The Cinema season in Bishop Burton Village Hall begins again on 12th September with Louise Osmond's documentary, an inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse.

The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance received its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award in the World Cinema Documentary Competition.

The Guardian's review read “…. its sheer warmth and likability, this good-natured documentary won my heart – a real-life The Full Monty or Billy Elliot or Pride.

In 2000, Jan Vokes was a barmaid and part-time Asda cleaner in the Welsh village of Cefn Fforest, a place depressed both economically and emotionally. Jan conceived the idea of organising a syndicate to breed a racehorse: drinkers in the bar would get a share in return for a weekly £10 sub. When Jan and her fellow owners cheerfully rocked up at posh racing meets, toffee-nosed types would mock. But their horse, Dream Alliance…..”

 

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