North West Labour Film Festival

ANNOUNCEMENT – LIVERPOOL

October 31, 2017

Due to on-going dispute at Picturehouse with the union BECTU, it has become necessary to cancel our events in LIVERPOOL at Picturehouse FACT scheduled for this week and next. We have been aware of the London issue with the CINEWORLD CHAIN for some time and have intentionally avoided Picturehouse Cinemas, however, it has now become […]

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PAUL MASON – 100 YEARS SINCE THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION

October 29, 2017

It is 100 years since the Russian Revolution on the 9 November 2017  (25 October in the Russian calendar). Armed detachments of workers and soldiers spread out across Petrograd and Moscow to take power out of the hands of a provisional government which had ruled since the Tsar was deposed, seven months earlier. Our visual […]

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THE MASSACRE OF ATOCHA – PAUL PRESTON

October 19, 2017

When Franco died on 20 November 1975, it was in the context of a rising popular clamour for democracy but those opposed to change were immensely strong. The armed forces, the paramilitary Civil Guard, the Armed Police and 100,000 Falangists with gun licences were determined to see that Franco’s chosen successor, Prince Juan Carlos, would […]

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FESTIVAL PRESS RELEASE 2017

October 18, 2017

  [FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE] North West Labour Film Festival to put revolution in spotlight alongside major film competition Second annual northwest Labour Film Festival to be held in Liverpool on November 4-9th November; Featuring rare film in partnership with BFI and Home Manchester ‘Revolution’ theme remembers anniversaries: Bolshevik revolution (100 years), release of Metropolis (90 […]

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