An exploration of the 2010 movie Made in Dagenham will form the next instalment of Liverpool Hope University’s new Social Justice Film Club.
The Film Club was launched in March this year during the Covid-19 lockdown, and designed for staff and students to come together to enjoy a shared watching experience.
Having already poured over 2014’s Pride, the club will now turn its attention to Made in Dagenham for the next online event, which takes place Wednesday May 19th at 7pm.
And what’s more, there’s also a fascinating introduction to the film by Labour Councillor Sarah Doyle, a social justice activist and Hope alumni.
The film itself focuses on the real life strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant in 1968, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
Councillor Doyle says: “For me, the actions of the staunch women in the film demonstrates how important it is to fight for equality and proper recognition of womens’ contributions, in all areas of life.”
You can watch the full introduction from Councillor Doyle here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDpuU9nK7HI
And you can watch the full film ahead of the discussion via the library’s Box of Broadcast (BoB) free service, which provides on demand TV and radio for higher education.
Watch Made in Dagenham via Liverpool Hope University's Library link with Box of Broadcasts: https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/prog/02FE1EF0?bcast=133574444
(Please follow this link and login via Liverpool Hope as your Institution)
The Zoom Link for staff and students to join Film night discussion on Weds 19th May at 7pm (With pre recorded discussion on the topics raised by Sarah Doyle and our Anglican Chaplain and lifelong campaigner for Women's Rights, Rev Canon Cynthia Dowdle)
Topic: Social Justice Film Night Discussion - Made in Dagenham
Time: May 19, 2021 07:00 PM London
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Meeting ID: 846 4335 2111