Dr Leshu Torchin’s book Creating the Witness examines the role of film and the Internet in creating virtual witnesses to genocide over the past one hundred years. This survey of media and social practice investigates the development of popular understandings of genocide to achieve recognition and response, ultimately calling on viewers to act on behalf of human rights.
Dynamics of World Cinema was a major research project undertaken by the Centre for Film Studies at the University of St Andrews and sponsored by The Leverhulme Trust
Scottish Consortium for Film and Visual Studies was instituted with the aim of facilitating links and knowledge exchange between Scottish HE institutions working in film and visual studies through the staging of a series of annual conferences
Most people associate film festivals with premieres and the dissemination of the latest trends in cinema. However, the past three decades has also seen the rise of festivals dedicated to re-presenting cinema’s past through restorations, retrospectives and rediscoveries.
This Network was created to provide a framework for dialogue between scholars and film festival practitioners, and to explore the impact of film festivals on local, regional and global communities of participants and professionals.
In Cinema at the Periphery, editors Dina Iordanova, David Martin-Jones, and Belén Vidal assemble criticism that explores issues of the periphery, including questions of transnationality, place, space, passage, and migration
This is a short outline of Dr Yumibe’s research project entitled Moving Color: Early Film, Mass Culture, Modernism, which resulted in a monograph and Honorable Mention for the SCMS Book Award 2013.
Film Festival Yearbook 4: Film Festivals and Activism, edited by Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin appeared in 2012.
The 60 Hour Film Blitz is an annual film festival organized by and for students, supplementing teaching across all levels (with a committee including film students from PG to subhonours), in which participants are challenged to make a three-minute short film in the time frame of 60 hours.
This page outlines the Moving People, Moving Images project and book, and will guide you to the page where it can be purchased.