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Season

Road Movies

Sat 22 Jul 2017 – Wed 23 Aug 2017
From the earliest days of American cinema, the road movie has been synonymous with American culture and the...
Film

Chubby Funny (15)

From Fri 28 Jul
Oscar thinks he’s special – he isn’t. Oscar thinks it’s everyone else’s fault – it’s not. Moving to...
Film

Victim (PG)

From Fri 28 Jul
Basil Dearden's ground-breaking 1961 thriller paved the way for the legalisation of homosexuality in Britain.

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Film

Queerama (15)

Starts Mon 31 Jul 2017 at 18.20
Crafted from the treasures of the BFI National Archive, Queerama traverses a century of gay experiences, and encompasses...
Film

Candy Mountain (15)

Starts Sat 5 Aug 2017 at 18.00
A co-production that begins in New York before meandering cross country and concluding in Canada, Candy Mountain tracks...
Film

The Wrong Move (15)

Starts Sun 13 Aug 2017 at 15.20
With characteristic depth and style, Wim Wenders updates a late-eighteenth-century novel by Goethe, transposing it to 1970s West...
Film

Kings of the Road (18)

Starts Sun 13 Aug 2017 at 17.20
A roving film projector repairman saves the life of a depressed psychologist  who has driven his Volkswagen into...
Film

Vanishing Point (18)

Starts Wed 16 Aug 2017 at 18.10
A vintage road movie that’s considered one of the masterpieces of the genre, Vanishing Point is a symbolically...
Film

Chicken Run (U)

Starts Sun 27 Aug 2017 at 11.00
When a famous Flying Rooster crash lands into a chicken farm, the chickens see him as an opportunity...
Film

NT Live: Yerma (15)

Starts Thu 31 Aug 2017 at 18.45
The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A...
Film

Hook (U)

Starts Sun 24 Sep 2017 at 11.00
Captain Hook kidnaps his children so an adult Peter Pan (Robin Williams) must return to Neverland and reclaim...
Theatre

Motionhouse presents:
Charge

Tue 17 Oct 2017 – Wed 18 Oct 2017
Motionhouse’s electrifying new multi-media production explores themes of energy, using the company’s renowned fusion of thrilling dance-circus, enthralling...

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Season

Jazz on Film 2017

Sat 29 Jul 2017 – Sun 6 Aug 2017
Following last year's successful collaboration, we are pleased to once again partner with Manchester Jazz Festival on a...
Exhibition

Playback

Tue 1 Aug 2017 – Fri 1 Sep 2017
This video exhibition showcases over 200 short films made by young artist filmmakers aged 16-24.
Festival

This is Human

Thu 3 - Thu 31 Aug
This distinctive and ambitious series of events will challenge your expectations of HOME through a programme of unique...
Event

Preview: Us

Thu 3 Aug 2017
Join us for the preview of David Fawcett’s Us, the first public introduction to the Project X Collective, featuring...