2019 Autumn Viewings

Batcombe, Somerset – Sun 24 November

The next Cinema for All South West Viewing Day will be held in Batcombe at the award winning Jubilee Hall, hosted by Batcombe Film Society. Batcombe is close to Shepton Mallet, accessible via the M5 and A303. Full details of the film programme will follow, along with booking details. Meantime be sure to put this date in your diary!

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2019 Spring Viewings Report – Part Two – Launceston

A report by David of Cinema by the Sea – Looe’s Community Cinema

Sincere thanks to all for this successful and enjoyable event from FLIC, Carn to Cove and CFlym.

Attendance was in the high 30s, including reps from Looe, Chudleigh, Launceston, Tiverton, Topsham, Ponsanooth. The event was very well received with delegates enjoying themselves. Continue reading

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2019 Spring Viewings Report- Shipham Village Hall

The first leg of the South West Group’s Spring Viewing attracted over seventy organisers from twenty South West Community Cinemas and Film Societies.  The hosts, Shipham Community Cinema provided their usual welcoming atmosphere in the Village Hall with good food, great cakes and an intriguing film quiz.

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STROUD FILM FESTIVAL returns for a fifth year!

Stroud Film Festival 2019 will run at eleven independent venues across the town and beyond, from Saturday 9th March, through to the last screening at Lansdown Hall on Sunday 24th March.  (And watch out! Continuing from last year, some Pre Festival Events will be happening in January and February outside the festival fortnight.)

Under the Wire

Paul Conroy with Marie Colvin

A number of events involve more than simply a film screening. There will be a chance to hear well known film makers talking about their work; several live in Stroud.

In addition to seeing and talking about them, ‘Film School’, on 9th March,  is a one day workshop for local people to learn film making skills at Atelier.

More details at
Stroud Film Festival.org.

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NAE PASARAN tops the polls at Autumn Viewings

A late addition to the programme, Nae Pasaran, was the surprise winner at our Autumn Viewing Session, receiving an excellent audience rating of 90%.

Nearly 90 delegates from 23 organisations attended the event at Trowbridge Town Hall. Overall, the programme was very well received with six of the ten titles screened scoring over 80%.

To see the reactions for all the feature films and shorts in the programme, and some photos from the day, follow this link to our events page.

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