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Rural cinema network in Warwickshire and Staffordshire, run by . Proud to be a member of and
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Big Picture Show Aug 1
Searching for something to watch..? 📽️Composed of archive film and photographs, with the music of Miles Davis, The Stuart Hall Project is an ‘imaginative’ () portrait of the founder of the New Left Experience.
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BFI FAN: The Bigger Picture Jul 29
The has released the guidelines for the £30m Culture Recovery Fund for Independent Cinemas in England to support non-profit and independent cinemas which are facing prohibitive challenges in being able to reopen.
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Big Picture Show Jul 28
Fancy coming on our latest outing? We’re taking a turn in Georgian high society, popping in on 17th century France, and then running away from the 80s as fast as we possibly can! All in our BPS Recommends newsletter:
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Big Picture Show Jul 16
We’re calling the bookworms and screen addicts alike this week with Literature Into Film: Great literature is often the basis for great film, and there are cracking adaptations online including 's brilliant The Selfish Giant.
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Big Picture Show Jul 13
'This is our past, present and future. These are our stories. This is Who We Are.' Join and this week for a series of events that celebrate Black British Film, with music sets, films, tutorials and lots more.
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Big Picture Show Jul 11
What are we watching this weekend?? - the first Kenyan film to be selected for Cannes and a 'depiction of the giddy flush of first love' (). We first saw it at and had a brill time, so get into it online:
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Big Picture Show Jul 8
We're returning to as not only do they deserve more than one newsletter, but there are great female-centric flicks online this week. Read here: Includes a brilliant mix of A Fantastic Woman, and more.
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Flatpack Festival Jul 8
Fancy a short film break? We've rounded up a few of our favourite bird-themed kids' shorts for your viewing pleasure...
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Big Picture Show Jul 6
Today we lost a giant of film and television composing. He composed over 500 scores for cinema and television, as well as over 100 classical works, and his filmography includes over 70 award-winning films. RIP Ennio Morricone, 1928-2020.
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Live & Local Jul 6
'I know our amazing and creative organisations will repay the faith that the government has shown by demonstrating the range of their creativity, by serving their communities and by helping the nation recover.' - Sir Nicholas Serota,
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Big Picture Show Jul 4
There's only a few more days to catch Guys and Dolls on : It's an 'escapist, sing-along joy' () and the film which led to the infamous rivalry between Brando and Sinatra...
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Big Picture Show Jul 1
Inspired by , this week we're getting excited about drive-in cinemas opening up: It's great news for anyone who enjoys a dose of socially distanced nostalgia, with shout-outs to , and more.
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Big Picture Show Jun 30
Here's a handy (and brilliantly silly) guide on how NOT to open a church for private prayer from our friend Phil Harper at . We can't wait for when we can screen films safely with you again!
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Live & Local Jun 25
🎺 is offering up to £300 to people with mental health conditions and their carers to help develop their creative potential. They're accepting applications and hope the awards will help meet the costs of materials / short courses. Closes: 17/07/20
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Live & Local Jun 23
Due to high demand, we have extended the deadline for Live & Local: Livingroom proposals to 26/06/20 at 5pm. It's our new project which will bring bespoke performances to rural village halls in Read more:
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Big Picture Show Jun 23
This week we’re turning back time and watching 60s Cinema. Read the BPS Recommends newsletter: With originals, rehashes and documentaries, the internet is awash with great throwback films this week on , and
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Big Picture Show Jun 20
made a list of six of the best RKO available on . RKO was one of the ‘Big Five’ studios during Hollywood's Golden Age so in this week's newsletter, we chose other gems from the era's biggest studios:
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Live & Local Jun 18
We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dame Vera Lynn, one of Britain's best-loved entertainers and inspirational charity workers, whose recordings shaped the national mood in wartime Britain. She will be sadly missed and long remembered.
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ACRE Jun 17
⚡️NEWS FLASH⚡️ We've produced guidance to help England's 10,000+ reopen once restrictions are lifted. Halls may be allowed to reopen from 6 July ⏳ DOWNLOAD:
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Flatpack Festival Jun 16
Happy birthday to Stan Laurel, born on this day in 1890. This wonderfully melancholy shot was taken by John McCabe backstage at the Aston Hippodrome in 1953, during what would turn out to be Stan & Ollie's final tour.
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