4-6 November, Showroom Workstation and The Void, Sheffield Hallam University
Join Cinema For All in Sheffield on 4-6 November for the UK's biggest gathering of film societies, community cinemas, village screens and film clubs for a weekend celebration of volunteer-led cinema.
In reflection of our 70th anniversary celebrations, the theme of this year’s conference is Community Cinema Heroes - the past, present and future of volunteer-led cinema. Through sessions and workshops we'll be exploring the importance of individual volunteers, their impact on communities and how we can ensure the future of community cinema by being at the heart of the social and cultural lives of the people they serve.
CONFIRMED FILMS: Neruda, The Odyssey, Life, Animated, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, The Olive Tree, Sonita + a selection of Norwegian Short.
Tickets start from just £75 for the whole weekend.
More of what's on:
Friday night networking drinks and film screening with Ashley Clark.
Panel sessions, workshops and seminars featuring community cinema and industry experts
Previews of upcoming features, shorts and documentaries to help you boost your programme
Special Q&As/ introductions to accompany all the films
The 47th Film Society of the Year Awards hosted by a special guest TBC
Post-awards celebratory party ‘til late with food, music, dancing and more!
Plenty of opportunities to chat with people who run community screenings from all over the UK
The chance to meet and chat with your local BFI Film Audience Network Film Hub
The Cinema For All AGM - meet the trustees and team
+ much more to be confirmed in the coming months!
A weekend pass gets you entry to:
all films and filmmaker Q&As
all workshops/ sessions
the Cinema For All AGM
the Film Society of the Year Awards
our Friday night welcome film and drinks reception
a delicious lunch on Saturday and Sunday by our good friends Homemade by Thelmas
morning and afternoon refreshments
access to the awards after-party on Saturday night, where you can dance, chat, drink and nibble with us until midnight
*day passes are available on request
Cinema For All operates a Safe Spaces policy at all our events.
If you are a members of your local Film Hub, you may apply to them for a bursary towards the cost of the conference. To find out who your local Hub is and to get in touch visit: http://cinemaforall.org.uk/about-cinema-for-all/partners/film-audience-network/
To book a room for just £68 per night at the Jury's Inn, Sheffield, call 0114 2912222, press option 1 and quote Showroom/ Workstation.
The Community Cinema Conference and Film Society of the Year Awards are supported by Filmbankmedia, the BFI and more supporters TBC.