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The UK's Oldest Working Cinema

Cinema & Events


Dunkirk Fri 21st July to Thu 3rd Aug

'What has happened is a colossal military disaster...' Christopher Nolan animates history with an epic retelling of the rescue of 400,000 Allied troops, showing the operation on land, sea and air.

The Beguiled

The Beguiled Until Thu 27th July

Nicole Kidman and Kirsten Dunst star in director Sofia Coppola's atmospheric melodrama about a Southern boarding school thrown into chaos by the arrival of an injured soldier.
More Films

Private Hire

Peter Tatchell on human rights abuses

26th April 2017
Peter Tatchell on human rights abuses

April saw The Electric host a unique NHS event featuring a presentation by noted human rights campaigner Peter Tachell on the impact of human rights abuse withi... read more

Film & TV Production

Trailer for Amaryllis premieres online

22nd May 2017
Trailer for Amaryllis premieres online

The first trailer for the upcoming Electric Flix production Amaryllis has been released, which can be viewed online now by clicking here.

The first full length... read more

History and Education

A historic unveiling

1st March 2017
A historic unveiling

February 2017 saw the grand unveiling of an official plaque from the Birmingham Civic Society confirming our status as the oldest working cinema in the UK, e... read more