LONDON — The London Film Festival kicked off with a bang – literally – Wednesday, as protestors stormed the red carpet of the Suffragette premiere, letting off smoke bombs and chanting slogans.

It was perhaps a fitting disruption ahead of a film about the often violent fight for women’s rights, and welcomed by many of the films stars, including Helena Bonham Carter and Anne Marie Duff.

Duff spoke to Mashable, along with the film’s stars Brendan Gleeson and Romola Garai, its director Sarah Gavron, and two of Emmeline Pankhurt’s descendents, about women’s rights and sexism in the film industry, in the clip above. Read more…

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Stars of ‘Suffragette’ discuss women’s rights on the red carpet