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Simon Pegg to host charity screening of Beasts of the Southern Wild in London

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Story by Jack Foley

SIMON Pegg is to host a special charity screening of the award winning and Oscar®* nominated, Beasts of the Southern Wild in aid of global charitable organisation OXFAM, on Wednesday, February 6, 2013.

Already winner of a multitude of awards, Beasts of the Southern Wild is also nominated in the upcoming 2013 Academy Awards in four categories, including best picture, best director and best actress in a leading role for little but mighty lead star Quvenzhané Wallis – the youngest ever nominee in the prestigious Awards’ history.

STUDIOCANAL and Simon Pegg present a special evening event at the renowned Mayfair Hotel, London, raising money towards Oxfam’s work overcoming poverty and suffering worldwide.

Praised by Oprah Winfrey as, “truly a work of art,” opening to worldwide acclaim and five star reviews during its theatrical run, the event will allow audiences to fundraise for charity, via ticket purchases and provide another chance to catch the magical film on the big screen in an exclusive Central London venue, ahead of the film’s release on DVD/Blu-ray on February 11, 2013.

STUDIOCANAL’s charity partner for the event, OXFAM work to fight global poverty at its roots – from life-saving emergency responses to life-changing development projects, working on long-term projects with communities determined to shape a better future for themselves and campaigning for genuine, lasting change.

OXFAM operate in 94 countries to help tackle the causes of poverty and acting fast to provide disaster relief.

Open to the public to purchase tickets, all proceeds from each ticket sold to the event will go directly to Oxfam.

Further details…

Venue: The Mayfair Hotel, London

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Time: 6:15pm arrivals, 6:50pm audience seated for 7pm screening start

Ticket cost: £10 each (Entry strictly ticket only.)

To purchase tickets, please visit the website