Your Call: The untold story of the British suffragette movement

Dec 30, 2015

On the December 30th edition of Your Call, we’ll revisit our conversation with director Sarah Gavron and screen writer Abi Morgan about their new movie Suffragette.

The film tells the history of the foot soldiers of the British suffragette movement in early 20th century, and why they had to resort to militant tactics to win equal voting rights. Who were the Suffragettes? What did they achieve? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Sarah Gavron, director of  the film “Suffragette”

Abi Morgan, Playwright and screenwriter of the film “Suffragette”

Web Resources:

New Statesman:  Abi Morgan on Suffragette: “These were voiceless women. We gave them a voice”

Open Democracy: From Orlando to Suffragette: how feminist films transform their audiences

BBC: The role of Scottish women in the suffragette movement