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This screening is followed by a discussion with Brighton-based refugees & support organisations.

This film is preceded by an exclusive short: Michael Haneke - Image Everlasting.

Mary Wild is a film researcher based in London, delivering public lectures at City Lit, Shoreditch House, and Freud Museum. Her popular series PROJECTIONS promotes psychoanalytic interpretation of moving image, focusing on auteur studies (e.g., David Lynch, Lars von Trier, Andrei Tarkovsky) and cinematic representations of identity, neoliberal economics, the unconscious, and love.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion

This screening will be followed by a Q&A.

We will be joined by director Andrey Zvyagintsev for a Q&A following this screening

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Che Scott-Heron hosted by Malik Al Nasir.Presented in collaboration with Fore-Word Press and XL Recordings.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Clio Barnard, hosted by filmmaker Andrew Kötting

This screening will be followed by Q&A with actor Denis Menochet

Following this screening,there will be a Q&A with director Gerry Fox.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Michael Winterbottom.

There will be a Q&A with director Selim Mourad following this screening.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Tamer El Said

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Fiona Murphy

We are delighted to welcome to the Little the film's screenwriter, John Hodge, who will take questions following the screening

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Michael Pearce and (tbc) lead actors Jessie Buckley and Johnny Flynn.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Michael Pearce and (tbc) lead actors Jessie Buckley and Johnny Flynn.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with cast member and producer Ori Pfeffer.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director and cowriter of Nighthawks, Ron Peck.

This screening, which is in collaboration with Collective, will be followed by a Q&A with director Sarah Turner.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Sarah Turner, hosted by Dr. Shelley Cobb, of The University of Southampton's research project Calling the Shots: Women and Contemporary Film Culture.

This screening is followed by a Q&A with director Sarah Turner, hosted by Emma Pett, Lecturer in Film Studies & Director of Research for Art, Media & American Studies at UEA.

This screening will be followed by Q&A with director Selim Mourad

We are delighted to welcome Sheila Hancock for a live Q&A following this screening.

This preview is preceded by short film 'Ask CAB', 1942 from the Ministry of Information.

Emerald Life Audience Choice Award at the Women Over 50 Film Festival 2017. The days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are for mercy, introspection and forgiveness.

Winner of Best Animation at the Women Over 50 Film Festival 2017. Three rats and a robot lovingly spoof an aria from JS Bach’s “Coffee Cantata”.

Winner of Best Documentary at the Women Over 50 Film Festival 2017. An intimate portrait of an extraordinary woman and her inspiring ideas on aging as “a time of complete freedom”.

Winner of Film Doo Best Drama Award at the Women Over 50 Film Festival 2017. Meg looks after her ailing mother and spends all her free time watching birds.

The Reading Agencies & Libraries Summer Reading Challenge 2017

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with co-producer Gary Kurtz, hosted by Nik Powell.

We are delighted to welcomed director Gurinda Chadha for a post-screening Q&A.

Professor Duncan Petrie, TFTV, introduces three classic 1960s British films of New Wave social realism (A Kind of Loving), swinging London (Blow Up), and a breath-taking artistic statement of rock star decadence (Performance)

Playing from a 35mm print

This special 40th anniversary restoration comes with a recorded introduction from J.J. Abrams, Denis Villeneuve, and director Steve Spielberg.

Showing in 4K High Definition Cinema Resolution

Playing from a 70mm print

A monthly celebration of LGBTQ+ cinema - everyone welcome

A season dedicated to the late Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami

Special preview and Q&A with the film's producer Guy Beaujeu on behalf of the ABF The Soldiers Charity – The Army’s National Charity. All proceeds from this screening will go directly to ABF The Soldiers' Charity.

No advertisements or trailers will play ahead of this screening. You are recommended to arrive promptly.

No advertisements will play ahead of this screening. You are recommended to arrive promptly.

This screening will include a post-show talk by The Royal Observatory Edinburgh.

Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset

A festival of screenings, talks and discussions to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death, in partnership with the Dept. of English and Related Literature at the University of York and the South Bank Community Cinema.

Especially for people on the autism spectrum or with other special needs and their families, friends and carers. Adults without disabilities are only admitted if they are accompanying a child or a person on the autism spectrum/with special needs.

