Margaret Salmon’s Icarus (after Amelia) 
Posted on September 23, 2021
This month on The Cinema of Ideas we are presenting two films by Margaret Salmon, one of Britain's most vital cinema artists, in a double bill which places her latest work Icarus (after Amelia)  alongside her 2016 film Bird. In addition to the screenings, we will be joined by Salmon at 7pm on 29 September for a live-streamed Q&A. Book tickets now. Ahead of the event, Glasgow-based writer & curator Laura Guy discusses the themes of Icarus (after Amelia) and the creative context in which it was conceived.
DIY Screenings: The Challenges the Pandemic Brought to Pop-Up Cinemas
Posted on September 9, 2021
There have been lots of stories about the resilience of cinemas and film festivals during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the success many of them have seen in moving screenings online and reaching new audiences during this period. But less has been said about the hardship and difficulties that DIY and pop-up cinemas have faced over the past 18 months. In this blog Rosie Beattie, Co-founder and Producer of Unmellow Movies, discusses the specific challenges that the pandemic has posed to these operators, who make such a distinctive and valuable contribution to their communities.
Why adding young people to your board changes everything
Posted on September 3, 2021
Alongside the publication of our Good Governance Guide for Exhibitors and our call for applications to join our board, we heard from Leon Ward about the benefits young trustees can bring to an organisation's board and some guidance for those looking to transform their governance practices.