Nightcleaners (1975)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1975

  • Genres

    Documentary Artists' Moving Image

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Night Cleaners Alternative

Synopsis

Account of the 1971-72 campaign to unionise London's women cleaners. Begins with sequences showing the nature of the work; counterposes the women's descriptions with those of employers. Shows the role of women's liberation campaign, and meetings with trade union officials in the context of the mobilisation against the Industrial Relations Bill. Debates the relationship between working women, women's liberation and socialism.

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