Our tribute screening for Barbara Stone, co-founder of The Gate Cinema and Cinegate Film Distribution who has recently and sadly passed away. Cinegate distributed foreign cinema and independent feature films. Its first acquisitions were three features from German auteur Rainer Werner Fassbinder including FEARS EATS THE SOUL, the first time his films were shown in the UK. Cinegate also distributed debuts by Derek Jarman, Marleen Gorris and Ben Lewin, and found success with films by Wim Wenders, Woody Allen, Bernardo Bertolucci, Francesco Rosi, Nagisa Oshima and Jonathan Demme. There will be an extended introduction for this screening.

Live events venue below City Screen hosting live music, comedy & arts

The Basement Jazz CLub is a new project which wants to put York's amazing jazz scene front and centre.

This screening is an 'all welcome', non-exclusive screening set up in association with The Bevern Trust, a registered charity in East Sussex who are passionate about helping profoundly disabled people to get more from life.

Exclusively for parents or carers with babies under the age of one. This screening also has subtitles for people with hearing loss.

A selection of films and discussions commemorating Black History Month.

Celebrating 250 years of The Ancient Society of York Florists, the oldest florists’ society still in existence in the world

Author Jon Towlson will be signing copies of his book The Turn To Gruesomeness In American Horror Films, 1931-1936 in our Sky Lounge from 7.30

Buy an Endless Poetry ticket and see Dance of Reality for just £5. Available at the Box Office only on purchase or presentation of ticket, limited availability.

Celebrating active ageing and life through film.

This screening is part of Brighton Digital Festival

Following the screening, there will be a BSL- interpreted Q&A with Samantha Allen, British Deaf Association.

After the screening join us for an informal discussion about the film, all welcome.

Childrens Halloween matinee! Best minions costume wins a prize. All tickets £2

All tickets £2, everyone welcome!

From It's A Wonderful Life to festive Screen Arts, discover our Yuletide programme.

This film screens as part of Cinecity, Brighton's film festival brining you the very best in international cinema and a global mix of premieres and previews, artists’ cinema and installations, treasures from the archive, retrospectives, free education screenings and events, talks and debates.

Join us for our club dedicated to French cinema.

A season of fresh films and classic cinema, curated by members of the Critics' Circle Film Section.

This screening takes place as part of Crossings, an Institute of Contemporary Arts-led UK-wide film and events programme exploring migration from both global and local perspectives, supported by the BFI using National Lottery funding and in partnership with the Goethe-Institut and the School of Film & Television, Falmouth University.

Picturehouse Culture Shock joins forces with The Celluloid Sorceress. One of the UK's leading independent film curators, Rebecca Nicole Williams introduces regular cult classics, fan favourites, lost gems and pop smashes from the '70s, '80s, 90s and 00s, with a specially chosen selection of 35mm trailers before the feature.

This screening is part of Dementia Action Week.

Open to all but especially for people with dementia and their family, friends and carers. Join us for free tea, coffee and biscuits and a chance to socialise for 30 minutes before the film. The film will start at the time stated.

Discover stunning cinema. Whether it's a cult classic, an art-house gem or a riveting documentary, there will always be a chance to see something different and brilliant in our weekly slot. This week's selection is a special preview screening, and all ticket holders will receive a limited edition print of the film's artwork at the box office on the night.

-The UK's Music Doc Festival.

Join us for a double bill. Tickets sold seperately.

The Duke of York's presents a series of talks and lectures at The Joker, Preston Circus, Brighton (directly opposite the cinema).

Great films with great debates. Introduced by expert staff from the university.

This film has been curated by Eyes Wide Open Cinema, Brighton's queer film strand

This special preview and q&a event is presented by fashion & cinema in association with The Telegraph

Iintroduced by Prof. Jon Mee and Dr. Mary Fairclough of the University of York.

10 days of the best African cinema in London

Three of the directors whose work is showcased at this year's edition each introduce a film that has personally inspired them.

To mark the opening night of PATTI CAKE$ Dukes @ Komedia and Hammer & Tongue present the best poetry slam artists around including rap duo Sombras, following this screening.

The F-Rating is applied to films by cinemas and film festivals giving movie-goers an easily identifiable label so they can choose films that fairly represent women on screen and behind the camera.

Sunday 15th April marks The Gate's 107th birthday, to celebrate we have got a special guest music performance starting 15 minutes before this opening show, so no ads and trailers this time! Sacred Clown Ensemble will perform live music improvisation on themes by Erik Nordgren. The performance will start at 12.15 sharp. Plus free brownies, flapjacks and millionaire shortbreads for the first 107 customers on the day!

