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: Aquaman (12A)
An action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (PG)
Transported to a parallel dimension, Miles Morales discovers his world is just a small slice of the Spider-Verse.
Sorry to Bother You (15)
The debut film from Boots Riley is a fierce and funny satire. Bursting with ideas, it’s radical, dazzling and unmissable.
Three Identical Strangers (12A)
This acclaimed documentary, following triplets separated at birth, has been described as ‘the most incredible true story ever told’.
The Old Man & the Gun (12A)
Robert Redford stars as real-life career criminal and escape artist Forrest Tucker.
A superb Japanese family drama and winner of this year’s Palme d’Or at the Cannes film festival.
12 Days of Christmas
This December, enjoy festive favourites on the big screen—from CBeebies’ Thumbelina to a sing-along screening of The Greatest Showman.
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.