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Thursday, November 06, 2008
Nov 8: Film screening - "Steal This Film" (TV Cut)
"The Centre for Internet and Societyand Pedestrian Pictures
cordially invite you to the screening of
Steal This Film by Jamie King
The director will be present at the screening to anchor the post film discussion.
Film: Steal This Film (TV Cut) A new edit combining Steal This Film and Steal This Film II, which hasn't been previously released or screened.
Date and Time:
Saturday, November 8, 2007
17:30 - 19:00 hrs.
The Centre for Internet and Society
D-2, Third Floor, Shariff Chambers (Wockhardt hospital building)
(For directions to the venue call, CIS on +91 80 4092 6283.)
More about the film:
'Steal this Film' is a documentary series (which are available for free download online) about the culture of piracy and issues surrounding intellectual property, and the cultural and economic implications of the Internet.
It has been selected for screening at Sheffield International Documentary Film Festival, South By Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas, the Singapore International Film Festival, and the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam.
More about the director:
Jamie King is a film maker, writer and activist working enthusiastically in the area of new media, post-IP culture and social
organisation. A former editor of Mute Magazine, lobbyist at the UN, journalist at ITN News, and consultant for Channel 4 Television, Jamie is now focused on radical approaches to sharing, exchange and co-operation indicated by network technologies across a variety of media.
Co-organiser of the 2003 WSIS? We Seize! counter-UN summit, Jamie continues to be involved in highlighting the importance of information politics in the social movements. STEAL THIS FILM I and II, documentaries exploring the uncertain future of intellectual property, have been downloaded over 4 million times via BitTorrent and featured at numerous international film festivals.
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Pedpics is unstoppable in November - nearly 20 films will be screened throughout the month! Besides this screening on Nov 8, there will be two film festivals this month, more announcements soon.
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