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: Ad Astra (12A)
Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet.
The Farewell (PG)
Awkwafina stars as a headstrong Chinese-American woman who returns to China when her beloved grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Downton Abbey (PG)
The beloved upstairs-downstairs story continues in 1927, as the Crawleys and their staff prepare for a royal visit.
Mrs Lowry & Son (PG)
The story of the artist L.S. Lowry (Timothy Spall), focusing on his relationship with his overbearing mother (Vanessa Redgrave).
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. Details of the new cinema membership scheme will be available very soon.
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.