ActOne Cinema Set to Launch Second Screen

Fundraising campaign has enabled expansion at High Street venue

The ActOne Cinema's second viewing room
The ActOne Cinema's second viewing room

ActOne Cinema will be launching its second screen this Friday (27 January) with a showing of Steven Spielberg’s new film The Fabelmans.

The film is a fitting one for the occasion because it is the Oscar-winning director’s homage to the importance of film making.

The new screen, which will allow a broader range of titles to be shown at the High Street venue, will boost ActOne’s revenue helping secure its future.

It was enabled by a crowdfunding campaign widely supported by local people in which brought in £155,000 including 85,000 coming from the Acton Business Improvement District (BID).

The money from the BID funded the state-of-the-art sound system and projector.

The air-conditioned viewing room has 60 seats and will allow more showings of work by local filmmakers as well as the hosting of comedy and music events.


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January 24, 2023