Political Films

Did Thatcher Inspire Great Political Cinema?

Mark Hodge | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hodge

Arguably the finest example of Thatcher's Britain captured on film is Stephen Frears's My Beautiful Laundrette (1985). The director, along with screenwriter Hanif Kureishi, managed to encapsulate pertinent social and economic issues in a truly unconventional romantic comedy.

One Billion Rising - Story of a Deaf Woman's Experience of Domestic Violence

Mary Griffiths Clarke | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Politics
Mary Griffiths Clarke

As part of my series of short films for the One Billion Rising campaign, 'Sarah', tells the story of a deaf woman's experience of domestic violence.

23 Films You Have To Watch For A Political Education

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

It would be fair to call this the week of the political film. If you're in the mood for something contemporary, there's Kathryn Bigelow's thrillin...