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'Movies, memories, magic' screens in Bangalore
20 July 2018

Movies, memories, magic, directed by Dr. Ashvin Devasundaram, had an international screening at the British Council in Bangalore.

The Leading Man: A New Stage Play
15 July 2018

The Leading Man, a new stage play by Film Practice lecturer Eugene Doyen is having its first public performances 2nd and 3rd August. There are two full-cast readings at Purple Playhouse Theatre, Hove, Brighton.

http://purpleplayhousetheatre.com/

 

Vivien Leigh annual remembrance event
8 July 2018

We were pleased to host the Vivien Leigh Circle again for their annual remembrance of the star. The event was impeccably curated by Dr. Lucy Bolton and highlighted the continued scholarship QMUL is doing on Leigh, as well as talks from PhD students Cathy Lomax (who also painted the art for the programmes) and Georgia Brown (who joined us via Skype from Scotland). The afternoon also included a screening of THE ROMAN SPRING OF MRS. STONE, generous pours of Negronis, a raffle of Leigh memorabilia and a visit from Puppy Vivien.

For more pictures of the event, visit our Facebook page.

MA Documentary graduate wins festival prize
5 July 2018

Our 2017 MA Documentary Practice graduate Capucine Salvi-Offer wins Best Short Documentary at the California Women’s Film Festival for her QM graduation film 'Knitting For Knockers'. Congratulations to Cappy! 

http://calwomensfest.com/Winners.html

New publications from Dr. Anat Pick
15 June 2018

Dr. Anat Pick has published chapters in two recently released edited collections. "Vegan Cinema" can be found in Thinking Veganism in Literature and Culture, edited by Emelia Quinn and Benjamin Westwood for Palgrave Macmillan. "Vulnerability" is published in Critical Terms for Animal Studies, edited by Lori Gruen for University of Chicago Press.

"The Many Faces of Agnès Varda" at the BFI
2 June 2018

"The Many Faces of Agnès Varda" was an afternoon of richly illustrated talks and discussions that provided an introduction to the work of Agnès Varda, including a presentation from Professor Sue Harris and a roundtable discussion featuring Dr. Jenny Chamarette.

BFI Philosophical Screens
9 May 2018

Dr. Lucy Bolton led a panel discussion for the latest instalment of the "Philosophical Screens" series at the BFI following a screening of Something Wild (1986).

"Southgate to Brighton" screened at London Greek Film Festival
8 May 2018

Athena Mandis' new short film, Southgate to Brighton, screened at the London Greek Film Festival on 8 May 2018.

QMUL Tate Exchange Residency
5 May 2018

As part of QMUL's week-long residency at Tate Modern, Dr. Ashvin Devasundaram participated in a panel discussion following a screening of Bag Mohajer (2016).

Steven Eastwood wins QMUL Engagement and Enterprise Award
24 April 2018

At the QMUL Enterprise and Engagement Awards, Steven Eastwood took home the prize for Academic Innovation for his documentary feature Island, and its sister art installation, The Interval and the Instant.

Movies, Memories, Magic
18 March 2018

On 19th March Ash Devasundaram's new film, Movies, Memories, Magic, will be screened with a Q & A as part of the UK Asian Film Festival.

Breaching Bollywood's Bastion: India's New Independent Cinema
12 February 2018

Explore how India’s new breed of alternative ‘Indie’ films are sculpting a cinematic revolution - with Ashvin I. Devasundaram, Lecturer in World Cinema at Queen Mary, University of London. A talk at the British Library, hosted by Prof. Daya Thussu, co-director of the India Media Centre, University of Westminster.

Ash Devasundaram dicusses dubbing movies on the BBC World Service
13 November 2017

Ash Devasundaram, lecturer in world cinema in the Department of Film Studies, will be speaking on the BBC World Service radio programme, The Why Factor - Dubbing Movies, which will be broadcast on Monday November 13th 2017. 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csvtbv

Ash Devasundaram to give keynote speech
30 October 2017

Ash Devasundaram, lectrurer in Film Studies at Queen Mary, is to give the keynote speech on New Indian Cinema at the Community Cinema Conference and Film Society of the Year Awards organised by Cinema for All (British Federation of Film Societies).

