The Moving Image Source Calendar is a selective international guide to retrospectives, screenings, festivals, and exhibitions.
Descriptions are drawn from the calendars of the presenting venues.
Last of England: Thatcherism & British Cinema
April 4 - June 25 at
Queensland Gallery of Modern Art
, South Brisbane, Australia
The social, economic and political life of the United Kingdom under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013) provides a backdrop to this major survey of British cinema. Exploring the idea of Thatcherism as a broad set of beliefs and practices that emerged from the Conservative government's policies of the day, 'The Last of England: Thatcherism and British Cinema' considers how filmmakers revealed their effects in every facet of contemporary life.