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(Tommy Wiseau, USA, 2003)
10 October, 7.30pm | Sheffield University Union Auditorium | £3.50

Written, produced by and starring its director, Five and Dime Picture Show Sheffield, who’re organising this interactive screening, describe this film as Wiseau’s ‘so-bad-it's-good masterpiece’. Ostensibly an indie romantic drama, it established a cult following after its initial viewers in California were amused by its flaws and peculiar approach to storytelling. Fancy dress ‘strongly encouraged’.
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THE JUNGLE BOOK

(Wolfgang Reitherman, USA, 1967)
1 November, 2pm | Montgomery Theatre | £3.50

Handmade Cinema’s Jungle Book Jamboree presents this immersive film screening. The Montgomery Studio will be transformed into a handmade jungle for the event, with live music, craft activities and face painting. You can come along dressed as your favourite animal. A fun way to experience this classic film in which Bagheera and Baloo adventure alongside their human friend, Mowgli, on his journey to live with other humans. Ages 4+.
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(Various)
25 October, midnight | Showroom Cinema

Celluloid Screams, Sheffield’s horror film festival, returns with a vengeance this year, and part of the programme is this marathon all-nighter, running from midnight until the early morning and featuring Maximum Overdrive, based on Stephen King’s short story of the same name, Killer Klowns from Outer Space, Bride of Re-Animator, Baskin, Nightsatan and the Loops of Doom, Night of the Creeps, Rotor, Flesh Computer and Dedalo.
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CATS, CLARA BOW, & MATT HOWDEN LIVE

20 October, 7-9pm | Café #9, Nether Edge | Free
We’ll be screening short films featuring cats and some reels from the 1920s films of Clara Bow. The latter will provide visual accompaniment for the fantastic Matt Howden, who’ll be playing a short set including the beautiful ‘Sleep Clara Bow’.
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