Savour the intimate ambience of the 106-seat Cubby Broccoli cinema—home to a truly diverse film programme. Enjoy world cinema, classic films, and independent and arthouse delights.
A Fantastic Woman (15)
Daniela Vega stars as Marina, a transwoman meeting grief, transphobia and humiliating bureaucracy with defiant resistance after the death of her lover.
I, Tonya (15)
Margot Robbie plays disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding in this biopic, based on unbelievable but true events.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (15)
This black comedy from writer/director Martin McDonagh stars Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell in Oscar-winning roles.
The Shape of Water (15)
Guillermo del Toro’s beguiling Cold War fairytale took home four awards at this year’s Oscars, including Best Picture.
Lady Bird (15)
Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut follows 17-year-old Lady Bird (Saoirse Ronan) as she navigates the treacherous terrain of adolescence.
Darkest Hour (PG)
Gary Oldman took home the Best Actor Oscar for his turn as Winston Churchill in this rousing period drama.
About the cinema
Dedicated to Albert “Cubby” Broccoli, producer of many James Bond films, this cinema shows movies from around the world projected in formats from 16mm to digital 3D—all in the heart of Bradford, UNESCO City of Film. It’s played host to everything from silent films with live piano accompaniment to a Super High Vision broadcast from the 2012 Olympics.
- Twin 35mm projectors allow the screening of archive film prints, shown using traditional reel change-overs via alternate projectors.
- In 2012, Cubby Broccoli screened a broadcast from the 2012 London Olympics in Super High Vision—one of only three venues in the UK to do so.
- Guests interviewed here have included Tim Peake, Olivier Assayas and Jenny Agutter.
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