The Radical Film Network Conference 2017 – Tolpuddle will take place from 14.00 on Thursday 13th July – 14.00 on Saturday 15th July at the Tolpuddle Festival, UK. The conference will run alongside the Tolpuddle Radical Film Festival.
The gathering will include panel discussions from documentary filmmakers and union members on building relationships between trade unions and the arts; research into the space of the everyday in “Cinemas of Conflict,” the “Third Space” in relation to archival practices, Comrades, and Tolpuddle Martyrs memorialisation in Dorset, and adapting radical praxis from the Lucas Plan to filmmaking and activism; workshops focusing on radical screening and audience engagement practices; politically engaged international experimental and artist’s film screening and sharing of related practice-based research; space to discuss and think ahead to the RFN’s 1968-2018-2068 theme next year; and an open plenary session to reflect on issues raised and facilitate the development of the RFN.
Download a draft of the conference programme here.
To buy tickets to the RFN Conference @ Tolpuddle please follow this link
There are 4 different ticket types available:
- Thurs/Friday Institutions
- Thurs/Friday Individuals
- Full Conference Institutions
- Full Conference Individuals
If you are being funded by a university, trade union or other corporate body please buy an ‘Institutions” ticket. If not buy an individual ticket.
Your ticket covers entry to the RFN conference and a pass to the Tolpuddle Festival site.
If you are driving to the site you will also need to buy a parking pass for each car.
If camping on site you will also need to buy a camping pass.