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Meet the Suffragettes: The Original Media-Disruptors

Meet the Suffragettes: The Original Media-Disruptors

BFI's silent film curator, Bryony Dixon, explores the BFI National Archive's holdings around women's suffrage.

Short documentary 2015 10 mins

Overview

BFI's silent film curator, Bryony Dixon, examines the BFI National Archive's holdings around women's suffrage, recently revisited as part of BFI Player's Suffragettes on Film collection and the touring cinema programme Make More Noise! Suffragettes in Silent Film. She explores how they highlight the passion and media savvy of the suffragettes’ struggle and offer a fascinating portrait of British women during the period.