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Julia reports back from Caminhos do Cinema Português

Jan 13

Julia from No Planet B tells us all about their exciting in-person experience on the IFFS Jury for Caminhos do Cinema Português which took place in Coimbra, Portugal from 9 November – 5 December 2020.  While film festivals around the world were forced to cancel, postpone or move their entire programme online, the Caminhos do […]

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A New Year update from Filmbankmedia

Jan 11

Filmbankmedia are excited to announce that they have completed the development for their Virtual Screening Room and should have more updates for everyone in very soon. Speaking of the new year, here are some brand new titles available for booking right now – from the incredible genre film and Mark Kermode favourite, Saint Maud, to falling […]

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Dec 15

We all know that it has been a really difficult year this year with many challenges to overcome personally, in our communities and as a sector. Yet what I have found solace in this year is all the amazing things that groups have been doing to support their members and their communities, whether this has been […]

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Curate supports great independent films that may not have had distribution or large marketing campaigns but deserve to be shared with audiences. This is a fantastic opportunity to screen some independent films with an extra exciting element for your screening! The Curate programming opportunities are available for screenings taking place between January and March 2021. You can screen Delta […]

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Sustain Shine is back for 2021 with an increased bursary of £300 to help boost your community cinema! If you’re looking to reevaluate after lockdown, develop skills or connect more as a team, Sustain Shine can help! Sustain Shine includes three online coaching sessions with the friendly, expert Cinema For All team and a £300 bursary […]

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Cinema For All has a place available on our free Launchpad coaching scheme taking place between January and March 2021 for a group that would like to specifically start accessible film screenings. These can be screenings for people with any additional accessibility needs (e.g. screenings for people who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing, people who are neurodiverse, people with physical […]

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Dec 10

DEBORAH: TALKING ABOUT TREES (2019) Removing cinema from our lives this year will have been a struggle for many of us and I certainly have sorely missed my weekly trips. Making up for it by watching films online, or on TV has been ok, but well, I’m sure you know, it’s just not the same. […]

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David reports back from Etiuda and Anima

David from Futurist Cinema in Elsecar tells us all about his experience on the IFFS Jury for the Etiuda and Anima International Film Festival, which took place from 17-22 November 2020. The Etiuda and Anima International film festival is the oldest in Poland, and this year marked the 27th staging of the festival. It is […]

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Dec 9

As the festive season approaches we wanted to let you know that the Cinema For All team will be out of the *virtual* office from Wednesday 15 December 2020 until Monday 11 January 2021. As things are a little different this year and the team have been working from home, this will not affect any coaching […]

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Nov 2

Are you based in the West Midlands? Join Cinema For All from the comfort of your own home on Saturday, 21 November between 1-4pm, as we kickstart the next round of our BFI-funded scheme On the Ground! On the Ground: West Midlands will focus on connecting emerging and existing community cinema exhibitors from across the […]

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