Plymouth Radical Cinema
  • Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building

  • Devonport Lecture Theatre, Portland Square Building

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The Plymouth Radical Cinema, in association with MegaReach, is delighted to host a monthly night of films and documentaries on the University campus. 

All are welcome to attend the free screenings which are followed by a discussion.

Contact Pat Bushell at Transition Plymouth (plymouthtransition@nature-mail.com) for queries.

Tuesday 12 March: War School

War School is the first feature length documentary showing how children are being groomed to support a multi-billion dollar industry that is causing millions of deaths and untold tragedies throughout the world. It reveals how millions of pounds of public money is being directed into programmes promoting the military, while welfare and education is suffering deep cuts. The film will tell the story of a child who becomes a soldier who becomes a killer who becomes a campaigner for peace.

  • Running time: 82 minutes
  • Language: English

Tuesday 9 April: The Death of Stalin

The Death of Stalin was banned in Russia last year, shortly after its release there. This is a black comedy about backstairs Kremlin intrigue following the death of Joseph Stalin in 1953 – adapted by Armando Iannucci from the French graphic novel series.

Faced with the unthinkable demise of Stalin, so long revered as nothing less than a god, these Soviet dignitaries panic, plot and go in and out of denial: a bizarre, dysfunctional hokey cokey of the mind. Everyone is initially terrified of saying out loud that he is dead – a quasi-regicidal act, which could in any case turn out to be wrong and interpreted as traitorous wishful thinking. 

  • Running time: 1 hour 45 minutes

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