Oct 17

One Direction Event Cinema release breaks global records

Global pop superstars One Direction broke more records this weekend with the screening of their Where We Are Tour in cinemas across 78 countries in an unprecedented 3,400 screens worldwide. Arts Alliance, the country’s leading producer of Event Cinema, worked with Sony Music, Syco, Modest! and producing partners Fulwell to bring One Direction – Where…

Oct 06

Park Circus joins Arts Alliance

Classic Movies take centre stage inside leading Event Cinema business as Arts Alliance announce that it has completed its investment in Park Circus, the Scottish-based, global distributor of Classic Feature Films. Park Circus Ltd, established in 2003, represents the distribution of over 20,000 titles from the majority of the Hollywood film studios as well as those…

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Past Events

  • One Direction: Where We Are – The Concert Film

    Global pop superstars, One Direction, brought their record breaking ‘Where We Are’ world tour to cinemas around the globe for one weekend only on 11th and 12th October 2014 with their first ever full concert movie on the big screen.

    Released in a record breaking 78 countries on an unprecedented 3,400 screens worldwide, fans had the opportunity to join Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis on their sell-out tour for the full One Direction concert experience.

    Recorded at Milan’s iconic San Siro stadium, the film captured 75 mins of heart-pounding live concert highlights, along with a peek behind the scenes in a never-seen-before interview with the band.

    The event was the largest ever global Event Cinema release with an estimated total Box Office of $15M.

  • Hermitage Revealed

    The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world holding over 3 million treasures and boasting more curators than any other art institution. To mark the momentous occasion of its 250th anniversary the museum opened its doors for the filming of Hermitage Revealed – a cinematic event for all fans of art, architecture and the culture and history of Russia.

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Globe On Screen

    Shakespeare’s teasing, glittering, hilarious and amazingly inventive play showcases some of his most dazzling dramatic poetry with its seriousness only fleetingly glimpsed beneath the dreamlike surface. Starring Olivier Award-winner Michelle Terry and directed by Globe Artistic Director Dominic Dromgoole.

    Read more about the Globe on Screen season in cinemas

  • Macbeth

    Globe on Screen

    From its mesmerising first moments to the last fulfilment of the witches’ prophecy, Shakespeare’s gripping account of the profoundest engagement with the forces of evil enthrals the imagination. Eve Best’s directorial debut stars double Olivier Award-winner Samantha Spiro and Lord Of The Rings’s Billy Boyd.

    Read about other releases from the Globe on Screen season in cinemas

  • The Tempest

    Globe on Screen

    Imbued with a spirit of magic and the supernatural, The Tempest is Shakespeare’s late great masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment. Starring double Olivier Award-winner Roger Allam and Colin Morgan from BBC’s Merlin.

    Read more about Globe on Screen releases in cinemas

  • Swedish House Mafia: Leave the World Behind

    Who walks away from success? In just a few years electronic dance trio Swedish House Mafia were amongst the biggest, highest paid names in dance music. Yet, despite their success, in June 2012 the group announced they were to split following a spectacular farewell world tour.

    Directed by Christian Larson, ‘Leave the World Behind’ allowed audiences worldwide to experience these mind-blowing live shows from the group’s final days, including never-before-seen interviews and exclusive concert footage alongside intimate backstage access bringing the fans closer to the artists and their music than ever before.

  • The Sleeping Beauty

    Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2013-14

    In ‘The Sleeping Beauty’, cinema audiences journeyed with The Royal Ballet to an enchanted world of princesses, fairy godmothers and magic spells in a live broadcast of Petipa’s classic ballet.

  • Goldfrapp: Tales of Us

    ‘Tales of Us’ was a unique cinema event marking the return of one of music’s most breathtaking and critically acclaimed artists. A never before seen film inspired by the remarkable new album, followed by an intimate live performance exclusively for cinema audiences, resulted in a stunning state of the art audio and visual cinema experience.

  • Don Giovanni

    Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2013-14

    Kasper Holten, ROH Director of Opera, presented a mesmerizing live broadcast of his new production of Mozart’s sublime tragicomedy.

  • Giselle

    Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2013-14

    The greatest of all Romantic ballets and a tale of betrayal, supernatural spirits and love that transcends death; Peter Wright’s production of Giselle was presented by Darcey Bussell in a relay live from the Royal Opera House.

