Preview: Revolt She Said - Women and Film After '68 Film Season at Broadway Cinema

Monday 09 July 2018
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Broadway Cinema are bringing a selection of female-made films to remember the protests of 1968...


Over a hundred years after the first women got the vote in the UK, and fifty years after the protests of 1968, ICO x Club Des Femmes have curated a season of work exclusively from female filmmakers. Kicking off on Monday 16 July, the trilogy of films include panel discussions, introductory shorts and introductions from a host of Nottingham's women in film.

One Sings, The Other Doesn't (1977) + Panel Discussion

Neither Pop nor the Pope, nor the Doc or the Judge can lay down the law for me!

Monday 16 July, 5.30pm

Director: Agnès Varda

Starring: Thérèse Liotard, Valérie Mairesse, Robert Dadiès

Running time: 116 mins

Two Frenchwomen (Valérie Mairesse and Thérèse Liotard) have a close friendship through years of personal growth and social change.

Did you know? When One Sings, The Other Doesn't opened the 1977 New York Film Festival, feminist critic Molly Haskell called it, "the film we have been waiting for!"

The screening will be introduced by members of Pro Choice Nottingham and followed by a panel discussion on themes explored in the film with Christina Newland, Jeanie Finlay, Sophia Ramcharan and So Mayer.  

Daisies (1966)

That's what I don't understand. Why does one say "I love you"? Do you understand? Why can't one say, for example, "egg"?

Tuesday 17 July, 5.45pm

Director: Vera Chytilová

Starring: Ivana Karbanová, Jitka Cerhová, Marie Cesková

Running time: 74 mins

Two teenage girls decide that since the world is spoiled, they will be spoiled too. They embark on a series of destructive pranks to rebel against a materialistic society.

Did you know? Banned by Czech authorities upon its release for "depicting the wanton".

The screening will be preceded by the short film Saute Ma Ville

A Place of Rage (1991) + Introduction

When I was growing up, I couldn't travel from one State to another... I couldn't assume that I was going to be allowed to use the bathroom

Thursday 19 July, 5.45pm

Director: Pratibha Parmar

Starring: Angela Davis, Fannie Lou Hamer, June Jordan

Running time: 54 mins

Pratibha Parmar's documentary discusses and asks for political action regarding racism and homophobia, linking the two issues together with interviews from Angela Davis, June Jordan and Trinh T. Minh-ha. 

Did you know? A Place of Rage was the winner of the 1992 National Black Programming Consortium "Best Historical Documentary" award

The screening will be introduced by Melissa Gueneau and preceded the short film Nice Coloured Girls


To book tickets or find out more information, visit the Broadway Cinema website

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