Margaret – 100-Year-Old Bristol City Superfan: a short documentary

Here’s our new documentary on an unusual football fan, made by young people at the BFI Film Academy 2018

Meet Margaret Dodds, Bristol City FC​’s 100-year-old superfan. Season ticket-holder Margaret talks about her unusual life, her love for the game and how sport unites people of all ages in this affecting short documentary.

Directors: Ethan Church and Tom Bridge

Camera: Molly Denton and Owen Frears

Sound: Issy Moxham-Mead

Editor: Chloe Collins-Cole

Filmmaking Mentor: Bex Rose

This short documentary was made by young people on the BFI Film Academy programme and delivered by Watershed.

The BFI Film Academy Bristol identifies and nurtures young talent (16-19-year-olds) so they have the skills and knowledge to thrive in the film industry.

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