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Curiouser and Curiouser: The Queerness of Childhood Temporalities

Author: Fiona Noble
Published on: 29th April 2015
Category: Article

Fiona Noble submitted her PhD thesis in Hispanic Studies and Film and Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen in January 2015. Here she introduces the concept of temporality in the Spanish film El espíritu de la colmena. Her interdisciplinary doctoral research investigates diverse articulations of childhood, performance and immigration in post-Franco Spanish cinema, interrogating the issue… Read more »

“BFI Global Teens” Blog post

Author: Philippa Maslin
Published on: 16th January 2015
Category: Article, Project news

Philippa Maslin is a doctoral candidate at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research concerns British coming of age films – films which are set in Britain and revolve around either an adolescent protagonist or a pair/group of adolescent protagonists. Here she reflects on the BFI’s ‘Teenage Kicks’ event.  As a doctoral student researching British coming… Read more »

Q and A with 52 Tuesdays Director Sophie Hyde

Author: Stefan Solomon
Published on: 4th December 2014
Category: Film review

On 28 July, as the opening event of the symposium, ‘Childhood and Nation in World Cinema’, director Sophie Hyde treated an audience of around 60 at the University of New South Wales to a screening of her first feature, 52 Tuesdays. The film premiered last November at the Adelaide Film Festival (in Hyde’s hometown), and… Read more »