'We've always known it - this film shows it's true! Governments, press and, yes, the police gang up against the interests of the people. New evidence is here on the screen Make sure you see this film. Thanks, Morag'
From Orkney to Exeter:
Isle of Lismore: Friday July 6th, 8pm in the Hall. Followed by Director Q&A. http://www.isleoflismore.com/
London: September 9th, 10.30 for 11 am. London Sociallist Film Co-op. The address is Bolivar Hall, 53, Grafton Way, London W1T 5DL. Followed by Panel Discussion with: David Condliffe, former postie and Unite (in the film), Morag Livingstone, Director and others in the film (TBA). Q&A host Ann Field. Nearest Tube: Warren Street / Euston. Buses: 10, 14, 18, 24, 27, 29, 30, 73, 88, 134, 205, 390.
Oxford: Oxford Brooks (UCU Branch) presents: 2nd May 2019. Followed by Director Q&A.
Wakefield: With Banners Held High Screening details TBA
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Previous Screenings 2017:
London: Prince Charles Cinema: 17th May
Glasgow: GFT: 23rd May
Stoke-on-Trent: Mitchell Arts Cinema: 25th May
13th June (Tuesday): London University of the Arts public screening and Q&A with Director Morag Livingstone, Photojournalist David Hoffman. Chaired by Dr Paul Lowe.
22nd June: Yorkshire Screening: Unity Works, Wakefield. Doors Open 6.30pm and Q&A with Director Morag Livingstone
5th July Glasgow Unite Community: 2pm with discussion. Information here
Tolpuddle 15th July: - twice on the same day! with 2 Q&As Full List of Films screenings in the vintage bus! Panel Discussion: 14th July Tolpuddle 14.30 - 16.00 RFN. Details here: http://www.tolpuddlemartyrs.org.uk/festival/programme/radical-film-network
Chesterfield: 17th July 7pm https://www.facebook.com/events/782149378629821/ Q&A with Director Morag Livingstone Chesterfield Library, hosted by TUC
London, West End: 26th July Prince Charles Cinema: 18.30 Screening & Q&A with Morag Livingstone (Director Producer), Matt Smith former printer and Unite, David Condliffe, former postie and Unite (both appear in the film). Q&A host Ann Field (Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom) Buy Tickets
Barnsley, Yorkshire: 5th August: National Union of Minerworkers Hall, 18.30 - 21.30. Q&A with Director Morag Livingstone and Joe Rollin (takes part in the film) Information and Tickets
Birmingham: 7th August: Mockingbird Cinema 8pm & Q&A with Morag Livingstone: Buy Tickets
Orkney, Pickaquoy: Sunday 3rd September (matinee 12.30) Screening with Q&A Morag Livingstone. Buy Tickets
Orkney, Pickaquoy: Tuesday 5th September (19.30) Screening with Q&A Morag Livingstone. Buy Tickets
Grangemouth, Scotland: Thursday 7th September Scotland: Leapark Hotel, Bo'ness Rd, Grangemouth at 7pm, Screening with Q&A Morag Livingstone, Stevie Deans & Pat Rafferty: Entry is FREE, all welcome to attend including the Grangemouth Community. Hosted by Unite the Union.
Clydebank, Community Screening: Thursday 7th September(19.00) Public Screening, Clydebank Town Hall, 5 Hall St, Clydebank G81 1UB starting at 7pm. FREE for members and the community hosted by: Clydebank TUC, Unite Community, West Dunbartonshire branches of: Unison, Unite the Union, and GMB
Cardiff Saturday 9th September, 19.00 Cathays Community Centre, 36-38 Cathays Terrace Cardiff CF24 4HXCardiff. With Q&A Morag Livingstone FREE screening hosted by Unite the Union Cardiff Community Branch.
Brighton TUC Conference: Monday 11th September 17.30 - 19.00 A celebration of solidarity and the Congress launch of The Battle of Grangemouth Mark Lyon, author of The Battle of Grangemouth, and award winning film-maker Morag Livingstone, will be joined by Len McCluskey, Unite general secretary , Pat Rafferty, Unite Scottish secretary and Dan Carden MP, to remind us how unions stand up when workers are attacked. Live music will follow as part of this celebration of solidarity. Venue: Regency suite, Brighton Hilton Metropole.
