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Postcolonial Film Club

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Bush House North East Wing, King's College London

40 Aldwych

London

WC2B 4BG

United Kingdom

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Film club screenings and discussion for KCL undergraduates in any department

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Each film will start at 3pm, and we will discuss the film afterwards. Feel free to just stay for the film, or just watch the film at home and come later for the discussion (start time varies with length of film, see below).

No need to sign up, just turn up!

Please check back to the event page the day before the event to confirm the room.

- `Monday 4th October: The Battle of Algiers

Room: BH NE 2.03

Language: Arabic; French; English (English subtitles)

Themes: colonialism; war; policing; torture; gender roles

Film starts: 15.05

Discussion starts: 17.10

- Monday18th October: Embrace of the Serpent

Room: BH SE 2.03

Language: Ocaina, Ticuna, Bora, Andoque, Yucuna , Muinane, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Catalan, English (English subtitles)

Themes: colonialism; race; indigeneity; ecology

Film starts: 15.05

Discussion starts: 17.10

- Monday 8th November: Xala

Room: Bush House NE 2.03

Language: Wolof, French (English subtitles)

Themes: colonialism; nationalism; capitalism; marriage; sex; gender

Film starts: 15.05

Discussion starts: 17.10

- Monday 22nd November: The Wind That Shakes the Barley

Room: Bush House NE 2.03

Language: English, Irish (English subtitles)

Themes: colonialism; war; capitalism; nationalism; religion

Film starts: 15.05

Discussion starts: 17.15

- Monday 6th December: Monsoon Wedding

Room: BH NE 2.03

Language: Punjabi; Urdu; Hindi; English (English subtitles)

Themes: globalisation; marriage; tradition; capitalism; child abuse; sex; gender; caste; class

Film starts: 15.05

Discussion starts: 17.00

Attendees are requested to do a lateral flow test before the sessions and wear a mask throughout if possible.

The films will be shown in a relaxed setting. The rooms are wheelchair accessible. If you have any accessibility needs or questions that have not been addressed here, please contact the facilitator claire.crawford@kcl.ac.uk

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Bush House North East Wing, King's College London

40 Aldwych

London

WC2B 4BG

United Kingdom

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Organiser Claire Crawford, GTA, King's College London

Organiser of Postcolonial Film Club

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