiring actress and Ryan Gosling's jazz musician fall in love. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Brief Encounter

    Sun 5th March

    Stiff upper lips at the ready for David Lean's quintessentially British romance, undeniably one of the greatest cinematic love stories ever told. Read more

  • Jackie

    Tue 7th & Wed 8th March

    Natalie Portman gives an Oscar nominated performance in Pablo Larraín's unique take on Jackie Kennedy's world in the days after her husband's assassination. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Prevenge

    Wed 8th March

    A pitch black, wryly British comedy from the mind of Alice Lowe follows Ruth, a pregnant woman on a killing spree. Read more

  • NT Live: Hedda Gabler

    Thu 9th March

    Ruth Wilson is directed by Ivo van Hove in a new version of Henrik Ibsen's masterpiece from Patrick Marber, broadcast live from the National Theatre. Read more

  • Elle

    Fri 10th to Thu 16th March

    Cinema's finest provocateur Paul Verhoeven returns with a daring and deliciously perverse revenge drama featuring Isabelle Huppert on astonishing, Oscar nominated form. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Black Narcissus

    Sun 12th March

    Powell & Pressburger's wonderful 1947 melodrama sees a group of nuns fight both the elements and their own repressed desires as they open a convent school in the Himalayas. Read more

  • Trash Film Night presents Birdemic: Shock & Terror in 5DX

    Thu 16th March

    Enter the fifth dimension with Trash Film Night's astonishingly rubbish 5D Birdemic experience, complete with live commentary from hosts Luke and David. Read more

  • Beauty & The Beast

    Fri 17th to Thu 30th March

    Disney reinvent the classic fairytale in this magical live action musical based on the 90s animation, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens. Read more

  • Christine

    Sat 18th March

    Rebecca Hall is on sterling form in this true life drama, embodying tragic US newsreader Christine Chubbuck, whose life ended live on air. Read more

  • A Silent Voice

    Sun 19th March

    A moving new anime feature about a school bully looking to make things right with the deaf girl he victimized. Read more

  • Rammstein: Paris

    Thu 23rd & Sun 26th March

    Director Jonas Åkerlund delivers a state-of-the-art concert film celebrating the Neue Deutsche Härte world of Rammstein. Read more

  • Found Footage Festival: Volume 8

    Mon 27th March

    Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher return to present another batch of newly unearthed VHS gems featuring the weird, the wonderful and the just plain disturbing. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Rope

    Wed 29th March

    Two young men look to commit the perfect murder in Alfred Hitchcock's devilish 'one take' 1940s drama. Read more

  • Free Fire

    Fri 31st March to Thu 6th Apr

    Brie Larson and Cillian Murphy star in director Ben Wheatley's exhilarating 70s set action comedy about an arms deal that descends into violent chaos. Read more

  • Ghost In The Shell

    From Fri 31st March

    Scarlett Johansson leads an elite task force against a powerful cyber terrorist in this live action take on the acclaimed Japanese manga series. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Casablanca 75th Anniversary

    Sun 2nd Apr

    Rick's Cafe opens its doors again as we celebrate 75 years of the classic Hollywood romance Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Read more

  • NT Live: Twelfth Night

    Thu 6th Apr

    Simon Godwin directs a joyous adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy with Tamsin Greig as a transformed Malvolio. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Night Of The Hunter

    Wed 12th Apr

    Actor Charles Laughtonís only film as a director is a terrifying parable of the corruption of innocence, featuring a career-best performance from Robert Mitchum. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: An Affair To Remember

    Fri 14th Apr

    Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr fall in love on an ocean voyage in Leo McCarey's update of his earlier feature Love Affair. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Harvey

    Sun 16th Apr

    Jimmy Stewart plays a boozy eccentric who befriends a giant bunny rabbit only he can see in this Oscar winning 1950 comedy. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    Mon 17th Apr

    Diamonds are a girl's best friend in Howard Hawks's classic movie musical about two glamorous ladies looking to bag a pair of rich husbands. Read more

  • Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale

    Wed 19th Apr

    The hit anime series graduates to the big screen, complete with a brand new story from Sword Art Online creator Reki Kawahara. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Raw

    April

    Debut director Julia Ducournau dishes up a gory, critically acclaimed coming-of-age story about a vegetarian who develops a taste for human flesh. Read more

  • NT Live: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

    Thu 20th April

    Daniel Radcliffe stars in this brand new production of Tom Stoppard's very funny take on Hamlet, specifically two hapless minor players. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Seven Samurai

    Sun 23rd Apr

    Inspiring numerous westerns and action films since its 1953 release, Akira Kurosawa's epic drama sees a motley troupe of samurai help a group of farmers fend off bandits. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Julius Caesar

    Wed 26th Apr

    Mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power in Julius Caesar, broadcast from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and directed by Angus Jackson. Read more

