Cinema Nation


Cinema Nation is a Community Interest Company based in Merseyside that encourages and supports the development of cinemas, especially within community settings. In 2021, Cinema Nation declare their queerness and white, European, able-bodied privilege, and have pledged to use cinema for these aims: - face the environmental emergency and reconnect with nature - liberate all genders from oppression - name and dismantle racism and all discrimination - create healing spaces and collectives that are accessible for all. Cinema Nation follow a Respect - Connect - Reflect - Direct process, using holistic methods. Their vision is to connect and stand in solidarity with other individuals, organisations and collectives to implement these shared aims and create a better world for the next generation and all living things.

Things I Can Do

Scalarama /// Abandon Normal Devices /// The Spirit of Liverpool, a screen heritage programmes for communities, highlighting issues of erasure, collective memory and decolonial approaches to the archive, which include Home Video Day encouraging digitalisation of analogue materials and online reading collectives.

A Few Accomplishments

Winners of Roebuck Cup at Cinema For All's Film Society of the Year Awards 2020, awarded each year to individuals and organisations who have contributed to the development of the community cinema movement.