Conceived in response to Sheffield’s proud history as a city known for its political activism, and especially as the city where the UK’s first women’s suffrage organisation was founded in 1851, artist Chloë Brown questions the systematic contemporary and historical silencing of woman’s voices.
The film was shot on location in Paradise Square, the historical site of many protests and was produced by an all-female cast and crew. A Soft Rebellion in Paradise proposes a powerful invocation, a call-to-arms for the voices of women to be heard.
Image Credit: Grace Higgins Brown
This is the international premiere of A Soft Rebellion in Paradise, which was commissioned by Making Ways: a programme supported by Sheffield Culture Consortium through Arts Council England.