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Red Tails

Event Information

To coincide with the release of our resource on the film Film Education held a special preview screening of Red Tails which was followed by a Q&A with actor Cuba Gooding Jr and producer Rick McCallum.  Over 700 secondary school students from all over London attended the screening and participated in the Q&A at the Odeon Leicester Square.  Students from Newham Sixth Form College had the opportunity to participate in a talkback session after the screening and our Young Film Critic winner Lizzie Daniels was invited to interview Rick McCallum and Cuba Gooding Jr for her article on the screening.

Date: 22 May 2012

Venue: Odeon Leicester Square

Red Tails [12A, 124]

Inspired by the true story of World War II’s first African American fighter squadron, Red Tails tells the tale of the heroic 332nd fighter group of the U.S. Army Air Corps who overcame racial discrimination to become one of the most distinguished squadrons in World War II.