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Lizzie’s new film ‘Independent Miss Craigie’ is now finished

Lizzie’s new film Independent Miss Craigie narrated by Hayley Atwell is now finished despite lock down thanks to the brilliant research and production support from Hollie Price, edit by Vera Simmonds, sound mix by Al Green and colouring by Jason Moffatt. Trailer and updates on screenings here. Continue reading…

British Women Documentary Film-Makers, 1930 – 1955, 5 April 2019

Sign up for the first event for my research project Jill Craigie:Film Pioneer: British Women Documentary Film-Makers, 1930 – 1955, at the London School of Economics on Friday 5 April 2019. As the work of film-makers including Jill Craigie, Kay Mander and Marion Grierson testify, women played a significant part in the early decades of… Continue reading…

Lizzie to make new documentary about the life and work of Jill Craigie

Lizzie to make new documentary about the life and work of Jill Craigie

Lizzie has been awarded a major grant by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to lead a project about the life and work of one of the earliest women documentary makers in the UK – Jill Craigie (1911 – 1999). Craigie’s career as a film-maker and suffrage historian, has long been eclipsed in public memory… Continue reading…

Brighton Symphony of a City: New live performance at ACCA

After the sold-out premiere of Brighton: Symphony of a City at the Dome for Brighton Festival, there will be a second live performance at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex on Friday 7 October 2016. An ensemble from the Orchestra of Sound and Light will play Ed Hughes’ marvellous score for this portrait… Continue reading…

New film: Brighton: Symphony of a City- premiere at Brighton Dome, 11 May 2016

Lizzie’s new film ‘Brighton Symphony of a City’ commissioned for the 50th Brighton Festival 2016 will be screened with a live symphony performance of music by the wonderful Ed Hughes at the Brighton Dome, 11 May 2016, Tickets available now (from 19 Feb – members, from 26 Feb – public) Continue reading…

Playing a Part: The Story of Claude Cahun, special screening at Imperial War Museum North, 2pm Sunday 6 March 2016.

Lizzie will introduce the film followed by q and a with Professor Jackie Stacey (Manchester) Continue reading…

Subject Missing, Glasgow School of Art, 20/11/15

Lizzie will be doing a q and a with Jacqueline Butler at the following event: Family Ties Network: Subject Missing is the first Family Ties Network (FTN) event to be hosted at the Glasgow School of Art. It asks how can lens-based practices investigate physical absences of parental/maternal figures and move beyond current representations of the missing or the lost within the ‘family’? Guest speakers are invited… Continue reading…

Feminist Stories

Lizzie is a panellist part in this event at the British Library on 22 October, 6.30 – 8.30 pm. FREE http://www.bl.uk/events/feminist-stories-from-womens-liberation-1963-1970 Continue reading…

Playing a Part is currently showing at: Imperial War Museum North, Manchester

Playing a Part;the story of Claude Cahun has been invited for inclusion in a special display on the role of women in WW2 in the permanent exhibition of Imperial War Museum North, May 2015 – April 2016.http://www.iwm.org.uk/exhibitions/iwm-north/main-exhibition-space-0 Continue reading…

‘Return to Sender’ and ‘YBA Wife?’ in BL Propaganda exhibition

These two short films made by Lizzie for the Sisterhood and After project, are showing as part of the Propaganda, Power and Persuasion exhibition at the British Library, 17 May – 17 September 2013. Twenty years ago the Greenham women’s peace camp got US cruise missiles sent back home. But nuclear weapons are still being… Continue reading…