With the Olympic games almost upon the city of London this summer, a wave of optimism is prevalent throughout the streets of the city capital and Londoners are in an extreme state of excitement and anticipation for the games arrival. The impact the Olympics will have on London and furthermore Great Britain for the matter is considered to be unprecedented, so far we are already seeing the cultural significance the games is having with a host of community acts and groups celebrating the coming of the Olympics through varying mediums of performance.
With just under 50 days to go for the Olympics, this milestone sees the release of a new British picture that celebrates and captures the true spirit of the Olympic dream in all its glory. Brought to life by writer of cult urban films Kidulthood and Adulthood, Noel Clarke, ‘Fast Girls’ tells the story of the rivalry between two ambitious female track runners, both who come from different ends of society. Starring a wealth of British acting talent the likes of Rubert Graves, Noel Clarke and Eastenders actress Tiana Benjamin, the film also introduces a host of new and exciting young acting talent.
Enjoying its UK premiere at the Leicester Square ODEON cinema on Thursday 7th June 2012, all the stars were out in force to promote the first showing of this hugely anticipated film that celebrates the Olympic dream. Down at Leicester Square were WinkBall video reporters Archie and Zoe who were speaking to fans who had come to see the film. Asking them what they knew about the film, they were asked what kind of aspirational message did the film manage to send out to youngsters with big dreams? With the Olympics almost upon us, attendees were also asked how they were feleing about the impending arrival of the world’s biggest event to London and whether or not they thought the Games would have a positive impact on Great Britain.