Film Screening - 'Leave to Remain' - 22nd September

As part of this year's Bedford Film Festival, Yarl's Wood Befrienders will be hosting a screening of 'Leave to Remain', followed by a Q & A with the film's director, Bruce Goodinson:

6:30pm, Tues 22nd September
The Quarry Theatre, 26 St Peters St, Bedford, MK40 2NN

- 6:30pm -  Information session for anyone wanting to find out more about Yarl's Wood Befrienders

- 7:30pm -  Film screening 'Leave to Remain'

- 9:00pm -  Q & A with writer and director, Bruce Goodinson; Bedford and Kempston MP, Richard Fuller; Paul Pateman, local social worker working with young asylum seekers; Caroline Clark, Yarl's Wood Befrienders

"Leave to Remain’ is a provocative coming of age story about a young Afghan boy who’s arrival sets off a chain of events that jeopardises the future of those closest to him. Unwittingly he plays an unimaginable game of chance where winning and getting Leave to Remain to stay in the UK is not always what it seems, and all hope hinges on just how good a story he can tell."

Tickets: £5 (including bag of popcorn) from

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All welcome!


Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 18:30