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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, … 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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Heist Movies for All?

Need some inspiration for titles for your next screening? CfA SW committee member Ralph Willett has been reflecting on some of this autumn’s new releases and film coming up at the London Film Festival. You can read his round-up here

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CfA Annual Conference & FSoY Awards 2018

Sheffield 7-9 September Nearly 200 delegates from all parts of Britain made the journey to Sheffield for this year’s Cinema for All conference, and enjoyed two days of discussion sessions and masterclasses as well as chance to see some newly available … Continue reading

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Looking for inspiration for next season’s programme?

CfA SW committee member David Johnson of Lyme Regis Film Society has trawled recent and upcoming film releases to produce a list of “titles of interest” for film societies and community cinemas, including the always-useful-but-sometimes-hard-to-find distributor information. Click here to view and … Continue reading

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IN BETWEEN voted Best Film at Spring Viewings

Over 100 people from 32 film societies and community cinemas across the region attended the Spring Viewings in South Petherton and Liskeard. By a very narrow margin the Israeli film In Between won the highest audience rating (85%) followed closely by Loving Vincent (84%) … Continue reading

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Budleigh celebrates its 10th anniverary

Budleigh Film Society celebrated their 10th annniversary this October, with two screenings* of ‘Cinema Paradiso’, and a party with bubbly and cake inbetween. Over 200 people attended the event, including Michael Jackaman, their first sponsor, who generously lent the society … Continue reading

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