Diamonds in Brown Paper + Q&A with Co-op members

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From the archive

This film was last shown on 16 November 2011

Gill Booth was a founding member of Sheffield Film Co-op, a group of 1970’s feminists trying to reach women through film.

Diamonds in Brown Paper follows a group of ‘buffers,’ women who worked polishing cutlery and silver and who had a notorious reputation in their brown paper leggings. Lively, dramatic episodes give an insight into some of the issues surrounding their working lives.

105 mins


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