Next screening will be: Tuesday 23rd January, 2018! 23/01/18
The Showroom Cinema Main Bar, Paternoster Row,Sheffield S1 2BX
After a wildly successful 7th Birthday party in November, Showroom Shorts will be back at the Showroom Cinema on Tuesday 23rd January and it’ll be the first Showroom Shorts screening of 2018! It’s free, we’ll show at least 70 mins of films and we will feature local work as well as award-winning films from further afield! We’ll also be raffling off cinema tickets, film posters and more!
Check out what’s in our already impressive programme:
Flight – Dir. Laura Wadha, 2017 – 10.34
Two young sisters who arrive in Sweden having fled the war in Syria are becoming teenagers in a new world. They try to hold on to the fond memories of their once beautiful home while struggling to deal with the repercussions of growing up surrounded by war. Laura is a half Scottish/ half Syrian documentary filmmaker and ‘Flight’ follows the journey of her two young cousins, Mera and Maria.
A Viable Candidate – Dir. Orson Nava, 2016 – 16.53
Radical and charismatic politician Sylvan Bradshaw is on route to becoming Britain’s first black prime minister. However, when he and his wife Mia are called into a meeting with a mysterious representative of the intelligence services, long-buried secrets emerge that threaten to destroy their marriage and derail his political career.
Director’s Cut – Dir. Jamie Scrutton / Eva Curless, 2017 – 3.41
This Animation is based on a person’s personal experience of online abuse, contributing to their mental illness. The narrative is written and recited by a Lancashire based poet called Eva Curless and the animation adapted by Jamie H Scrutton.
Want to show your film at Showroom Shorts? Is it time to celebrate your work? Have you got an exciting film to share? Great! Read on…
What is Showroom Shorts?
Showroom Shorts is a monthly screening of short films held on the third Tuesday of the month at the Showroom Cinema in the Main Bar. It is a screening in a relaxed and informal environment, usually in two halves of about 35-40 mins each. We bring you the best in films that are made in the region, as well as award-winning, awesome short films from further around the world.
Its free to attend and submit your film, so come down and join us! Submissions are open on a rolling basis throughout the year.
Simply email a preview link to firstname.lastname@example.org and supply a short summary of the film (2-3 lines) and a still photo if the film is accepted (Rob will respond to you).
We invite all 18+ students, plus their casts, crews and families, to attend the screenings and present their films to the audience.
Please keep in mind that unfortunately those under 18 are not permitted in the bar of the Showroom Cinema after 9pm.
Send us your films – don’t delay!