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Film starring actor Michael Sheen to be premiered at the University of Central Lancashire

Posted on - 21st July, 2016 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Things to Do in and around Preston, UCLan, University campus

A River

The new film “A River” starring actor Michael Sheen will be premiered at the University of Central Lancashire on 29 July from 7pm.

The Northern Premier, which will showcase and discussĀ the visually stunning film directed by Anthony Tombling, will take place in conjunction with Friends of the Earth, Creative Communities Group, and Renewable Energy Alliance Lancashire.

The narrative explores the history of the River Afan in South West Wales, currently under threat from pollution by gas and oil giants, and plots its journey from a precarious past to an uncertain future.

Including heartfelt testimonials from local residents, incisive narration from Michael Sheen and original music composed by Robert Del Naja & Euan Dickson of Massive Attack, the film has been deemed a ā€˜must seeā€™ for communities engaged in struggle for environmental and social justice.

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The evening will also feature guest speaker Keith Ross andĀ will be held at Mitchell & Kenyon Cinema in the Foster Bilduing, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE.

See the trailer below for A River

A River Trailer. from Unit 3 Films on Vimeo.

To purchase tickets for the non-profit community event, visit www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-river-film-screening-discussion-ticketsĀ or follow the Facebook Page.

Are you going to the premier? Have you watched the trailer? Let us know in the comments below

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