Storyhouse Cinema is temporarily closed due to the current national lockdown – but we’re working hard to bring great cinema to you at home! We are working with independent film companies to enable audiences to watch new films online. Plus, if you rent a film from our website, Storyhouse will benefit from a portion of the ticket sales. Browse the current films to watch at home below. Thank you for your support.
This organisation is supported by Film Hub North and funds from the BFI Film Audience Network (FAN) – made possible by the National Lottery.
1hr 52 | Headstrong Willis is in the early stages of dementia so his son, John, brings him to stay with him. Unfortunately, his best intentions ultimately run up against Willis’ adamant refusal to change his way of life.
1hr 59 | Sheep-loving brothers, Colin and Les live on neighbouring ranches but have not spoken in 40 years. When a lethal illness threatens their flocks they have to put aside their long feud to work together.
1hr 29 | Poly Styrene introduced the world to a new sound of rebellion and was the 1st woman of colour in the UK to front a successful rock band. This documentary follows Poly’s daughter as she examines her mother’s unopened artistic archive and traverses 3 continents to better understand Poly the icon and Poly the mother.
1hr 31 | A powerful, funny and original look into the conflicted psyche of Cassandra Haywood -a fiercely independent millennial woman. Following the sudden death of her mother she finds herself in crisis and what unfolds is a wild careening through grief, anger, sex and self-sabotage.
1hr 19 | Amber has Down’s Syndrome and is about to start primary school with her twin, Olivia. The film follows the challenges for both girls through 4 years of school and charts the changes in their relationship.
1hr 12 | A critical observation of human civilization through the unfamiliar gaze of dogs. As they search for food and shelter, strays Zeytin, Nazar and Kartal embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society. The lives of the three intersect when they each form intimate bonds with a group of young Syrians who share the streets with them.