FILM AT FABRICA Milling the Militants (1913) & The Seashell and the Clergyman (1928)
Time & Location
About The Event
Programmed by the Fresh Perspectives.
First in a three-part film programme to commemorate the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave some women the right to vote for the first time.
DOORS & BAR 7PM / EVENT 7.30PM
Milling the Militants: A Comical Absurdity (1913) 8mins
Originally shot on 35mm, 483 feet, black & white, silent.
Director: Percy Stow
Left looking after the children while his wife campaigns for women's votes, an aggrieved husband dreams of punishing the suffragettes.
The Seashell and the Clergyman (1928) 41mins
Black & white, silent (with recorded score)
Director: Germain Dulac
An experimental French film directed, from an original scenario by Antonin Artaud. The film follows the erotic hallucinations of a priest lusting after the wife of a general.