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Friday Night Films

The Spirit of 45

22.3.2013
Still from The Spirit of

Still from The Spirit of '45

Still from The Spirit of '45

The Spirit of '45, 2013

Dir. Ken Loach. Cert U. 94 mins

Friday 22 March 2013

 

7pm / £5 (concessions £3) Free complimentary drink for advance bookers

Pre-book on 01908 676 900

 

1945 was a pivotal year in British history. The unity that carried Britain through the war allied to the bitter memories of the inter-war years led to a vision of a better society. The spirit of the age was to be our brother’s and our sister’s keeper. Director Ken Loach has used film from Britain’s regional and national archives, alongside sound recordings and contemporary interviews, to create a rich political and social narrative. The Spirit of ’45 hopes to illuminate and celebrate a period of unprecedented community spirit in the UK, the impact of which endured for many years and which may yet be rediscovered today.

 

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