Freedom Films I: Playtime – 2nd November 2018


This week sees the launch of the Freedom Film Foundation, which will curate regular event dedicated to films exploring human freedom in the modern world.

The club meets remotely on the hashtag #FreedomFilmClub, and as an informal gathering in Cambridge, UK.

Our first film is Playtime, Jacques Tati’s classic, exploring in the director’s inimitable style our relationship with technology and modernity. There’s a useful primer here and the trailer:

Please let us know if you’ll be watching, and share your thoughts on the hashtag, or if you’re in Cambridge and would like to attend in person.

Future Friday I: Automation and the Future of Work – 26th October 2018

ANNOUNCING FUTURE FRIDAYS  A civil society based in Cambridge, a community of practitioners and thinkers working around the intersections of technology, ethics, and society. A small group of us in Cambridge felt that, across the world, technology’s rapid advance and adoption is having profound implications for democracy, society, and freedom. As a …