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WW1 Film Evening: Cornish Tommies
November 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmFREE
A programme of films in honour of WWI’s 100th Anniversary
To mark the centenary of the Armistice and in remembrance of all the soldiers of WWI, C Flym are supporting a season of WW1 themed films.
On the 15th November, the museum will be showing a 12 minute film entitled ‘Cornish Tommies: From War to Peace’ and the seminal work ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’
The evening is donation entry.
Cornish Tommies: From War to Peace
Dir. Gemma Wearing
Directed by young Cornish graduates, Cornish Tommies tells the story of an 18 year old Cornish miner from St Agnes called up in 1917. He served in the trenches in the last year of the war where he was severely injured. Evacuated to Blighty, he was awarded the DCM (Distinguished Conduct Medal) and set- tled back in his village where he was a noted singer in the village choir.
Running time: Approximately 12 mins (TBC)
All Quiet on the Western Front
Dir. Lewis Milestone, 1930
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.
Running time: 129 mins