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Nailsea youth group makes film about effects of drugs

A group of teenagers from a North Somerset town have produced a short film about the harmful effects of recreational drugs.

The five 16 to 19 year-olds, from Nailsea Youth House, worked with the Curzon community cinema to make it.

They were assisted by a professional director, and had the chance to use specialised equipment.

The film, Strange Faces in New Places, made it into the top 24 in the Fresh Flix youth film competition.

Grace Chadwick-Ryan, a youth worker at North Somerset Council, who runs the group, said: "We are very proud of the achievements of our young people.

"Not only have they had the opportunity to gain new skills in film-making, they have also produced a useful resource which can be watched by other young people to see the harmful effects of drugs."

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