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Dare to be Free ; the life of Irish Trade Unionist Mary Quaile

The film Sufragette gives a very sanitised and selective view of the lives of working class women in this country. The main character, Maud, is a victim of her husband and her exploitative employer, and when she gets involved with … 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….Berberian Sound Studio….a strange but haunting film with a homage to Italian horror giallo films. Set in the 70s,  Toby Jones plays Gilderoy,  an audio engineer who usually makes films about nature. Suddenly he is in Rome working on a … Continue reading

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