Orkney’s Phoenix Cinema will open its doors to the film going public today, 17th May, and has received £15,420 from Screen Scotland’s Independent Cinema Recovery and Resilience Fund in order to do so.
The Phoenix Cinema in the Pickie Centre, Kirkwall is to benefit from £21,244 from the Scottish Government’s Emergency Fund.
“Cinema Paradiso is one such film. It spans a lifetime and is my favourite film about childhood , romance and unrequited love.”
On 22nd of March 1895, the Lumière brothers, Auguste and Louis, put on show their first film at the Société d’Encouragement à l’Industrie Nationale.
Stan Laurel died on the 23rd of February 1965. He was 74. His cinema career spanned from the birth of films, to sound and colour.
Scotland’s love of cinema and the film makers’ love of Scotland is celebrated in an exhibition at the Orkney Library and Archive, Kirkwall.
“Ad Astra is a competently made, beautiful, introspective film.”
West Side Cinema goes north