Two young FILMCLUB members from a London school scooped exclusive interviews with Ã¢â‚¬ËœNanny McPheeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ stars Emma Thomspon and Maggie Gyllenhaal on the red carpet at the star-studded premiere of Ã¢â‚¬ËœNanny McPhee and The Big BangÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ in Leicester Square last night.
11 year-old Shakara and 10 year-old Oluseum from St Saviours school in Walthamstow, London enjoyed this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was made possible by FILMCLUB, a celebrity-backed, nationwide after-school initiative to inspire children through the world of film.
Emma Thompson, who stars in the film and wrote the screenplay, is one of the schemeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s many supporters and offered the youngsters the only red carpet interview to talk about her role in the new film.
Emma Thompson is back on the big screen this week as Nanny McPhee in Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang.
Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother (Gyllenhaal) who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman’s children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons.
FILMCLUB offers school children the chance to journey through the limitless universe of film through weekly screenings, online reviewing and industry events.
Over 3800 schools have joined the initiative, with over 100,000 young people already benefiting from the exposure to inspiring and potentially life changing films every week.