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.
Young Audiences Screening Days 2022
8 June (online) & 10 June Depot, Lewes
Young Audiences Screening Days gives exhibitors the chance to watch upcoming films for young audiences (16-30) and take part in curated sessions designed to support their young audience development work. See our event page for all films and sessions to date.
The Camera is Ours: Britain’s Women Documentary Makers
Available for bookings from 3 June
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.
In Conversation: Terence Davies, Tuesday 24 May
+ The Terence Davies Trilogy, 20 May - 2 June
To mark the release of Terence Davies’ latest film Benediction, we are thrilled to welcome the acclaimed director onto The Cinema of Ideas to discuss the making of the film and his reflections on a long career as one of Britain’s foremost film poets. Alongside this free talk, we will also be screening The Terence Davies Trilogy: a collection of three powerful short autobiographical films made by Davies at the very start of his career.