Saturday 16th February 2019, 7pm – Film Screening & Raffle
In support of PFP, The Ilminster Film Club will be showing the acclaimed movie, I am not a Witch, and our latest film, ‘Me and You, One People’. This powerful documentary follows the stories of Saidu, Foday and O.G, the challenges they face living with disability in Sierra Leone and their potential when given equal opportunities to succeed.
Entrance (non-members): £5 per person
Wednesday 20th February 2019, 7.30pm – Quiz Night
Horton Village Hall
Romantic theme – come and join us for a quiz to test our romantic knowledge. We’re promised a wildly entertaining night with a twist. We’re not sure what that means, but our host promises us it will be huge fun ! There’ll also be a bar and raffle. Teams of 4 – 6 people
To book, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Micki Darbourne 01460 53478.
Or try your hand at our Bridge Day…
Wednesday 17th April 2019 – Bridge Day
Stocklinch Village Hall
Enjoy a day’s Bridge plus:
Coffee on arrival and two-course lunch with wine for just £12.50 per person. All for a great cause.
For more information, and to book your place, email Robrainbow5@gmail.com
The Autumn/Winter 2018 PFP Newsletter
Here’s our last newsletter of this year. It includes updates on the wonderful life changing support our partner, St Peter’s Lifeline, is providing in Kenya. You might remember some of the children we featured in our Spring edition. Children like 6 year old Tysy whose dream was to go to school. Or Silas and Silesio who were immobile and needed wheelchairs and medical assessment. We’re delighted St Peter’s has been able to help with this and more. Read the full story
- Discover more about Elspeth, Peter and Caroline’s research trip to Tanzania to meet with potential partners and research how screenings of ‘Lisilojulikana’ may be able to help support those most in need.
- A report on the brilliant work Colin and Tim have just completed in Malawi to dub ‘Lisilojulikana’ into Chichewa.
- Future View Film Group’s first completed film documentary that follows the lives of young disabled people in Sierra Leone.
- Dates for your diary including the AGM, fundraising events, and an update on the ‘Big 50k Appeal’
Click here to read the newsletter in full…
Tis the Season to be DUBBING!
Yes, we are about to make a long held dream come true and dub our international award winning film from Swahili to Chichewa – this means the huge success we have had in Kenya can be repeated in Malawi from mid 2019. We need to raise £6000 to kickstart the first phase of the dubbing project.
Our CrowdFunder Page is now live! Please help us with a donation – even a small one counts! Click here to donate
This autumn two of our PFP Volunteers, Tim & Colin will spend 2 weeks in Malawi working with actors there to record new dialogue in the native language. Colin has directed three films in Malawi and is thrilled about this latest project.
“Returning to Malawi and working on this project is very exciting. Knowing how much this film can help communities overcome fear and suspicion about disability I can’t wait to get started.”
Tim is likewise looking forward to being back in Malawi where he worked on Mbeu Yosintha in 2013.
“It will be a challenge working with local people to perform quite a skilled process but PFP was never frightened of setting themselves a challenge”
The project will be hosted by our friend and Location Manager ALFRED MTAPAONGA who has been distributing our films throughout the rural district of Ntchisi & Kasungu with our solar-powered cinema kit. The script is in translation and should be completed by Mid June – thanks to our Malawi translator (and whose idea sparked this project) LEMANI MAKINA who we worked with on another film back in 2013, ‘Mbeu Yosintha’.
We have successfully carried Stage One of the dubbing in Malawi. We worked with a wonderful group of people in KASUNGU (mid Malawi) who gave us a genuine heartfelt interpretation of the script into their language. Not just a translation but an interpretation.
You can find out more about how things are going with Malawi and other projects on our Facebook Page