The Kent Film Foundation, Film Hub South East, the Ramsgate International Film & TV Festival and POW! Festival have organised a screening of Suffragette – Why it is important to vote plus an election panel.
The 2015 award winning film is directed by Sarah Gavron with Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham-Carter and Meryl Streep, It is set in 1912 London, where a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting the right for women to vote, and is willing to meet violence with violence to achieve this end.
The film is followed by a discussion panel on the theme of Why it is important to vote/
The panel will include Parliamentary hopefuls Becky Wing (Green), Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt (Labour) and Craig Mackinlay (Conservative, Lib Dems are yet to confirm. The panel will be joined by Chair Mel Karczewski, a former Girl’s Film Club member now pursuing her career.
The event I on Sunday, December 8,11am until 1pm, at the Granville Theatre, Victoria Parade, Ramsgate.
Entry is free. Tickets can be obtained here