This screening is part of a retrospective of the work of Italian filmmaker and 2017 Academy Award Nominee Gianfranco Rosi. Presented in collaboration with Cambridge University, Centre for Film and Screen.

This event is presented in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut

Are you a vampire or a werewolf? Watch vampiric saga The Lost Boys and lupine classic An American Werewolf In London and then head to a hideous Halloween party in the bar.

Join us on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October for a magical weekend watching all eight films on the big screen.

Part of FACTs season Haunting the Unknown, inspired by their current exhibition No Such Thing As Gravity.

This screening is part of the Jonathan Meades Retrospective organised by the Whitechapel Gallery.

Promoting learning for children through film and related activities

Homotopia is a Liverpool based arts & social justice organisation making art, interventions and participation that inspires and unites communities.

This Q&A will be hosted by legendary film theorist Laura Mulvey

head of policy at Prisoners' Education Trust.

Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at St Antony's College, Oxford.

Housing Day is a day of social media activity focusing on telling tenant stories and dispelling misconceptions about who lives in social housing.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with writer Neil Gaiman, screenwriter Philippa Goslett and star Elle Fanning.

"Can you Hula like Grace? Show us, and win special prizes!"

With introductory talk from representatives from the Cambridge refugee community and post-screening discussion in the Bar.

Educational and entertaining IMAX 3D documentary shorts for the whole family (approx. 20 minutes long).

Educational and entertaining IMAX 3D documentary shorts for the whole family (approx. 45 minutes long).

Vintage Sundays returns with a tribute to the seminal Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman, screening six of his best films in chronological order. Time to tick these World Cinema classics off your list.

This screening will have a 15 minute interval.

Introduced by Dr. Paul Prescott, Associate Professor in English at University of Warwick

Introduced by Dr. Subha Mukherji, Senior Lecturer in English at Cambridge University

Introduced by Judith Buchanan, Professor of Film and Literature at University of York

This screening will be introduced by a guest speaker

This screening will be introduced by Lisa Kelly, Chair of York LGBT Forum

Introduced by Dr Rayna Denison, Senior Lecturer in Film at UEA. Rayna is author of ‘Princess Mononoke: Understanding Studio Ghibli's Monster Princess’ (Bloomsbury 2018) and ‘Anime: A Critical Introduction’ (Bloomsbury 2015)

This screening will be introduced by Professor Duncan Petrie, Head of the Department of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of York. Professor Petrie will also lead a post-screening discussion Professor Melvyn Stokes and Dr Patrick Glen, project leaders of Remembering 1960s British Cinema-going at University College London.

Preceded by introduction from The Alzheimer's Society and Tour De Yorkshire short film. Screening in partnership with Alzheimer's Society and Tour De Yorkshire 2017. ​65% of proceeds will be donated to The Alzheimer's Society​. (Sunday's Dementia Friendly show will have no intro).

The screening will be introduced by Dr Peter Walsh, who will address the social context of cinema-going in 1916. With thanks to Imperial War Museums and Bath & North East Somerset Council.

We're please to welcome David Dent, local film writer and coordinator of West Norwood Free Film Festival, to introduce this screening.

We are delighted to welcome Dr Martin Hall, lecturer in Film and Media studies at York St. John University and expert in American cinema to introduce the screening.

Catch up on the latest releases and discuss it afterwards over coffee and biscuits. Join the conversation!

Based on a novel by Bradford's own J.B. Priestley

Culture Shocks monthly programming strand screening cult classic films on old-school 35mm or 70mm.

Films from the director of Manchester By The Sea

Exclusively for children and their parents or carers. Unaccompanied adults are not admitted. This screening also has subtitles for people with hearing loss.

This screening is part of Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF), the UK’s biggest annual celebration of Arab arts and culture.

London East Asia Film Festival 2017

This film screens as part of a programme looking at alternative realities, history and 'sampling' together with ethnography and social anthropology.

This film screens as part of Liverpool Independent Film Festival

This event is part of the Liverpool Irish Festival

The London Korean Film Festival will return to Picturehouse Central in November 2018. Prior to the festival, we're pleased to present a handful of exclusive teaser screenings.

Including Q&A hosted by author and journalist Antonia Quirke.

