The Time is Now: Suffragette Presented by ICE and i4P
Wednesday 20th January
ICE and i4P present The Time is Now
The Time is Now is a national campaign about women and education, women's rights and women and film.
Suffragette, The Arts Centre
Dir. Sarah Gavron, 2015
Free admission, booking advisable
An intense drama that tracks the story of the early feminist movement as working women fought for the right to vote. Turning to violence as the only route to change they were willing to lose everything in their fight for equality.
With Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Romola Garai
Speakers include Oscar-winning film producer Mia Bays, Birds Eye View; Professor Roger Shannon, ICE, Edge Hill University; Gayle Heath, CEO, The Pankhurst Trust, Manchester.
Running time: 106 mins
directed by Sarah Gavron
Suffragette is an intense drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement as they fought for the right to vote, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal state.