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4 edition of nightcleaners campaign. found in the catalog.

nightcleaners campaign.

London Socialist Woman Group.

nightcleaners campaign.

by London Socialist Woman Group.

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Published by (182 Pentonville Rd. N. 1), London Socialist Woman Group in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Cleaning personnel -- Labor unions -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesA Socialist Women special
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6073.C342G75
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5323355M
      ISBN 100856120022
      LC Control Number72176035

        Nightcleaners (), by the Berwick Street Film Collective, has long been recognized as a landmark of British experimental cinema. Alongside its companion film '36 to '77 (), it pioneered a form as radical as the Collective's politics. The Berwick Street Film Collective was formed in and produced feature documentaries until around . Produced by the Berwick Street Film Collective, Nightcleaners () is an experimental documentary about a campaign to unionize cleaning women Edited by Petra Bauer and Dan Kidner. Southend-on-Sea: Focal Point Gallery, pp., illus. Paperback: £

      Nightcleaners and ’36 to ’ Published by Raven Row, LUX and Koenig Books, London Nightcleaners and ’36 to ’77 is a box containing two books and two discs (DVD or Blu-ray).Book 1 contains commissioned essays by Kodwo Eshun, Dan Kidner, Sheila Rowbotham, Sukhdev Sandhu, and Humphry Trevelyan, plus a new interview with Mary Kelly, published material on . A documentary about the campaign The Nightcleaners was made by the Berwick Street Film Collective and shown in You can see a clip here. Sally Alexander speaks about the camapign in a short clip here. The campaign was also included in a television report on women’s liberation made in

      Berwick Street Film Collective Film. Create. Make social videos in an instant: use custom templates to tell the right story for your business. Book 1 includes commissioned essays by Kodwo Eshun, Dan Kidner, Sheila Rowbotham, Sukhdev Sandhu, and Humphry Trevelyan, plus a new interview with Mary Kelly, excerpts of interviews with Marc Karlin and from James Scott’s Nightcleaners production diary (). Book 2 contains facsimiles, including an issue of Shrew (), the publication of.


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Nightcleaners campaign by London Socialist Woman Group. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Directed by Marc Karlin, Mary Kelly, James Scott. With Sally Alexander, Ann Burnett, May Hobbs, Marc Karlin. "Night Cleaners" is set in the context of the campaign () to unionize the women who cleaned office blocks at night and were being victimized and underpaid.

Intending at the outset to make a campaign film, the Collective was forced to turn to new forms in order to /10(21). Nightcleaners Part 1 was a documentary made by members of the Berwick Street Collective (Marc Karlin, Mary Kelly, James Scott and Humphry Trevelyan), about the campaign to unionize the women who cleaned office blocks at night and who were being victimized and underpaid.

Nightcleaners Part 1 was filmed in –5 by the Berwick Street Nightcleaners campaign. book was a prominent member of this collective. Berwick Street Film Collective. The collective was active nightcleaners campaign.

book – It was co-founded by Marc Karlin and James Scott; others associated with the group include Mary Kelly, Richard Mordaunt, Jon Saunders and Humphrey Trevelyan. Sally Alexander talks about how she got involved with the Night Cleaners Campaign in the early s.

She mentions May Hobbs, the vibrant cleaner and activist who became the face of the campaign; May tells her own version of events in Born to Struggle (London: Quartet Books, ).

You can find out more about The Night Cleaners Campaign in Equality and Work. This documentary started out as a conventional agit-prop project in support of the campaign to unionise women nightcleaners in London.

In the three years t. Nightcleaners Part 1 was a documentary made by members of the Berwick Street Collective (Marc Karlin, Mary Kelly, James Scott and Humphry Trevelyan), about the campaign to unionize the women who.

great) THE NIGHTCLEANERS could provide the basis for a new direction in British political filmmaking—if critics and other political filmmakers are prepared to abandon their reactionary TV ideologies.

