Premiere of ‘Striking Stories’ at Blackwood Miner’s Institute

Gritty Realism will be premiering ‘Striking Stories’ a new film about the 1984-1985 miner’s strike tomorrow night at Blackwood Miner’s Institute. The film is based on the reminiscences of miner’s wives and was made by young people from Senghenydd Youth Drop in Centre and St Martin’s School, Caerphilly. The film was funded by the Arts Council of Wales and will be screened alongside ‘The Man Who Was’ based on a true story about a man from Aberbargoed that changed the course of the Second World War.