2012 Abstracts

Abstracts from 2012 programme can be viewed and downloaded here. Advertisements

2012 Round Table: Filming Revolution

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 … Continue reading

Book Launch: Cinema of Me

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 … Continue reading

When and Where: Update

¡Documentary Now! 2012 takes place at UCL Download a pdf version of this map here:

Open City

¡Documentary Now! has joined forces with Open City London Documentary Festival, the new documentary film festival in London running from 21-24 June 2012. Join us for ¡Documentary Now! and qualify for a discounted delegate’s pass with access to all events and screenings at Open City. Update: Click on the Festival Pass option on the registration … Continue reading

Patricia Zimmerman blogs about the 2011 conference

This report by Patricia Zimmerman on the conference is re-posted from Finger Lakes Envornmental Festival While democracy protesters jammed into Tahrir Square, the Egyptian government cut off and then opened up the internet and Facebook, and British students from the anti-cut movement mounted large demonstrations in the streets of London, the Documentary Now! Conference at the … Continue reading

2011 Edition: Full house

Some 350 people registered for ¡Documentary Now! 2011 – more than double last year! Fortunately not everyone turned up at the same time. (Click to see photo)

Conference feedback

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Friday 28 January 9.00 pm Wine Reception Fyvie Hall Please join us after the screening for a wine reception hosted by the Centre of Production and Research of Documentary Film/University of Westminster.