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  • The 2019 Canterbury University Film Festival (CUFF) will be held this weekend; 23 and 24 March 2019. CUFF is an independent festival that provides an opportunity for students from all three universities in Canterbury – the University of Kent, Canterbury Christchurch University and the University of the Creative Arts – to come together through their love of filmmaking. The festival will see a series of short films screened at the Curzon Cinema i... Continue

  • The School of Arts launched its MA Theatre Festival last night, comprising of two weeks of performances from students on our MA programmes in the Department of Drama and Theatre. The festival kicked off with On Our Way by Scorched Ensemble, a group undertaking the MA in Physical Acting programme, which explored the life changing journey of becoming a refugee. A gallery of images from the performance is available here. On Monday 25 March, there will be a rehearsed reading of an original play, ... Continue

  • Alumnus Antonio Mascoli, who graduated with an MA in Film with Practice in 2018, has had his film NAMRON selected to be included in the Flicks International Student Short Film Festival 2019, to be held 28 to 29 March 2019 in Groningen, the Netherlands. Flicks is a film festival originating from the Cultural Student Centre USVA in Groningen, which gives national and international student filmmakers the opportunity ... Continue

  • The School of Arts will host a talk and Q&A session with television producer Daisy Lilley, entitled ‘Constructing Reality: In Conversation with Daisy Lilley’, on Tuesday 19 March 2019, 1pm-3pm, in the Aphra Theatre. Daisy Lilley is a creative producer with vast experience across factual and entertainment TV production – both prime time and daytime. Some of her projects include Love Island, Come Dine with Me, and I’m... Continue

  • Alumna Faye Golley, who graduated with a BA (Hons) in History and Philosophy of Art in 2016, is currently curating the Strangelove Time-based Media Festival 2019, which will feature a special symposium at the Folkestone Quarterhouse, held on Friday 22 March 2019. Faye is Founder and Gallery Director of Casement Arts, a window gallery in Folkestone, Co-director of Threads Nomadic Gallery, which aids artist development through regular discourse and critic... Continue

  • The School of Arts, in partnership with Studio 3 Gallery, Kent Law School, and the Centre for Critical Thought, has organised two collaborative events with artist Heath Bunting, to be held on Friday 15 March 2019. The events consist of a seminar for students and staff at 11am in Cornwallis North West Seminar Room 6, and a talk which is open to the public at 4pm in the Studio 3 Gallery. This joint venture was initiated by Mihaela Varzari, an independent curator currently undertaking a PhD... Continue

  • Dr Richard Misek, Senior Lecturer in Film in the School of Arts, will take part in a panel discussion following a free screening of The Psychosis of Whiteness at The Gulbenkian on Friday 22 March 2019 at 4.30pm. Richard will feature in a cross-disciplinary panel of contributors including the director, Dr Eugene Nulman, as well as Dr Ben Marsh (School of History), Dr Charles Devellennes (School of Politics and International Relations), Dr Sweta Rajan-Ran... Continue

  • Following on from her recent shows at the Soho Theatre and appearance on Live at the Apollo, alumna Laura Lexx will be performing at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury on Tuesday 12 March 2019, as part of The Noise Next Door's Comedy Lock-In. Laura, who is a graduate from the Department of Drama and Theatre, will be featuring as a special guest in the show, alongside comedian Mark Simmons. The Noise Next Door are the UK's premier improv comedy ... Continue

  • Alumna Sanna-Karina Aab, who graduated from the School of Arts with a BA (Hons) in Drama and Theatre in 2016 and an MA in Creative Producing in 2017, has produced a show currently running at the Bunker Theatre, London. Boots tells a story of two women, Liz and Willow, who meet in Boots – the high-street pharmacist. When Willow is not providing ‘excellent customer service’ she talks to Liz, a customer at the store and who has a habit of leav... Continue

  • The T24 Drama Society, run by Kent Union, has been shortlisted for Best Arts Society in the National Societies Awards 2019. As a student society, T24 organises six theatre shows per term, regular drama  workshops and Work In Progress sessions, and a whole host of other socials and events. The National Societies Awards celebrate the achievements of student societies at different universities and Further Education establishments around the country. T... Continue

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