Fundraising campaign has enabled expansion at High Street venue
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