Full details available here

London Asian Film Festival screening
27 February 2017

The Centre for Film and Ethics presents a screening of Anatomy of Violence as part of the London Asian Film Festival.

The Interval and the Instant
23 February 2017

A film practice research project by Steven Eastwood, presented by The Centre for Film and Ethics

 

WORLD CINEMA CONVERSATIONS SEMINAR SERIES 2016
16 December 2016

CONTEMPORARY CURRENTS IN RUSSIAN CINEMA

WORLD CINEMA CONVERSATIONS SEMINAR SERIES 2016
2 November 2016

HIDDEN HERITAGE: INDO-BRITISH FILM COLLABORATIONS IN THE UK (1930–51)

Talk: Professor Lilya Kaganovsky (University of Illinois)
1 November 2016

Talk: Professor Lilya Kaganovsky (University of Illinois) ‘Sound in Dziga Vertov's Three Songs of Lenin'

Shame Chorus Project - documented by QM FIilm students
10 October 2016

Shame Chorus is an uplifting new music and spoken word project created by international artist Jordan McKenzie, working in collaboration with the Freud Museum in London, psychoanalyst Susie Orbach and

Abject Agency beyond ‘Soft’ and ‘Hard’ Ethics in Global Cinema
6 October 2016

We are pleased to announce the first event run by the Centre for Film and Ethics at Queen Mary University of London.

Ash Devasundaram at 'Litro Live! India Launch'
20 September 2016

On 13th October, at Waterstone's Piccadilly, department of Film studies Lecturer in World Cinema Ashvin Devasundaram will be giving a talk on his book and new Indian Indie Cinema.

Anachronism
19 August 2016

Surviving Spaces: Action Sequences, Embodiment and Appropriation - a talk by Dr Nick Jones
4 March 2015

Postproduction will be presenting Dr Nick Jones at the launch of his new book, Hollywood Action Films and Spatial Theory.

Vivien Leigh and the Star Archive
11 February 2015

A study day on March 7th 2015, organised by the Film Studies Department at Queen Mary, University of London.

Dr Sue Harris presents at French film festival Premiers Plans
29 January 2015

Dr Sue Harris was recently invited to attend the prestigious Premiers Plans festival.

Film Studies alumnus Marilena Parouti's documentary published online
5 November 2014

Marilena Parouti: Theo Angelopoulos documentary published at Filmicon: Journal of Greek Film Studies, Issue 2.

On-stage discussion with Professor Dudley Andrew
9 October 2014

The Film Department at Queen Mary University of London invites you to an on-stage discussion with Dudley Andrew, R. Selden Rose Professor of Film and Comparative Literature at Yale University.

The Fox, a film by MA in Documentary Practice Student He He
1 October 2014

He He was a student on the MA in Documentary Practice at Queen Mary, University of London.

Author Kim Curran visits Queen Mary
1 October 2014

Author Kim Curran visited Queen Mary

Lucy Bolton on 'Grace of Monaco'
5 June 2014

Lucy Bolton writes for Times Higher Education

Living British Cinema presents: QM Films Afloat
30 May 2014

The Floating Cinema, QMUL, Wednesday 4th June, 12noon - 4pm.

'Film incites France's fury' by Dr Sue Harris
30 May 2014

Dr Sue Harris writes on the release of a new film on the Dominique Strauss Kahn scandal

Screening the Forest
17 April 2014

Screening the Forest

Acclaimed Documentary Filmmaker Vladimir Tyulkin visits Department of Film
3 March 2014

Vladimir Tyulkin (Kazakhstan) will present a double bill of his films.

QM Film Studies Research Seminar: Pills, Queers and Archives!
29 January 2014

Co-organized by the Department of Film Studies and Sophie Mayer.

QM Film graduate wins Guardian competition
20 June 2013

Congratulations to Matthew Kay

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