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Hillsborough : Truth And Trauma

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posted on 2021-05-23, 12:13 authored by Lynne Fox
On April 15th, 1989, at the F.A. (Football Association) Cup semi-final football match, Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield (U.K.), ninety-six men, women and children were crushed to death. Now known as the Hillsborough Disaster, this event is the worst sporting disaster in the history of England. My twenty-one year old brother, Thomas Steven Fox, was one of those ninety-six victims. New inquests into the deaths of the victims of the Hillsborough Disaster opened in 2014. My documentary film, “Our Steve” is a forensic look at the inquest into my brother’s death in an attempt to document this process as it was happening. As the new inquests into Hillsborough re-entered the public sphere through media, television and political platforms, my need to represent this story and that of my family became the impetus for this project





Master of Fine Arts


Documentary Media

Granting Institution

Ryerson University

LAC Thesis Type