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STRANDS Photo: Tim Sugden @BFI 51 WOMAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA Celebrating women’s contribution to film THU 18 MAY 18:10 NFT3 THU 11 MAY 20:40 NFT3 The German Sisters Die bleierne Zeit + discussion West Germany 1981. Dir Margarethe von Trotta. With Jutta Lampe, Barbara Sukowa, Rüdiger Vogler. Video. 106min. 15. Sisters are resisters, as Margarethe von Trotta puts revolutionary women at the heart of New German Cinema. Armed revolutionary Marianne (based on the Red Army Faction’s leader Gudrun Ensslin) argues the cause with her sister Juliane, a feminist activist and journalist. After the screening, join Club Des Femmes’ Sophie Mayer to talk about feminist strategies of resistance with historian Annie Ring, filmmaker Sarah Wood and poets Sarah Crewe and Pascal O’Loughlin. Presented in partnership with queer feminist collective Club Des Femmes The Queen of Independent Animation: A Focus on Joanna Priestley + Q&A With retrospectives, awards and a The screening will be followed by significant body of work under her a rare opportunity to hear from belt, Joanna Priestley is a distinctive Joanna in person about her career and pioneering director and producer. to date and future projects. Despite extensive international acclaim for her work in short film, her work has been criminally underseen in the UK. We are delighted to present an exclusive look at a dozen of her finest short films spanning over 30 years in the industry including Voices (1985), Pro and Con (1993), Dew Line (2005), Split Ends (2013) and Bottle Neck (2015). TALK Q&A


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