contact us    |    accessibility    |

The Face in Film

Date(s): 18 April 2015

Time: 7.30pm

Cost: Free

Booking Link:

Throughout the history of cinema, filmmakers have used facial deformity to signify negative personality traits, and this is particularly true in war films. Join us for a special showing of the award-winning documentary The Guinea Pig Club and explore the real experiences of people with facial deformities in warfare. The screenings will be followed by a Q&A session with Dr Emily Mayhew, Historian in Residence, Imperial College London and author of The Reconstruction of Warriors: Archibald McIndoe, the Royal Air Force and the Guinea Pig Club, Dr Felicity Mehendale, Consultant Cleft and Plastic Surgeon and Iain Macintyre, former Vice President of RCSEd.

Venue: Symposium Hall at the Royal College of Surgeons' of Edinburgh. Nicolson Street, Edinburgh.


Subscribe to the Surgeons' Hall Museums News Feed

Diary List & Archive

Select a year and month from the headings below to view diary events from that month.