Films to be shown for Being Human Festival

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PORTSMOUTH is taking part in the first national festival of humanities.

The Being Human Festival aims to engage people across the country and find out more about human behaviour.

Portsmouth has the theme of conflict and resolution across global cultures, and is being led by Dr Deborah Shaw, from the University of Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Film Society is screening three movies:

n Monday, November 17, Hunger by Steve McQueen about the 1981 Irish republican hunger strike, followed by a discussion on the Northern Ireland conflict and the suffragette movement, from 6.30pm to 10pm.

n Wednesday, November 19, Pontecorvo, followed by a discussion on Algerian history, from 6.30pm to 10pm.

n Friday, November 21, showing of Fascism Inc, from 7pm to 10pm.

Visit portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk/tickets/