film screening in Highbridge shines spotlight on community
free community screening of a classic wartime documentary will
be held in Highbridge later this month.
Film in association with Highbridge U3A are holding the screening
of the Ken Loach film 'The Spirit of 45' at Highbridge Community
Hall at 2pm on 21st May.
screening will be followed by a short panel discussion and refreshments.
Young filmmakers will also be on hand hoping to capture local
peoples memories of that period and to explore whether community
spirit in this country could be rekindled to make such an impact
film is an impassioned documentary about how the spirit of unity,
which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to
create a vision of a fairer, united society. Director Ken Loach
used film from Britains regional and national archives,
alongside sound recordings and contemporary interviews, to create
it," a spokeswoman for the event told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
To reserve a free ticket, call 01278 433187 or pop into the Highbridge
U3A Coffee Mornings at Highbridge Community Hall on Wednesday
between 10am - 12pm.
The screening forms part of Talking Communities, an initiative
by local charity Somerset Film and funded by Awards for All.