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JAQ CHELL – 10 YEARS AT CINEMA FOR ALL

Jun 22

We recently celebrated Jaq’s 10 year anniversary at Cinema For All! Jaq, who started here as part of a much smaller team, is responsible for the operations of Cinema For All, as well as sector development and special events, including the Community Cinema Conference and Film Society of the Year Awards. A note from Jaq: […]

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WELCOME TO OUR NEW STAFF MEMBERS

We are very delighted to announce the expansion of the Cinema For All team. This month we have welcomed three new staff members: Rosie Thompson will take over as Marketing and Communications Coordinator. Abi Standish, who previously held this role, now has a new position at Cinema For All looking after our coaching programmes and […]

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BFI WORKING CLASS HEROES EVENT, HOSTED BY DANNY LEIGH

Jun 18

A review by Elizabeth Costello, Leigh Film Society I was delighted to win two tickets for this ground-breaking event – a celebration of working class people who have achieved success in the film industry, curated by Cinema For All Patron Danny Leigh. Coming from a working-class background myself, and running a film society that falls […]

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CINEMA FOR ALL’S EQUALITEAS TEA PARTY

Jun 15

18 JUNE – 2 JULY 2018 To celebrate 90 years since the Representation of the People Act, groups and organisations all over the country are celebrating by organising EqualiTeas! At Cinema For All on 21 June, we are partnering with EqualiTeas by putting aside time to discuss what democracy and equality mean to us. In […]

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WHERE ARE YOU NOW? – LEIGH FILM SOCIETY

Jun 14

With the annual Film Society of the Year Awards just around the corner, we wanted to catch up with some of our past award winners and see what they’re up to. Leigh Film Society, founded in 2013, are an inspiring group of film enthusiasts based in Leigh, Greater Manchester. We asked Rob Tongeman from the […]

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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2018 FILM SOCIETY OF THE YEAR AWARDS!

May 18

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2018 FILM SOCIETY OF THE YEAR AWARDS! Application forms for the 49th Film Society of the Year Awards are now available! The Awards are our proudest tradition, and celebrate the hard work of the volunteers who bring film to communities all across the UK. Apply now Read the Guidance Notes There […]

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BE PART OF INTO FILM FESTIVAL 2018

May 2

Into Film would like to invite your cinema to be part of the Into Film Festival 2018, which will take place from 7 – 23 November across the UK. The Into Film Festival is the world’s largest free film festival and aims to encourage young people to visit the cinema more often, building paying audiences for the future. With over 600 […]

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Ayr Film Society Pay Tribute to Honorary President

May 1

We were recently informed about the passing of Ayr Film Society’s Honorary President, Peter Taylor. Ayr Film Society have shared a lovely tribute to Peter which you can read below. From everyone at Cinema For All, we’d like to offer our condolences to Peter’s family and friends and everyone at Ayr Film Society. Peter sounds […]

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2017 COMMUNITY EXHIBITOR SURVEY REPORT

Apr 25

2017 ANNUAL COMMUNITY EXHIBITOR SURVEY REPORT Each year Cinema For All conducts a survey of the community film exhibition sector to gather a wide range of data about the groups we represent. Thank you to all the community cinema organisers that took part in completing the survey, we couldn’t do this research without you. This […]

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FUNDING SUCCESS FOR VOTE 100 CELEBRATION

Apr 13

Cinema For All is delighted to announce that we have been awarded funding from the Women’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme. As a female-led organisation and one of only 8 organisations to be awarded funding from the scheme, we are proud and excited. The funding is part of the Centenary Grant Scheme’s £1.1 million Large Grant Fund, […]

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