We’re home to three cinemas, including Bradford’s IMAX—the largest screen in the region. From 3D blockbusters to the finest arthouse cinema, there’s something for every film-lover at the National Science and Media Museum.
This week’s film highlights
IMAX 3D: The Lion King (PG)
With stunning CGI and an all-star voice cast, Disney’s cherished animation is brought to new life.
Apollo 11 (U)
A jaw-dropping documentary about one of humanity’s greatest achievements: the Apollo 11 mission to put a man on the Moon.
Tell it to the Bees (15)
In 1952, a doctor in a small Scottish town finds herself ostracised when she begins a romance with another woman.
A documentary from award-winning director Ron Howard, celebrating the life of beloved opera star Luciano Pavarotti.
In a bold new horror movie from Ari Aster (Hereditary), a group of friends join a midsummer festival in a sinister Swedish village.
See live broadcasts of theatre, opera and ballet on the big screen.
Changes to membership
If you are visiting this page, you’re probably a cinemagoer here at the National Science and Media Museum. In 2019 we will be making some changes behind the scenes, but don’t worry—it will continue to be business as usual in our three cinemas. If you are a Picturehouse member you will enjoy the full duration of your current membership, and if it expires while the changes are taking place, an interim scheme will be available offering exactly the same attractive package. You can find more information on the Picturehouse website.
We are the destination for film in Yorkshire, home to three fantastic cinemas and a world-class sound and vision collection—all in the heart of Bradford, UNESCO City of Film.
Indulge in the ultimate immersive cinema experience in our landmark IMAX theatre—the biggest screen in the region. Relax in Pictureville Cinema, which boasts a deeply curved screen and is one of only three public venues in the world that can still show Cinerama. Or enjoy the intimate ambience of the 106-seat Cubby Broccoli Cinema.
We play host to the Widescreen Weekend film festival, show the best of independent cinema from around the world, and broadcast extraordinary live performances from some of the world’s best theatres.