The Ex- of Experimental Cinema: the 1970s Films of Antoni Padrós

Event Date: 19 May 2015 Room 110 Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2015 The Ex- of Experimental Cinema: the 1970s Films of Antoni Padrós This talk focuses on the politics of marginality in the 1970s work of Catalan experimental filmmaker Antoni Padrós. It seeks to draw …

Barry Langford – Sex, Violence, Art: Framing the new American Cinema

Event Date: 16 March 2015 Picture Gallery Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Inaugural Lecture Professor Barry Langford (RHUL) – Sex, Violence, Art: Framing the new American Cinema In 1967 Time Magazine hailed the birth of a “New American Cinema”. This lecture will examine how a multi-faceted US film culture, emerging during the 1960s, contributed to and …

Viva Riva! – Film Screening and Q&A

Event Date: 12 June 2014 Birkbeck Cinema Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck presents: Viva Riva! – Film Screening and Q&A Film Title: Viva Riva! (Djo Munga 2011) Screening and Q&A with Writer/Director: Djo Munga Chaired by Dr Amber Jacobs and with panel discussion:  Dr Andrew Asibong Birkbeck) Dr …

Fire Walk with Me: Trauma, Catharsis and the Fantasy of Fantastical Kinship

Event Dates: 23 May 2014 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2014 Welcome to Birkbeck’s seventh annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May. The week will include lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel …

Sexual Violence in Armed Conflicts: Film, Testimony, and the Vietnam War

  Event Date: 3 April 2014 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD The Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict (SVAC) research group and the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present: Sexual Violence in Armed Conflicts: Film, Testimony, and the Vietnam War Joanna Bourke in conversation with Kendrick Oliver about filmic testimony about rape during the war …

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Scott Wilson – Lars von Trier and the Fear of Philosophy

Event Date: 23 May 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: Professor Scott Wilson (Kingston) – Lars von Trier and the Fear of Philosophy ‘Let us recognise the subject’s efficacy in …

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The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities celebrates Laura Mulvey

Event Date: 7 February 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Celebrates Laura Mulvey The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities has organised an afternoon to celebrate Laura Mulvey’s work. The afternoon will begin with a screening of AMY! (Laura Mulvey/Peter Wollen 1982) followed by …

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Film-Philosophy Conference 2012

    Event Date 12 – 14  September 2012 Queen Mary University of London, King’s College London and Kingston University The London Graduate School  presents: Film-Philosophy Conference 2012 Film-philosophy continues to grow as an important discipline within the fields of both Film Studies and Philosophy. The Film-Philosophy Conference brings together scholars from all over the world to present their research …

Almanya – Welcome to Germany

__ Event Date 18 January Institut Français 17 Queensberry Place London SW7 Almanya – Welcome to Germany A film by Yasemin Samdereli Germany | 2011 | col | 97 mins | dir. Yasemin Samdereli, with Vedat Erincin, Fahri Yardim, Rafael Koussouris, Denis Moschitto | cert. tbc | in German & Turkish with English subtitles ‘Who or what am I – …