100 Years of Women at the BBC

Mary Malcolm Critical Studies in Television Workshop: 100 Years of Women at the BBC Friday 7 May 2021 1pm – 5.30pm (BST), Online Co-sponsored by Critical Studies in Television and Edge Hill University Institute for Social Responsibility This event has passed and can be viewed in full in the below YouTube video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKOWoUpvrP0&list=PLBrk-wPNLaVkJV1mYtNtONIYeJYFS0MeT&index=2 In 2022, … Continue reading 100 Years of Women at the BBC

Conference Report: Women & the Silent Screen, Amsterdam (May 2019)

Christine Gledhill looks back on last year's Women & The Silent Screen conference held at the Eye Film Museum in Amsterdam in May 2019. Holed up in my attic during the current pandemic gives me time to look back over notes taken at last May’s Women and the Silent Screen conference, hosted by the Eye … Continue reading Conference Report: Women & the Silent Screen, Amsterdam (May 2019)

Femspectives 2020 launches programme

The Glasgow-based feminist film festival has launched this year's programme of screenings and events, taking place 20-23 February at Civic House. The second Femspectives will open with a screening of VAI, a portmanteau feature by nine women directors, shot in seven different Pacific locations. A retrospective screening of Helke Misselwitz’s 1988 film After Winter Comes … Continue reading Femspectives 2020 launches programme

Celebrating the work of Delphine Seyrig, Institut Français, London, 11-12 January 2020

As part of a two-month long celebration of the French icon, A Tribute to Delphine Seyrig - Actress, Director and Activist, this weekend, 11-12 January, London's Institut Français will host a symposium investigating her activism and career, alongside a day of screenings of her video work. As the organisers of Saturday's symposium explain: ‘Filmmakers, curators … Continue reading Celebrating the work of Delphine Seyrig, Institut Français, London, 11-12 January 2020

Down Claiborne + Q&A with director Moira Tierney, Irish Film Institute, 7 November 2019

Dublin's Irish Film Institute will be showing Moira Tierney's film Down Claiborne (2018) which investigates the historical and political underpinnings of the artistic traditions of Mardi Gras Indians in Tremé, New Orleans on Thursday 7 November 18:30. Defying a highway overpass that split their neighbourhood in two, the local community reclaim their territory using dynamic … Continue reading Down Claiborne + Q&A with director Moira Tierney, Irish Film Institute, 7 November 2019