Govan Young in Malta

Govan Young in Malta

Issued: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 12:52:00 BST

Govan Young, a documentary film about medieval Govan, continued its run on the international film festival circuit with a screening at the Kinemastik Short Film Festival in Malta.

The film follows a group of local schoolchildren from Govan’s Pirie Park Primary as, aided by Professor Stephen Driscoll, an historical archaeologist at the University of Glasgow, they learn the rarely-told story of the Viking invasion of central Scotland and the subsequent establishment of the medieval kingdom of Strathclyde, which had its spiritual centre in Govan.

Dr David Archibald of the University’s School of Culture and Creative Arts co-directed and produced the film along with Martin Clark and Cara Connolly from local production company, Connolly Clark Films.

Keep an eye out for screenings closer to home coming soon.

Follow the film's progress via the Facebook page and twitter account: twitter.com/govanyoungfilm
For more info about the film or to discuss possible screenings, contact David at david.archibald@glasgow.ac.uk


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