3:30 pm - 7:15 pm


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Tickets £5.50 adv. MOTD   

Throughout 2018 clandestine collaborators D.N.W. (Deeds Not Words) celebrated the Vote100 centenary. D.N.W. created a string of guerilla art stunts which they filmed to celebrate some of the extraordinary stories of the Suffragettes through a 21st century lens. Surreal, subversive and playful, their films explore these tales through experimental costume, music and creativity.

This year they have created a new film called SuffraJitsu. Come along to the premiere and see how the Suffragettes fought back using martial arts!

The programme throughout the day includes a launch screening of SuffraJitsu + Q&A, the first 3 D.N.W. films, Girl Gang workshops, martial arts demos and more. On the booking form please tick which bits of the day you’d like to see.

Programme includes:

The first 3 Chapters (short films) by  D.N.W (Deeds Not Words)

SuffraJitsu Launch Screening plus Q&A with D.N.W. (Deeds Not Words)

Martial Arts demo

Workshops with Girl Gang:

Girl Gang Resistance workshop
Find your voice, build confidence and resilience  with Girl Gang’s bespoke  one hour workshop that combines movement and theatre, exercise, discussion and games.
Girl Gang Fanzine workshop
Create your own Suffrajitsu fanzine using collage and/or illustration and let the world know which tales of wonderful / warrior women inspire you.

(or just hang out and have a drink with new found friends)

  • Venue TBA

    The event is female focused but men are welcome to the screenings, Q&A and fanzine workshop too.

    The event will be filmed and photographed. The Resistance workshop won’t be filmed.

    SuffraJitsu is currently open to those aged 18+.

  • This project is supported by the BFI Film Audience Network as part of Changing Times: Women’s Histories. The SuffraJitsu short film is being created as a result of, and seed funded by, the British Council’s FamLab 2018.

    Sorry no refunds available.

    Artwork by Anja Uhren.


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