England & Wales, Scotland Culture, sport and tourism

The role and importance of local, independent cinemas in communities

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Summary

This briefing explores how local, independent cinemas play a significant role in establishing a sense of place and providing a personalised, friendly service in communities. They offer social and community benefits, as well as cultural and inclusive advantages. However, they are facing existential challenges and need local government support to survive.

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