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On the Ground – Raising your community cinema’s profile

Jan 13

We know you are doing great work, but does your audience?  We understand amongst all the other tasks you do to run your community cinema, marketing and engagement can be time consuming and it is sometimes hard to know where to start. You have a story worth telling, let’s begin to share it! Join Cinema […]

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Sustain 2022 applications now open!

Nov 29

Applications now open for Sustain 2022! We are delighted to announce that we are now recruiting for the next round of our popular coaching programme Sustain – helping community cinemas build on the sustainability of their group and return to screenings after lockdown, with some extra support. Our BFI funded coaching programme runs between January […]

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Cinema For All Christmas closures

Nov 25

The Cinema For All office will be closed for our winter break from 5pm on 17th December. Staff will be offline and will return on 5th January. If there are any film licences that you would like to book from our Booking Scheme, please send in your booking request forms by no later than 13 December […]

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The Film Society of the Year Awards 2021

Nov 13

Congratulations to all the Film Society of the Year Awards winners for 2021! It’s been an unusual year, with different categories, but there still is so much to celebrate! Watch the ceremony *online until 30 November*  BEST AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT WINNER: Little Wing Film Festival COMMENDATION: UFP Film Club BEST DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT WINNER: Grassmarket Community Picturehouse […]

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Community Cinema Conference FAQs 2021

Nov 11

Have you bought your ticket to the 2021 Community Cinema Conference? Below is an FAQ on how to access the weekend. All attendees will be sent their interactive brochure ahead of the event.  BUY TICKETS How the weekend works Of course, this weekend is entirely online, using Zoom, private screening links, YouTube and more to […]

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Be a part of the Mark Thomas tour!

Nov 5

Be part of a national tour! Exclusive community cinema opportunity!  Inspirational comedian and activist Mark Thomas is planning a fabulous new Feb / March 2022 tour: Product (showing iconic clips from the 90s Channel 4 Comedy Product TV show on the big screen with in person commentary from Mark and special guests) and wants community […]

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Community Cinema Conference Programme

Oct 28

13-14 November 2021 (please note there is no Friday night event this year and we will welcome you on Saturday morning). You can now download the programme for the 2021 Community Cinema Conference and Film Society of the Year Awards. Download the Community Cinema Conference Programme The Conference, which is hosted online, comprises of workshops, […]

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2021 AGM Notice

Oct 25

Members of Cinema For All are invited to discuss to the direction of the organisation at our next Annual General Meeting on Sunday 14 November 2021, which is held online over Zoom. Our members are very important to us, so we do hope you are able to make it. The AGM takes place during the […]

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Filmbankmedia Audience Award

Oct 22

The Filmbankmedia Audience Award is back! Ask your audience to tell us what you did to keep your community together during lockdown to be in with a chance of winning £1000 towards your activities! The winning community cinema will be announced at the Film Society of the Year Awards on 13 November. Your audience members […]

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Oct 13

We are looking for a Cinema For All member to apply to represent community cinemas on the FICC Jury at the 28th International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima in Krakow, Poland – taking place online this year, between 16-21 November 2021. International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima is the oldest film festival in Poland showcasing the achievements of professionals, […]

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