  • Parsifal

    Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2013-14

    Wagner’s final great masterpiece returned to Covent Garden in an inventive new staging by Stephen Langridge, beamed live to cinemas around the world.

  • The Nutcracker

    Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2013-14

    One of the best-loved of all ballets, The Nutcracker tells the story of how a young girl’s enchanted present leads her on a wonderful adventure, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s glittering score. Broadcast live to cinema audiences worldwide in December 2013.

  • Coldplay Live 2012

    Three amazing shows in one brilliant film of Coldplay’s extraordinary Mylo Xyloto world tour. World-conquering British rock band Coldplay released their fifth album ‘Mylo Xyloto’ to rave reviews in October 2011, topping the charts around the world. Including footage from shows at Paris’s Stade de France, Montreal’s Bell Centre and the band’s triumphant Pyramid Stage headline performance at Glastonbury 2011, ‘Coldplay Live 2012’ allowed cinema audiences worldwide to experience this spectacular live concert. Director Paul Dugdale was previously responsible for Adele’s ‘Live at the Royal Albert Hall, London’ and The Prodigy’s ‘World’s On Fire’ concert films.

  • Les Vêpres Siciliennes

    Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2013-14

    The Royal Opera’s first ever staging of Verdi’s grand opera, directed by Stefan Herheim in his UK debut, with Antonio Pappano conducting a world-class cast including Erwin Schrott, Bryan Hymel and Lianna Haroutounian.

  • Don Quixote

    Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2013-14

    Carlos Acosta’s exuberant production of this classic tale of friendship, love and loyalty, bursting with joie de vivre.

  • Turandot

    Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season 2013-14

    Cinema audiences were invited to join The Royal Opera with a live relay of their spectacular 2013 Season opener, Andrei Serban’s production of Puccini’s exotic final opera.

  • Springsteen & I

    Springsteen & I is a documentary by the fans, for the fans. It features video footage of dedicated fans from all over the world and includes previously unseen archive footage of Bruce in action. It is a truly heartfelt and passionate film which will turn you into a fan yourself, if you are not one already. The film was distributed across 2,500 cinema screens to over 50 countries in 2013.

  • Andrea Bocelli: Love in Portofino

    Andrea Bocelli’s global cinema debut, a breath-taking film of the ‘Love In Portofino’ concert, released around the world to allow cinema audiences to experience the world’s most beloved tenor performing the world’s greatest love songs in one of the most romantic settings on earth.

    Captured live in August 2012, Andrea Bocelli and musical host David Foster perform and share the stage with a sensational ensemble of supporting talent, including Caroline Campbell on violin, German star Helene Fischer and Brazilian singer-songwriter Sandy on vocals, Chris Botti playing trumpet, and Bocelli’s fiancée Veronica Berti joining him for a duet of Something Stupid, all backed by a 40 piece orchestra & rhythm section. The film also features an exclusive cinema interview with Bocelli and family filmed at his Italian home.

  • George Harrison: Living In The Material World

    Using rare and never-before-seen footage from George Harrison’s childhood, his years as a Beatle, and the ups and downs of his solo career, Academy-Award-winning director Martin Scorsese traces the arc of George’s journey from his birth in 1943 to his passing in 2001. Despite its epic reach, the film is deeply personal. Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono, and Olivia and Dhani Harrison, among many others, talk openly about George’s many gifts and contradictions and reveal the lives they shared together.

  • Pearl Jam Twenty

    A documentary on the band Pearl Jam that marks their 20th anniversary in the year 2011.

  • Kylie 3D: Aphrodite Les Folies

    Kylie Minogue performs songs from her album Aphrodite and classic hits in her Les Folie Tour, recorded in London on the 11th and 12th of April 2011.

  • Foo Fighters: Back and Forth

    Foo Fighters Back And Forth chronicles the 16 year history of the Foo Fighters: from the band’s very first songs created as cassette demos Dave Grohl recorded during his tenure as Nirvana’s drummer, through its ascent to their Grammy-winning, multi-platinum, arena and stadium headlining status as one of the biggest rock bands on the planet.

  • Prodigy: World’s On Fire

    World’s on Fire is the first live album and second DVD by English electronic dance music band The Prodigy, released on 11 May 2011.


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A. If there isn’t a screening in your area, or if you’ve missed a limited screening run, we’d recommend you contact your local cinema to find out if there could be a screening in future. Our releases often return to screens for encores.

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