The Nativity Story

DEBBIE ISITT’S latest creation ‘Nativity’ has its nationwide premiere on the 27th of November and to mark the occasion the Coventry born filmmaker is allowing the public to get a behind the scenes look at the making of the film.

The event has the slogan “Made in Coventry” considering the film was set in and shot in the city. It will give the public the chance to see and hear how the film was made, see some of the original costumes, rare scripts from the movie and inside scoop from behind the scenes.

Coventry University will be the hosting the event, which will be showcasing one of its best-known graduates. Current students will be coordinating the event, student organizer Catherine Cuello spoke about the building anticipation as the event fast approaches: “It will be a lively night full of emotions and excitement. We believe the exhibition will be very appealing and inspire those wanting to pursue a career in cinema. ‘Nativity’ is a wonderful achievement for Coventry and especially for all of those studying and wanting to get into the media industry.”

She added: “As a Coventry Student myself, it is an honor to have been part of this project and having had the opportunity to work alongside such hardworking people.”

On Tuesday the 24th Ellen Terry Foyer will host the drinks and canapé affair with the Lord Mayor of Coventry giving an opening speech before Debbie talks about the making of Nativity.

The exhibition and talk is part of a week of Coventry Conversations to coincide with graduation. The week includes Dragons den presenter Evan Davis who is receiving a honourary degree in recognition for his work in financial journalism. 

Tuesday 24th at 5 PM in the ET foyer. Free Entry and open to the public. 


Information by Catherine Cuello



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4 responses to “The Nativity Story

  1. This looks like a fun film Going to IMDB now to check it out!

  2. colette sturgeon

    My niece was in the movie and i am just wondering when the DVD is coming out as i live in Canada and did not get to see it with the rest of my family. I am myself a Coventrian so it would be really nice to see home. If you could give me some information i would much appreciate it thank’s
    Mrs Sturgeon

  3. i love this film sidney ager isset u rule c u at tt ur mum rocks and next time she is making a film ill be happy to act in it xxxx

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