February 11, 2022
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French Institute Offers Discount on Animation First 2022 Festival to the Cinema Arts Centre Community - Starts Today!

The only festival in the US dedicated to shining a light on the enduring ingenuity of French animation and its diverse representation of international artists, studios and schools, Animation First presents dozens of animated features from a variety of talented creators. This year’s highlights include 51 premieres, thought-provoking feature-length films, exciting shorts, immersive exhibits, panels with leading animators, and much more. 

FIAF is offering Cinema Arts Centre supporters a 20% discount on passes to the festival!

Grab a festival pass and rendezvous at FIAF for a selection of in-person films and events on the weekend of Fri, Feb 11th through Sun, Feb 13th. A pass also provides bonus access to an extensive separate program of films, available for online viewing from Mon, Feb 14th through Mon, Feb 21st. 

The promo code for the general pass to the full festival is AF20FT
And for individual tickets to specific films in the festival, use the promo code: AF20FP

Learn more about the festival and get your pass HERE.
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Seats Have Been Delivered - See Updates in Our Renovation Blog

As we await an updated timeline from our contractors, the work progresses. Our new seats have been delivered and new seats will be installed in all three theaters soon!

We will keep you informed as we progress toward our reopening. CLICK HERE for ongoing updates.

If you would like a by-appointment tour of our progress by Co-Director Dylan Skolnick, please contact rene@cinemaartscentre.org.

Membership expiration dates will be updated upon our reopening, adding one day back for every day of paid membership during our shut-down.
No-Fee Opportunity for Your Small Business

As we prepare to reopen, we are excited that we will once again be able to deliver the full benefits of membership, including discounts on tickets to screenings and events, Member Appreciation Mondays and more.

One of our benefits to members is exclusive discounts to local restaurants, merchants, and service providers though our Reel Deals program.

Right now, we are reaching out to all of our Reel Deals participating businesses to confirm these exclusive discounts. If you own a local business and would like to be included, please contact rene@cinemaartscentre.org.

We will be promoting our Reel Deals businesses robustly upon our reopening. There is no fee to participate, just offer our members a discount that follows our guidelines.

CLICK HERE for more info.
The Cinema Arts Centre is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. The mission of the Cinema Arts Centre is to bring the best in cinematic artistry to Long Island, and use the power of film to expand the awareness and consciousness of our community.
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Thanks to Stuart and Ginger Polisner for their historic support of our Real-to-Reel and Creativity Series.

Thanks to Lynn & Jonah Kaufman, Brandywine Living, and Goidel Law Group for their generous support of our 2020 Making Memories Programs.

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Burt and Stanley Shaffer Foundation
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