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Antonia Bird: From EastEnders to Hollywood (N/C 12+)

8 March

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

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To mark International Women’s Day, we screen a documentary looking at one of Britain’s most significant female filmmakers. This biographical documentary celebrates the trail-blazing career of Antonia Bird, the first British woman to direct a Hollywood movie, who died in 2013. It explores her fight to get her voice heard, to break through the barriers against her gender and her politics, and to bring a radical edge to popular drama. Through intimate interviews with her closest collaborators including Robert Carlyle, Kate Hardie, Mark Cousins and Irvine Welsh, Scottish director Susan Kemp reveals the secrets behind Antonia’s greatest work.

The screening will be followed by a discussion around Antonia Bird's career, and the place of women filmmakers working today, with the film's director Susan Kemp, alongside Lou McLoughlin (16 Years Til Summer) and Andrea Gibb (Swallows and Amazons), chaired by Noe Mendelle from the Scottish Documentary Institute.

  • Director Susan Kemp
  • Certificate N/C 12+
  • Running time 1h30m
  • Language English
  • Country UK
  • YEar 2016

User Notice

Currently our online Capita payment system is down. Consequently online purchases are not available. You can buy in person with cash and you can reserve your tickets in advance over the phone (0141 332 6535). We apologise for any inconvenience.

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