Free Cinema School Salon: Direct Speech Acts II  

Saturday 3 December 2011, 5-7pm

Centre for Possible Studies

21 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8HR


The Centre for Possible Studies is hosting Direct Speech Acts II, a programme of experimental workshops exploring the relationship between political speech and action initiated by members of film collective,, Karen Mirza and Brad Butler. The theatre group are preparing for a political theatre piece that will be presented in Spring 2012. At the Salon on 3 December, participants will present films, ideas and images produced through the Theatre of the Oppressed process developed by Brazilian theatre director Augusto Boal.



Participants in the Direct Speech Acts workshops, led by theatre director Frances Rifkin, include: Carlo Bellanova, Monika Burzykowska, Brad Butler, Simin Cox, Janna Graham, Karem Ibrahim, Yemane Kassa, Amal Khalaf, Grace Kyne-Lilley, Tatsiana Lizahle, Elizabeth Mahlanze, Laura Marziale, Karen Mirza, Liudmila Novikova, Luca Pieri, Qing Ren, Edelquinn Neri Santiago, Enrico Sibour, Rafael Zamuriano

Upcoming Free Cinema School Salons will visit the history of political theatre in Brazil and the UK, including Augusto Boal and Banner Theatre as well as their filmic counterparts.

Upcoming Salons:

Saturday 28 January 2012, 5-7pm

Saturday 25 February 2012, 5-7pm