Under the Health Surface

2:00 PM 11th August 2018 Beanbag Cinema

One of the first films produced by Northern Visions in 1986, Under the Health Surface; as told by Belfast Women examines the terrible conditions women experience in Northern Ireland.

Why are Northern Irish women more likely to die from disease before the age of sixty than other parts of Europe? This social documentary, directed by Marilyn Hyndman, contains many lively interviews with women who talk about their housing, their enviroment, discrimination and corruption, the stark realities of the ‘Troubles’ and the future they want for their children.

Participants include Emily Davison, Molly McMillan, Margaret Keenan, Eileen Hay, Marie-Therese McGivern.

‘Asks a Lot of awkward questions about the way we live, or are allowed to live.’ Fortnight