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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Meet our Professors: QMUL Inaugural Lecture Series - Professor Janet Harbord - Professor of Film Studies “Ex-centric cinema: a history of the disallowed”

Venue: Arts One Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary University of London, E1 4NS


The lecture will be followed by a free drinks reception for all ticket holders.


Lecture Synopsis:

If cinema is widely regarded as a record of a moment of fictional or factual representation, producing an archive to which we may return, it also produces a different history, a reserve of unlived cinema. This lecture explores what cinema has excluded in the wake of its becoming a mainstream entertainment industry, suggesting that what we find in the detail of non-cinema is as revealing and politically significant as the cinema that we have.


Attendance is free of charge but you must book a ticket to attend. Tickets can be obtained from:

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