Real Illuminators: Scotland’s Pioneers of Documentary Filmmaking
From the British seaside to the Northern Isles, a buddhist shrine in Ceylon to an anti-fascist march in Glasgow, enjoy a glimpse into the world of early 20th century female documentarians. Join us after this archive film showcase when filmmaker Shona Main joins Dr Sarah Neely from Stirling University and Jenny Brownrigg from Glasgow School of Art for an insightful discussion about the films, their directors and how – despite significant obstacles and indifference – they made them.
The eight films being showcased will be:
Peat, from Hillside to Home (1932)
Flowers and Coffee Party at Umanak (1935)
Isobel Wylie Hutchison
Beside the Seaside (1935)
Challenge to Fascism/May Day 1938 (1938)
Ceylon Calling (1939)
They Also Serve (1940)
A Portrait of Ga (1952)
The Aardvark or Ant Bear (1961)
To book tickets visit the Eden Court website, or call the Box Office on 01463 234 234.