2014-15 Reel Film Series Programme


SINCE I WAS BORN PosterThe theme for the 2015 programme was ‘Growing Up’ and the series comprised 8 screenings:

29/1, 7pm, School III: One Week (Edward F. Cline and Buster Keaton, USA, 1920) and Dragnet Girl (Yasujirô Ozu, Japan, 1933); musical accompaniment by the Jane Gardner Trio with Hazel Morrison (percussion), Roddy Long (violin) and Jane Gardner (composer/piano)

5/2, 7pm, School III: Boyhood (Richard Linklater, USA, 2014)

19/2, 7pm, School III: 7 Cajas/7 Boxes (Juan Carlos Maneglia and Tana Schembori, Paraguay, 2012), with guest speaker Dr Dennis Hanlon of the Department of Film Studies

26/2, 7pm, School III: Beautiful Thing (Hettie Macdonald, UK, 1996), with guest speaker Dale Jenkins

2/4, 7pm, School III: At Five in the Afternoon (Samira Makhmalbaf, Iran/France, 2003), with guest speaker Dr Maryam Ghorbankarimi of the Persian Department

9/4, 7pm, School III: Since I Was Born (Laura Delle Paine, France, 2013), in collaboration with Document Film Festival, with guys speaker Maria Velez-Serna (University of Glasgow)

16/4, 7pm, School III: Sweet Sixteen (Ken Loach, UK, 2002), with guest speaker Dr Peter Mackay of the School of English

23/4, 7pm, School III: Neco z Alenky/Alice (Jan Svankmajer, Czechoslovakia, 1988) and two Svankmajer shorts, with guest speaker Rohan Crickmar of the Department of Film Studies


The 2014-15 committee comprised: Emma Mason (Director), Andres Zambrano-Bravo (Co-Director), Sammy Bennett (Co-Director), Dale Jenkins (Programme Notes Editor), Pedro Fernandez Martin, Alex Mackay (Publicity), Sara Bell (Publicity), Mark Paul (Poster Design), Drs Tom Rice and Lucy Donaldson.