We are proud to host festivals celebrating film, videogames and science. Read behind-the-scenes stories and exclusive updates about our festival programmes and guests.
With Widescreen Weekend over for another year, Laura goes behind the scenes with the festival team to find out how it’s all put together.
Claire takes a deep dive into the music of Black Panther and discovers how Kendrick Lamar’s soundtrack helped bring Wakanda to life.
Volunteer blogger Joe takes a look at an unsung genre-saver—Stephen Norrington’s Blade (1998).
With this year’s Widescreen Weekend on the horizon, Joseph Thompson takes a look at the significance of print film and how it’s represented at our festival.
This year’s Widescreen Weekend will include a special celebration of Doris Day. In this post, Samira Ahmed takes another look at an oft-misunderstood star.
The third annual Yorkshire Games Festival has come and gone in a whirlwind of inspiring speakers, incredible live shows and tons of gameplay! Now the dust has settled, we’re looking back at our top moments from the festival.
The Yorkshire Games Festival is upon us! Delve into the history of player creation, from the earliest examples of modding to Media Molecule’s imaginative Dreams.
This October saw the 22nd edition of our film festival, Widescreen Weekend. Every year, hundreds of film fans from all over the world flock to the museum to indulge in big, bold cinema experiences.
Our special guests’ fantastic introduction to iconic feminist roadtrip movie Thelma & Louise was a highlight of Widescreen Weekend 2018.
This year, our annual Widescreen Weekend film festival is celebrating women in widescreen. Here’s a preview of some of the female-powered films you can look forward to…
With the full programme for this year’s Widescreen Weekend film festival announced today, we consider the significance of widescreen cinema, and look at why it’s important that we restore films.