Make More Noise! Suffragettes in Silent Film

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

Make More Noise! Suffragettes in Silent Cinema (1899-2017)

Make More Noise! Suffragettes in Silent Cinema (1899-2017)

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.

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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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