Our 2016 – 2017 Season in numbers

It’s the community cinema awards season and as we were preparing our nominations and applications, we pulled together some statistics to show our season in numbers.

We launched the 2016 – 2017 season on Saturday 23rd September with our Archive Film night and also the night we launched our new brand.

Since then we have:

– shown 22 films
– had a combined audience of 992 through the door
– welcomed 53 members
– had 50% of films shown made in 2016
– noted that 41% of films were made in U.K.
– been supported by 8 lovely volunteers
– hosted 4 screenings of curated short films
– shown 2 documentaries
– managed 3 family screenings
– screened 4 comedies
– shown 8 dramas
– hosted 2 food & film nights
– sold 140 icecreams in 3 delicious flavours

– had 45 people on average at each screening
– screened films in at least 13 languages

Archive Film night Electric Theatre Cinema
A full house at our archive night, September 2016.
Electric Theatre Cinema ice cream sellers
L: David: organiser, volunteer, our brilliant brand designer (and gifted ice cream seller). R: Mark, organiser, volunteer, website wrangler (and trainee ice cream seller)

So that’s our last season in numbers. 


We’re looking forward to the next season and are planning an exciting programme now.

See you soon!


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