Independent Cinema Office
Our mission is to develop an open, challenging and thriving film sector. We are the UK’s national body in support of independent cinemas, film festivals and exhibitors of all forms. We want everyone to have access to cinema that nourishes the soul and changes lives.
ICO Annual Report 2021/22
Get a snapshot of the work we’ve been doing over the last twelve months
The ICO has been continuing to support the film exhibition industry over the past year as we have slowly emerged from the disruptions of the pandemic towards a ‘new normal’ that, for us, will include the welcome return of many of the things that we missed, while keeping the real sense of openness to outside voices and accessibility that has emerged.
The Camera is Ours: Britain’s Women Documentary Makers
Now available for bookings
Following the recent landmark season at BFI Southbank highlighting Britain’s pioneering women documentary makers from the 1930s to the late 1960s, the ICO are now delighted to be distributing a select programme of these revelatory films for cinemas and community screens to book from Friday 3 June.