“Why Beauty Matters” Film Screening

30 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
6:00 - 7:30 PM

Film screening “Why Beauty Matters” is a 2009 BBC documentary film directed by Louise Lockwood and written and presented by the philosopher Roger Scruton

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Screening of “Why Beauty Matters”, a BBC art documentary. Philosopher Roger Scruton presents a provocative essay in this film on the importance of beauty in the arts and in our lives. In the 20th century, Scruton argues, art, architecture and music turned their backs on beauty, making a cult of ugliness and leading us into a spiritual desert.

The film is in English subtitles. It’s a 2009 British documentary film directed by Louise Lockwood, written and presented by Roger Scruton. The meeting will feature a group discussion after the screening. The documentary is 58 minutes long.

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