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Clockwork Orange Screening and Talk in Pickford Auditorium

November 20, 2008

by The Forum

From Jaron Abelsohn '11:

Third Philosophical Fine Arts Society Movie of the Year

Stanley Kubrick's Masterpiece:

A Clockwork Orange with an introductory lecture and discussion session led by Professor MorrisonWhere: Pickford Auditorium at CMCWhen: Friday November 21st 2008Time: Refreshments at 5:15Lecture Starts at 5:30RSVP not necessary, but it would be helpful for refreshment purposes

A little Preview from Professor Morrison:

"A Clockwork Orange" raises significant questions about the free will of individuals within administered societies.  It continues a career-long interest in that theme by its director, Stanley Kubrick, whose films concern transformations of humanity in the modern age.  Like many of Kubrick's movies, `A Clockwork Orange' considers the legacy of Jeremy Bentham's programs of "reform," which were so influential in the formation of the modern liberal democracies.  `A Clockwork Orange' takes on fascinating new meanings when understood as a critique of utilitarianism and modern instrumental rationality."

Any questions please e-mail Jaron Abelsohn at:

Hope to see you there

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