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Passengerfilms presents BLACKFISH: film and the animal spectacle
Wed 23 October 2013, 6.30pm for a 7pm start
Free but booking required. Please note: this event is now sold out.
Screening Room, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
Please note: this event is now sold out but please follow the booking link to join the waiting list. Alternatively, tickets are still available for the film screening of Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Agent.
Join award-winning cultural geography cinema Passengerfilms for an evening of film and discussion exploring human/non-human interactions, the intersection of nature and culture, and the captive animal as spectacle.
Featuring Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s critically-acclaimed documentary Blackfish (2013), on the ethics behind the multi-billion dollar sea park industry, and contextual talks by researchers and theorists from geography, film and animal studies.
Panellists to include:
Dr Christopher Bear (Cardiff University), Professor Henry Buller (University of Exeter), Dr Michael Lawrence (University of Sussex), Dr Jamie Lorimer (University of Oxford), Anat Pick (Queen Mary, University of London)
Please note that Blackfish is rated certificate 15.
Main image credit: Still from Blackfish (2013)