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COMMUNITY CINEMA in the SOUTH WEST

Cinema for All SWG, previously known as the South West Group of the British Federation of Film Societies, represents and supports over 70 Film Societies and Community Cinemas in the region. It is organised by a small team of volunteers who have experience in running their own venues and have an established track record for helping new ventures get off the ground with trial screenings and technical advice.

Cinema for All South West Spring Viewings

Love is Strange The first leg hosted by Crewkerne’s Film Crew was attended by 100 delegates from 27 Societies, mostly from the east of our region. Two weeks later, a more select group previewed the same six new releases as guests of Hayle Film Club for the second leg. This proved to be a very successful networking event with Carn-to-Cove sharing the projection and Cinema for All SW members getting together with other venues including Cornwall Film Festival.

Here is a PDF file of the combined reactions from both venues.

Film List 2015

A revised Film List 2015 is on-line now. Please check under Resources and Film Suggestiions.

SCREENING ALTERNATIVE CONTENT

The screening of Alternative Content (AC) is gaining in popularity with Film Societies and Community Cinemas. This involves the screening of opera, ballet or theatre performances onto the screens of venues normally used for film projection. Looe Film Society have kindly produced a guide reflecting their experiences with this kind of operation. We feel sure the guide will prove useful to many organisations.
Please click on the link to view or download the PDF file.

Events Diary

We publicise events we have been told about. Let us know if you are planning something special. Please check the Events Diary.

The latest issue of the South West Group newsletter

Issue 124 April 2015 is on-line now. Please click here to view it in a new window.
Please click on the link for previous issues.


FIND A DVD FOR NEXT SEASON

About Elly If you are looking for titles for an up-coming non-theatrical screening, take a look at our suggestions based on films screened at Cinema for All Viewings and ICO Screening Days in recent years. Click on Film Suggestions
We produce programme notes for all Cinema for All South West Viewing Sessions. Click on Programme Notes to see what is available on-line.

Cinema for All Booking Scheme

Cinema for All has a large collection of excellent recent and classic films as part of its DVD Booking Scheme. These films can be hired by Cinema for All members at very reasonable rates. Please click on the link to the national Cinema for All website for details about the scheme and the films.