Sylvia Pankhurst – Everything is possible. DVD
Sylvia Pankhurst was imprisoned more than any other suffragette for her tireless campaigns for social change and unlike her mother Emmeline and sister Christabel who dropped the fight for votes for women to support the war effort, Sylvia refused to sacrifice the fight for universal suffrage until it was won. Her opposition to the war and her internationalism were and remain exemplary and her bravery in fighting for equality and opposing all misanthropic trends puts her, as one interviewee we filmed put it, “up there with the angles”.
The film includes exclusive testimony from Sylvia’s son, Richard and his wife Rita as well as interviews with key writers, academics and thinkers. It was filmed in the parliamentary archives, the Museum of London, the Women’s Library, Bishopgate institute, throughout the East End and beyond to produce an in depth epic and do justice to an inimitable woman.
Introduced by Ceri Dingle