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THE DIVIDE

Plus Q&A with director Katharine Round (3rd May, 18:30)
Dir: Katharine Round
United Kingdom / 2015 / 74mins

The Divide tells the story of 7 people striving for a better life in modern day US and UK - where the top 0.1% owns as much wealth as the bottom 90%.

Inspired by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett’s bestselling book 'The Spirit Level', Katharine Round's incisive and timely documentary reveals how every aspect of our lives is controlled by one factor: the size of the gap between rich and poor. 

By weaving together real stories with news archive from 1979 to the present day, The Divide creates a lyrical, psychological and tragi-comic picture of how economic division creates social division. It serves as both a call to arms, and a powerful warning. 

This isn’t based on real life. This is real life. 

 

The screening on Tuesday 3 May at 18:30 will be followed by a Q&A with director Katharine Round and Faiza Shaheen, Director of Class Thinktank. Hosted by the film's executive producer Christopher Hird. SOLD OUT

Book Tickets

Date: Tue 3 May 2016 - Tue 10 May 2016
Price: £9 (£7 Concessions / £5 Off Peak)
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