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Pilrig St Paul's Church
1B Pilrig Street, EH6 5AH Edinburgh, United Kingdom
'Nae Pasaran!’ Special Fundraising Screening for Refugees in collaboration with Leith Community Cinema.
TICKETS AT THE DOOR (limited seating- be early to avoid disappointment)
With special Chilean friends & guests.
All funds raised will support three charities supporting displaced people in Scotland and abroad.
* Bikes for Refugees (Scotland)- refurbishing donated bikes for free distribution to refugees and asylum seekers.
* Refugee Community Kitchen (RCK)- serving hot nourishing meals to displaced people home and abroad.
* CRIBS International- providing homes in Greece for pregnant refugee women and families with new babies.
ENTRY- Suggested min donation at the door £10. Refugees & Asylum seekers free entry. (100 seat capacity).
FOOD- We will be serving hot and cold traditional Chilean food. Come and share some food with us before the start of the film. Pay What You Can Afford.
Presentations- There will be short (5mins) talks from each of the refugee charities.
Doors Open 6.30pm.
Followed by drinks in the
'Brass Monkey' bar (next door)- an opportunity to meet all the charities represented in person.
**Please note the cinema has a capacity of 100 seating. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU- PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD 💞!
Felipe Bustos Sierra’s feature charts the incredible true story of the Scots who managed to ground half of Chile’s Air Force, from the other side of the world, in the longest single act of solidarity against Pinochet’s brutal dictatorship.
In 1974 a group of workers at the Rolls Royce factory in East Kilbride showed their support for the people of Chile by refusing to carry out the vital repairs of engines for Hawker Hunter planes, which had been used during the brutal military coup in September 1973. The boycott endured for four years but the Scottish workers never knew what impact they had; it was a matter of conscience and an act of solidarity. Bustos Sierra – himself the Scotland-based son of a Chilean exile – reunites inspirational figures Bob Fulton, Robert Somerville, Stuart Barrie and John Keenan to hear their story.