Monthly Archives: May 2020


May 26

As many of you will have seen recently, it looks like some drive-in/ outdoor screenings may be the first form of cinema allowed to return in the UK, with some rights-holders such as Filmbankmedia making films available from as early as July in England, Wales and Scotland, and possibly earlier in Northern Ireland. In addition […]

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Cinema For All At Home

May 14

Please note: this was an email that was sent out to Members on 14 May 2020. Dear member We hope you are all keeping well and safe. Though the Cinema For All team is still advising, chatting and holding training sessions with you and your fellow volunteers during this peculiar time, we very much miss […]

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Leigh Film Society: Orange bags of cinema sunshine

May 11

Leigh Film Society: Looking after communities in lockdown with their ‘orange bags of cinema sunshine’ Leigh Film Society, based in Greater Manchester, is a famous name in the community cinema world. Founded in 2013, Leigh Film Society have inspired groups across the UK with their dedication to serving their communities, and their extensive work focussed […]

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May 7

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR OUR THREE NEW SUSTAIN PROGRAMMES We are delighted to be launching our Summer round of our popular coaching programme Sustain! Our BFI funded coaching programme, assists existing community cinemas with bursary support and online coaching sessions led by the friendly, expert Cinema For All staff and is perfect for learning new […]

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May 6

We are delighted to announce the summer round of our starting up coaching programme Next Gen is recruiting for applicants now!   Are you under 30 and looking to screen films in your community, or at your university in the future? Do you work with young people (in a school, college or youth club) that […]

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