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Part of the 'Behind the Screen' series of talks


Putting workers on film COLIN THOMAS

Mon 21 March // 20:00

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Since the early days of documentary filmmaking, directors have been trying to put workers on film. Colin Thomas will look at some of them and at his own attempts – one of his subjects, car worker Bill Pritchard, told him that he was “chasing daydreams.”

Colin Thomas was a BBC documentary filmmaker until he resigned over censorship of programmes he had directed in Northern Ireland. Since then, his awards have included three Best Documentary awards at BAFTA Wales, the Jury Prize at the Celtic Film and Television Festival and a Prix Europa.

A series of talks given by filmmakers and artists on their craft, with film illustrations, at the Cube cinema. Four events supported by the Cube and the Bristol Radical History Group.

Monday Jan. 10th 2022 MORE EARTH WILL FALL – Documentary film making and ethics SAM LIEBMANN
Monday Jan. 17th 2022 BRITAIN, FROM THE BLITZ TO THE BEATLES – A Home Movie History DAVID PARKER
Monday Jan. 24th MOVEMENT IN THE MOVEMENT – Dance as a necessary tool for radical change CLEO LAKE