Side Cinema

We have closed our cinema due to Covid-19 but we can still share films together digitally - join us for our new season of Off Side Cinema. Classic and contemporary international film seasons, often linked to exhibitions at Side Gallery or to the wider work of AmberSide. We programme filmmaker events and, with access to our digitised collection, can arrange special interest screenings of Amber's films and many of the photography exhibitions we hold. The Side Cinema, opened in 1979, is celebrating 40 years of facilitating a vital inclusive space for independent cinema in the Northeast. Our intimate, 51 seat cinema, was started by the Amber Collective as a ‘debate cinema’ – a place for rigorous discussion and the opportunity to experience film collectively.   Celebrate 40 years of Amber's collaboration with communities in the Durham Coalfields with our award winning films and world renown photographic works FREE until August 28th   

     Recordings of our previous season of (Off)SIDE Cinema - online films and discussions    

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