’The Last Witness’ – a feature film screening followed by the Q&A

’The Last Witness’ – a feature film screening followed by the Q&A

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West Norwood Picturehouse

1-7 Norwood High Street

London

SE27 9JU

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'The Last Witness' – a feature film screening followed by the Q&A with director Piotr Szkopiak in conversation with Clare Mulley.

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Date: Saturday, 17 September

When: 6-8.30pm

Where: West Norwood Picturehouse, 1-7 Norwood High St, Norwood, London SE27 9JU

'The Last Witness': An ambitious journalist risks all to uncover the true identity of an Eastern European refugee and his connection to the British government’s collusion in the cover-up of one of Stalin's most notorious crimes, followed by the Q&A with director Piotr Szkopiak in conversation with Clare Mulley.

Watch the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42hkN23PjUQ

Suitable only for persons of 15 years and older. Please note: proof of age may be required.

Piotr Szkopiak is an experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in Feature Films and TV Drama. Piotr's second feature film, The Last Witness, was released in cinemas nationwide in Poland on 156 screens; in cinemas and on Digital & DVD in the UK and on Digital & DVD in the US. It has won 43 awards and was selected to screen at film festivals around the world including in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Toronto & Sydney. His first feature film, Small Time Obsession, was released theatrically in the UK with both Variety and The Guardian describing him as "a director to watch". TV drama work includes Casualty, Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators, The Coroner, Heartbeat & Father Brown. Piotr has been nominated for two BAFTA TV Awards. Born and raised in London, he speaks both Polish and English. He is a member of BAFTA.

Clare Mulley is an award-winning author and broadcaster, with a new book, Agent Zo, recently commissioned by Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Clare’s first book, The Woman Who Saved the Children, won the Daily Mail Biographers’ Club Prize, and The Spy Who Loved led to Clare being decorated with Poland’s cultural honour, the Bene Merito. Clare’s third book, The Women Who Flew for Hitler, was long-listed for the Historical Writers Association Non-Fiction Crown. All are under option. She reviews for the Spectator. TV includes contributions to series such as the BBC’s Rise of the Nazis, C5’s Secret History of WW2 and Adolf & Eva, Love & War, and More 4’s David Jason’s Secret Service. Other recent appearances include Newsnight, Sky News, BBC World News and Songs of Praise. Radio ranges from BBC R4’s Today Programme, Woman’s Hour and PM, to Times Radio with Mariella Frostrup. A popular public speaker, Clare has given a TEDx talk at Stormont, and spoken at the Houses of Parliament, Royal Albert Hall, Imperial War Museum, National Army Museum and British Library.

Enquiries: marta@stockwell.org.uk

This event is organised in partnership with Stockwell Partnership / Poles in South London project, West Norwood Picturehouse and the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London.

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