Weekly Roundup Aug 29 – Sep 4

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:

  • We are delighted that film critic Ashley Clark will be joining us on the Friday night of the  2016 Community Cinema Conference to introduce the film he has selected and lead a discussion afterward! Ashley is a film critic, broadcast journalist and a film programmer. Ashley most recently programmed the BFI’s Black Star, the UK’s biggest ever season of film and television dedicated to celebrating the range, versatility and power of black actors. You can book your tickets for the 2016 Community Cinema Conference here.
  • Our lovely Technical Advice and Equipment Coordinator, Holly has written a great piece about why you should apply to the BFI Neighbourhood Cinema Equipment Fund. Read it here.
  • The Grow Your Own Cinema project have a lovely short video that shows you what the project is about and what they’ve been up to! Watch it here.
  • Cinema For All takes to the road again with the next set of Community Cinema Info Days! We’ll be visiting London, Leicester, Manchester and Bath. These events are free to attend and are for anyone who would like to start screening films in their community or groups that already do but would like to develop.