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'U' Student Group To Show Confiscanted Film

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Day
25
Month
January
Year
1977
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Student Group To Try
To Show Confiscated Film

Members of Voice Political |Arb^&il%lic^ ^Department and
Party, campus chapter of %A^thV|W9shteTiaw County prosecu-
rion<< for Democratic Sodetvj tor's office may attend future

'"d last night to spon-ls h o w i n g s of experimental
n,ui, il p^sible, a showing of thcjfilms . . .
film "Flaming Creatures" at; "Since public feelings are run-
Hill Auditorium. ining high, however, it is appar-

The Voice office told The lent that the Ann Arbor Police
'News this morning that it has Department and the Washtenaw
not yet been determined if County prosecutor's office w il 1
.•fimps of the film, which was share any responsibility for civil

cated by Ann Arbor Po-|disorders ! ' ! by their in."
n.^c iast week as obscene, are trus^a' B^P'T' i^—ularlv sche-
available, or if the auditoriumJAlTed performanceS^the Uni-
can be obtained, versify Cinema Guild. ^^

However, plans are to make'^'i^a^hL.d^^SA^I^nt Council
these determinations later to-1 further wi;;nes to remind the
day, the Voice spokesman said. | University administration that
The request for use of H i 11| interference with the freedom of
Auditorium to show the film will expression may be interpreted,
have to go through the U-M Stu- as an attack upon the entire*
dent Government Council a n d academic community. If Univer-|
'the Office of Student Affairs, isity officials wish to join the

Meanwhile, the executive irest of this academic com^
.board of the U-M Graduate Stu- munity in preserving the basicj
dent Counril, warned of possible tenets of a university, they mus^
repercussions: abandon the philosophy of the|

"It has tome to the attention ostrich and adopt a positive
of the Graduate Student Council stance supporting the freedoms
that representatives of the Arm of inquiry and expression.'

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