Invisible Britain: Sleaford Mods Film+IB Book Q&A


Invisible Britain: Sleaford Mods Film+IB Book Q&A 15

Director: Nathan Hannawin, Paul Sng

Country: UK
Year: 2015
Duration: 86m

‘Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience’ reveals untold stories from people who have been left out of the media narrative and left behind by government policy. Featuring the work of accomplished documentary photographers, the book shows how an unprecedented world of austerity, de-industrialisation and social upheaval is affecting us all. SLEAFORD MODS - INVISIBLE BRITAIN shows the most relevant and uncompromising British band in years sticking two fingers up to the zeitgeist and articulating the rage and desperation of those without a voice in austerity Britain. Part band doc, part look at the state of the nation, the film features individuals and communities attempting to find hope among the ruins, against a blistering soundtrack by Sleaford Mods.

Following the screening there will be a panel Q&A to discuss the book with director/editor Paul Sng, Carl Phillips and photographers David Severn and Laura Dicken.

Copies of 'Invisible Britain' will be available to purchase at the event from Rough Trade. Signed copies will be available.

“This book illustrates a truth we cannot ignore.” Ken Loach

“A beautiful collection, a portrait of humour, resilience and endurance.” Kit de Waal

“A profoundly important human document, haunting for all the right reasons, and must be read.” Alan Moore

“Stories of defiance, of fight, and of faith that a better country awaits us all.” Aditya Chakrabortty



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Invisible Britain: Sleaford Mods Film+IB Book Q&A