Platform Films is an award winning production company which specialises in trade union, peace and social movement film-making.
“By making these brilliant films over the years, Platform has filled a gap that is so obvious in the media – that it doesn’t cover labour and progressive causes properly.”
“RMT is proud to be associated with a film company that unashamedly knows which side it is on, and is carrying the tradition of gutsy, agitprop, socialist film-making to a new generation in the 21st century.”
“Platform Films originated during the vibrant independent film movement of the 70s and 80s and is one of very few companies to have survived and adapted while retaining the commitment to egalitarian ideals.”
Margaret Dickinson film producer, author of Rogue Reels
We are close to completing a film portrait of Ralph Miliband.
Ken Loach, British Director of Television and Independent Film, on Platform Films:
"Chris Reeves has been a good comrade for many years. His films show both the difficulties and strength of people in their daily lives and when they are on strike. Chris understands the class struggle and presents it with clarity. Keep going Chris, Bella and Platform Films" ... See MoreSee Less
If you live in London this will be a fantastic series of events to get involved in. SPARK: a festival of revolutionary film, will celebrate the centenary of the Russian revolution. The screenings will take place at the Rio and Phoenix independent cinemas, from the end of September, through October - we look forward to seeing you there! 🎬🎥🎞️ ... See MoreSee Less
FESTIVAL OF REVOLUTIONARY FILM - to celebrate the centenary of the Russian revolution organised by Marx Memorial Library, Russian Revolution Centenary Committee, Platform Films, Society for Co-operati...
A documentary filmed over five years showing the impact on one family in a South Wales valley community, of developments in the national and global political economy, which result in local pit and factory closures.
People's Flag Part Four: Who Runs the Country? (1988)
1964 to 1979, covers the period when the post-war boom came to an end. This Film looks at the Wilson government’s attempts to modernise the British economy and the defeat of its proposals to control the unions. It describes how the ‘special relationship’ with the US led to Wilson’s failure to condemn the invasion of Vietnam. The film shows how disillusionment with Labour led to the emergence of new forces on the left, and how attacks on black people began as the economy declined