Milton Keynes, Friday 15th September Arts Gateway MK, 106-108 Saxon Gate West Arts Central – (3rd Floor) Norfolk House East, MK9 2DN Community screening hosted by Milton Keynes Labour Party with Q&A Morag Livingstone Tickets
Derby, Quad: Mon 18th September: Screening with Q&A Morag Livingstone, hosted by Keith Venables: Buy Tickets
Oban, Pheonix: Tuesday 19th September, 19.00: Screening with Q&A Morag Livingstone. Buy Tickets
Brighton, Sunday 24th September Labour Party Conference, Grand Hotel Pavillion Room 17:30 - 19:00 Fringe event Book Launch and Panel discussion: The Battle for Grangemouth by Mark Lyon
Glasgow, GFT: 26th September, 18.00: Screening with Q&A Morag Livingstone, Pat Rafferty and Stevie Deans (Unite the Union). Chair, Dr David Archibald. Buy Tickets
Belfast, Community Screening: 29th September, 12.30 hrs Public Screening FREE event. All welcome. Building, 4th Floor, Antrim, Road, Belfast. Hosted by Unite the Union NI/B0025 Branch.
Dagenham: 9th October 15.00 start Trade union branch screening with Q&A Morag Livingstone and David Condliffe. Details from the Unite the Union branch.
London, New Cross: 6.30 for a 7pm start. New Cross Learning, 283-285 New Cross Road, SE14 6AS (nearest stations New Cross and New Cross Gate. Hosted by Unite Community
Central Scotland Film Festival, 20th October 20.15, Stirling Screening with Q&A Morag Livingstone. Morag will be joined by Stevie Deans, vice convenor at the centre of the Grangemouth dispute and Falkirk Labour controversy, Ailis Deans his daughter and Pat Rafferty, Unite's Scottish secretary and leader of the Grangemouth dispute. (their story is at the heart of the documentary) Belonging Tickets Full Festival listing - What a great line up!
Wortley Hall, Sheffield/Barnsley: 26th October: Screening with a Pie and Pea supper from 17.30 and a Q&A Morag Livingstone and Joe Rollin of Unite the Union and chaor of Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign who appears in the film. Venue detials: http://www.wortleyhall.org.uk More details below Book tickets: 0114288 2100. Can't wait!
The Cardiff International Film Festival: event 27th - 29th October 2017, at the historic Pierhead building in the heart of Cardiff Bay in South Wales. Details TBA.
Curzon Clevedon, near Bristol, 1st November Screening with Q&A Morag Livingstone (Director/Producer), Brett Sparkes Unite Community, Unite the Union (who appears in the film) Dave Chapple (CWU & Bridgwater Trades Council), Tim Lezard (NUJ) and Chair Richard Capps (PCS & Weston Trades Council). Information and tickets https://www.curzon.org.uk Stalls from 6.45 pm: North Somerset Labour Party, North Somerset Green Party, South West TUC, UNISON, PCS and UNITE Community
London 6th Nov, 18.45, doors. 19.30 Film: London Cinema Museum Elephant and Castle. Screening with Q&A Morag Livingstone, director, Stevie Deans, vice convenor at the centre of the Grangemouth dispute and Falkirk Labour controversy and Pat Rafferty, Unite's Scottish secretary and leader of the Grangemouth dispute. (their story is at the heart of the documentary) Chair Mike Dick. Hosted by Bectu. Tickets
Bristol 16th Nov, 18.00 for 18.30 Film: Tony Benn House, Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6AY Screening with Q&A Director Morag Livingstone, Tim Lezard, NUJ, Journalist and Editor Zarria Phillips (Chair of Bristol & Gloucester Unite Community Branch), Bruce Robin (Thompsons Solicitors) and Brett Sparkes (Unite Regional Community Coordinator)who appears in the film. Free event. All welcome.
The Wirral International Film Festival. Thursday 23rd November 20.45: The Eastham Ferry Hotel, Eastham, Ferry road, Eastham, Merseyside. CH62 0AU. All welcome. Free entry!
