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Friday Film at Rebel Reads

August 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Friday Film at Rebel Reads
Friday 24th August 2018
Open at 7.30, film starts at 8pm
Members event – BYOB – new members always welcome

This week’s film – ‘The Accidental Death of an Anarchist’

The Accidental Death of an Anarchist is a television adaptation of the comedic play of the same name, written by Nobel Laureate Dario Fo. Inspirited by the real-life circumstances surrounding the death of anarchist Giuseppe Pinellli, the film is a satire of police corruption.

Inspired by modern playwrights: Bertolt Brecht, George Bernard Shaw and Alfred Jarry, in addition to the theatrical traditions of medieval and renaissance Italy, Dario Fo is able to merge these elements to create political satire that is as funny as it is damning.

The film follows a man, who upon discovering the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of an anarchist during an interrogation, decides to infiltrate the police, impersonating a judge. Mischief ensues as corruption is uncovered as the film progresses.

Details

Date:
August 24, 2018
Time:
7:30 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/453269938518173/

Organizer

Rebel Reads
Website:
www.rebelreads.ie