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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

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Ida (Cornerhouse)
a story of war, occupation and death. Set in Poland in the early 1960s Anna, a young novice, is sent from her convent to meet her aunt before she becomes a nun. 431 more words

Scotland go to the Polls: A rallying cry on election day.

It is safe to say that the Union has never made the top five of a Scotsman’s favourite things, their often irrational hatred of the English appears to have culminated in an opportunity to break away, to form their own country away from Westminster and those god awful Tories. 411 more words

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

WatchKinshasa Symphony (Cornerhouse) a documentary made in 2010 about the only symphony orchestra in Central Africa. The film is not just about the orchestra but also about the Congo, one of the most violent countries in Africa. 457 more words

Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

WatchTwo Days, One Night (Cornerhouse)..another brilliant film from Belgian brothers; the Dardennes. Sandra has just returned to work after being ill with depression only to find that the management have asked the staff to vote for a bonus or for her job. 526 more words

Building a Socialist Library (8) The Village Against the World by Dan Hancox

Reading this book reminded me of visiting republican areas such as the Bogside in Derry in the 80s and 90s. As I walked the streets of Derry with SF councillor Mary Nelis I saw a landscape not unlike my own in east Manchester, except for the shadow of the British army in the background. 800 more words

Screening THIS Sunday!

Liverpool International Music Festival 
Screening THIS Sunday.

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