This first ever attempt to create a true ‘peoples’ government was made in Paris in the spring of 1871: The Paris Commune. Women were crucially involved in bringing it about, running it and in fighting – ‘heroically’ – in its final, desperate defence. “That little Flame” presents this gripping story through the eyes of the remarkable anarchist activist, Louise Michele. Made on a tiny budget, the video uses contemporary words and pictures as well as dramatised scenes and includes a brief discussion by performers and technicians about its production process.
The imagery and film quality may not be to modern standards but is useful for historical use.
This programme can be rented on our Video on Demand system for £2.00, for this you can view as often as you like within a 48 hour period of your own choosing, the film is available to stream or download for £10.00.