Make More Noise! Suffragettes in Silent Film

A collection exploring the representation of pioneering women in the first decades of the 20th century.

Complementing the release of Sarah Gavron’s Suffragette, this selection of silent films from the BFI National Archive shows how suffragettes were portrayed on the cinema screen while their battles were still being waged on the streets outside.


2 March
Ropetackle Arts Centre Shoreham on Sea

4 March
Dukes Lancaster

7 March
MacRobert Arts Centre Stirling

8 March
Number 8 Pershore
Phoenix East Finchley
Mareel Shetland Arts
David Lean Croydon
Savoy Monmouth
Number 8 Pershore

19 March
Salisbury Arts Centre

Portsmouth Film Society
Firstsite Colchester

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  • Suffragettes in film

    Suffragettes in film

    How the battle for women’s suffrage in the early years of the 20th century was captured on film.
    Monday 5 October 2015

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