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Image courtesy Tracey McMaster, Rubber Goat Films

Image courtesy Tracey McMaster, Rubber Goat Films

Events - Talks

Behind the Rent Strike & Documenting Lenton Flats

Screening & Discussion

10 Jun 2014


Screening: Behind the Rent Strike (1974, 50')

Behind the Rent Strike (1974) deals with the rent strike undertaken by 3000 tenants in Kirkby New Town, near Liverpool, shortly before Christmas 1973, as a protest against the Housing Finance Bill.  The documentary combines analysis of the social conditions of the time with interviews between Broomfield and local residents.  


Discussion: Documenting Lenton Flats

Tracey McMaster (Rubber Goat Films) is joined in conversation by Tricia Gardiner (Greenshoots, Nottingham) and Chris Weir (Heritage Talks) to discuss the processes in producing the documentary Flat: The Story of the Lenton Tower Blocks, which details the history of the Lenton Flats tower blocks in Nottingham. 

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