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Fitting fundraiser takes place to remember former Cinema City manager

PUBLISHED: 11:40 14 June 2019 | UPDATED: 11:57 14 June 2019

L0395 Kingsley Canham at Cinema City Archant 1997

L0395 Kingsley Canham at Cinema City Archant 1997

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A city cinema is holding a charity screening to remember a true champion of film.

Kingsley Canham who worked as a programmer at Cinema City in Norwich. Picture: James BassKingsley Canham who worked as a programmer at Cinema City in Norwich. Picture: James Bass

All profits from the screening in Picturehouse will be donated to Alzheimer's Research UK in memory of former Cinema City manager and programmer, Kingsley Canham.

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Mr Canham, who died in July 2018, was originally from South Africa and moved to London at the age of 18. He became a dedicated member of the BFI National Film Theatre.

Deborah Allison, senior programmer for Picturehouse Cinemas, worked with Mr Canham for many years and said: "Kingsley's contributions to Cinema City were immense. We're delighted to be partnering with his family to celebrate his life and legacy with a truly fantastic film."

Kingsley Canham was manager and programmer at Cinema City in Norwich between 1979 and 2002. Photo: ArchantKingsley Canham was manager and programmer at Cinema City in Norwich between 1979 and 2002. Photo: Archant

Kingsley son, Chris Canham said: "There was much deliberation over choice of film. However, STOP MAKING SENSE (1984) is a film that the family remember him screening on its initial run."

The screening will take place on Saturday, July 6 at 6.15pm and tickets can be bought by calling 0871 9025747.

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