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FACT BLOG: “I Built my own …. CINEMA!”

Things you learn from creating your own community film space

This Week in Film: Forces of Nature.

This week’s selection captures versatility amongst the many events Screening Film is advertising. From tongue-in-cheek family animation to tongue-in-cheek French melodrama, this week there is an abundance of variety on offer. Hopefully these select few demonstrate just how much power cinema can have; whether it be through story, cinematography, editing or performance.

Farewell to Cornerhouse. Welcome, Home

Moving house always feels odd. What makes a house a Home? A final farewell and a playlist to celebrate the move.

Screening Highlights 15/12 – Big Trouble in Brasil

This week’s picks are by roller girl, film blogger and editor of Lead Jammer mag, Moxie McMurder. Though mad, bad & dangerous to know, she’s clearly someone with a taste for the classics and the unusual.   Brasil Wednesday 17th of December QUAD, Market Square, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3AS Directed by Terry Gilliam, Brazil […]

Scalarama – filling the land with cinemas!

Scalarama festival kicks off on Monday 1st September, for 30 days of uk wide film screenings – now in it’s third year and even bigger than ever before. It’s stated aim – to FILL THE LAND WITH CINEMAS – sounds utopian (perhaps even naive?) at first, and yet, looking at the map of screenings taking […]

Cinema Ergonomics

I spotted a couple of really interesting articles last week, each reflecting on the way audiences experience cinemas spaces. Mark Cousins’ piece in The Guardian (‘Middle-class rules deaden too many arts venues. Let’s fill them with life and noise‘) makes the argument that many great spaces for film are unwelcoming to working class audiences. Meanwhile, […]

It began with Townes Van Zandt

My interest in cinema ecology started during my first trip to Berlin in 2008. I was there for a week and keen to find things to do, and so was flicking through a listings magazine. I came to the cinema section. What struck me was how big it was – so many cinemas, each showing […]

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