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27 June 2013
The film "Don't mention the 47" is being presented as part of a series of discussions about standing candidates in the 2014 council elections who will refuse to implement cuts, writes Thursday 27 June 2013.
20 March 2013
Around 1,000 young people patiently queued to watch a new documentary film, Riots Reframed, in Tower Hamlets, east London on Saturday 16 March, writes Emma Smith.
13 March 2013
This film is a documentary, interviewing people who remember the mass movement to create the welfare state following World War Two, writes Katrine Williams, president of Cardiff Trades Council and Wales chair for the PCS civil service union
13 February 2013
Patrick Ayers and Eljeer Hawkins gave a penetrating analysis of the Spielberg film 'Lincoln' (the Socialist 7-13 February)...
11 February 2013
It is 1988, Santiago, Chile, and 15 years into the vicious Pinochet dictatorship. The military regime has been compelled to call a plebiscite
6 February 2013
A revolutionary war against slavery: The US release of Steven Spielberg's Lincoln was situated between important events and anniversaries, write Patrick Ayers and Eljeer Hawkins, Socialist Alternative (CWI supporters in the USA).
23 January 2013
Les Miserables is a first class film. The momentum never stops and there are some fantastic performances by Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, Anne Hathaway as Fantine and Russell Crowe as Javert, writes Derek McMillan.
4 January 2013
"McCullin" - released on 1 January - is a 90 minute documentary film about one of the world's greatest living photographers, writes Dave Beale
4 January 2013
Paul Heron reviews the film 'Fire in the Blood', directed by Dylan Mohan Gray.
9 May 2012
Cocaine Unwrapped, a documentary film directed by Rachel Seifert, went on general release from 5 May, writes Paul Heron
18 April 2012
Book/Film review: The ruins of North America have been transformed into the totalitarian state of Panem: twelve districts, in abject poverty, surround the utopian Capitol, a centre of glamour and decadence, writes Mary Finch.
4 April 2012
TUSC candidate - 'Privatisation can be defeated': Teaching unions are warning that school dinners are getting smaller, less healthy and sometimes run out before all the children have had their meal...
7 March 2012
Film review: David Johnson reviews a new documentary showing the history of struggle in the Middle East's largest factory...
11 January 2012
The widely hyped film 'The Iron Lady' is not intended to cover all the political events of Thatcher's life. It deals with the political issues through the incoherent rambling recollections of an old and demented Thatcher...
4 January 2012
Recently film director Ken Loach contrasted the BBC of the 1960s and 70s, which allowed a degree of political commitment and artistic freedom, with today's conservative, commercially driven programme making...
7 December 2011
The south east region of the TUC recently showed a film about the Lucas Aerospace shop stewards' committee who, 35 years ago, produced a plan to make socially useful products instead of the weapons of mass destruction they made for their employer, writes Bill Mullins.
28 September 2011
1973: London is drab, faded by economic decline. The optimism of the post-war boom is gone. The world is split into two opposed systems, the capitalist west and the planned economies of the east
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