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Best of 2016 – Cinema For All Office Picks

The Best of 2016 lists are starting to pop up so we thought we would join in too! In no particular order, here is a list of films of 2016 that we’ve enjoyed at the cinema this year:

Mustang (Dir: Deniz Gamze Ergüven / France | Germany | Turkey | Qatar)


Creed (Dir: Ryan Coogler / USA)


Paterson (Dir: Jim Jarmusch / USA | Germany | France)


The Childhood of a Leader (Dir: Brady Corbet / UK | France | Hungary)


The Pearl Button (Dir: Patricio Guzmán /  France | Spain | Chile | Switzerland)


Grandma (Dir: Paul Weitz / USA)


Victoria (Dir: Sebastian Schipper / Germany)


Kate Plays Christine (Dir: Robert Greene /  USA)


Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Dir: Taika Waititi /  New Zealand)


Sweet Bean (Dir: Naomi Kawase / Japan | France | Germany)



Weekly Roundup 5 – 11 Sept 2016

The weekly round up is a chance to catch up on all the things we’ve been talking about each week; be it opportunities, announcements or important and interesting news. Now you don’t have to miss out on anything and it’s all in one place!

This week:

  • Want your community cinema to make the most of social media? Film Hub South West West Midlands and Flatpack Assemble are running a free workshop on 26 Sept. Find out more here.
  • There’s just over two weeks to apply for the BFI Neighbourhood Equipment Fund. Read about some ways the equipment has helped groups in the past.
  • Chester Film Society were featured in the Guardian this week in response to a letter about the lack of cinemas in Chester. Well done Chester Film Society! Read it here.
  • Scarlarama, the DIY celebration of cinema, kicked off this month! There’s lots of screenings happening around the country to celebrate getting people together to watch a film. Find out more here.
  • We’ve added two new great films to the Cinema For All Booking Scheme! Sweet Bean and Court are available to book now.
  • We have chosen our film title for the Autumn ICO Screening Days. We will be presenting The Black Hen .