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Autism-Friendly Cinema Screenings

Autism-friendly screenings are sometimes called relaxed or sensory-friendly screenings. Adjustments are made to reduce stress and sensory input, such as low lighting and sound, freedom to move and staff trained in autism awareness.

Dimensions have kindly shared a list of upcoming national autism-friendly cinema screenings:

Upcoming autism-friendly cinema screenings

Here are the upcoming films for our partner cinemas. Please visit their webpage for full details:

  • Cineworld – Barbie on Sunday September 3rd
    See an autism-friendly screening of Barbie on Sunday September 3rd at 11am.
    Please note that Cineworld Enfield location will be showing their screening on Saturday September 2nd at 11am.
  • The Light – Various
    The Light has a variety of screenings scheduled across their cinemas. Please visit their page to find out what’s showing near you.
  • Showcase – Various
    See an autism-friendly screening, at 10am, of:
    • Elemental on 9th July
    • How To Train Your Dragon on 16th July
    • The Barbie Movie on 23rd July
    • The Barbie Movie on 30th July
  • Picturehouse – Various
    See an autism-friendly screening of:
    • Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical Singalong on 13 August
    • The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2D) on 20 August
    • Puss in Boots: The Last Wish on 27 August
    • The Little Mermaid (2023) on 17 September

Times vary by location.