Faith, Hope and Charity
DetailsDirector: Paedar Sweeney Country: UK
Cert: TBC Year: 2014 Length: 36 mins
Part of an evening celebrating the voluntary sector and community spirit, followed by Ken Loach's (final?) film Jimmy's Hall.
Faith, Hope and Charity is the name of the Heritage Lottery Funded Film which is being made to celebrate 110 years of voluntary service in Carlisle.
The film, a drama follows activity through the ages, beginning with the paternalist Carlisle Charitable Organisation Society set up in 1904, to relieve the worst effects of poverty, its transformation into a Society providing Social Service and welfare in the inter-war period and onward to an organisation involved in the mobilisation of voluntary action in post World War 2 Carlisle. The film dramatises events and stories taken out of Annual reports and minute books such as the establishment of Currock House, one of the first Community Centres in England, the settlement of Vietnamese (boat people) families in Carlisle and the running of the Tourist Information centre in the City and more…