London Labour Film Festival

FDWA: FIGHTING MODERN SLAVERY IN THE UK

October 8, 2017

The Filipino Domestic Workers Association (FDWA) has been set up in 2013 to provide much-needed support to migrant domestic workers in the UK. They raise awareness about the abuse and exploitation of domestic workers in the country, whilst educating and informing the same about their rights. They help survivors of trafficking and urge fellow workers […]

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MY TRIP TO THE ARGENTINIAN LABOUR FILM FEST

May 31, 2017

I couple of weeks ago, I went to the Construir Cine film festival in Argentina as a guest of the festival and of the British Council. As a guest I was to be a judge on the Construir Cine judging panel in the ‘feature documentary category’. The labour films covered work, working class life and […]

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Film Review – I Daniel Blake – by Martin Spence (BECTU)

November 4, 2016

  Ken Loach’s latest film, I, Daniel Blake, has garnered rich and widespread praises – among other things, winning the director an almost-unprecedented second Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. It has attracted such plaudits that a childishly perverse part of me almost wants to find fault. But the truth is, I can’t. This […]

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A day off work to write a blog post – Matilda Welin

August 29, 2016

We have had a volunteer scheme at my workplace where you could get one day off to do something for the wider society, and still get paid. I asked if I could write this blog post. It isn’t really about support to the wider society, though… It’s only about support to me. But I hope […]

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