Derbyshire Film

Pop-up cinema in accessible community locations.

Derbyshire Film

Project overview Derbyshire Film is a network of voluntary promoters who use digital projection equipment to provide film screenings in village halls and other alternative venues, particularly in rural areas where cinema is not otherwise available. Why the project matters The project arose following research with local people, who said that the one artform they … More

Take One Action: Inclusive Screenings

Project overview At Take One Action we have always made a conscious effort to make sure the stories we share and the films we champion tell and are told by a multitude of voices from around the world. While this is prominent in our feature film programme we have not explored this diversity within our … More

TAPE Community Production Facility

Project overview TAPE is a community arts charity which specialises in presenting inclusive opportunities for people of all ages. Along with a timetable of weekly projects and clubs, TAPE works through film production and screening to support people from across the community to engage, socialise, learn, train and find employment and opportunities. For over 10 … More

Deaf Conversations about Cinema

Project overview The project was set up in January 2016 after a successful six-month residence working with David Ellington as ‘Agent for Change’ funded by Art of England (South West). Watershed’s aim is to develop more inclusive cinema that welcomes D/deaf people to enjoy and be able to chat about films. Aims Focused on engaging … More

Mental Fight Club at The Dragon Café

Project overview The Dragon Café was opened on Borough High St, London, in October 2012, founded on experience of mental health service environments, and looking to create an alternative social model of creative interaction. It is a safe space with good value, freshly prepared, vegetarian food, art on the walls and free wellbeing activities ranging … More