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Mamoun Hassan 1937 - 2022 A Tribute

31 Aug 2022, 11:24 a.m.

We were very sad to hear of the recent death of Mamoun Hassan. Mamoun played a very significant role in the development of independent cinema in the UK and without his support Bill Douglas, and many other filmmakers, would not ...

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Shooting the Somme by Ella Wyett

11 Aug 2022, 2:20 p.m.

School student Ella Wyett is working with us again this summer. Ella here writes about our Moy-Bastie camera and the story it tells about the filming of The Battle of the Somme.

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Kids' Activities Day at the Museum 23 August 2022

29 Jul 2022, 10:57 a.m.

We are planning to run a Kids' activities day at the museum from 2-3.30pm on the afternoon of 23rd August 2022 where children aged 5-12 can make their own optical toys inspired by the artefacts we hold in the museum. ...

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The Coming of Sound by Jessica Fulton

24 Jun 2022, 1:42 p.m.

We have a new temporary exhibition just outside our lower gallery which looks at the coming of sound. The display was curated by student intern Jessica Fulton. Below Jessica discusses the impact of the coming of sound and the artefacts ...

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New Exhibition on 21st Century Cinema-Going

7 Jun 2022, 10:46 a.m.

Bill Douglas Cinema Museum volunteer Manon Gray and intern Jessica Fulton have curated a new exhibition called 21st Century Cinemagoing. The exhibition uses some of the museum’s most contemporary artefacts to look at the challenges and changes faced by cinemas ...

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