Pop-up and Event Cinema
The role of eco-festivals in the age of Greta Thunberg
Posted on November 6, 2019
Davide Abbatescianni (Cineuropa) spoke to seven European members of the Green Film Network (GFN), one of the world’s largest networks of environmental film festivals. They shared some useful tips to engage audiences, promote positive values and be environmentally sustainable.
Promoting progressive and experimental film culture today. The experience of the Radical Film Network
Posted on October 3, 2019
Davide Abbatescianni (Cineuropa) had a chat with Steve Presence, one of the founding members of the Radical Film Network (RFN). The RFN is among the largest international organisations involved in the promotion of politically-engaged and aesthetically innovative film culture. The boundaries of what is ‘radical’ are often blurry and can describe a number of cultural practices. Nonetheless, the RFN prides itself on supporting progressive and experimental film culture and promoting social justice, equality and environmental sustainability.
Bringing new audiences to silent cinema
Posted on November 1, 2018
Accompanied by live music and with a touch of archive magic on the screen, a silent movie night can be one of the most unforgettable events you'll ever attend. Ahead of our Archive Screening Day, writer, critic and founder of Silent London Pamela Hutchinson (who'll be also speaking at our Women in Silent Film Comedy panel) shared with us her top five tips for bringing new audiences to silent cinema screenings.
Introducing 'live cinema' - and why it should be on your radar this year
Posted on May 4, 2018
For the first time, Sheffield Doc/Fest is hosting the Live Cinema Summit, two full days on ‘live cinema’, with a plethora of live cinema events throughout the six-day festival. As the festival announces its full programme, Lisa Brook, Director of Live Cinema UK and Doc/Fest’s events consultant, addresses the importance of ‘liveness’ to the cinema sector.
What do young people really want from your cinema?
Posted on July 21, 2017
Want more young people to come to your indie cinema? How about asking *them* what they think? Alice Quigley of Film Hub South West & West Midlands gives top tips from a recent focus group asking young people what they want to see more of (and less of).
Club des Femmes' decade of queer feminist film programming
Posted on May 12, 2017
Club des Femmes is a queer feminist collective that has now been showing films, running events and changing the shape of programming and culture for ten years, having been founded in 2007 by programmer Selina Robertson and filmmaker Sarah Wood.