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Cinema: cent ans de jeunesse

Author: Admin
Published on: 5th February 2017
Category: Uncategorised

Next week we are working with students at Strodes College in Egham to make a short film as part of the BFI’s Le Cinéma, cent ans de jeunesse programme, a young person’s filmmaking project that began at the Cinémathèque Française in 1995. We spoke to Mark Reid, the BFI’s Head of Education Programmes, about what the… Read more »

New book announcement: Playful Memories: The Autofictional Turn in Post-Dictatorship Argentina By Dr Jordana Blejmar

Author: Admin
Published on: 20th January 2017
Category: Uncategorised

We are pleased to announce the publication of Playful Memories: The Autofictional Turn in Post-Dictatorship Argentina.  Dr Blejmar’s book is a multimedia and interdisciplinary study of the use of autofiction, black humour, parody and playful memories exercised by the post-dictatorship generation in Argentina. Review excerpt: “Jordana Blejmar’s Playful Memories: The Autofictional Turn in Post-Dictatorship Argentina masterfully analyses a… Read more »

Alain Bergala’s The Cinema Hypothesis: BFI Southbank

Author: Admin
Published on: 9th January 2017
Category: Uncategorised

To celebrate the English translation of Alain Bergala’s The Cinema Hypothesis, the BFI are hosting a discussion event on Friday 03 February 2017, 2-5pm, at BFI Southbank. Join Alain Bergala, Professors Andrew Burn (UCL Institute of Education) and Katren Lury (Glasgow University), and Alejandro Bachmann (Austrian Film Museum) to discuss the English translation of Alain… Read more »

Edited book, Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema: Borders and Encounters, is now available to pre-order

Author: Admin
Published on: 3rd January 2017
Category: Uncategorised

We are delighted to announce that our edited book, Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema: Borders and Encounters is now available for pre-order, ahead of publication in September 2017. Edited by Sarah Wright, Emma Wilson, and Stephanie Hemelryk-Donald, the book includes contributions on representations and explorations of childhood in the national cinemas of China,… Read more »

Funded PhD for candidates interested in childhood and British postwar cinema

Author: Admin
Published on: 13th May 2016
Category: Uncategorised

Dear Colleagues, Could you please bring the following to the attention of any prospective PhD students interested in studying postwar British cinema: Leeds Beckett University welcomes applications for a funded PhD as follows: The candidate’s proposal should be based on the history of British cinema since 1945 and focus specifically on either of the following: 1…. Read more »

Cinema and Childhood – Bremen Film Conference

Author: Admin
Published on: 18th March 2016
Category: Uncategorised

Cinema and Childhood 21st International Bremen Film Conference Next to love and death, childhood is one of the universal topics of cinema. Films determine the view on childhood and allow children to present themselves – different than in other media. Films convey an experience of childhood and can put us into the perspective of child… Read more »