And Violet Screening - Lennoxtown

Thursday 23rd November
As part of Adoption Week Scotland, SNP Minister Rona Mackay MSP will be hosting a screening the award winning feature film ‘And Violet’ in East Dunbartonshire.

AND VIOLET is a double winner at Arizona International Film Festival 2017, winning Best Dramatic Feature as well as a Special Jury Award for Best Performance for Hana MacKenzie. More information as well as a trailer for the film can be found here

When Violet and her adoptive mum Cathy visit a small Scottish town one summer, they are unexpectedly run into Violet’s estranged birth-mum Zoe. The mothers clash and Violet struggles to navigate this complicated relationship. Cathy struggles to help her, as she becomes increasingly confused and angry.

The meeting also triggers something in Zoe, and she decides to change the direction of her life, returning to Edinburgh. It is the city where Violet lives, but it is also a city that holds dark memories of a difficult past.

Violet and Zoe connect again and begin an illicit online communication, but Cathy finds out and ends all contact. Violet rebels against her and as Zoe self-destructively spirals out of control, Cathy has to urgently try to find a way back in to Violet’s life.

This screening will take place on the evening of Thurssday 23rd November at the Campsie Memorial Hall in Lennoxtown starting at 7:30pm. Tickets to this screening are free and you can claim yours by clicking here