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"Bacurau" Film Screening and Discussion

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Venue: Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square

The event proposes a discussion on the intersection of political philosophy, aesthetics and normativity taking the Brazilian film Bacurau (2019, Nighthawk) as a starting point to think of other ways of resistance and performativity.

The event is hosted by the School of Law, with the Centre for Law and the Humanities and organised by Bruna Bataglia, Ba�ak Ertür and Moniza Rizzini Ansari.

There will be a viewing of the film, followed by a discussion. You can view a trailer of the film here.

Confirmed Speakers

Vinício Brígido (Visiting Student at Birkbeck/Psychosocial Studies Department and PhD student at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais)

Flávia do Amaral Vieira (Visiting Student at Birkbeck/School of Law and PhD student at Universidade Federal do Pará)

Bruna Bataglia (Visiting Student at Birkbeck/School of Law and PhD student at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro)

Letícia da Costa Paes (PhD student at Birkbeck/School of Law)

Bethania Assy (Professor of Philosophy of Law both in the Department of Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro and at Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro).

Ba�ak Ertür (Lecturer in Law and co-director of the Centre for Law & the Humanities at Birkbeck School of Law)

Other speakers to be confirmed. 

This event is open to the public and free to attend however booking is required via this page. We kindly request that if you are unable to attend that you cancel your booking in order to allow others to attend.

Latecomers to the event are not guaranteed entry. Please be advised that photographs may be taken at the event.

Please contact us if you have any access requirements. See here for further details of accessibility at Birkbeck venues. Food and drink may be served at this event. Please contact us if you have any allergies that we may need to consider.

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