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Born To Be Blue

The Belmont Cinema has been a dearly beloved space to see great film for myself and my father, particularly when I was growing up in the city. It was a frequent pastime for us - one film that comes to mind would be their screening of Robert Budreau's "Born To Be Blue" (a Chet Baker-inspired story). As a musician myself, I am grateful that the cinema was able to play such a movie and bring it to audiences in the local area. Long live the Belmont Cinema!

Daniel Farris

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Born To Be Blue

The Belmont Cinema has been a dearly beloved space to see great film for myself and my father, particularly when I was growing up in the city. It was a frequent pastime for us - one film that comes to mind would be their screening of Robert Budreau's "Born To Be Blue" (a Chet Baker-inspired story). As a musician myself, I am grateful that the cinema was able to play such a movie and bring it to audiences in the local area. Long live the Belmont Cinema!

Daniel Farris

Childrens Saturday morning Club

Loved the Belmont. Both as a volunteer and frequent film goer. My volunteering was helping out with the Saturday morning kids club . Helped with pre-film activities, was lots of fun.

Helen Ferguson

Every visit was a pleasure

Passing through Aberdeen each month with work for the past 10 years I always looked forward to having a free night to visit The Belmont. I saw many great films that I might not have seen elsewhere, and it always felt a little special to be seated in the Belmont. I was extremely disappointed to discover of its closure.

Richard Brotton

Double Bill

"As a film student without a student loan, it was quite difficult to save some money to be able to go to the cinema. However, when Lars Von Trier's double bill came out ten years ago, I managed to get a £10 bundle for both, which made me so happy. Even though it was a small, community cinema, the hall was fully packed for both screenings, and the atmosphere was incredible. Throughout my years as a student, and afterwards, Belmont has been my little corner of happiness and escapism, where I felt happy and safe. The cinema has always been my go-to place, and I am so excited to hear that the Belmont will once again be able to harbour so many lonely souls, like me, in the magical world of cinema."

Stefan

Magical 5th birthday

"My daughter had her fifth birthday at the Belmont - a private screening of Up. The best bit was being able to take her into the projectionists room and actually start the film - amazing."

Katherine Rigby