Part of International Women's Day 2024
Monday 11 March - Q&A screening with writer & director Elliott Hasler, actor Kirsten Callaghan and actor John Locke. Hosted by Lisa Holloway, Film Studies lecturer and Doctoral Tutor at the University of Sussex.
The film depicts Mercedes’ upstream struggle in overcoming both the cold waters of the English Channel and the oppressive society of 1920s England.
However, after a rival comes forward claiming to have accomplished the same feat, Mercedes is forced into battle to retain her record and her legacy.
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