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
An epic musical fantasy about the breakthrough years of larger-than-life superstar Elton John (Taron Egerton).
IMAX: Aladdin (PG)
Will Smith stars as the genie in this vibrant live-action remake of Disney’s classic animation.
Amazing Grace (U)
Witness the queen of soul, Aretha Franklin, as you’ve never seen her before in this spine-tingling concert film.
A drama exploring the formative years of J.R.R. Tolkien (Nicholas Hoult), including the experiences that inspired his famous Middle-Earth novels.
Red Joan (12A)
Judi Dench stars in a taut spy drama inspired by the true story of the KGB’s longest-serving British agent, Joan Stanley.
Silver Screen Club
Over-60s can join the Silver Screen Club for discounted tickets and a free tea or coffee at these screenings.
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.