To mark the launch of Unite Community in Charnwood, we are presenting two evenings of films about trade unions. Admission is free and without any obligation.
7.30 PM, THURSDAY 18TH & FRIDAY 19TH DECEMBER
UNITY HOUSE, 21 FENNEL STREET LOUGHBOROUGH LE11 1UQ
The Big Flame –a classic Wednesday Play from 1969, written by Jim Allen and directed by Ken Loach. Made three years before the UCS work-in, this fictional film portrays striking dockers taking over and running the Liverpool docks, and how the establishment responds. (Running time 85 minutes)
Friday 19th December, 7.30pm.
Made in Dagenham – The story of how 182 women machinists brought the biggest factory in Europe to a standstill in their fight for equal pay, a campaign that led directly to the introduction of the Equal Pay Act in 1970. (Running time 113 minutes)
FREE ADMISSION – BUFFET AND DRINKS
A collection will be made towards the costs of the buffet and wine
During the evening there will be a short presentation about Unite Community: a new union for everyone over 16 who’s either unemployed, a student, or retired. For only 50p a week you get all the benefits of belonging to Unite, Britain’s biggest trade union. What’s more, Unite Community can give you the support you need to mount campaigns on the issues that are important to you.