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Autism Friendly Cinema

 

One a month, Leicestershire & Warwickshire cinemas host a sensory friendly screening designed to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for people with sensory sensitivities and their loved ones.

 

Cineworld's Autism Friendly Cinema February 2018

 

Early Man

 

on Sunday 4th February at 11am at Cineworld Hinckley

Early Man Official Trailer!

EARLY MAN tells the story of courageous caveman hero Dug (Eddie Redmayne) and his best friend Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

 

Showcase's Autism Friendly Cinema January 2018

 

Ferdinand

 

Ferdinand | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX

FERDINAND tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can't judge a bull by its cover.

 

Odeon's Autism Friendly Cinema January 2018

 

Coco

 

Sunday 21st January at 10:15am at

Odeon Leicester & Coventry Skydome

COCO Trailer (2017)

Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

 

Autism friendly screening adjustments

 

The autism friendly adjustments are designed to make the cinema more inclusive and accessible for people with sensory sensitivities, and others who can benefit from this environment.

 

Adjustments include

  • a relaxed environment where people understand the needs of children and families with autism
  • lights left on low
  • sound turned down
  • no trailers or advertisements (unless they are embedded in the film)
  • staff trained in autism awareness
  • disabled access
  • chill out zone, where available
  • freedom to move around and sit where you like
  • bring your own food and drink
  • free entry for carers with valid CEA Card.