Philosophical Screens: Temptation and Coincidence in Double Indemnity
Our regular series, which explores cinema through a philosophical lens, returns to consider the film’s themes of theological temptation, accidents and coincidence.
Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, John Ó Maoilearca will not be able to attend this event. We are delighted to announce that Ben Tyrer from Middlesex University will be joining Lucy Bolton and Catherine Wheatley for the discussion.
Wed 29 Sep 8pm, Blue Room
Free to ticket holders of Double Indemnity on Wednesday 29 September 17:45, otherwise £6.50 (tickets must be booked in advance by calling the box office on 020 7928 3232).
Total runtime 60min
This noir is a masterclass in how to seduce someone into the abandonment of their professional and personal ethics, as well as an irresistible cat-and-mouse detective story. Our regular Philosophical Screens series, which explores cinema through a philosophical lens, returns with Lucy Bolton, Ben Tyrer and Catherine Wheatley considering the film’s themes of theological temptation, accidents and coincidence.