After the Dance

Uncle John and Aunt Mary, After The Dance (c) Daisy Asquith
Uncle John and Aunt Mary, After The Dance (c) Daisy Asquith
After the Dance 21Oct

Documentary; Cert PG, 75 mins

Daisy Asquith’s (BBC 4 documentary maker and Goldsmith’s Senior Lecturer) documentary follows her mother’s story of adoption, tracing her genealogical line back to Kilkee (Co Clare) in rural Ireland. At a time when pregnancy out of wedlock could result in social reprisal, familial rejection and potential death, Daisy’s film shows her mother finding identity through unknown relatives and demonstrates the impact entrenched views can have on communities and the bravery required today to unravel the transformational decisions of yesteryear. Pertinent to this year’s In:Visible Women strand, the film inevitably considers social and sexual morality, Catholicism and institutional processes


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When

21 October 2017
12:00pm-1:30pm

Where

Picture House at FACT
88 Wood Street
Liverpool
L14DQ