Independent Miss Craigie + Director’s Q&A


Independent Miss Craigie + Director’s Q&A

Friday 19th November 2021


Dir. Lizzie Thynne, UK, 2021, 93 mins.

This insightful and beautifully crafted film explores the career of one of the first British female documentary filmmakers, Jill Craigie – the woman who directed the much-loved post-war documentary about Plymouth, The Way We Live. With access to unseen papers and a rich archive of films, letters, photographs and interviews Independent Miss Craigie explores the life of this forceful and charismatic director and revisits her energetic struggles to get her radical films made and distributed.

If you would like to watch The Way We Live as a complement to this screening, it is available for free on the BFI Player.

This is the premiere screening of the film in a cinema, join us to be among the first to watch it on the big screen. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Lizzie Thynne and Associate Producer, Hollie Price. Hosted by PAC Director Anna Navas.

Supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

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Dates & Times

 Friday 19th Nov 2021  6:30pm Intro + Q&A
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