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Mobile Movies

I am once again Chair of my kids' school Parent Council. I have spent alot of time over the summer looking into different fundraising ideas and have come up with what I hope will be a real winner!! I have organised for a mobile movie company to come to the school and screen 2 films which are fairly recent. The criteria is that a movie has to have been on general release for 4 weeks before it can be shown by a mobile cinema company. Since we live 25 miles from our nearest cinema I think it might work. Although it has been a tough search as there are plenty firms in England and I have only been able to find one in Scotland prepared to travel to our area. 
We are able to screen two films to a combined audience of 500. In order to break even seats need to be sold at £1.25 so we can still make a fair profit and undercut the cinema by a fair whack if we pitch the ticket price realistically.
The kids are going to get a chance to vote for the movie they would like to be shown. Choices are
The Smurfs
Mr Popper's Penguins
Spy Kids 4
Dolphin Tale
There is a fight in my house between my three as two want Spy Kids 4 and my daughter wants The Smurfs! I know which one I'd rather see and it is not the blue and whte, 3 apples high dudes!!
Notes went out to all the children yesterday so I will hopefully know how well this notion has been received before too long. I hope the older kids choose Super 8 or Captain America, both of these look awesome.
I really hope it is a success as potentially we could raise enough money to cover the normal out goings we have in the form of school trips etc with this one event. 

posted on Sept 20, 2011 3:12 AM ()


I vote for the penguins and the dolphins, but I'm not a little kid.
comment by troutbend on Sept 22, 2011 11:08 AM ()
It sounds like a great idea. I hope you make lots and lots of money for the kids.
comment by nittineedles on Sept 20, 2011 10:28 AM ()
What a great idea! I think it will be a raging success. Super 8 looked good to me as well...
comment by kristilyn3 on Sept 20, 2011 7:35 AM ()

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