London Labour International Film Festival 24th - 25th November: Shortlisted! Screening TBA Saturday 24th November. Awards Ceremony 25th November 15.00 - 17.30 http://londonlabourfilmfest.com/international-contest-2017
The Plough Arts Centre, Great Torrington (9-11 Fore Street) North Devon. Sunday 26th November 15.00 Q&A with Brett Sparkes of Unite the Union. https://www.theploughartscentre.org.uk/event/belonging-truth-behind-headlines
Rotherham Momentum: 13th December: Rotherham Trades Club, Greasbrough Rd, Rotherham S60 1RB. Details TBA.
Colchester, First Site Lewis Gardens, High St, Colchester CO1 1JH. 13th January Film Start: 15.00: Q&A panel with Director Morag Livingstone and David Concliffe of Unite Community (formally CWU) Trade Union Representative. Host from Colchester TUC. Register Here
London, 23rd January 2018. London Cinema Museum. Doors Open 18.00. Film starts 19.00 Screening followed by a Q&A panel: Director Morag Livingstone, Matt Smith, David Condliffe both of Unite the Union and who appear in the film, Ann Field Chair of CPBF and The News International Wapping Archive and David Hoffman, Photojournalist. More information and Tickets
Aberdeen, Belmont Cinema, Belmont Street, Aberdeen. 26th January 2018 Screening 17.30followed by a Q&A panel: Director Morag Livingstone, Stevie Deans, Pat Rafferty and Mark Lyon, author of The Battle of Grangemouth. Entry is FREE, all welcome to attend. Hosted by Aberdeen Unite Area Activists Committee and shown as part of the Aberdeen Trades Union Council 150th Anniversary Celebrations.
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Forum Cinema, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1HF. 28th January 2018 2pm Screening - admission will be donation on the door. Organised by Hexham Constituency Labour Party
Hackney, London, Thursday 22nd 2018: FILM FOR FOOD CHARITY SCREENING for First Love Foundation Foodbank Register here: NO CHARGE FOR ENTRY INSTEAD BRING A BAG OF NON-PERISHABLE FOOD TO DONATE TO A FOOD BANK. Hub 67, 67 Rothbury Road, LondonE9 5HA. 7pm - 9pm.
Worcester, Friday, March 23rd, 2018 at 7:00pm: Tolpuddle on Tour at WoRFs The Hive Sawmill Walk, The Butts, Worcester, WR1 3PD Get Information and Directions
Edinburgh, March 25th, 2018: Edinburgh University Campus, hosted by Edinburgh Northern and Leith CLP. Q&A post film. Details TBC
Great Yarmouth , Monday, March 26th, 2018 at 7:00pm: hosted by Great Yarmouth Trades Union Council and Norfolk Unite Community. Richard Hudson (former member of the NGA) will speak at 9pm "My Saturday nights at Wapping" Followed by an open discussion on the documentary. Event ends 10pm. Northgate Room, Great Yarmouth Library, Tolhouse Street, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2SH. Doors open 7pm for screening at 7:30pm. No ticket required. Just turn up.
May: We are going international!
Zagreb, Croatia: Subversive film Festival and Forum (Croatian Subtitles) . Screening Sunday 13th May at 6pm followed by a round table with Morag Livingstone and David Condliffe of Unite the Union who features in the documentary http://subversivefestival.com/sf18/otvaranje-subversive-foruma/
Buenos Aires, Argentina: 15th May, 18.30 Cine Gaumot (Spanish Subtitles) http://construircine.com/?s=program&lang=eng Construir Cine Film Festival: http://construircine.com/?s=news&lang=eng
New York: Workers Unite Film Festival.NEW YORK USA Screening ... Wed, May 16, 2018
6:15 PM – 7:45 PM EDT Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/program-24-the-real-fake-news-hintfox-news-belonging-the-truth-behind-the-headlines-tickets-4548948026
Romford, Essex: Thursday 24th May. 15.00 Romford International Film Festival: Premiere Conema, Romford. Followed by a Q&A. Tickets: https://romford.premierecinemas.co.uk/PremiereCinemaRomford.dll/WhatsOn?Film=4530212. Nominee for Best documentary (announced 28th May).
Kingston, near London 21st June: Kingston Quaker Centre, Fairfield East, Kingston upon Thames
KT1 2PT Details TBA