EVENT - Q&A with Ken Loach on his new film, Spirit of '45, 17th March


On 17th March when there will be a satellite Q&A with Ken Loach on his new film, Spirit of '45, a powerful call to rediscover the values that built the post-war state. Loach will be joined by Owen Jones, Dot Gibson and more. 

27 February 2013

"We will be releasing The Spirit of '45 in the UK and Ireland on 15th March, and on Sunday 17th March over 40 cinemas nationwide will take part in a screening event seeing a Q&A panel with Ken Loach, author Owen Jones, NPC general secretary (and film interviewee) Dot Gibson and other guests TBC simulcast across the land, broadcast by satellite directly from the screening at the Ritzy Cinema in Brixton - tickets are now on sale for all cinemas!

1945 was a pivotal year in British history. The unity that carried Britain through the war allied to the bitter memories of the inter-war years led to a vision of a better society. The spirit of the age was to be our brother’s and our sister’s keeper. Director Ken Loach has used film from Britain’s regional and national archives, alongside sound recordings and contemporary interviews to create a rich political and social narrative. The Spirit of ‘45 hopes to illuminate and celebrate a period of unprecedented community spirit in the UK, the impact of which endured for many years and which may yet be rediscovered today.

Click on your cinema of choice below to book tickets for the simulcast event on 17th March, and get your thinking caps on to prepare your questions for Ken and the panel."

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