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Fri 20th October

A Ghost Story (12A)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Immerse yourself in this epic explaration of time from acclaimed indie auteur David Lowery. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Sat 21st October

I am Not Your Negro (12A)- Matinee
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A profound and progressive political commentary, very important watch in understanding history and the present day. [Rabiah, Design Officer] Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.
I am Not Your Negro (12A)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A profound and progressive political commentary, very important watch in understanding history and the present day. [Rabiah, Design Officer] Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Sun 22nd October

My Life as a Courgette (PG) - Matinee
3:30pm - 5pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A deeply moving animated portrayal of an orphaned boy coming to terms with life. [Rhys, Media Officer] Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.
My Life as a Courgette (PG)
7:30pm - 9pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A deeply moving animated portrayal of an orphaned boy coming to terms with life. [Rhys, Media Officer] Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Fri 27th October

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maoki (12A)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
The true story of Olli Maoki, the famous Finnish boxer who had a shot at the 1962 World Featherweight title. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Sat 28th October

Detroit (15) - Matinee
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A tense and thought-provoking account of the 1967 riot in Detroit, one of the deadliest in American history. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme
Detroit (15)
7:30pm - 10:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A tense and thought-provoking account of the 1967 riot in Detroit, one of the deadliest in American history. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme

Sun 29th October

Captain Underpants (U) - Matinee
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.
Captain Underpants (U)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Mon 30th October

Psycho (15)
11:30pm - 1:45am
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
"A midnight screening of Alfred Hitchcock's iconic horror classic. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme. "

Wed 1st November

Rashomon (12A)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A terrible crime, four conflicting stories and no easy answers. Try and piece together one of cinemas oft-copied but never bettered mysteries. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Fri 3rd November

Speed (12)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A young police officer must prevent a bomb exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph. Part of the Film Unit AUtumn Programme.

Sat 4th November

War for the Planet of the Apes (12A) - Matinee
3:30pm - 6:15pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
The conclusion to the epic modern Planet of the Apes trilogy. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.
War for the Planet of the Apes (12A)
7:30pm - 10:15pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
The conclusion to the epic modern Planet of the Apes trilogy. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Sun 5th November

The Red Turtle (PG) - Matinee
3:30pm - 5:15pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life.
The Red Turtle (PG)
7:30pm - 9:15pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life.

Fri 10th November

City of God (18)
7:30pm - 10:15pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
The community of the infamous City of God neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro experience the 60s and 70s.

Sat 11th November

The Beguiled (15) - Matinee
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A bewitching Southern gothic tale of broiling sexual tension, set against the stately and serene confederate states. [Rhys, Media Officer]
The Beguiled (15)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A bewitching Southern gothic tale of broiling sexual tension, set against the stately and serene confederate states. [Rhys, Media Officer]

Sun 12th November

Victoria and Abdul (U) - Matinee
3:30pm - 5:45pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. Part of the Film Unit Programme.
Victoria and Abdul (U)
7:30pm - 9:45pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. Part of the Film Unit Programme.

Wed 15th November

8 1/2 (12)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Surreal, cerebral and yet deeply personal, this Fellini classic follows a movie director struggling to find inspiration and retreating into his memories and fantasies. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Fri 17th November

Lady Macbeth (15)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
In 19th-century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into marriage discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Sat 18th November

It Comes at Night (15) - Matinee
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Terrifying while avoiding jump scares, using horror tropes without being derivative, this psychological horror is this year's must-see film of the genre. [Andrei, Film Unit Alumni] Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.
It Comes at Night (15)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Terrifying while avoiding jump scares, using horror tropes without being derivative, this psychological horror is this year's must-see film of the genre. [Andrei, Film Unit Alumni] Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Sun 19th November

Spiderman: Homecoming (12a) - Matinee
3:30pm - 6:15pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man when a new threat emerges. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Pro
Spiderman: Homecoming (12a)
7:30pm - 10:15pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man when a new threat emerges. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Pro

Wed 22nd November

2001: A Space Odyssey (U)
7:30pm - 10:15pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Arguably the most important sci-fi film of all time, Kubrick's psychological masterpiece is as relevant as ever and demands to be seen on the big screen. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Fri 24th November

Clash (15)
7:30pm - 9:45pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Set entirely in an 8m police truck, a number of detainees from different political and social backgrounds are brought together during the turmoil that followed the ousting of former president Morsi from power in Egypt. Part of the Film Unit Autumn P

Sat 25th November

Blade Runner 2049 (TBC) - Matinee
3:30pm - 4pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
The long awaited sequel to iconic sci-fi Blade Runner, following a young blade runner's attempt to track down the missing Rick Deckard many years after the original film. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.
Blade Runner 2049 (TBC)
7:30pm - 8pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
The long awaited sequel to iconic sci-fi Blade Runner, following a young blade runner's attempt to track down the missing Rick Deckard many years after the original film. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Sun 26th November

Manhattan (12a) - Matinee
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.
Manhattan (12a)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Wed 29th November

City of Ghosts (18)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A documentary exploring the work of Syrian journalists in the ISIS-controlled city of Raqqa. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Fri 1st December

It's Only the End of the World (15)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
A writer returns to his hometown, planning to announce his upcoming death to his family, causing fits, feuds and old resentments to resurface. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Sat 2nd December

Logan Lucky (12A) - Matinee
3:30pm - 6pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Three brothers attempt to pull off a daring heist at a NASCAR race in North Carolina. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.
Logan Lucky (12A)
7:30pm - 10pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Three brothers attempt to pull off a daring heist at a NASCAR race in North Carolina. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Sun 3rd December

The Lego Ninjago Movie (PG) - Matinee
3:30pm - 4pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium
After seven stunning TV seasons, the young ninjas have come to the big screen. Watch them do incredible feats, win epic battles all with a quip on the lips. Part of the Film Unit Autumn Programme.

Wed 6th December

Bicycle Thieves
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Sheffield SU
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