New Statesman and Roehampton University present
Chronicle of Protest
A video diary by Michael Chanan about the movement against government spending cuts in the universities and beyond. This new film follows the anti-cuts movement from the student protests of winter 2010 through to the TUC demonstration in London on 26 March 2011.
With students, activists and citizens of the real big society.
Featuring Mehdi Hasan, Josie Long, Terry Eagleton, Nina Power, Michael Rosen, Laurie Penny, UK Uncut and songs by Banner Theatre.
"Intelligent and highly watchable" - Sight and Sound
"Through some nifty editing and lucid rhetoric, the connections between the actions of the coalition and the hardships imposed on communities become transparent." - Ryan Gilbey, New Statesman
"This exciting film is an impressive attempt at documenting and making sense of this tumultuous time in British history." - Morning Star
28 July - 1 August 2011 - Peace News Summer Camp 2011, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
8-9 September 2011 - Austere Cultures, Cultures of Austerity conference School of Cultural Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University www.leedsmet.ac.uk/conferences/austerity/index.htm
20 September 2011 - Duke of York's Picture House, Brighton