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We The Peoples Film Festival

A Bird in A Cage (Project Manager: Amy Morris) 

An animated film about Margaret Mackworth, otherwise known as Lady Rhondda, the important women’s rights campaigner throughout the first half of the 20th century. She set up the Newport Women’s Social and Political Union and founded one of the most influential political magazines of her day. She was imprisoned for attempting to blow up a postbox in Newport for the cause of women’s suffrage. Her work had a lasting impact on the democratic landscape of South Wales. (19 minutes)

Repercussions (Director: Aren Devlin) 

In the aftermath of 2011’s London riots the story focuses on Jade a single mum, whose life unravels due to poor judgement and untimely events. She seeks redemption, but at what cost. (19 minutes)

The Piano (Director: Levon Minasian)

Thirteen years after the Armenian city of Leninakan was destroyed in an earthquake, Loussiné, a 13 year old orphan lives with her grandfather in a "domik" – a prefabricated small house. She is dumb, but a talented pianist. To prepare for an international competition, the Ministry of Culture lends her a beautiful piano. But when the instrument is delivered, it’s clear that the trailer where they live is too small to hold a piano…(27 minutes)

Liberia: Women on the frontline

This UN-produced film about Liberia, a country which has been engulfed in war with its women bearing the brunt of the conflict. When peace finally did come, the legacy of violence against women continues to haunt the country. But Liberia's women are now taking positions of power and filling roles usually dominated by men. And it's making a difference.

A Question & Answer session will follow the screening with bar open through out.  The event is free to attend however please pre-register here.....

Later Event: November 17
Design+Banter #19