Celebrate Independent Cinema Day

ICA is excited to announce the inaugural “Independent Cinema Day” on Saturday, January 18, 2020. This exciting new social holiday is an opportunity for moviegoers nationwide to support their local independent cinema.

Launched as part of the ICA’s “Love Local Cinema” campaign, Independent Cinema Day will highlight the importance of independent movie theaters to the economic vitality and cultural vibrancy of our communities. Across the country, independent cinemas are encouraging their local communities to catch a movie on Saturday, January 18th and share their experience on social media. Guests who attend are encouraged to take pictures and post to their preferred social media channels using the hashtags #lovelocalcinema and #independentcinemaday.

Your Voice


ICA Advocates for you

The ICA advocates on behalf of independent cinemas and their guests to strengthen the future of moviegoing. Our primary role at ICA is to give independent cinemas a voice on industry issues such as PVOD, shrinking windows and other challenges that could threaten the overall health of independents and the motion picture industry as a whole. In cooperation with our studio partners, we will continue to promote innovative pro-cinema solutions that maximizes value to our members.


The Cinema Buying Alliance is a new entity, wholly owned and managed by the ICA. CBA's mission is to make our members more profitable by giving them access to benefits and purchasing power that would not otherwise be available to them. As the nation’s only group buying program for exhibitors, CBA plays a vital role in leveling the playing field and building a competitive position for local and regional cinemas.

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