British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Freestyle

Synopsis
The Peterloo Massacre (16 August 1819) began as a peaceful demonstration in Manchester for rights and representation, with thousands gathering to express their views. This short film explores its legacy from a contemporary perspective. Made by a group of young filmmakers, who have been reflecting on what freedom of speech, democracy and protest means to them in current times [6 minutes].
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
2018
Subjects
Film studies; History; Politics & government
Keywords
civil disturbances; Manchester; film schools

Online availability

URI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=TezhLIQabLs
Price
Free
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

BFI Film Academy

Email
filmacademy@bfi.org.uk
Web
https://www.bfi.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Manchester Histories

Email
info@manchesterstories.co.uk
Web
https://manchesterhistories.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0161 306 1982
Address
Mansfield Cooper Building
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 8PL

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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