Please join us for the 'Darwin and Human Nature' film series.
22—31 October 2012
at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, 38-39 St. Andrews Street, Cambridge CB2 3AR
Booking on: 0871 902 5720, or online here:
As part of Cambridge Festival of Ideas, the Darwin Correspondence
Project presents a season of four films that explore the political,
social and cultural implications of Darwinian ideas about human nature.
Expert speakers will introduce each film and there will be time for
discussion after each screening.
Monday 22 October, 6pm
Inherit the Wind
Introduced and with discussion led by: Joe Cain (University College,
London) and David Kirby (University of Manchester)
Director: Stanley Kramer. Starring: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene
USA 1960. 128 mins, b/w.
Wednesday 24 October, 6pm
The Elephant Man
Introduced and with discussion led by: Vanessa Toulmin (University of
Director: David Lynch. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft.
USA 1980. 124 mins, b/w.
Monday 29 October, 6.30pm
Proteus: A Nineteenth-Century Vision
Introduced and with discussion led by: Nick Hopwood (HPS, Cambridge) and
Shelley Innes (Darwin Correspondence Project, Cambridge)
Director: David Lebrun. Starring: Marian Seldes, Corey Burton, Richard
USA 2004. 60 mins.
Wednesday 31 October, 5.30pm
Black Venus (Vénus Noire)
Introduced and with discussion led by: James Moore (Open University) and
Sadiah Qureshi (University of Birmingham)
Director: Abdellatif Kechiche. Starring: Yahima Torres, Andre Jacobs,
France/Belgium 2010. 159 mins. In French, Afrikaans and English, with
Further details and film descriptions at:
Booking now available from:
Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge
38-39 St Andrew's Street, Cambridge CB2 3AR
Box office number: 0871 902 5720
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Supported by the John Templeton Foundation.