Lucrecia Martel, who lives and works in Argentina, is one of international cinema’s major stylists. Her provocative films treat questions of family, childhood, sexuality, belonging, nation, class, historical memory, and colonialism. The Centre for Film and Screen at the University of Cambridge will host Lucrecia Martel as Filmmaker in Residence from 5 to 20 May. During this time she’ll run a series of seminars about her filmmaking practice. This retrospective of her work – the first to be held in the UK – has been jointly organised by the Arts Picturehouse and the Centre for Film and Screen. Martel will join us after each screening for a Q&A and discussion. For more information on the residency visit: www.mml.cam.ac.uk/film

Dedicated to uncovering the astonishing craft and technical skills employed in the production of ground-breaking animation, this talk and screening introduces Mackinnon & Saunders, world leaders in character development for stop-motion puppets. Famed for bringing the world’s best known animated characters to life, including Tim Burton’s ‘Corpse Bride’ and Wes Anderson’s ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’, they will shed light on the processes behind their design and construction. The event includes a premiere of a digitally remastered version of 1992 animation ‘The Sandman’. Presented by Ian Mackinnon. A must-see for animation fans.

Classic films for Monday afternoons at our cheapest rate

Charity preview screening in support of the National Film and Television School

This BAFTA nominated short film, directed by Jörn Threlfall and produced by Jeremy Bannister, will show before this screening.

UEA philosophers introduce great movies with philosophical themes

Off the back of this years much anticipated release of The Incredibles 2 it's the perfect time for Vintge Sundays to look back at some of the best films from one of the most famous and celebrated studios of all time.

We will be joined after the screening by writer/director Clio Barnard, Tracy O’Riordan (producer), Amy Hubbard (Casting Director), Lila Rawlings (Executive Producer) and actor Ruth Wilson for a Q&A hosted by Birds Eye View’s Mia Bays.

This screening will be followed by a panel discussion entitled 'The Westminster Gap - When Will We See Gender Equality in Politics?', featuring Sophie Cook (Labour), Kelly-Marie Blundell (Liberal Democrats) and Kate Wood (Women's Equality Party).

The screening will be followed by a discussion on Black History of Notting Hill

This screening will be preceeded by the new Peter Rabbit mini-movie Flopsy Turvy

Critic with Starburst Magazine and author of the recent book Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Auteur/Columbia University Press).

This screening is introduced byJonathan Rigby, actor and author of books including Studies in Terror: Landmarks of Horror Cinema (2011) and English Gothic: A Century of Horror Cinema (2000)

This screening will be introduced by Roger Clarke, writer, film critic, expert on the paranormal and M R James and author of A Natural History of Ghosts. stories.

We are thrilled to welcome to this screening a panel discussion with three academics and writers. Please join us for a 45min discussion with the below panelists. Helen Walsh, Writer and Director http://www.bafta.org/supporting-talent/breakthrough-brits/helen-walsh-writerdirector Professor Julia Hallam, University of Liverpool Research on the representations of aging in British film and television drama. https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/communication-and-media/staff/julia-hallam/ Dr Georgina Turner, University of Liverpool Research on media discourses and representations, especially on identity, gender and sexuality. https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/communication-and-media/staff/georgina-turner/

We are delighted to welcome director Juan-Carlos Medina and producer Joanna Laurie following this screening

Picturehouse Central is pleased to welcome Lynne Ramsay for a post-screening Q&A.

Plus Q&A with Director Chris Hughes & cast members

Neasa Ní Chianáin and David Rane.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Jonathan Cavendish and Diana Cavendish.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director Sarah Turner hosted by Yvonne Salmon, (University of Cambridge), Director, Alchemical Landscape Project (CRASSH).

Belle and Emma's grandmother-granddaughter relationship shows us not only what the old can teach the young, but what the younger generation has to share with their elders.

Time moves in one direction, memory in another. Set in the faded grandeur of Herne Bay on the Kent coast, One Last Dance tells the story of three generations of men, lost love and the intimacy of a dance

A woman. A house. Sheets stir. The end is near, but new beginnings await...Using dance as a unique cinematic language, The Wake is an Irish short film that challenges how women and their bodily rites are portrayed on screen.

Marjorie is an 89 year old retired vaudevillian acress. Fortunes have faded, but the memories of her magnificent past are vibrant

An elderly hairdresser is cleaning up her salon at the end of the day. As she chats away to herself and to imaginary clients, she drifts deeper and deeper into her fantasies.

A mixture of specially curated favourites in the unique atmosphere of Pop Brixton

Corrina Antrobus and Simran Hans of the Bechdel Test Fest lead a discussion on Speed Sisters and female representation in cinema.

Multidimensional sound for a unique audio experience

This special preview screening will be introduced by actor Julie Walters, writer Peter Turner whose memoir the film is based on, and producer Barbara Broccoli.

