On 20 December at 17:00 at the Documentary Film Centre (Zubowski bulvar, 2) we will screen a film by Julie Moggan, Guilty Pleasures.
Mills & Boon sell over seven million romance novels a year in the UK and export to 109 countries around the world, with annual global sales of 200 million. This film examines the allure of the fantasy world created by Mills & Boon, introducing three enthusiasts who want to believe that the romantic fantasy can transcend their everyday lives.
The screening will be in English with no translation. After the screening there will be a discussion with Alex Zagorac, the CELTA and DELTA certified BKC-IH tutor, who is a specialist in communicative methodology.
All visitors will have chance to win prizes from the British Council and partners — books on British arts and culture.
Attendance is free, registration is required. Age category — 18 +.
Demure Japanese housewife Hiroko yearns to be swept off her feet by a dashing David Beckham look-alike. When she takes up ballroom dancing lessons with dishy Mr. Iijima, will fantasy become reality? Feisty Indian princess Shumita has grown tired of playing the victim since her debonair husband left her for a younger woman. Deep down she knows she’s the true love of his life and she’s out to get him back. Single Mum Shirley has finally found true love with her very own Mills & Boon hero. But her knight in shining armour has his dark side: together they must find a way to hold onto their happy ending. Sexy romance cover model Stephen can get any woman he wants. But he won’t settle for anything less than his ’eternal flame’ and he’s having trouble finding her. Five heroes, four continents, one dream of true love.Because real life begins where Mills & Boon ends.