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 made in the UK. In Return to Sender we follow Rebecca Johnson, still a tireless campaigner for disarmament, to the monthly women’s peace camp at Aldermaston and to the now tranquil common where the missiles were once installed, 7’43”, 2012.
In YBA Wife? Zoe Fairbairns remembers her moment of epiphany after reading Germaine Greer’s The Female Eunuch (1970) and realizing that she did not have to get married. She got involved in the ‘YBA Wife’? campaign and reveals her ongoing commitment to co-habitation and not going to weddings, 2011, 5′ 19″.