Would you and a friend like to attend a special preview screening of Misbehaviour on Wednesday 11th March thanks to Eclipse Pictures?
This female-led film is directed by Philippa Lowthorpe, written by Rebecca Frayn and stars Keira Knightley, Jessie Buckley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keeley Hawes and Lesley Manville. But don’t delay – as tickets are limited.
WFT Members, for details on how to register your place, please check the last WFT newsletter for details. Didn’t get the newsletter? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In 1970, the Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by US comedy legend, Bob Hope. At the time, Miss World was the most-watched TV show on the planet with over 100 million viewers. Claiming that beauty competitions demeaned women, the newly formed Women’s Liberation Movement achieved overnight fame by invading the stage and disrupting the live broadcast of the competition. Not only that, when the show resumed, the result caused uproar: the winner was not the Swedish favourite but Miss Grenada, the first black woman to be crowned Miss World. In a matter of hours, a global audience had witnessed the patriarchy driven from the stage and the Western ideal of beauty turned on its head.
Misbehaviour hits Irish cinemas on March 13, 2020