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Picturehouse Entertainment and Verso Books present: The Pervert's Guide Tweetalong

30 September 2013

To celebrate the release of THE PERVERT'S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY, the new film from Sophie Fiennes featuring celebrated philosopher Slavoj Žižek in cinemas and on video-on-demand from 4 October, distributor Picturehouse Entertainment and publisher Verso Books will be hosting a special tweetalong during the week of release. 

Follow the hashtag #PervertsGuide and tune in to Film 4's 9.00pm shows to engage with acclaimed authors McKenzie Wark and Mark Fisher, who will be taking over the Verso Books Twitter account (@VersoBooks) and offering academic insights and a new way of looking at cinema through the themes featured in the film.

On Tuesday 1 October, McKenzie Wark (@mckenziewark), author of The Beach Beneath the Street and The Spectacle of Disintegration, will be analyzing INDEPENDENCE DAY (dir. Roland Emmerich, 1996).

On Thursday 3 October, Mark Fisher (@Kpunk99), author of Capitalist Realism and Ghosts of My Life, will be analyzing SALT (dir. Phillip Noyce, 2010).

THE PERVERT'S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY opens at the Ritzy Picturehouse in Brixton, London, on Friday 4 October. Watch the theatrical trailer:

Be sure to tune in at 9.00pm and see film differently by following @VersoBooks. 

Film4 is on: Channel 15 on Freeview Channel 315 on Sky, Channel 428 on Virgin Media and Channel 300 on Freesat

Slavoj Zizek's latest book Less Than Nothing is now available in paperback published by Verso Books.