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Documentary ‘Everybody Flies’ that exposes the contaminated air we breathe on aircraft set to premiere at Raindance


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‘Everybody Flies’, a documentary by former airline captain Tristan Loraine that uncovers the facts about the air we breathe on commercial aircraft, will receive its world premiere in September at the Raindance Film Festival.

With more than 18 years of research into the topic, Tristan Loraine addresses a question not many passengers ever consider: ‘Is the air we breathe on a plane safe?’ The documentary, which took 4 years to make, discloses the never-before-seen documentation, scientific facts, and personal testimonies relating to the controversial issue of cabin air quality.

Raindance Film Festival's Head of Programming, Suzanne Ballantyne adds: “We chose this documentary because it affects an incredible number of people constantly flying everywhere. Taking planes is part of our lifestyle and thinking that the air we breathe in planes could be poisonous is very scary."


Everybody Flies documentary / Tristan Loraine © Fact Not Fiction Films

After a career as an airline captain for British Airways, Tristan Loraine re-trained as a director and producer at the National Film and Television School (NFTS), and established his award-winning production banner Fact Not Fiction Films in November 2006. Tristan’s years of research into the film ‘Everybody Flies’ earned him a British Citizen Award for services to industry, which he received in 2015 at the House of Lords (UK Parliament). He is also the spokesperson for the leading global organisation dealing with the issue of contaminated air: The Global Cabin Air Quality Executive (GCAQE).

Everybody Flies documentary © Fact Not Fiction Films

Co-director Beth Moran (Missing a Note) also trained at the National Film and Television School in London. With a background mainly in documentaries, Moran worked on a number of award-winning films internationally including ‘Lucy: Breaking the Silence’ about mental health in young people, ‘The Frontier: Ukraine’ about the pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine and Raindance-nominated short film ‘Ellston Bay’.

“Providing training for the industry is such a wonderful thing – meeting Tristan and his colleagues and helping move them forward - and their projects - is the very best part of what we do! We wish them all the best with their new documentary film Everybody Flies.” - Nathan Pawley, ShortCourses@NFTS

Everybody Flies trailer 2019

‘Everybody Flies’ will premiere at the Raindance Film Festival on Tuesday 24th September 2019 at 6:45pm. A second screening will also be held on Wednesday 25th September 2019 at 1:45pm at Vue Cinema Piccadilly, London. Audiences can pre-order tickets online and discover more about the film by visiting its official website, Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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