Thalia is an artist, banner-maker, and one of the original marchers and founders of a women-only peace camp against nuclear weapons. In this film, Thalia shares the untold story of the longest feminist protest in British history, and reflects on how collective action changed the lives of the women of Greenham Common and inspired several generations.
Rakel Aguirre (Pamplona / Iruñea, Spain, 1981) is a journalist and independent filmmaker. She graduated in Journalism at the University of the Basque Country and completed her visual arts training with a diploma in Documentary Filmmaking at the International Film & Television School of San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV) in Cuba.
In 2011, she directed her first documentary short film and in 2014 co-directed the short film The Lady of Percussion featured at festivals such as London Feminist Film Festival. Since then, she has been working on ‘Sew to Say’ her first feature documentary film.
Interested in history and feminism, her work aims to document the untold stories of those in the margins.