Sol Cinema on BBC Wales radio LIVE from Glastonbury Theatre & Circus field
The Swansea based tiny performing cinema to join their line up in the Theatre & Circus fields.Since 2010, the diminutive cinema has entertained more than 100,000 people at music and film festivals or community events.
A UNIQUE solar-powered mobile picture house is set to roll into Rhyl on June 4.
Sol Cinema, which has been dubbed the “world's smallest mobile picture house”, was founded in Swansea in 2010 and has grown rapidly in popularity.
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Inside the ‘smallest cinema in the world’ and the amazing story behind it which all happened in Wales
Housed in a caravan with just eight seats the Sol Cinema from Swansea is thought to be the smallest in the world.
Projectionist and co-founder Paul O’Connor says in a world of “plastic atmosphere” multiplexes this 1972 converted camper offers a window into a glorious past. Where else in Britain would you still see dancing usherettes serving popcorn and cramming you into your seats along a red carpet?
Paul and his team celebrated the Sol’s 10th anniversary this year – delayed by 12 months due to Covid – in fine style, picked out by Madness to show off their short documentaries at a gig in the summer.....
Miniscule Of Sound gave Sol Cinema a shout out on the Cerys Matthews show about Glastonbury.
Sol Cinema features in Valor Economico newspaper (Brazilian equivalent to the FT) about coping under the pandemic.
Sol Cinema was reported by the Mirror newspaper
We wanted to find a way to present short films which went beyond YouTube."We wanted to give an enjoyable experience to honour all the hard work and dedication which video makers put into creating their short videos.
"The Sol Cinema took a full year to build after one year of head-scratching and working our way through many designs.
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The vintage mobile cinema based in Swansea, complete with popcorn and usherettes has been hired to celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of Wales’ best digital media company. Sol Cinema requested to be paid in Cryptocurrency rather than in regular Sterling. Luckily the director of Tantrwm productions was willing, and now both companies are excited by the possibilities of this new form of currency.