London premiere of MARCH

London premiere of MARCH

Published: 12/04/2016

During Marchthe London premiere ofMARCH, a film documenting the public art project between RCS and Glasgow Women’s Library, was screened aswas part of Parliament’s Women’s History season and in partnership with the Vote 100 project.

MARCHdocuments the large scale, public art event March of Women spilling out onto the streets of Bridgeton that took place on the eve of International Women’s Day 2015. Taking Cicely Hamilton’s popular suffragette playA Pageant of Great Women as a startingpoint, thediverse community of women in Glasgow is brought to the screen, celebrating the lives and achievements of Scotland.

The film was introduced by Alison Thewliss MP, who participated in March, and Dr Adele Patrick of the Glasgow Women’s Library who talked about the making of the film and the current projects at GWL.

Alison Thewliss gave an enthusiastic introduction wearing the rosette she wore as one of the Scottish women taking part in March of Women. The event was sold out and the audience response was a mixture of fascination and delight.

MARCH is now on the road and available for bookings.

See the trailer here:

https://www.fragmentsandmonuments.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwH_fA5e64I&feature=youtu.be

http://womenslibrary.org.uk/discover-our-projects/march-of-women/

For further information please contact Professor Anna Birch, a.birch@rcs.ac.uk

 

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