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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

      Watch Groundswell; A Grassroots Journey, screening  organised by Manchester Film Cooperative and Keep Our NHS Public Greater Manchester on I March at 7.30pm. It is really important that filmmakers document social movements and this was funded by … Continue reading

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Building a Socialist Library (3) Ellen Wilkinson From Red Suffragist to Government Minister by Paula Bartley

In 1924 Ellen Wilkinson returned to her home city of Manchester as a newly elected Labour Member of Parliament and spoke to several thousand people in a cinema in Moston. She attacked the capitalist system and its effects on declining … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch….The Spirit of 45.  Tameside NHS campaigners have arranged a special showing of Ken Loach’s documentary The Spirit of 1945 on Saturday 21st September, 6.30pm, in Mossley Community Centre, Roughtown Road.Mossley. Entrance is free.Premiered earlier this year, the documentary looks … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch.. Lust / El Shooq…showing as part of a very small Arab Film Festival at the Cornerhouse in Manchester. Made in 2011 and exploring the lives of people living in al-Labban a poor neighbourhood in Alexandria, Egypt. Central to the … Continue reading

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