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June 2018

Doc I Fest – Parallel Planes + Short

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June 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Parallel Planes This film pays homage to the American DIY spirit and the diversity of the US musical landscape outside the commercial music industry. Nicole Wegner maintains eye level with her twelve subjects, including Ian MacKaye (Minor Threat, Fugazi), Michael Gira (Swans) and Valentine Falcon (Get Hustle), who gleefully hack the music industry and play by their own rules. To The Front: Scenes From A Women's Rock Camp (Short) A group of unacquainted women with no musical experience have three…

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Doc I Fest – Silvana + Q&A

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June 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Silvana Silvana Imam is a fierce force of nature. We witness the Swedish rap artist's career soar, and the genesis of her relationship with pop artist, Beatrice Eli. The pair become Sweden's Beyoncé and Jay-Z; a power-couple of phenomenal talent and influence. As the pressures of her iconic status begin to spiral, Silvana is forced to confront her inner conflicts. Click here for more info & tickets

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Doc I Fest – Tranny Fag + Performance

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June 9, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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A vibrant night of queer cinema and contemporary Brazilian electro-funk. Kiko Goifman and Claudia Priscilla's candid profile of São Paulo pop star Linn de Quebrada will be followed by a special live performance from Linn and friends at Abbeydale Picturehouse. This special event is open for Festival Pass holders pre-selection. Tranny Fag São Paulo pop star Linn da Quebrada is a black trans woman whose explicit electro-funk anthems give voice to marginalized communities from the favelas, while also confronting the…

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Doc I Fest – This One’s For The Ladies + Q&A

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June 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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This One's For The Ladies Race, class and sexuality intersect at Newark strip club the Dojo: a karate school by day, home to the New Jersey Nasty Boyz by night. In addition to spotlighting the exotic dancers who work there - both male and lesbian - Gene Graham’s affectionate portrait celebrates the community of women who sustain this microcosm of black American society. Click here for more info & tickets

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Doc I Fest – Tanzania Transit + uSista Live

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June 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Tanzania Transit A train crossing Tanzania presents a rolling microcosm of East African society. Three characters join on us in transit - Rukia, an entrepreneurial woman, travels second class. Isaya, a charismatic old Masai, sits with grandson William, in the train’s poorest part, while Peter, a preacher, travels first class. Each individual tells a story of overcoming hardship, and resilient momentum. Join the uSiSTA crew before and after the screening for Tanzanian food, music, VR...and even a game of Swahili…

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Linton Kwesi Johnson + K.O.G

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June 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Migration Matters Festival, Festival of Debate & Wordlife present: An Evening with Linton Kwesi Johnson supported by Kweku of Ghana (KOG) Linton Kwesi Johnson Linton Kwesi Johnson was born in 1952 in Chapelton, Jamaica and moved to London in 1963. He is widely regarded as the father of 'dub poetry', a term he coined to describe the way a number of reggae DJs blended music and verse. He recorded several albums on the Island label including Forces of Victory and…

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Festival of Debate Closing Party Ft. Helen Pankhurst, Hollie McNish, Salena Godden, Before Breakfast & Girl Gang DJS

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June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - June 30, 2018 @ 12:00 am

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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We will be hosting the closing party for this years' Festival of Debate with Helen Pankhurst, granddaughter of Sylvia and great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, who will do a Q&A based on her book, Deeds Not Words, with Dr Kate Taylor-Jones from the University of Sheffield. This will be followed by poetry sets from the Ted Hughes Award-winning Hollie McNish, Salena Godden, poets from the Verse Matters Collective and music from Before Breakfast & Girl Gang DJs. Click here for tickets!!

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J.M.R Smedley – Philosophy of Nonsense

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June 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Eyup Curators Collective warmly invites you to the preview of 'Philosophy of Nonsense' featuring brand new work from up and coming Sheffield based artist J.M.R Smedley. J.M.R.Smedley is a 22 year old artist based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK. As an Expressionist, her main focus, other than dreamlike imagery, is use of colour and the creation of interesting texture; at the same time many of her works can be interpreted as strong personal statements and it is clear that she…

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August 2018

SToRMSxGWL: The Picture House Party

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August 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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SToRMS and Gambling With Lives present: The Picture House Party As many of you will know, SToRMS has held an annual fundraiser for the last few years. This year, things are going to be a little different. We are happy to say that we are teaming up with Gambling With Lives, a cause founded by the families and friends of young men who have taken their own lives as a direct result of gambling. As with Dan, Chris and Jack…

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May 2019

Festival of Debate: Roger McGough & Stan Skinny

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May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
£15

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Festival of Debate presents, as part of Sheaf Poetry Festival... Roger McGough is the ‘Patron Saint of Poetry’ (Carol Ann Duffy). Exuberant new collection joinedupwriting ranges from forgotten friendships and the idiosyncrasies of family life, to the trauma of war and contemporary global politics. These poems explore the human experience in all its shades of light and dark, but always with McGough’s signature wit, irreverence and vivacity. Tickets: £15 This event is part of the 'Who We Are' strand which…

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