Cinema screening of The Artist to raise charity funds
mark Motor Neurone Disease awareness month, a special screening
of a film is to be held at Burnham-On-Sea's Ritz Cinema on Monday
profits will go to the South and West Somerset Branch of the Motor
Neurone Disease Association, a
national charity that supports patients, carers and families.
this area activities are co-ordinated by the regional branch whose
Chairman, Mike Price, lives in Burnham. His partner, Jayne, died
in 2012 from MND.
a previous and very successful screening of the Eddie Redmayne
/ Stephen Hawking film, and in recognition of the theme of this
years 'Silence Speaks' MND awareness campaign, we are having
a special screening of the five-Oscar winning modern silent film
"The Artist", said Mike.
story takes place in Hollywood, between 1927 and 1932, and focuses
on the relationship of an older film star and a rising young actress
as silent cinema falls out of fashion and is replaced by talkies.
open at 1.30pm with the film starting at 2.00pm. Tickets are £5
each and can be obtained from The Ritz on 01278 794123.