Film screening and media clubs for Thanet youngsters announced

A charity that works with young people through film and media will screen a film in Broadstairs this month.

Kent Film Foundation uses film to engage young people and also runs youth programmes for talented youngsters interested in film and media careers.

The charity has partnered with local film production company Violet Pictures through funding from the British Film Institute to continue a girl’s film club that began last summer through Arts Council support.

As part of International Women’s Week, the girl’s film club will be screening the documentary film they devised, filmed and directed themselves following their experiences of performing their Shakespeare’s Women show at Ramsgate Tunnels as part of the Ramsgate Festival last summer.  The documentary is 45 minutes long and is screened alongside their first music video, Little Trinkets by Ramsgate singer-songwriters Melodie and Lucy Karczewski, which is directed by Georgi Holter from Margate.

Kent Film Foundation will be running several new film clubs for youth based in the area. The foundation is highly regarded and attracts professional film mentors and guest speakers from a range of film and television industry professionals through its impressive network.

YOUNG PEOPLE  INTERESTED IN FILM AND MEDIA CAREERS:

If you are aged between 15 and 19 and interested in working behind the camera in any of the following areas: camera, sound, art department, hair and make up, producing, directing or would like to find out more about the hundreds of other careers that go in to making a film then come along to the new film club beginning on the first Tuesday of every month  beginning Tuesday 7th March, membership is free.

Also welcome are those interested in screenwriting or film journalism or any of the areas of post production such as editing, sound design, music score, special effects.

JOIN THE LGBT YOUTH FILM CLUB: 

Second Thursday of every month beginning Thursday 9th March, a social film club in a safe environment to watch LGBT films and socialise and maybe make some films too – free membership

Both clubs run from 5pm – 7pm and are free to enter. Film Clubs are held at 10 Cliff Street, Ramsgate and in school term time only.

Come and watch, discuss and make films with like-minded young people with professional film mentors and guest speakers and opportunities to create your own work with guidance.

Just turn up or for more information call 07808 853024 or email: kentfilmfoundation@gmail.com 

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