Northern Newsreel No. 11 (1988)

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  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1988

  • Genre

    Anthology

  • Type

    Film

Synopsis

A quarterly video magazine. Includes the following items: THE STATE OF THE UNIONS: NO.6: CLASS STRUGGLE - examines the role of trade unions within schools, looking in particular at a pilot project in Gateshead which takes activists into the classroom to talk about the importance of union membership. WOODEN CURTAINS - extract from a full-length drama-documentary by A19 Film & Video about racist attacks on a Philippino woman and her husband who were driven out of their council home in Sunderland. LANDSCRAPE - extract from a tape by Trade Films, which queries whether opencast mining destroys more jobs than it creates. DRURIDGE BAY - SAVE IT! - presents the case against the CEGB's plan to build a nuclear power station at Druridge Bay, Northumberland, looking at jobs, the environment and energy alternatives; plus more NEWS FROM THE FRONTLINE.

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