Over 100 feminists from the group Sisters Uncut — reportedly angry at budget cuts to programs to help prevent domestic violence — staged a protest at the premiere of the feminist film “Suffragette” in London yesterday.
A protest that included smoke bombs and a die-in on the red carpet:
— TakePart (@TakePart) October 8, 2015
— Emma Barnett (@Emmabarnett) October 8, 2015
— Mic (@micnews) October 8, 2015
The film, which stars Helena Bonham Carter, Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep, chronicles the early days of of the British women’s suffrage movement.
And from what we’re seeing, they were totes cool with the disruption:
Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham-Carter say protests at premiere of 'Suffragette' is the 'perfect response' https://t.co/HkSvVP8qVX
— Sky News (@SkyNews) October 7, 2015
“Suffragette” opens in America October 21 … hopefully without the smoke bombs.