Clash (2016)

Clash (2016)

Sunday 20th May 7pm
Stony Scala Film Club, The Cock Hotel MK 11 1AH
The movie stunningly replicates that sense of inside and outside that must be felt by witnesses to any historic moment: the private debate, the enclosed conflict, and the theatre of confrontation unfolding beyond. What a dynamic piece of cinema!  Peter Bradshaw The Guardian

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Friday 25th May, 7.30pm
MK Gallery Events Space
“Martin McDonagh’s blackly comic drama dares to be messy and difficult, wrongfooting its audience while remaining staggeringly entertaining” Rachel Aroesti The Guardian

Announcing “NEW for MK” Vagabond Film Festival 26-29 July

Announcing “NEW for MK” Vagabond Film Festival 26-29 July

We are recruiting for Part – Time Freelance Vagabond Film Festival Communications Coordinator and Engagement & Production Assistant Deadline 21st May

The Ballad of Shirley Collins (2017)

The Ballad of Shirley Collins (2017)

Friday 18th May, 7.30pm
MK Gallery, MK9 3PX
Shirley Collins’ battle to rise phoenix-like from long silent ashes.

We are celebrating 10 years of Independent Cinema Milton Keynes!

We are celebrating 10 years of Independent Cinema Milton Keynes!

Thanks to all the volunteers, artists, partners, funders and collaborators for helping us to reach our 10 year milestone.

The Zerena Project – a documentary film about an alien in mk

The Zerena Project – a documentary film about an alien in mk

Find out more about our documentary film in development

Vagabond Cinema

Vagabond Cinema

Our touring cinema project working with venues and organisations to bring exciting screening events across Milton Keynes. Please get in touch if you would like to put on a screening event in your community

About us

Independent Cinema Milton Keynes (ICMK)

ClqHUSgXEAAif0NIndependent Cinema Milton Keynes creates memorable encounters with moving image, producing film programmes and celebratory events that reveal untold stories and unseen perspectives.

ICMK develops the skills and profile of filmmakers from the city and the region, helping to bring distinct new talent to our screens.  We co- programme Friday Night Films at MK Gallery and produce events with a wide variety of organisations and groups.

ICMK started in November 2007. The idea to buy a 1911 cinema building and open an arts cinema. In 2008 the recession hit, our plans changed and they have changed several times since, but it hasn’t stopped us.  Last year, ICMK recorded 3936 attendances at events, screened 96 films across Milton Keynes with 33 artists, filmmakers and musicians, 14 groups and 52 volunteers.

This year we are are going to try to turn all of the work we have developed, the staff time, the volunteer hours too many to mention, the track record, the creative successes, the failures, (I know we are not supposed to mention those), the wonderful relationships we have made into something extraordinary. So watch this space…

Independent Cinema Milton Keynes (ICMK) Ltd is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1149744 and a Company Limited by Guarantee No. 07111208

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Funders and Partners

We gratefully acknowledge the support of our funders and partners



Are you a Filmmaker? 

We have created a strong networking group, that runs test screening events, collaborates together, runs filmmaking competitions, 48 hour film challenges, talks and workshops; supporting the development of talent from our region.


Milton Keynes Film Network

MK Gallery Events Space, MK9 3PX

Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month; with other events at different times. £3/ £2 entry. For more information contact Davin Jeayes


ICMK has a wide variety of ways to get involved:

From administration, trusteeship, fundraising,  supporting our regular programmes, taking part in specially commissioned projects or assisting filmmaking projects – it is never boring. We welcome new people and all the skills that you bring, so don’t be shy get in touch and find out more



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Booking Information

Independent Cinema Milton Keynes works with venues and organisations to create film programmes and to produce special events.

Friday Night Films at MK Gallery Events Space MK9 3PX

A pop-up cinema offering an alternative film experience every Friday at MK Gallery’s Events Space. Programmed by Independent Cinema MK in association with MK Gallery. Enjoy new releases, short films, special events, screen talks and curated film seasons The screen bar provides modestly priced wine, beer, and soft drinks.

Tickets £5 (£3 Concessions) via or call 01908 678900

Stony Scala Film Club The Cock Hotel, MK11 1AH

Screening a wonderful selection of award winning films usually on the third Sunday of each month.

Bar open

Tickets £5/£4 concession reservations via

Tracks: Wolverton Children’s Cinema Scout Hall, Furze Way, MK12 5AQ

Refreshments served

Screens special films from around the world for children. Aimed at ages 8- 12, but brothers and sisters are very welcome too, we even let parents in as long as they are well behaved.

Tickets: £3 or £10 Family available from Mrs Bees Emporium, 73 Church Street, Wolverton or reserved via

Vagabond Cinema Special Events – Everywhere or Nowhere

These events could be anywhere – yes we have screened on roofs and in beach huts! So you need to check on the What’s On page itself to obtain information about tickets or email for more information.



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