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Cinema glosses over 'Fifty Shades' row 01.04.15

A CINEMA that was wrongly accused of censoring this year's raunchiest film has glossed over the episode by painting its exterior 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.
Buncrana Cinema was left reeling after a press report, suggesting it would not show the film on moral grounds, went viral around the world in February.
The not-for-profit cinema had in fact sought to screen the movie, starring Jamie Dornan, but was turned down by the distributors due to insufficient capacity.
Buncrana Cinema with its 'Fifty Shades of Grey' makeover on April Fool's Day.
The committee behind the cinema, has now given the exterior of their 110-year old building a makeover, using various shades of grey.
"New paint job. Just so you don't hear it from a paper first, we were close to fifty different shades but we were told (the) use of that many colours is banned," it said in a tongue-in-cheek Facebook post today.
The new paintwork has gone down a treat with the cinema's many followers - some of whom twigged that it was in fact a joke - fitting for the day that's in it.
Committee chairman Adam Rory Porter said the inaccurate reports that went viral in February had led to a negative portrayal of the area.
But the group has moved on from the controversy and they say more people than ever know about their traditional movie house.
Adam also warmly thanked the cinema's supporters, the local parish and local council for helping them in their efforts to keep the facility open for the benefit of the local community.
“I suppose there aren't too many of us community-run, not-for-profit cinemas around," said Adam.
"After all the insanity of what happened, we hope people enjoy our April Fool's joke. And, there’s always Fifty Shades Two,” he quipped.
 Adam Rory Porter.
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