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Free film showing - Black Gold, 7 December

1 December 2011

Film showing of Black Gold, followed by Q&A from director / co-producer Nick Francis, Wednesday 7 December at 7pm, Harrow Campus – The Auditorium, Queen’s Building (Block L)

To spread awareness on the issues surrounding Fairtrade, University of Westminster is holding a free film screening of Black Gold, a film by Nick and Marc Francis.

The screening, will be followed by a question and answers session from Nick Francis, the film’s director / co-producer, who will be fielding questions from the audience on the making and content of the film and related issues.

The film is open to students and staff of the University of Westminster, and the members of the public who arrive early enough to sign in.

Reviews of the film include -

“Riveting and jaw-dropping..” LA TIMES

“Remarkable - A moving but scandalous story. Black Gold has extraordinary power” DAILY TELEGRAPH

“EXCELLENT - angry, good-humoured and essential.” OBSERVER

“Visually ravishing... The Francises are aces behind the camera” VARIETY

Film Screening – Black Gold, followed by Q&A - Wednesday 7 December at 7pm, Harrow Campus – The Auditorium, Queens Building (Block L)

Read more information about the film

For further information about the screening please contact m.mackeith@westminster.ac.uk


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