Find the world’s smallest solar powered cinema at Glastonbury this summer

May 21, 2015

solcinemaFor those lucky enough to have tickets for Glastonbury Festival on 24 – 28 June, Sol Cinema will be screening a wide range of Independent shorts on environmental themes free of charge. You will be able to find the converted caravan, which comfortably seats up to eight adults or ten children, in the Circus and Theatre Field. The team will be welcoming guests for up to six hours a day. Sol cinema has been showing films at events across the UK and Ireland since 2010, and is made from a reconditioned 1970s caravan with 80% recycled materials. A 120W solar panel is used to send the sun’s energy to a 300ah battery pack, keeping it constantly charged to run the cinema’s projector, sound system, lighting box and lap-tops. The cinema is a perfect showcase for how technology can support sustainability and bring film to wider audiences.



A recent study estimated that screen production (film and TV) in London alone produces 125,000 tonnes of CO2 each year.


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