  • Godzilla whisky taste-along with Nikka Whisky

    Thu 27th Apr

    The Birmingham Whisky Club teams up with Nikka Whisky for a special 'taste-along' screening of 1954 classic Godzilla, the ultimate Japanese monster movie. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Paths Of Glory

    Sat 29th Apr

    Stanley Kubrick's devastating anti-war statement proved controversial upon its initial release and still has the power to shock today. Read more

  • Mad Max: Fury Road - Black & Chrome Edition

    Sun 30th Apr

    See George Miller's preferred version of his 2015 sand-blasted masterpiece Mad Max: Fury Road, screening in crystal clear black and white for one night only. Read more

  • NT Live: Obsession

    Thu 11th May

    Jude Law stars in a new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti's 1943 film about passion and self-destruction. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Antony & Cleopatra

    Wed 24th May

    Mark Antony neglects his empire for a life with Queen Cleopatra in this new RSC production, directed by Iqbal Khan. Read more

  • NT Live: Peter Pan

    Sat 10th June

    Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production of JM Barrie's much loved tale. Read more

  • NT Live: Salomé

    Thu 22nd June

    Internationally acclaimed theatre director YaŽl Farber draws on multiple accounts to create a hypnotic production of the infamous Biblical tale. Read more

  • NT Live: Angels In America Part 1 - Millennium Approaches

    Thu 20th July

    Andrew Garfield stars in part one of the National Theatre's new adaptation of the multi award winning Tony Kushner play set in the mid 1980s during Reagan's presidency and the AIDS crisis. Read more

  • NT Live: Angels In America Part 2 - Perestroika

    Thu 27th July

    Denise Gough stars in part two of the National Theatre's new adaptation of the multi award winning Tony Kushner play set in the mid 1980s during Reagan's presidency and the AIDS crisis. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Titus Andronicus

    Wed 9th Aug

    Blanche McIntyre directs one of Shakespeare's most gruesome plays, a revenge tragedy set in a morally corrupt society. Read more

  • NT Live: Yerma

    Thu 31st Aug

    Billie Piper reprises her award winning performance in Simon Stone's radical production of Lorcaís achingly powerful masterpiece. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine

Live Theatre screenings

Shock & Gore

Coming Soon

  • Free Fire

    Fri 31st March to Thu 6th Apr

    Brie Larson and Cillian Murphy star in director Ben Wheatley's exhilarating 70s set action comedy about an arms deal that descends into violent chaos. Read more

  • Ghost In The Shell

    From Fri 31st March

    Scarlett Johansson leads an elite task force against a powerful cyber terrorist in this live action take on the acclaimed Japanese manga series. Read more

  • Shock & Gore presents Raw

    April

    Debut director Julia Ducournau dishes up a gory, critically acclaimed coming-of-age story about a vegetarian who develops a taste for human flesh. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

Oscars 2017 season

  • Moonlight

    Fri 24th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    Barry Jenkins's multi Oscar nominated drama chronicles the life of a young black man struggling with his sexuality in one of the year's most affecting films. Read more

  • Hidden Figures

    Fri 24th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    A trio of exceptional actresses tell the untold true story of three African American women who helped turn the 1960s Space Race in America's favour in this Oscar nominated drama. Read more

  • Arrival

    Fri 24th Feb & Thu 2nd March

    Denis Villeneuve's moving sci-fi drama is up for an impressive eight Oscars, starring Amy Adams as a linguistic expert who has to establish a common language with alien visitors. Read more

  • Loving

    Fri 24th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    Jeff Nichols tells the moving true life story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple who challenged the State of Virginia's prohibition of interracial marriage during the 1960s. Read more

  • Manchester By The Sea

    Until Thu 2nd March

    Casey Affleck is odds on to win the Best Actor Oscar for Kenneth Lonergan's moving new drama about a damaged man shocked to learn he's been made sole guardian of his orphaned nephew. Read more

  • Hacksaw Ridge

    Sat 25th Feb to Thu 2nd March

    Mel Gibson directs Andrew Garfield in this multi Oscar nominated war movie, telling the true story of conscientious objector Desmond Doss. Read more

  • Hell Or High Water

    Sat 25th & Tue 28th Feb

    Jeff Bridges gives a deservedly Oscar nominated performance in director David Mackenzie's exceptional modern day Western. Read more

  • La La Land

    Sat 4th & Sun 5th March

    Damien Chazelle's colourful musical hearkens back to the golden age of Hollywood as Emma Stone's aspiring actress and Ryan Gosling's jazz musician fall in love. Read more

  • Jackie

    Tue 7th & Wed 8th March

    Natalie Portman gives an Oscar nominated performance in Pablo Larraín's unique take on Jackie Kennedy's world in the days after her husband's assassination. Read more