Monthly Archives: November 2016

Top Programmed Films 2015/2016

Nov 21

As part of our research we found out which films were screened the most by community cinemas and film societies across the UK in 2015/16. Once again foreign language films have proven popular in the community exhibitor sector, with Wild Tales, Timbuktu and Ida taking the top three spots. British films were also very popular including titles such as […]

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Trustees Week: Nadine Thomson

Following on from Trustee’s Week  (7-13 November) we interviewed Cinema For All Trustee, Nadine Thomson about the importance of a Board of Trustees and about some of her highlights in her role so far. Tell us about your role as a Trustee. Every charity has a Board of Trustees. As a Trustee, I, along with my fellow […]

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Sustain and Launch Pad – 2nd round

Nov 16

Cinema For All is excited to launch a second round of our two new support avenues for community cinemas and film societies – Launch Pad and Sustain.  Designed to support new groups through their test phase, Launch Pad provides intensive coaching, as well as bursaries to help you put on your first two test screenings in your community. Aimed at existing groups […]

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Nov 10

The BFI Neighbourhood Cinema Equipment Fund is open for applications from 28 November 2016.  The Fund is a great chance to obtain some brand new equipment; be it a full screening set, chairs and blackouts or to replace broken or old equipment. The screening equipment you use at your community cinema or film society contributes to […]

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Trustees Week: Gemma Bird

To celebrate Trustees Week (7-13 November) we interviewed Cinema For All’s Vice Chair, Gemma Bird about her role as a Trustee and what inspired her to become one. Tell us about your role as a Trustee. I became a trustee in March 2014 after volunteering for Cinema For All in the past and coming to […]

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2015-2016 Infographic

Cinema For All has been supporting community-led cinema for 70 years and we are so pleased to see that 2015-2016 has been one of the most effective years yet. We are supporting more community cinema groups across the country than ever before and proud to do so. We have developed an infographic alongside our wonderful designer Studio […]

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Nov 7

Saturday 5 November marked the 47th Film Society of the Year Awards. Film societies, community cinemas and friends from across the UK and beyond gathered at the Showroom Cinema in Sheffield for the ceremony. Presented by Cinema For All CEO Deborah Parker and writer and broadcaster Danny Leigh, this year’s awards championed some exceptional community […]

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