The Closing Roundtable on Perpetrator Cinema proved to be as provocative and engaging as hoped with extraordinary contributions from Deirdre Boyle (New School for Social Research, NY) and Joram Ten Brink (University of Westminster), and really challenging contributions from the audience. Then we topped it off with a book launch for Killer Images (eds Joram … Read more
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¡Documentary Now! 2013 Bios
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¡Documentary Now! and The International Centre for Documentary and Experimental Film- DocWest - at the University of Westminster invite you to the BOOK LAUNCH of KILLER IMAGES: Documentary Film, Memory and the Performance of Violence published by Wallflower Press, UK Cinema has long shaped not only how mass violence is perceived but also how it … Read more
This year’s Documentary Now has three main strands: Malleability; Surveillance and/as Documentary, and; Enter the Perpetrator. There are three dynamic panels addressing the question of the malleability of the documentary, an opening plenary graced with two of documentary studies’ greatest thinkers devoted to the theme of surveillance, and a screening and closing roundtable discussion on … Read more
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Abstracts from 2012 programme can be viewed and downloaded here.
Thursday 21 June 11.30-1.30 Never before, in the history of revolution, have unfolding events been documented as extensively in so many audio/visual formats. The ubiquity of recording devices, ready to hand in the form of compact dvcams, still cameras and mobile phones equipped with video capacity, etc., has meant that the archive of moving images of … Read more
The Cinema of Me: The Self and Subjectivity in First Person Documentary, ed. Alisa Lebow (Wallflower Press) Book Launch: Thursday 21 June 2012, 2-4pm, Print Room Cafe, South Wing Building · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · When a filmmaker makes a film with herself as a subject, she is already divided as both the subject matter of the film and the … Read more