Geldof on Fathers

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Published on 30th July 2017 by

Geldof on Fathers is a 2004 Channel 4 documentary by former Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof which criticizes the British family court for their unfair treatment of fathers in custody battles and the bias that the court system shows towards mothers, he drew from experience from his own high profile divorce with Paula Yates with whom he fathered children.

In the process of filming the documentary he meets with UK government ministers including Lord Filkin (who he tells to fuck off in the film) and Margaret Hodge, also featuring in the film are several fathers who share their experience of the family court system. This documentary is actually the second in a series of two documentaries by Geldof, the first was Geldof on Marriage which is unfortunately not available to watch online at the moment.

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