MODERN TIMES Screening & Talk – Limerick City Gallery of Art (LCGA)

March 9, 2013 § Leave a comment

Unemployment is the vital question … Machinery should benefit mankind. It should not spell tragedy and throw it out of work.
(Charlie Chaplin) 1931.

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still from Modern Times (1936) by Charlie Chaplin

As part of the programme of the current exhibition, STRIKE!at the Limerick City Gallery of Art, there will be a screening of MODERN TIMES (1936), written, scored and directed by Charlie Chaplinat 2.00Pm on Monday, March 11th, 2013. This will be followed by a discussion from Mark Curran with specific reference to the visual representation of the conditions of labour and the resonance of Chaplin’s undertaking for the present.

Further information regarding the exhibition and full details of this event, can be found here.

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