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Which Side Are You On?

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Which Side Are You On?
Songs, Poems and Experiences of the Miners’ Strike, 1984

Ντοκιμαντέρ / Documentary Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο / UK, 1985 52′, Digi Beta, Έγχρ. / Color Με ήχο / Sound, Αγγλικά / English

Σκηνοθεσία / Direction Ken Loach Φωτογραφία / Photography Jimmy Dibling, Chris Menges Μοντάζ / Editing Jonathan Morris, Judy Freeman Ήχος /Sound Judy Freeman Terry Hardy Παραγωγός / Producer Ken Loach Προέλευση ταινίας / Film Source Park Circus & BFI

en Loach’s documentary recounts the effects of the Miner’s Strike of 1984. Loach’s holistic view of a conflict that shaped modern Britain encompasses interviews with key participants, as well as documenting the songs and poems they were inspired to write during their ordeal.

Ken Loach

After a brief spell in the theatre, Loach was recruited by the BBC launching a long career directing films for television and cinema.

Introduction by Nicole Brenez


The 9th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival is carried out in the context of “Cinephilia in the New Age II” which is funded by the European Union — European Regional Development Fund (Operational Programme ROP ATTIKI of NSRF 2014-2020). All actions are carried out under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.