Dole Animators

Dole Animators is an animated documentary on the reality of the impact of the government’s recent welfare reforms.

Dole Animators evolved out of a collaboration between a group of Leeds-based benefit claimants based in the UK who worked together to make an animated documentary about the reality of the impact of the government’s recent welfare reform. The project built upon a small-scale qualitative research project exploring lived experiences of welfare reform, as part of doctoral research by Dr Ruth Patrick. Working in partnership with award-winning documentary filmmaker Ellie Land, fifteen out-of-work benefit claimants were interviewed three times as they experienced the direct consequences of various welfare reforms. Read more about the project and view the film.

 

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