Join WStWC at the launch night in Clapham Picturehouse, TONIGHT, Thursday, 21 May, because this film is about us – on 15 February 2003, over 15 million people marched through the streets of 800 cities around the world to try to avert the war in Iraq.
Venn Street, SW4, near Clapham Common underground, film starts at 8pm followed by Q&A session live by satellite
Book here: https://www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema/Clapham_Picturehouse/film/we-are-many-plus-satellite-qanda
. It is a brilliant, inspiring documentary and should dispel the myth that protests and marches do not achieve anything.
The acclaimed film “We Are Many” by Amir Amirani will be in cinemas across the UK on 22nd May. It tells the story of 15 February 2003, when millions of people in cities and towns across the world marched to say “not in my name” to the Iraq war. Featuring many prominent figures who were there, and some of those who marched in such huge numbers, the film is an inspiring celebration of a day, the impact of which has reverberated in protest movements ever since. It is not just a fantastic document of the global anti-war demonstration but a passionate argument for the power of protest It has rightly had great reviews. You can watch the trailer here.
Screen: 'A powerful and at times moving tribute to organised dissent and the power of the people.'
Empire Magazine: 'A work of beautiful rage. Provokes anger and goosebumps.'
It will be launching in 100 cinemas around the country with a Q and A after the film featuring Lindsey German, Philippe Sands, Amir himself and others at the Curzon Mayfair. with a satellite link to other cinemas.
After the launch night the film is showing around the country. This film, a vindication of so much that Stop the War has done, is a fantastic opportunity to strengthen our movement.