At this interactive film screening, you’ll follow the real case of a woman in the 1930’s who was said to be legally incapable of managing her own affairs, thanks to her ‘mental infirmity.’ Discover what the ‘Court of Protection’ meant back then and decide for yourself whether you think those in charge cared more about ‘protection’ or ‘power’. Look at documents from the archives, watch a short film in which the case is argued, and then vote and share your views on the outcome with other attendees and a group of experts.
During the screening, you can get involved as much as you like. Sit back and watch the film, ask questions or share your views. If you provide your postal address when you register, you’ll receive a pack containing archive documents about the case in advance.