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8th June 2021, 19:53

Documentary to mark anniversary of the closure of the frontier 52 years ago today, is released

The 8th of June the anniversary of the closure of the frontier in 1969. It would not open fully for almost sixteen years. Local Company Legacy Productions has released a documentary to commemorate the event. 

Times of Closure explores the reasons, consequences and legacy of the closure. It will be screened at Leisure Cinemas as from the 22nd. The documentary contains previously unseen material and traces the political, social and military threads of the story.

Christine Vasquez asked Producer Director Stephen Cumming, whether there was anything new to tell over 50 years on.