Film Society of the Year Awards


The 47th annual awards ceremony (sponsored by Filmbankmedia) took place in the Showroom Cinema, allegedly the oldest independent cinema in Europe.  Rachel Parker of Cinema for All gave the opening speech. David Taylor of Motion Picture Licensing Company ,Derek Malcolm renowned film critic and President of CFA, and Danny Leigh, guest of honour, all gave speeches before the Awards were handed out. Some amazing efforts by Community Cinemas, Cinema of the Year went to Deptford Cinema.

Marjorie Ainsworth of Manchester and salford Film Society won the Roebuck Cup

The ceremony was followed by a great party at the Workstation next door with lovely food and free booze!! A good time was had by all (as far as I remember)