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Award Winners Masterclass: Iwan England - Aberfan The Fight for Justice

British Academy Cymru Awards, Press Room, St David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK - 08 Oct 2017BAFTA/
Friday, 8 December 2017 - 2:00pm
RGJ Studio, Parry-Williams Building, Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DE
A chance to hear from the director of BAFTA Cymru winning documentary Aberfan:The Fight for Justice.

Iwan England

An alumnus of Aberystwyth University, Iwan returns to talk to students about the process of making the documentary. 

Aberfan: The Fight for Justice

Fifty years ago, a coal tip crashed down on a village in south Wales, killing 144 people including 116 children. Now Huw Edwards traces the story of Aberfan's decades-long battle for justice.

A cast of actors brings the tribunal to life, the script drawn from the actual evidence presented at the inquiry. Huw Edwards looks back at the testimony given. Should warnings have been heeded? Who was to blame?


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