Women: A Success Story Screening with Q&A

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The Alice and Elisabeth Centre for Civic Education

The Mandela Centre

179 Pear Tree Rd

Derby

DE238NQ

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As part of the soft launch of the Alice and Eisabeth Centre for Civic Education* in 2019, we will be screening The WORLDwrite** documentary film Women:a succes story, on March 30th 2019.

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Women: a success story – a liberating tale for a new generation

The filmmakers challenge what they see as contemporary myths and prejudices which suggest the world is 'awash with predators, misogyny and discrimination', to document the 'great advances' made by women over the past 100 years. Forged as a timeline, interwoven with archive, forty women from across the generations, share their life stories, what they overcame and what’s changed. We learn of women in the cotton mills, life during the war, the 1984 miners’ strike, from outdoor loos, terry nappies and illegal abortions to pre-marital sex and freedom.

Inspired by Joanna Williams’ controversial book, "Women vs Feminism: Why We All Need Liberating from the Gender Wars, the film tells us women have indeed made it and made it happen. This film urges us to revel in our progress and do it with men not against them".

To watch the trailer, click here.

We hope you can join us on Saturday 30th March 2019 at 2pm at the the Alice and Elisabeth Centre for a unique opportunity to see the film. There will be a Q&A after the screening with Ceri Dingle, the director of the film.

This event is free to attend but we are asking for donations when you make your booking. Donations will contribute towards bringing the film and film makers to Derby. Spaces are very limited so book early to avoid dissapointment . Please book only if you definitely wish to take part.

Refreshments will be served for a small charge.

*The Alice and Elisabeth Centre for Civic Education (named after Derby socialist, suffragette, anti-war activist Alice Wheeldon and Chesterfield born suffragette, anti lynching, union advocate Elisabeth Freeman) houses a woman's history (including the Deeds Not Words Towards Liberation Project) archive, political education resource library and more. The full launch will take place in March 2020.

**WORLDwrite is a pioneering chairty whose previous films include

Sylvia Pankhurst - Everything is possible

Every Cook Can Govern: The life, impact & works of C.L.R. James

1917: Why the Russian Revolution matters

For more information about The Alice and Elisabeth Centre for Civic Education and to get involved in our future projects, please contact us at

Telephone: +44 (0) 1332 347066

E-mail address: vox.feminarum@gmail.com

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