Built in 2010, the Sol Cinema is a mini-movie house powered entirely by the sun.The converted 1960s caravan comes with a red carpet, and usherette.It has a full library of comedy, music videos and short films with various environmental themes.Accommodating eight adults, the tiny theatre has proved very popular at schools and events across Swansea and Wales.
In 2010 the cinema won the Network Wales award for best communications project and was a finalist in the Big Lottery Awards 2011.Cinema projectionist Paul O'Connor said: "We are excited at being a finalist for yet another award. The Sol Cinema is an entertaining and practical example of how we can be using renewable energy.
"We hope the public will vote for us by clicking the green thumbs up for the Epic Award."
An Epic Awards spokesman said the standard of this year's competition was very high, and there would also be a separate, people's choice award.To vote for the Sol Cinema, visit http://epicawards.co.uk/shortlist before 9am on January 16. SOLAR-POWERED cinema has been short-listed to win an award.