A selection of BFI Archive silent films showing how suffragettes were portrayed on the cinema screen while their battles were still being waged on the streets outside. A fascinating compilation of short films combining newsreels and documentaries with early comedies, plus post-screening discussion with Dr Katherine Bradley, historian, co-founder of OWIF and member of OWIF Committee; Debbie Hollingsworth, trade union and women’s activist; Chair of OIWF Katherine Connelly, author of ‘Sylvia Pankhurst: Suffragette, Socialist and Scourge of the Empire’ and Tracy Walsh (Chair), Programme Co-ordinator OIWF.
Booking recommended. http://www.uppcinema.com
Wheelchair access. £9.50 adults, £8.50 seniors, £8 students/ claimants.
This event is part of Oxford International Women's Festival 2018.