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GFT’s Sound and Vision season showcases epic musical talent on the big screen. We present a series of concert films and documentaries that bring amazing performances and incredible music stories to massive, powerful life in the cinema.

Here’s what we’ve currently got lined up. Tickets for these shows will generally go on sale about 10 days before the screenings, and the listings will all be grouped on this page - so watch this space for details as more titles are added.

Films in this Season

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6 October

Moonage Daydream (15)

An immersive cinematic experience that illuminates the enigmatic legacy of David Bowie.

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7-13 October

Nothing Compares (15)

The story of Sinéad O’Connor's phenomenal rise to worldwide fame and how her iconoclastic personality resulted in her exile from the pop mainstream.

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16-19 October

Velvet Goldmine - 35mm (18)

A show stopping trip of a movie which designer Sandy Powell has described as one of the highlights of her career.

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24 October

Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) + discussion (12A)

Join us for our Black History Month screening of the acclaimed Oscar-winning documentary Summer of Soul.

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27 October

Nosferatu with Live Score (PG)

Using live music, samples and sound effects, David Allison's version of Nosferatu is an entertaining, eerie and original take on one of cinema's true classics.

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2 November

A Film About Studio Electrophonique (N/C 15+)

The story of Ken Patten's influential Sheffield home studio, with contributions from Jarvis Cocker, Sean Bean, Martyn Ware, Adi Newton and Stephen Singleton

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3 November

Rewind & Play - Thelonius Monk (N/C 15+)

This newly constructed film reveals the talent of Thelonius Monk and the media machine surrounding him.

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4 November

This Is National Wake (N/C 15+)

This debut feature is steeped in previously unseen footage of a 1970s anti-racist counterculture that few know existed.

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5 November

Lee Fields: Faithful Man + Q&A (N/C 15+)

The story of Lee Fields who toured alongside some of the greatest names in blues and soul history

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6 November

Getting It Back: The Story of Cymande (N/C 15+)

British group Cymande are unsung heroes whose message of peace, love and funk sailed beyond Britain’s shores and helped shape music for five decades.

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21 November

The Last Waltz - 4k + introduction (U)

Martin Scorsese’s documentary features standout performances by rock legends such as Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell and Muddy Waters.

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