The Alternative Movement (1984)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Peter Purves

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


An overview of the Alternative Movement, which touches on many aspects of alternative concerns and lifestyles. Examines why people are leaving cities for a more self-sufficient lifestyle. Also looks at communes and environmental concerns. Satish Kumar, Editor of Resurgence, explains what holism means to him, and there are glimpses of the Bristol Cancer Help Centre and the Glastonbury Festival

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top