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Suffragette - A Charity Event

Suffragette - A Charity Event

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  • Sun 15 Nov ’15, 7:45pm


Capitol Cinema, 610 Dominion Rd, Balmoral Show map


All Ages

Auckland Women's Centre warmly invites you to join us for our final film evening of 2015!

Suffragette is a drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. These women were not primarily from the genteel educated classes, they were working women who had seen peaceful protest achieve nothing. Radicalized and turning to violence as the only route to change, they were willing to lose everything in their fight for equality - their jobs, their homes, their children and their lives. Maud was one such foot soldier. The story of her fight for dignity is as gripping and visceral as any thriller, it is also heart-breaking and inspirational.

79% on Rotten Tomatoes
''Suffragette is a a valuable, vital film about how human rights are won" - The Guardian

This event is part of The Auckland Women's Centre's fundraising activities, to ensure its continued support for the empowerment of women. To buy tickets, call 09 376 3227 or email info@womenz.org.nz. You can also by tickets from the Women's Bookshop in Ponsonby (cash only).

Tickets will cost $20 for admission or $25 for admission plus a glass of wine or ice cream. Doors open at 7.20pm and the film will be screened at 7.45pm.

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