This is England back on big screen in city

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One of British cinema’s hardest-hitting and most critically-acclaimed films, This is England, will return to the big screen in Sheffield next week.

The 2006 drama, which follows the lives of a group of young skinheads living in England in 1983, will be shown at the Film Unit in Sheffield on April 1, as part of a special screening organised by Sheffield-based charity The British Federation of Film Societies and Warp Films.

The one-off event, at The University of Sheffield Students’ Union, is open to the public and will include a Q&A session with BFFS Patron and Head of Warp Films, Mark Herbert, plus special guests.

This Is England, directed by Shane Meadows, was selected in a vote by the BFFS Membership. BFFS is the national support and development organisation for film societies and community cinemas, and is based in Sheffield’s Cultural Industries Quarter. BFFS has been helping volunteers screen films since 1946, bringing communities together through their passion for cinema. They will also be screening two other short films on the night from the Warp Films archive.

Tickets are available from the University of Sheffield Students’ Union box office or by calling 0114 2228777.