Law, Society and Popular Culture

Film Matters: six film screenings

5 December 2014

The Regent Street Cinema, the birthplace of British cinema, is due to open to the public in spring 2015 and the Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture at Westminster Law School is screening a series of films to mark this special occasion.


The Centre has long championed film at the University, creating the first UK module on Film and the Law, setting up the Compton Film Club and organising the exhibition Classified with the British Board of Film Classification in 2012, in addition to publishing research in the area.


FILM MATTERS, will be a series of six films covering a variety of perspectives and areas of interest to the work of the Centre, including intellectual property and censorship. In addition the film Paths of Glory will be screened as part of the Centre's activities relating to World War One.

We are delighted that screenings of Dear Censor and Pretty Baby will be followed by a discussion with Craig Lapper, Senior Examiner at the British Board of Film classification.

More information and booking for FILM MATTERS screenings

Copyright Criminals, 14 January 2015

Google and the World Brain, 21 January 2015

Dear Censor, 28 January 2015

Pretty Baby, 4 February 2015

Paths of Glory, 11 February 2015

King CNUT: a film for the fearless, date tbc

All welcome, please book online.

Location

All screenings take place in Room 3.07, Little Titchfield Street, starting at 3pm and refreshments will be provided.

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Download the FILM MATTERS flyer in PDF format.


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