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Maestro 15

MORE SHOWS ADDED: Now screening until Thu 14 Dec

★★★★★ – The Times. Bradley Cooper (A Star is Born) directs and stars in Maestro, a rousing biopic of Leonard Bernstein, one of musical theatre’s great composers.

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Napoleon 15

MORE SHOWS ADDED: Now screening until Thu 14 Dec

★★★★★ – Guardian. Academy Award winner Joaquin Phoenix stars as Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in Ridley Scott’s latest spectacular historical epic.

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Fallen Leaves 12A

MORE SHOWS ADDED: Now screening until Thu 14 Dec

Aki Kaurismäki’s bittersweet and gentle comedy follows lonely singletons Ansa, fired from her job at a supermarket for trying to take home an out of date sandwich, and Holappa, a construction worker who struggles to stay sober long enough to finish a shift.

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Mami Wata 12A

Mon 4 – Thu 7 Dec

Winner of the Jury Prize for Cinematography at Sundance 2023, Mami Wata infuses West African folklore with mesmerising monochrome visuals and crime thriller vibes.

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Scrooge U

Wed 6 Dec, 1.45pm & 6.15pm | Fri 22 Dec, 1.15pm & 6pm

Curmudgeonly businessman Ebenezer Scrooge (Alastair Sim) has no time for the whimsy and sentimentality of Christmas. But Scrooge’s ways are forever changed when on Christmas Eve he is visited by three spirits - the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

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Femme 18

Fri 1 – Thu 7 Dec

Based on the BAFTA winning short film of the same name, Femme explores queer power dynamics and identities in a deliciously neo-noir guise.

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Saltburn 15

MORE SHOWS ADDED: Now screening until Thu 14 Dec

★★★★★ – Telegraph. BAFTA winner Barry Keoghan (The Banshees of Inisherin) leads an impressive ensemble cast in Oscar-winning director Emerald Fennell’s (Promising Young Woman) stylish sophomore feature.

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Late Night Fridays

Every Friday, 10pm

Another audience favourite from “the olden days”, late night screenings are back! Expect cult favourites, horror, 80s and 90s classics, and much more; plus themed drinks will be available from the bar each night.

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Cinema Unbound: The Creative Worlds of Powell & Pressburger

Screenings throughout November & December

We are delighted to be part of this major BFI season celebrating the films of Powell and Pressburger, bringing a rich catalogue of their visually stunning and often-controversial movies back to the big screen.

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Christmas Classics

Screenings throughout December

Warm your heart with our selection of seasonal classics including Scrooge, White Christmas and It's a Wonderful Life, plus more gems to discover.

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Cinema Bambino

Every Thursday, 11.30am

Find out more about our Baby Friendly screenings, taking place every Thursday at 11.30am. All tickets £5.

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Festive Family Favourites

Throughout December

A collection of joyous family favourites to enjoy over the festive period with your nearest and dearest.

Access Cinema

Regular screenings for people with differing access needs, to give all our customers the chance to enjoy a great cinema experience.

Audio described screenings

For our customers who are blind or have slight loss, many films now come with audio description, where a recorded narrator describes the on-screen action during gaps in the dialogue.

Autism friendly

For children and adults on the autistics / Asperger’s spectrum, these screenings have reduced sound levels, partially raised lighting, no trailers and freedom to move around.

Descriptive subtitles

For anyone who is deaf or has hearing loss, we show subtitled versions of the latest English language movies in our main cinema screens.

Phoenix Leicester

Phoenix is Leicester’s centre for independent cinema, art and digital culture. Films and art deserve to be experienced somewhere special – which is why the whole Phoenix team works hard to make Phoenix a place where everyone can feel welcome and inspired.

Following a multi-million pound expansion, Phoenix now boast four state-of-the-art cinema screens, and shows everything from micro-budget independent films to the latest Hollywood blockbusters, plus film festivals and special events. And as an independent venue, the team handpicks Phoenix’s cinema programme specifically for Leicester audiences, so you’ll see things at Phoenix that aren’t screening in any other local cinemas.

With two superb galleries, Phoenix’s digital art programme presents exciting and innovative work by local and international artists; and short courses, workshops and activities provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn about and create their own film and art.

Our newly opened Café Bar offers a stylish and comfortable place to see friends and relax over a meal and drinks, or meet with clients and catch up on some work.

Phoenix believes that film and art have the power to enhance lives, and for many customers Phoenix staff make the difference. With a clear passion for their work, you’ll find many are studying film or art locally, or are involved in the wider creative community Phoenix attracts.

And as a local charity, all earnings go back into developing Phoenix’s creative programmes, enabling them to reach out to more people.

We hope to see you soon.