Back to the Cinema: Inspire Festival Audience Testimonies

Inspire Film Festival

Thursday 29 July


We asked Inspire Film Festival to capture some words from their young audiences about returning to cinemas. Here's what they had to say...

Mispa Age: 8
What's your favourite film? Aladdin
What have you missed most about going to the cinema? The popcorn!
What film character reminds you of yourself? Princess Jasmine (Aladdin)
Why? I like her clothes. They're amazing.

Mr Hussain Age: “Thirty Something”
What's your favourite film? Me and the family really like the Eagle Huntress
What have you missed most about going to the cinema? Being in a dark room
What film character reminds you of yourself? Probably the proud dad in the Eagle Huntress
Why? As a parent I can relate to his story

Adam Age: 9
What's your favourite film? Jumanji
What have you missed most about going to the cinema? Going with my mum and dad.
What film character reminds you of yourself? Kevin Hart's character!
Why? He’s funny!

Mr Uddin Age: “Old enough to remember VHS”
What's your favourite film? The Goonies
What have you missed most about going to the cinema? Watching a film with an audience.
What film character reminds you of yourself? Sean Astin is great in it.
Why? I’m an 80s kids and growing up we had a gang like that.

Amina Age: 7
What's your favourite film? Frozen!
What have you missed most about going to the cinema? Ice cream!
What film character reminds you of yourself? Anna
Why? I sing like her.

Inspire Film Festival was part of Film Feels Hopeful and took place between 14-30 July 2021.


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