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Mothers of the Revolution

Film (Trailer) – 2021

In late 1981 a group of Welsh women calling themselves ‘Women for Life on Earth walked almost 200 kilometres, as a living protest against the British Government’s decision to allow American nuclear cruise missiles to be stored at a Royal Air Force base, at Greenham Common near London. This documentary traces 20 years of protest action and international missions by ordinary women from across the world, who wanted to end the Cold War and stop the spread of nuclear weapons. Narrated by British actor Glenda Jackson, the feature documentary is directed by Kiwi Briar March (There Once was an Island).  

We were much, much closer to nuclear war than the Cuban Missile Crisis...
– A Greenham Common protester recalls the global political tensions of the 1980s

Key Cast & Crew

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Leela Menon

Producer

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Glenda Jackson

Narrator

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Matthew Metcalfe

Producer, Writer, Story

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Maria Ines Manchego

Cinematographer

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Lachlan Anderson

Composer

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Bruno Barrett-Garnier

Sound Design

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