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Cinema Day Identity3 Case Study

Cinema Day 16

A one day initiative which celebrated 120 years of film exhibition in Northern Ireland. Over 1000 people shared in the joy of film on Bank Holiday Monday 29th August 2016.

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Audience watching Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Case Study

Musical Matinee Club

Free relaxed film screenings specifically designed to welcome people who may benefit from a more informal environment e.g. those living with dementia and disabilities.

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BFI 2022


Bringing two days of panels, presentations and discussions at This Way Up to a close, Amanda Nevill from the BFI took questions from the audience about…

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