Llancarfan Community Cinema is a nonprofit, volunteer-run film club serving the village of Llancarfan and surrounding area.

Timeless village life

The village boasts a remarkable and singular church. Certainly it is old (C13th), but that’s not what makes it special.

What sets St Cadoc’s apart are the unique wall paintings discovered quite by chance a few years ago, and now undergoing a major conservation programme.

Looking at the vivid images of St George and the Dragon, Death and the Gallant and the Seven Deadly Sins a thought strikes home: Hundreds of years ago our predecessors used to gather in such communal spaces and gaze at walls emblazoned with larger-than-life images depicting stories of high drama and great power.

Sound familiar? It could serve equally as a description of cinema, the communal act of watching stories told in light and sound on the big screen.

So it is fitting that we should start our own community cinema just across the churchyard. Monthly film screenings run by the community, for the community; a chance for local people (and anyone else who’s passing) to gather together and take pleasure in the very best that cinema has to offer.

We look forward to welcoming you. And if you’re a visitor to the village, do find time to pop into the church.

You can read our constitution here: Constitution v1 (.pdf)

Our supporters

We are proud to be an Associate Member of Cinema for All and we are grateful to them for loaning us a set of screening equipment during our start-up phase. We are also a member of Film Hub Wales and Moviola.

Thanks are owed to Creative Rural Communities and the BFI Neighbourhood Cinema Fund for their encouragement and financial support to date.

If you’d like to learn more about our plans, find out about future screenings or to volunteer please join our mailing list and we’ll be in touch!