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  • Clio Barnard
      Clio Barnard
    Clio Barnard teaches practical film-making.  Her debut feature film &ls...
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  • Cecilia Sayad
    Dr Cecilia Sayad
    Senior Lecturer and Head of...
    Cecilia Sayad's current teaching and research focus on the horror genre ...
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  • Tamar Jeffers McDonald
    Dr Tamar Jeffers McDonald
    Hollywood, romantic comedy and American film history are the focus of T...
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  • Lawrence Jackson
      Lawrence Jackson
    Lecturer in Film Production
    Lawrence Jackson is an industry practitioner who specialises in directi...
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  • Michael Grant
      Michael Grant
    Honorary Research Fellow in...
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  • Lavinia Brydon
    Dr Lavinia Brydon
    Lavinia Brydon investigates questions of space and place in film, with ...
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  • Murray Smith
    Prof. Murray Smith
    Murray Smith directs the Aesthetics Research Group and his interests in...
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  • Mattias Frey
    Dr Mattias Frey
    Senior Lecturer
    Mattias Frey is a specialist in film criticism, media historiography, i...
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  • Margrethe Bruun Vaage
    Dr Margrethe Bruun Vaage
    Margrethe Bruun Vaage explores the emotions and morality in relation to ...
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  • Maurizio Cinquegrani
    Dr Maurizio Cinquegrani
    Maurizio's main teaching and research interests lie in the relationship...
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A Letter from French Film Director Bertrand Tavernier

For Your Students: I was in Canterbury once for a film festival. I liked the city and the countryside. For many years, I have been a fan of a superb Powell and Pressburger film, very underrated, called A Canterbury Tale. A beautiful meditation on what is national identity (nothing to do with nationalism), the importance of roots, the past. I love their work, especially A Matter of Life and Death, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, Black Narcissus, Peeping ...

23rd September 2014

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A Brief History of Japanese Animation with Jasper Sharp

Saturday 1st November 2014 2pm to 4pm Gulbenkian, Canterbury   A Brief History of Japanese Animation Animation is among the largest and most visible of Japan's cultural exports, and enjoys a massive popularity across the world. Japanese film specialist Jasper Sharp explores its history, from its origins in 1917 as essentially little more than a cottage industry in the hands of a small number of trailblazers such as Oten Shimokawa, Sanae Yamamoto an...

19th September 2014

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Call for papers – Politics and Humour: Theory and Practice

A two-day interdisciplinary conference at The University of Kent Friday 16th and Saturday 17th January 2015. The School of Arts, University of Kent, is circulating the following call for papers for a two-day comedy conference taking place on 16 and 17 January 2015. This event will stimulate the dialogue between the theory and practice of comedy, and hopes to bring together theorists and practitioners, academ...

4th September 2014

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Folkestone Triennial: 30th August – 2nd November

30th August - 2nd November The Folkestone Triennial is one of the most ambitious public art projects presented in the UK. Located in the seaside town of Folkestone on the south-east coast of England, artists are invited to use the town as their 'canvas', utilising public spaces to create striking new pieces that reflect issues affecting both the town and the wider world. Artists commissioned to take part in previous Triennials include Cornelia Park...

26th August 2014

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