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
On the Basis of Sex (12A)
The true story of pioneering lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to become US Supreme Court Justice.
A Private War (15)
War correspondent Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) embarks on the most dangerous assignment of her career in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.
IMAX 3D: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (PG)
In the final chapter of the trilogy, Hiccup and his dragon Toothless finally discover their true destinies.
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (15)
Based on a true story, this wryly funny, poignant drama features Oscar-nominated performances from Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant.
IMAX: Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury.
The Favourite (15)
A wickedly amusing tale set in early 18th-century England, with star turns from Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz.
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.