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Saturday, May 5 • 7:00pm - 7:50pm
The Video Nasties: Horror, Censorship, & Videotape

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In the 1980s, far-right moral concerns during the height of the "Video Violence" era of film releases in England resulted in a list of films actively BANNED from legal consumption and ownership, often for completely subjective and arbitrary reasons. This panel intends to discuss this unique and often overlooked period in recent Western history, both for the merits of the films in question, as well as the very important impact that censorship can have on a society. Due to subject matter, attendees are recommended to be 18+ in age.

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Ken MacGregor

I'm a speculative fiction (mostly horror) author with two story collections and an impending novel I co-wrote.I've lived in Michigan most of my adult life, with a brief stint in St. Louis where I was a professional actor part-time.You can talk to me about anything! I love books, movies... Read More →

Saturday May 5, 2018 7:00pm - 7:50pm EDT