Barnsley College to host a global film festival – FE News

Members of the public will have the opportunity to attend the global success, The Frontier Sapiens Film Festival, as part of Barnsley College Culture Week on Tuesday 15 March.

Showcasing a selection of the best adventure, cultural and environmental films from around the world, the Frontier Sapiens Film Festival, held at the College’s Electric Theatre, Falcon Street, hopes to draw attention to those whose voices go unheard and celebrate those who are pushing boundaries or being leaders in their field.

They are driven to shine a light on the compelling stories behind individuals working for positive change in the world and the films they show have been described as captivating and thought provoking as they inspire stories of human endeavour.

Frontier Sapiens create and host a range of exciting film and speaker events to educate, entertain, inspire and move their audience. The film festival was born out of a desire to showcase the best of humanity and each year celebrates the human spirit and the untold stories of inspiring people from all walks of life.

Lee Perks, Corporate Team Leader at Barnsley College, played a key role in organizing the event. He said:

“We are delighted to welcome Frontier Sapiens to the College as they continue to tour their hugely inspiring film festival. We have been planning this for some time and hope that our guests will leave inspired and with renewed hope for the people and communities around them.

“The College is committed to transforming lives and hopes this event will be a real success. Seating is limited, so I encourage all guests to register as soon as possible!

To attend the event, people must register before Monday, March 14. Registration is completely free. The event runs from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15.

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