Earlier this year Dalston’s Rio Cinema announced an ambitious fund-raising initiative – RioGeneration – with the aim of renovating the cinema, adding a precious second screen and securing the future of a building with a history stretching back over 100 years.
As a local business with film at its heart Glass Eye was keen to get involved. Following a meeting with the cinema’s Executive Director, Oliver Meek, whose vision for the Rio is an energised and inspiring one, we made a donation to cover two new quad poster boxes for the cinema exterior – a good fit given that some of the artwork they display will have been finished by our own fair hand!
With the work due to be completed early next year we’re planning to mark the launch with something a little bit special so – in the truest possible sense of the expression – watch this space…
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