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The Professional Foreigner: Sidebar at the 26th Astra Film Festival programmed by Dina Iordanova

The Professional Foreigner: Sidebar at the 26th Astra Film Festival programmed by Dina Iordanova

Prof Iordanova has programmed a sidebar on visual anthropologist Asen Balikci (1929-2019), who taught at UQAM and worked trans-nationally in the Canadian Arctic, Afghanistan, Siberia and the Himalayas.

9 October 2019
Professor Iordanova featured at the One Women's International Film Festival in Chengdu, China

Professor Iordanova featured at the One Women's International Film Festival in Chengdu, China

Professor Iordanova moderated the women’s film festival panel, with participants from Spain, Belgium, Taiwan and China.

8 October 2019
Exhibition on Scientific Photography and Film

Exhibition on Scientific Photography and Film

In conjunction with the St Andrews Photography Festival, Professor Michael Cowan has curated a new exhibition: Tracing Movement: Locomotion Study, Photography and the Emergence of Cinema.

2 October 2019
Professor Cowan curating film series at the Giornate del Cinema Muto

Professor Cowan curating film series at the Giornate del Cinema Muto

For the 2019 Giornate del Cinema Muto, Professor Cowan is curating, in collaboration with Professor Anton Kaes (UC-Berkeley), a film series entitled Weimar Shorts.

2 October 2019
Professor Cowan Elected to Steering Committee of the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS)

Professor Cowan Elected to Steering Committee of the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS)

Professor Cowan has been elected for a three-year term to the steering committee of NECS: the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies.

2 October 2019
Fall 2019 Speaker Series

Fall 2019 Speaker Series

Film Studies’ Fall 2019 Speaker Series is now scheduled with the following talks and events. More details will follow, all of which will be posted on the Department events page.

24 September 2019
IGCCC Screening of Santi Vina (Thavi Na Bangchang (‘Marut’), 1954)

IGCCC Screening of Santi Vina (Thavi Na Bangchang (‘Marut’), 1954)

The IGCCC will host be a screening Santi Vina (Thavi Na Bangchang (‘Marut’), 1954). Considered lost for almost 60 years, the first Thai film shot on 35mm in colour has been found and restored.

24 September 2019
Live Film Screening: Wunder der Schöpfung and Herschel 36

Live Film Screening: Wunder der Schöpfung and Herschel 36

The acclaimed sound duo Herschel 36 provide a live accompaniment of experimental soundscapes that breathe new life into a classic Weimar-eraprecursor to Cosmos, Wunder der Schöpfung (1926)

24 September 2019
Dina Iordanova joins the editorial board of Screen Studies

Dina Iordanova joins the editorial board of Screen Studies

Professor Dina Iordanova accepted the invitation to join the editorial board of Bloomsbury/Faber+Faber’s new digital platform Screen Studies.

28 February 2019
Dina Iordanova on the jury of the first Yala International Independent Film Festival in Nepal

Dina Iordanova on the jury of the first Yala International Independent Film Festival in Nepal

In February 2019, Dina Iordanova served on the jury of the inaugural Yala International Independent Film Festival in Nepal.

14 February 2019