This film screens as part of the Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia 2017.

Each screening will have a short introductory talk, organised by the British Psychological Society, East of England Branch.

Black Out UK present a Q&A panel made up of filmmakers, cultural activists and commentators, to follow this special preview screening.

Picturehouse Central welcomes JoAnne Good, Suzanne Moore, Harriet Hall and Andrea McLean for a post-screening discussion hosted by Miranda Sawyer.

Cine-City presents an advance preview featuring a post-screening Q&A with Clio Barnard.

- David is the producer of Trouser Bar, and Amrou is the star and writer of Nightstand.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Anup Singh.

We're delighted to welcome co-directors Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau for a Q&A following this screening.

Shrabani Basu is the journalist who uncovered the moving, true story behind the film starring Judi Dench as Queen Victoria and Ali Fazal as Abdul Karim, the young muslim who comes to England to wait on tables at the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations.

The Craft Film Festival, presented by the Crafts Council and Crafts magazine.

join the post-screening discussion in the bar.

Bringing modern IMAX classics back to the biggest screen in the region

A season evening of short film celebration hosted by Robert Makin, International Review, and We Make Movies On Weekends

This is a Roadshow print of the film which will include a 15 minute intermission.

Screens in association with Scalarama– a celebration of cinema every September!

Investigating the science that goes into films. Screenings are preceded by a 20–30-minute session hosted by at least one guest speaker.

Our luxury screening room, with super-comfy seats. An allocation of tickets are always reserved for in-person and telephone bookings. Ask at box office or call 0871 902 5758 (calls cost 13p per minute plus your telephone company’s access charge).

Exeter University staff introduce hand-picked films, followed by an informal discussion in our café bar

Discover BAFTA award-winning and hand-crafted animation, a photograph translated into tapestry, a passion for boxing combined with letterpress, the story of West Africa’s finest puppeteer, behind the scenes making and more in this varied selection of shorts.

See the drama of knife making, marble powered machines, furniture made from coffee cups and bubble gum, a life sized ceramic replica of a Rover 75, hand-made animation and more in this diverse range of shorts about making.

Screenings and special events presented by the Serpentine Gallery.

For the second chance to see Who's Gonna Love Me Now, we'll be including a screening of Liverpool film-maker Jazamin Sinclair's short film WE ARE FAMILY about the Liverpool Pride choirs project. Choir Director Jennifer John will introduce the evening and be on hand take questions about her work with six local choirs, and their emotional and unforgettable finale to Pride 2016. Supported by Unison North West LGBT Group.

This award-winning short film, selected from Liverpool Film Night, will show before this screening.

This screening will be introduced by Professor Duncan Petrie, Head of the Department of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of York.

You can dance or you can stand in rapt silence. Ltd seating will be provided.

In the last half century 2001: A Space Odyssey has had no lesser impact on our screens than when it was first released in 1968. In our next Vintage Sundays season we honour the man who created this epic film 50 years ago along with countless others, of which we screen a few. Come and enjoy Kubrick's cinematic splendour.

Vintage Sundays returns this spring with a bountiful Bento Box of Studio Ghibli delights.

You have seen TED Talks. But you have never experienced TED - the global phenomenon propelled by ideas that are transforming the world. Until now.

This screening takes place in The Box - our boutique screen which comprises of 25 double seated sofas.

Vintage Sundays revisits the unmissable work of the master of suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock. Screening 6 of his finest films, giving you the opportunity to experience them in the way he intended - on the big screen.

Presented in partnership with The New Black Film Collective. A discussion will follow this screening.

Presented in association with Time Out

Not many directors can boast two Best Picture OSCAR winners but Milos Forman was so much more than the films he directed. As a result of his personal experiences, he injected his films with enormous tolerance, respect for humanity and a sympathetic eye for the underdog. So what better way to celebrate Forman's life than a chance to see the one film that best encapsulates his character and filmmaking - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - back on the big screen. In association with the Czech Centre London. www.london.czechcentres.cz

Celebrate Pride with a series of LGBTQ films

Join us at the Cameo to celebrate the films of the '80s up on the big screen where they belong. For ten days we will be showing a film from each year, so come along and join in the fun.

Comedian Ashley Storrie will be joining us before the screening for a live stand by set.

Women of the World festival comes to Norwich

Live Q&A with Jonathan Blake, the campaigner portrayed by Dominic West in the BAFTA-winning film, Pride