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We did it!


La Cinema has won the competition for a £1,500 community grant from the Parish Council. This money will allow us to buy cinema equipment to make your cinematic experience even better. We’d like to say thanks to all the people who voted for LA Cinema last night, to all our loyal audience and to the […]

The Salt of the Earth


“Little did I know that I was going to discover much more than just a photographer” (Wim Wenders) Winner of the Prix Special du Certain Regard at Cannes 2014, The Salt of the Earth is a documentary about the life and work of Sebastião Salgado, a Brazilian photojournalist who, over a forty year period, has […]

Christmas comes early


WOW!! 100 of Santa’s little helpers took time off from helping in the Elf factory to watch Arthur Christmas on Sunday. Here is our Elfie Selfie! Merry Christmas everyone! See you back in January for our Winter Season kicking off in January with Slow West.

A weekend in Sheffield


A weekend in Sheffield: Cinema for All Conference 2015 Angels on a screen. We started the Conference weekend with the viewing of “The Wings of Desire” by Wim Wenders, a profound reflection on human life, seen through the eyes of two angels flying across a walled Berlin. The film was presented by Dani Leigh, who […]



Thank you to the 50 people who came along yesterday to watch To Kill a Mockingbird. It was great to have such a nice atmosphere in the hall on a very blowy Sunday afternoon and to see so many new faces at LA Cinema. Our afternoon showings are becoming synonymous with delicious home cake cakes […]

Want us to show a film?


If you have seen a film that you think would be a ‘good ‘un’ for us to screen in Long Ashton – let us know!! We are open to ideas from young, old, specialist groups – basically anyone who lives or works in Long Ashton. This is your cinema so it needs to show films […]

LA  Cinema – how we are funded

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As a community cinema we are entirely self funding. That means we rely heavily on ticket sales, donations and sponsorship to keep us going. We don’t make a profit but we are aiming to gather enough funds together to purchase our own equipment which would significantly reduce our overheads. The more money we make from […]

To Kill a Mockingbird – a seque...

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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is a much acclaimed film directed by Robert Mulligan in 1962. The screenplay, by Horton Foote, was based on the 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning ‘first novel’ by Harper Lee, that went on to sell 30million copies. The film stars Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch, a small town lawyer in the Deep […]

Wild Tales – LA Cinema is back!...


Firstly, a big thank you for the 100 people who came along in the summer to see the premiere film ‘Whiplash’. It certainly launched the village’s community cinema with a bang. Hot on the success of July, we have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you the first in a whole season of […]

LA Cinema gains CFA membership


LA Cinema is now a proud member of Cinema For All (or CFA for short). The CFA team have been instrumental in helping us with our first screening and developing our programme. We’re looking forward to working with them on our first season of films! In CFA’s words… Cinema For All is the national support and […]