“No Man Shall Protect Us” Photo Release Form

Wolf Point Media 1239 West Farwell Ave. Chicago, IL, 60626 Subject: permission to use photograph in the documentary “No Man Shall Protect Us” I grant to Wolf Point Media, its representatives and employees the right to use photographs of me and my property in connection with the above-identified subject. I authorize Wolf Point Media, its assigns …

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A BBC Radio Interview On Suffrajitsu, the Upcoming Play by Horse + Bamboo Theatre

England’s Horse + Bamboo Theatre Company is currently developing Suffrajitsu, an original play celebrating the suffragette Bodyguard through puppetry, music and film.  Aimed at young audiences, the play will begin touring the UK in Autumn 2018; you can learn more about, and support the project via this Crowdfunder site. In this interview, Horse and Bamboo executive director Esther …

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Suffrajitsu Back in the News as UK Celebrates 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

February 6, 2108 marks the centennial anniversary of (limited) women’s suffrage in the UK.  As numerous cultural and media organisations mark the anniversary, here are some current and upcoming projects that focus particularly on “suffrajitsu” – the use of jiujitsu by radical suffagette Bodyguards, circa 1913-14. The Good Fight Chicago’s Babes With Blades Theatre Company …

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Thanks to all the “No Man Shall Protect Us” backers!

The producers of the now-funded documentary No Man Shall Protect Us wish to salute and thank the following people, whose generosity and enthusiasm have allowed the project to enter production: philip baker Steven Townshend Heather Gehron-Rice Crystal Graves Katriona Adams Alyse Middleton Clarissa Robert Z’Dario Becky Moon Todd Ellner Libby Beyreis Scottie Caldwell Andy Spatz …

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Suffrajitsu-inspired fashion

Here’s an intriguing example of modern fashion directly inspired by the lore of the suffragette Amazons.  According to the Beljacobs.com website: For centuries, sweeping skirts and tight corsets dominated British womenswear. The war in 1914 changed this. As men left to fight, around 1.5 million women took up work, on buses, in factories, as ambulance …

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