Wake Up Call – Episode 3: The Return of Fear

– 1 October 2015 7.00pm – + Q&A with director Anne-Marie Sweeney Produced for Keep Our NHS Public and for Health Emergency.Giving reasons to be fearful, this film graphically shows how the Coalition plans were to privatise the NHS.Despite amendments, they will vandalise a national, integrated service already beleaguered by cuts and the Private Finance Initiatives and threaten “The Return of…

Going Through The Change

The next Film In the WORFS Summer Season is: Going Through The Change Friday – 3rd July at the Hive Commissioned by WAPC and made by Anne-Marie Sweeney, this film tells not just the story of the women during the strike but how the fight has continued, how the links with other communities and especially women has broadened and how the…

Salt of the Earth

This 1954 American drama film was written by Michael Wilson, directed by Herbert J. Biberman and produced by Paul Jarrico. All had been blacklisted due to their alleged involvement in communist politics. The film was one of the first U.S. films to advance the feminist social and political point of view. Its plot centres on the long and difficult strike…

Whose side were you on? 

From Worcester News 7 May http://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/12936300.Whose_side_were_you_on_/  THE Miners’ Strike was an event which divided the nation’s opinion three decades ago, and now it will be examined again, through a series of films at the University of Worcester. The university has teamed-up with local business, Past Pixels and Amp Worcs, to present a season of films about the controversial strike. Reuben Irving,…