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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Film picks

Grab the popcorn and scroll down for details of our picks of the films on the big screen in Sheffield this month, compiled by Joe.

Civil War

Thu. 11 April 2024 — Thu. 23 May 2024

A team of military-embedded journalists race across a dystopian near-future USA to reach the White House before rebel factions descend. An adrenaline-fuelled ride from Alex Garland with Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, Nick Offerman and Sonoya Mizuno.

Kelham Island Film Club: Kids

Tue. 28 May 2024


The weekly community cinema ends its May coming-of-age series with Kids. A 1995 American drama directed by Larry Clark, starring Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chloë Sevigny and Rosario Dawson in their film debuts.


Fri. 24 May 2024 — Thu. 30 May 2024

Snatched during childhood, Furiosa falls into the hands of a biker horde led by warlord Dementus. From original Mad Max (1979) director George Miller, this film tells the origin of the fierce character introduced in 2015's Mad Max: Fury Road.

Love Lies Bleeding

Fri. 3 May 2024 — Thu. 30 May 2024

Gym manager Lou falls for Jackie, a bodybuilder headed to Las Vegas in pursuit of her dream. This 1980s-set crime thriller is an electric love story filled with sex and violence, from writer/director Rose Glass (Saint Maud).

The Crow (1994)

Multiple dates

The Light, The Moor, S1 4PF

The night before their wedding, Eric Draven (Brandon Lee) and his fiancée are brutally murdered. One year on, Eric rises from the grave and assumes the gothic mantle of The Crow, to exact bloody revenge. Celebrate the cult classic's 30th anniversary.

Tiger Stripes

Fri. 31 May 2024 — Thu. 6 June 2024


12-year-old Zaffan is the carefree school rebel, until she starts to experience horrifying physical changes. Ostracised by her community, she learns to embrace the body she feared. A stylish coming-of-age body-horror directed by Amanda Nell Eu.

Sheffield DocFest

Wed. 12 June 2024 — Mon. 17 June 2024


The world of documentary film descends on Sheffield each June. With fascinating factual films, innovative storytelling exhibitions and inspiring talks. Come back soon for our guide to the 2024 festival.

Spirit of Independence Film Festival

Fri. 27 September 2024 — Sun. 29 September 2024

A celebration of fiercely independent filmmaking, showcasing raw, bold and passionate films from around the world.


Thu. 3 October 2024 — Sun. 6 October 2024

Sheffield's festival of film and music. Expect a truly unique mix of performance, live film scores, screenings, exhibitions, and music industry activity.

Celluloid Screams

Thu. 24 October 2024 — Sun. 27 October 2024


Sheffield’s horror film festival returns for its 16th year in 2024. Getting you spooked just in time for Halloween.