Storyhouse Cinema

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.

Falling (15)
Showing until: Monday 8 March
Online

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.

Away (U)
Showing until: Wednesday 31 March
Online

1 hr 15 | Animated fantasy film from Latvia, without dialogue, in which a young boy parachuted from a plane must find his way home through a strange landscape.

White Colour Black (15)
Showing until: Wednesday 31 March
Online

1hr 25 | Successful London based photographer Leke has it all but when a message from Senegal calls him to return ‘home’, he reluctantly leaves his carefree, hedonistic lifestyle behind.

Rams (12)
Showing until: Wednesday 31 March
Online

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.

Feminista Film Tour
Showing until: Wednesday 31 March
Online

1hr 41 | Celebrating International Women’s Day with inspiring films from musical pursuits to outdoor challenges, these women are change makers and trail blazers.

Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché (12A)
Showing until: Wednesday 31 March
Online

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.

Iorram (Boat Song) (PG)
Showing until: Wednesday 31 March
Online

1hr 36 | The first cinema documentary entirely in Scottish Gaelic, Iorram (Boat Song) is a lyrical portrait of the fishing community in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides.

Mouthpiece (15)
Showing until: Wednesday 31 March
Online

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.

Amber and Me (U)
Showing until: Sunday 4 April
Online

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.

Stray
Showing until: Wednesday 24 March

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.

Cinema Lawrence: After Arabia with Director’s Q&A
Garret Theatre

2 hr | The story of the last years of T.E. Lawrence’s life – Lawrence of Arabia.

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