Monthly Archives: December 2016


Dec 21

The Cinema For All office will be closed for the Christmas holidays from Thursday 22 December and will reopen Thursday 5 January 2017. We’ve had a fantastic year supporting community cinema and seeing all the amazing work of dedicated volunteers. Well done on another brilliant year of community film screenings across the UK. We look forward […]

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The BFI Film Forever Strategy is coming to an end, marking the final round of the BFI Neighbourhood Cinema Equipment Fund. The BFI Neighbourhood Cinema Equipment Fund is an excellent opportunity to access some brand new film screening equipment, be it chairs, projectors, a screen or a full kit. Applicants need a BFI Neighbourhood Cinema profile […]

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Best of 2016 – Cinema For All Office Picks

Dec 8

The Best of 2016 lists are starting to pop up so we thought we would join in too! In no particular order, here is a list of films of 2016 that we’ve enjoyed at the cinema this year: Mustang (Dir: Deniz Gamze Ergüven / France | Germany | Turkey | Qatar) Creed (Dir: Ryan Coogler / USA) Paterson […]

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Community Cinema Conference – NCC

Dec 1

Geraldine from Newcastle Community Cinema reports back about attending the Community Cinema Conference and Film Society of the Year Awards.  We attended this year’s Community Cinema Conference following a very tough year that saw Newcastle Community Cinema establish a permanent cinema venue in Newcastle and increase our programming schedule 4 fold. Working as volunteers and […]

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What does BFI2022 mean for Cinema For All?

What does BFI2022 mean for Cinema For All? A message from Tim Swanwick, Cinema For All Chair of the Board of Trustees. This week Deborah and I attended the launch of the BFI’s new Five Year Strategy, BFI2022.  This is a significant moment in the history of Cinema For All as around half our income […]

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