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FILM SOCIETY OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2019 – APPLY NOW

Jun 12

It’s time to celebrate all the amazing work that your community cinema has done over the past year, as applications for the 2019 Film Society of the Year Awards are now open! Application forms for the 50th Film Society of the Year Awards are now available! The Awards are our proudest tradition, and celebrate the […]

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK, ELIZABETH COSTELLO

Jun 6

We were touched by this personal message from Elizabeth Costello. Elizabeth leads the award-winning Leigh Film Society, and we are always so impressed by her motivation and dedication to community cinema. This article was printed by Wigan Council, for a piece about saying ‘thank you’. The person I would like to thank isn’t here to […]

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK, GLYN BALMER

Jun 5

To meet and greet members of the public, serve them tea or coffee (alas no Kia-Ora!) and then get to enjoy a film in a superb environment is – for me – truly made to measure. In October 2018 I resigned as a Director of a non-league football club in Essex – some forty miles […]

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK, HELEN HANCOCKS

Jun 4

I have always hated public speaking before volunteering but it has helped ease my nerves when I do have to speak to a packed audience. I am also more willing at events to go up and introduce myself to people, where as in the past I might have just stayed put in a corner. I […]

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK, SAM WATLING

Jun 3

I’m happier, more confident and am even looking at starting a business to try and enable me to do even more of these events across my city. I’ve been running Film at the Folk Hall for over 3 years now. I was in a bit of a rut with the work I was doing a […]

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK, NADINE O’MAHONY

May 31

Volunteering has helped me gain confidence and learn new skills. It’s also encouraged me to get out of the house and meet new people as I was beginning to feel quite isolated. I am a graduate and filmmaker. I recently became unemployed and wanted to volunteer as a way to improve my mental well-being as […]

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VOLUNTEERS WEEK, MAIR CRAIG

For me, the best thing about volunteering is the sense of achievement when we overcome barriers to pull off something amazing. I’m one of a team of volunteers who run Sinema Sadwrn, a community cinema based in Llansadwrn, west Wales. For such a small place, Llansadwrn has a lot of committees – one for the […]

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APPLICATIONS FOR NEXT GEN 2019 ARE NOW OPEN!

May 21

Next Gen – Summer Round We are delighted to announce our new coaching programme Next Gen, dedicated to helping groups of under 30 year old’s (or those working with eg: in youth clubs or colleges) to set up their own community cinemas! Are you under 30 and looking to screen films in your community, or […]

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APPLICATIONS FOR LAUNCHPAD 2019 ARE OPEN!

Launchpad 2019 – Summer Round We’re excited to announce that applications for the Summer round of Launchpad, our helpful and intensive coaching programme, are now open! Want to start screening films in your community? Looking to gain practical skills and motivation? Lacking the funds to get started? Cinema For All represents over 1,200 community cinemas […]

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2019 CONFERENCE TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Apr 16

We’re excited to announce that tickets for the 2019 Community Cinema Conference and Film Society of the Year Awards are now available! Join us in Sheffield for the UK’s biggest gathering of community cinemas, film societies and village screens. The weekend will be packed with exciting talks, panel discussions, masterclasses, preview screenings and much more. […]

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