Various dates to be confirmed, May 8th – June 17th, 2018

A series of screenings of feature films, political documentaries, and experimental shorts made in or about mass protest movements circa 1968. Some of these screenings will take place at the British Film Institute, i.e. BFI Southbank, and some at King’s College London.

Confirmed screenings include:

May 8th, 2018 – Grands soirs et petits matins (William Klein, 1978), followed by q&a with the director William Klein

June 15th, 2018 – Columbia Revolt (Newsreel 1968), America, aka Amerika (Newsreel, 1969), and The Case Against Lincoln Center (Newsreel, 1968) – three political documentaries from New York, with discussion and q&a with Newsreel founder members Allan Siegel and Barbara Stone

date tbc – The Hornsey Film (Pat Holland, 1968) – about the student occupation of Hornsey College of Art, with discussion and q&a with the director, Pat Holland

date tbc – Subjektitude (1967) and Break the Power of the Manipulators (1968) by the German feminist filmmaker Helke Sander, with Sander in discussion and q&a

More titles will be confirmed in coming weeks.

These screenings will be open to students, academics, and the general public. Details of the screenings will be confirmed during autumn 2017. Please check this website regularly for updates. Please email any specific questions about the screenings to:


Organizing committee: Mark Shiel (convener), Patrick Ffrench, Paolo Gerbaudo, Sharon Gewirtz, Alex Loftus, David Treece; with thanks to the King’s Together Fund