The Movie Memories Legacy

With the help of the Untold Motion Picture Company, we have created a short film which tells the story of the Movie Memories journey, since its launch in October 2017, and encapsulates what we have been able to achieve with funding from Life Changes Trust. Featuring members of the Movie Memories team along with memories from monthly events and a chance to see what Movie Memories looks like inside GFT.

From inception, Movie Memories was awarded three-years of funding from Life Changes Trust. This funding comes to an end on 31 March. The Movie Memories team and GFT would like to say a huge thank you to the Life Changes Trust team for their commitment to and support of this programme which has helped us transform the way that people affected by dementia access cinema in Glasgow.

We are happy to announce that from April 2022, Movie Memories will be funded for 12 months by the GCVS Glasgow Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund. This funding supports approximately 50% of the costs involved in this project. If you would like to help support Movie Memories with a donation please contact to find out more or make a donation here.

Research reveals the huge social impact of the Movie Memories programme.

New research by HammondCare has revealed that Movie Memories has a significant impact in supporting people living with dementia and their carers. For every £1 of investment in Movie Memories, the social value contribution of the programme is estimated to be £4.74.

You can read what the programme offers here.

Read the Movies Memories: How GFT built a dementia-friendly film community blog published by The Independent Cinema Office here.

How do I stay up-to-date with Movie Memories events?

For news and updates on dementia friendly screenings and events, sign up for monthly dementia-friendly event Enewsletter here. Just sign in online through your GFT account and select dementia-friendly Enewsletter.

If you have any feedback, email

From October 2017 to March 2022 this work was supported with funding from the Life Changes Trust. The Trust was funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.

As of April 2022, Movie Memories is funded by the Glasgow Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund.

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