Miners Strike film to be shown in Durham on Gala weekend

AN award-winning documentary on the 1984-85 Miners’ Strike will be shown following the Durham Miners’ Gala.

Still the Enemy Within, which was crowd-funded and produced by Bad Bonobo Films, will be screened on Sunday July 13 at Redhills, the home of the Durham Miners’ Association in Durham City, the day after the 130th Big Meeting.

At the Sheffield International Documentary Festival,it picked up the prestigious Audience Award in the Feature category

Journalist and author Paul Mason will host a question and answer session after the showing.

We’re honoured to be invited to show our film in Durham, to the people who lived through the reality of the strike,” said director Owen Gower.

It’s an opportunity to share the stories of some of the wonderful, courageous and inspiring characters who we have had the privilege of getting to know. I hope we can give something back to the people who have taught us so much.”

The screening will be held at 1pm. Tickets cost £5 and £7 and are available from Redhills or from:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/screening-of-still-the-enemy-within-at-durham-miners-gala-tickets-11616062957

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Source –  Durham Times,  04 July 2014

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