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Cornerhouse

  1. 1. Manchester’s Independent Cinema Exhibition case study
  2. 2. About “Cornerhouse” <ul><li>Cornerhouse is Manchester's international centre for contemporary visual arts and film . </li></ul><ul><li>Located in the heart of the city and open seven days a week, they have 3 floors of contemporary art galleries, 3 screens showing the best of independent cinema , a bar, café and 2 bookshops. </li></ul><ul><li>Cornerhouse's patrons are: Danny Boyle , Damien Hirst and Helen Mirren. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Listings…as of 14 th april ‘09 <ul><li> Tony Manero </li></ul><ul><ul><li>26 showings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cert 18, 98 mins, in Spanish with full English subtitles  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Let the Right One In </li></ul><ul><ul><li>22 showings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cert 15, 114 mins, in Swedish with full English subtitles  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Burning Plain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 showings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cert 15, 106 mins, in English, Spanish with partial English subtitles  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Religulous </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 showings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cert 15, 101 mins, in English </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A Perfect Day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 showing on Tue 21 April </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cert 15, 105 mins, in Italian with full English subtitles  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Her Whole Life Ahead </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 showing on Sat 18 April </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cert 15, 117 mins, in Italian with full English subtitles  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In the Loop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>17 showings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cert 15, 106 mins, in English </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nishabd </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 showing on Sun 19 April </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cert 12A, 109 mins, in Hindi with full English subtitles  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>One Hundred Nails </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 showing on Sun 19 April </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cert 12A, 92 mins, in Italian with full English subtitles  </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Stoke Film Theatre <ul><li>Established in 1974, the Film Theatre ensures that a wider variety of films are shown in Stoke-on-Trent. Our program contains a wide range of independent, foreign (often subtitled) and more mainstream releases. The emphasis is on films which have either not been shown or have received a very limited release at the local multiplex cinemas. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Task… <ul><li>Have a look at the current schedules for an independent cinema (Stoke Film Theatre, Cornerhouse, etc). </li></ul><ul><li>Compare this to the listings of a local Multiplex (Vue, Odeon). </li></ul><ul><li>Comment on the number of independent / non-mainstream films on show in each location. </li></ul><ul><li>What does this tell you about multiplex cinemas? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it important to have independent exhibitors? </li></ul>

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