Magazine article Screen International

Kajaki Gets Charity Previews

Magazine article Screen International

Kajaki Gets Charity Previews

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Revenue from premiere and previews of Aghan war film to go to military charities.

Afghan war thriller Kajaki. The True Story will get four preview screenings at Vue cinemas, which will raise money for four military charities supported by the production.

The film will get its London world premiere on November 12 before the filmmakers will direct-distribute the film under the banner of Alchemy Releasing.

All revenue from ticket sales for the premiere and pre-release screenings, and a portion of the profits from the film's subsequent release, will go to military charities Help for Heroes, The Royal British Legion, Walking With the Wounded and The Hashemite Commission for Disabled Soldiers.

The film depicts an incident involving a group of soldiers, mostly from the British Army's 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment [3 Para], who were trapped in a minefield while stationed at the Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan in 2006. …

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