The 8th Amendment

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The 8th tells the story of Irish women and their fight to overturn one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the world. After a 35-year struggle the pro-choice side radically shift tactics to try to bring an historically conservative electorate over the line.

The 8th traces Ireland's campaign to remove the 8th Amendment - a constitutional ban on abortion. It shows a country's transformation from a conservative state in thrall to the Catholic church to a more liberal secular society. 

The 8th includes voices from both sides of the debate, but its primary focus is on the dynamic female leaders of the pro-choice campaign. The film follows the veteran campaigner Ailbhe Smyth and self-described glitter-activist Andrea Horan as they chart a bold strategy of grassroots activism and engineer the impossible. This dramatic story is underscored by a vivid exploration of the wrenching failures that led to this defining moment in Irish history.

An urgent narrative, a cautionary tale and a roadmap for progressive reforms in a modern era where authoritarianism is on the rise, The 8th shows a country forging a new progressive path at a time when reproductive rights are threatened around the world.

If you would like to see this film and support No6 you can click on this link here:

 https://togetherfilms.wpcomstaging.com/product/the-8th-x-no6-cinema/

‘This film contains flickering or flashing lights that may affect those with photosensitive epilepsy’.

 

There is an amazing Q&A with Annie Mac happening tomorrow Tuesday 18th May.

Use this link to register:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/the8th-uk-preview/register

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Closed, but still fanatical about film!

Hi everyone.

A date for your diary!

No6 plans to reopen on Thursday 2nd Sept.  

Please note when we reopen we will operate a  cashless box office and bar. Please pay using a debit or credit card. You can also book tickets online.

Can't wait to see you all again very soon.

 

Malisa

No6 Chair.