Approaching the film is rather like approaching a book. With a book the reader always has the opportunity to go back, and reread some. Her focus ranges from a descriptive rendering of the 's Nightcleaners campaign to a more exploratory account of becoming a woman in 's and 30's London.

Becoming A Woman offers up a fascinating exploration of important historical Cited by: “A landmark work of British political cinema and of collective and feminist film-making” – Annette Kuhn.

Nightcleaners is a documentary made by members of the Berwick Street Collective (Marc Karlin, Mary Kelly, James Scott and Humphry Trevelyan), about the campaign to unionize the women who cleaned office blocks at night and who were being victimized and underpaid.

The Nightcleaners + Q&A at HOME Manchester, Manchester, 6 May - Book now. Increasingly seen as a key work of British political cinema, this feature length, self-reflexive documentary from the Berwick Street Collective explores the struggle to unionise the women workers who clean office blocks at night and who as well as being unpaid are often victimised.

The Nightcleaners. likes. It just feels so good to tidy up around the ers: A tribute to gender solidarity and the power of collective action, Nightcleaners observes a specific campaign for unionisation coalesce with an instance of s feminist activism.

Betweenthe women who cleaned office blocks at night in London were encouraged by former cleaner May Hobbs - assisted by members of the Women's Liberation. Chapter One establishes the political and aesthetic setting for the book through a reading of Nightcleaners ()--an experimental documentary by the Berwick Street Film Collective--and its controversial reception.

A newly radicalized film culture after May ’68 and a highly charged feminist activist campaign generate a remarkable visual document. Nightcleaners () by the Berwick Street Film Collective has long been recognised as a landmark of British experimental film and political cinema.

Together with its companion film, ’36 to ’77 (), it pioneered a film form as radical as the Collective’s politics. The films chronicle one of the key campaigns of the women’s movement in the s. Her focus ranges from a descriptive rendering of the 's Nightcleaners campaign to a more exploratory account of becoming a woman in 's and 30's London.

Becoming A Woman offers up a fascinating exploration of important historical moments and of the process of writing feminist : Sally Alexander. “The Nightcleaners” is set in the context of the campaign () to unionize the women who cleaned office blocks at night and were being victimized and underpaid.

Intending at the outset to make a campaign film, the Collective was forced to turn to new forms in order to represent the forces at work between the cleaners, the Cleaner's Action Group and the Unions - and the.

Posted on Febru by lipstick socialist May Hobbs was a cleaner from Hoxton, in the east end of London. In she wrote a.

Nightcleaners + ’36 to ’77 Nightcleaners () by the This box set includes: 2 DVDs, a page book, and an 84 page booklet-zine featuring facsimiles of the original political campaign newsletters, magazines, film transcriptions and other material.

[publisher's note]. unionisation of cleaners in different buildings, the campaign lacked the support from the 80 Alexander, ‘The Nightcleaners Campaign’, p 81 Mary Holland, ‘Lonely, underpaid women who clean the skyscrapers’, The Guardian (29 November ).

82 Norbert Soldon, Women in British Trade Unions (Dublin: Gill and Macmillan,   Love it because it shows what socialist feminism is really about; how socialist women took their ideology and made it real by supporting the Night Cleaners campaign.

Wonderful footage of the Nightcleaners campaign leader, May Hobbs, (find out more about her here) and, in the background having her hair styled (!!) is Bernadette Devlin McAliskey. Becoming a Woman book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Spanning two decades of research and writing, this volume presents the in /5(3).Nightcleaners, Berwick Street Collective,new digital scan of 16mm, 90 mins ostensibly a record of the attempts by the women’s movement to unionize the female night cleaners of London through a campaign begun inbut the collective always intended it .Screening + Intro “A landmark work of British political cinema and of collective and feminist film-making” – Annette Kuhn Nightcleaners is a documentary made by members of the Berwick Street Collective (Marc Karlin, Mary Kelly, James Scott and Humphry Trevelyan), about the campaign to unionize the women who cleaned office blocks at night and who were being victimized and .