Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Dougray Scott Goes Back To School With FilmClub

Dougray Scott has been speaking to education charity FILMCLUB, as part of its nationwide campaign ‘Power of Film’, which highlights films huge capacity to educate and inspire young people.

The actor - whose numerous film credits include Enigma, Ripley’s Game, Mission Impossible 2, Dark Water and Ever After - spoke to 150 young film fans, who are members of the film club school scheme, about his extensive film career, what inspired him to be an actor, what it was like to work in the film industry and why he believes that watching a wide variety of films is so important for young people.

The actor said, "It’s inspirational and you see people from different parts of the world, not to dissimilar to you as you perhaps thought. It can help break down prejudices and social barriers as well, and it’s an incredibly exciting event to go to watch these wonderful stories unfold before your eyes that you can be engaged with emotionally or you can just sit back and get lost for a couple of hours."

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