Red Cinema May 8: Charlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times”

RED CINEMA
Cult films @ The Activist Centre
PRESENTS…

Charlie Chaplin, in…
“Modern Times”

SATURDAY 8TH MAY, 7PM

(Yummy cheap meal and drinks from 6.30pm)
Brisbane Activist Centre (see map below)
74B Wickham St, Fortitude Valley
TICKETS $10 waged, $6 concession


Modern Times is a 1936 American comedy film by Charlie Chaplin that has his iconic Little Tramp character struggling to survive in the modern, industrialized world. The film is a comment on the desperate employment and fiscal conditions many people faced during the Great Depression, conditions created, in Chaplin’s view, by the efficiencies of modern industrialization.

It stands today as a timeless critique of the alienation of labour under Capitalism.

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