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Women and Autism - Film
Mar
16
10:15 AM10:15

Women and Autism - Film

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A film made by the Kent Autistic Trust. It shows five women talking about how autism has affected their lives. Following the screening Marion Armstrong will share her experiences of living with the condition and answer any questions raised.

Wheelchair accessible venue

AGE RESTRICTION: 12+

This is a FREE event. You can book tickets here.


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Unshakeable - short films
Mar
13
8:00 PM20:00

Unshakeable - short films

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Short films, exploring the strengths, humour and eccentricities of women across the nation - including Fay Presto: Queen of Close-up, a portrait documentary about the UK’s most in-demand close-up and cabaret magician who would rather die on stage than quit performing. Short Sighted Cinema works to raise the profile of British short filmmaking through creative curation, engaging events and diverse collaborations, celebrating the very best emerging talent.

Tickets £8

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Waru - POW! SCREENING FOR THE THANET FILM SOCIETY
Mar
12
8:30 PM20:30

Waru - POW! SCREENING FOR THE THANET FILM SOCIETY

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Taking its title from the Maori word for eight, Waru is constructed from a series of vignettes by eight female Maori film directors. It centres on the funeral of a small boy who died at the hands of a caregiver and follows eight separate female characters as they come to terms with the boy’s death. An emotionally affecting film and one of the strongest New Zealand films to hit cinemas in years.

Tickets £4 - £6 available directly from Thanet Film Society here

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Virgin Territory - Film Installation
Mar
12
to Mar 14

Virgin Territory - Film Installation

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Vincent Dance Theatre’s film installation takes an uncompromising look at our hyper-sexualised digital culture and its impact on girls and young women growing up today, ever more relevant since the emerging and continuing #MeToo movement. We all want to be ‘liked’ and ‘followed’, but what effect does constantly performing for the camera have on our sense of self-worth? Virgin Territory is a multi-layered film installation, performed by four children aged 12-14 and four adults, with real-life testimonies, stunning cinematography and bold performances screened across five large televisions mounted on school benches. With moving, resilient performances at its core this piece asks vital questions about responsibility as we witness children playing in an adult online world.

Wheelchair accessible venue

Open 12th, 13th and 14th, OF MARCH 10AM - 5PM

Film duration 75 minutes.

Age Limit 16+

This is a FREE event.

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Matangi/Maya /M.I.A - Film
Mar
11
8:30 PM20:30

Matangi/Maya /M.I.A - Film

Drawn from a never-before-seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.

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Director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning Matangi / Maya / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. She began as Matangi, daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka’s armed Tamil resistance and hid from the government in the face of a vicious and bloody civil war. When her family fled to the UK, she became Maya, a precocious and creative immigrant teenager in London. Finally, the world met her as M.I.A. when she emerged on the global stage, having created a mashup, cut-and-paste identity that pulled from every corner of her journey along the way; a sonic sketchbook that blended Tamil politics, art school punk, hip-hop beats and the unwavering, ultraconfident voice of a burgeoning multicultural youth.

Tickets £3.50 DIRECT FROM VENUE HERE

AGE RESTRICTION: 18

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The Blot -  PIONEERING FILM WOMEN: LOIS WEBER
Mar
10
4:30 PM16:30

The Blot - PIONEERING FILM WOMEN: LOIS WEBER

PALACE SUNDAY SILENT

One of the great writer-directors of early Hollywood, and the most renowned female director of her era, Lois Weber (1879 – 1939) was, at one time, the highest-paid director in Hollywood. In a career that lasted over 25 years, Weber started her own production company and directed over 40 features and hundreds of short films.

South West Silents and the Palace Cinema are proud to present this special screening of Weber’s silent film masterpiece The Blot (1919). Live music accompanied on piano by Lillian Henley.

Tickets £3.50 - £6 , buy directly from the Palace Cinema

AGE RESTRICTION: 16+

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Carry Greenham Home - Film
Mar
9
3:30 PM15:30

Carry Greenham Home - Film

Directed by Beeban Kidron this film documents the lives of those at the women’s peace camp at Greenham Common, Berkshire. Filmed in 1983 its depiction of the women involved in the peace movement contrasts greatly with media portraits of the time, and subsequent collective memory. The screening will be followed by a discussion with special guests on women and protest.

Tickets £6/£5/£3.50

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