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Dublin - Event Notice
Friday October 20 2017
04:30 PM

Dublin Workers Film Festival 2017 - Fri Oct 20th & Sat Oct 21st

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Dublin Workers Film Festival

October 20 - 21
New Theatre, Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 1

Programme: Shoes, Fri 20th 4:30pm, October, Fri 20th 6pm, On The Art of War Sat 21st 12pm, Still The Enemy Within Sat 21st 2pm, Une Histoire de Femmes Sat 21st 5pm, Blood Fruit Sat 21st 7pm
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We're thrilled to update our schedule for the Dublin Workers Film Festival 2017.

This is the second year of creating a collective space to discuss provocative films about working class life and struggles, so we can create not only a new film aesthetic but a a new society.

*** Programme ****

Shoes (1916) Fri 20th 4.30pm
Directed by Lois Weber
52 mins followed by Q & A with Pamela Hutchinson of Silent London

October (1928) Fri 20th 6pm
by Sergei Eisenstein
144 mins

On the Art of War (2012) Sat 21st 12pm
Directed by Silvia Luzi & Luca Bellino
85 mins Italian with English Subtitles

Still the Enemy Within (2014) Sat 2pm
Directed by Owen Gower
112 mins

Une Histoire de Femmes (1980) Sat 21st 5pm
Directed by Sophie Bissonnette
73 mins English and French dubbed into English

Blood Fruit (2014) Sat 21st 7pm
Director Sinead O'Brien
80 mins followed by special event with original strikers.

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Film Launch with Shoes introduced by Pamela Hutchinson!

Shoes is a newly restored silent movie from Hollywood's leading & highest paid, female directors, Lois Weber. She has largely been forgotten. But the Dublin Workers Film Festival are on a mission to highlight the work of this early pioneering feminist film director.

Eva Meyer is poor shop girl working at a five-and-dime. She is the sole wage earner for three younger sisters, a mother who struggles to hold everything together, and a father who prefers beer and penny dreadfuls to work. Each week, Eva returns to her cold-water flat and dutifully hands over her meager earnings to her mother. But her wages barely cover the grocer’s bill and cannot provide for decent clothing. With only cardboard to patch the holes in the soles of her shoes, Eva’s life becomes harder with each rainy day and every splinter. In constant pain and with no solution in sight, the disheartened girl considers the uninvited advances of Charlie, a cad with clearly dishonorable intentions.

Join us for a special Q&A with Pamela Hutchinson of Silent London for an intimate discussion around the radical and feminist roots of early Hollywood!

Friday 4.30pm 20th October 2017

On The Art of War (2012) refers to Class War and the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution is a great time to see this master class in strategy and tactics, discussed and reflected upon, so poetically by these class war veterans.

It is a superb film and is rarely screened. We were so lucky to get it. We came across it at the Radical Film Network Conference at the Todpuddle Festival this summer.

These men epitomise political cadre and working class strength.

12pm this Saturday at The New Theatre, Temple Bar.

For more info and bookings go to https://www.facebook.com/workerfilmfest
Supported by the Dublin Council of Trade Unions

Related Link: http://progressivefilmclub.ie/dublin-workers-film-festival-2017/
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