Your Community Cinema
Moviola is a non-profit organisation, bringing the latest and best in cinema across England, Wales & Scotland.
We are the heart of community cinema, helping venues screen an array of films from blockbusters to independent releases and help keep their audiences coming back for more. In 2018, we screened over 3000 shows reaching audiences in excess of 200,000 people from local communities throughout the UK.
Venues choose from our menu of films, which range from the cream of British talent (The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, The Mercy) and the latest offerings from Hollywood (Christopher Robin, First Man), to world cinema (The Guardians, Cold War). We compile our menu three times a year to offer the latest titles. Check our Films page for titles and find out where they are showing on our What’s On page.
Moviola works with community and not-for-profit groups to bring the latest in movie entertainment to the heart of your community. We show films in town halls, village halls, theatres and schools, and we are always keen to get involved with new venues and partners. Please contact us to find out more about becoming a Moviola venue, or check the What’s On page to find out which films are showing near you.
Within our base area of Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and Somerset, we offer communities a complete cinema service – projection equipment, screen, film, tickets, publicity materials and a trained presenter.
For venues further away (or those within our base area which have their own equipment) our Associate Moviola scheme provides programming, film booking and advice services.
Today at Moviola HQ, we kick off our Autumn/Winter season across the biggest community cinema network in the UK. We’re so excited to showcase the fantastic films selected to play up and down the country, from the big blockbusters and crowd-pleasers to the...read more
This weekend sees The Watershed cinema in Bristol celebrate their annual Cinema Rediscovered festival with a whole bevvy of titles that have been unearthed for your delight on the big screen. There's a retrospective of Nicolas Roeg's classic films including the...read more
This year’s New Forest Film Festival takes place from, the 8th to 16th June with plenty of exciting events taking place across the entire forest. Moviola is passionate about supporting new and emerging local talent, including young filmmakers. As part of looking at...read more
An issue close to all our hearts here at Moviola HQ is mental health. This week marks Dementia Action Week run by the Alzheimer’s Research UK – the UK’s leading dementia research charity – in a concerted effort to raise awareness for this debilitating condition which...read more
With the sad news of Doris Day’s passing at the grand age of 97, here at Moviola HQ, we wanted to reflect on the joy she brought to millions of us through her acting and, of course, her singing!read more
On Friday 8th February, we heard of the sad passing of Albert Finney.Many of us at Moviola HQ have very fond memories of Albert's roles (from the most unexpected periods) crossing entire generations.Starting off treading the boards in the '50s, his work led him to...read more
A little nudge to any associates and partners (or even anyone with a casual interest), just to let you know you can now sign up to the forums. The Forums were set up after consultation groups were run with fellow Moviola Exhibitors to find a better way to interact and...read more
The Inclusive Cinema website was launched by the BFI supported Film Hub Wales this week. We think this is a fantastic piece of work that is worth its weight in gold for all Moviola Partner & Associate venues. Inclusive Cinema is a resource to get your minds...read more
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