Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Sarah Gavron

  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Film4 & Focus Developing 'Suffragettes' With 'Shame' Writer Abi Morgan & Director Sarah Gavron

    One of the reasons we get frustrated with political apathy -- the "I'm not going to bother voting, because it won't affect anything" mentality -- is because of the lengths that people went to in the past to ensure that they, and their descendants, would have the rights to have a say. Along with the civil rights movement, one of the most famous such campaigns were the Suffragettes, in early 20th century Britain. Initially used as a derogatory term (by the ever-sympathetic Daily Mail), their members -- women campaigning for the right of their gender to vote, which was finally fully granted in 1928 -- reclaimed the term, and have become inspirat...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Sherry Lansing Biography Scheduled for ...Women and Hollywood
  • 'Gracepoint' and the 'Broadchurch' ...Criticwire
  • LostDo You Want To Go Back To The Island? ...The Playlist