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Film festival related panels at SCMS 2014 Seattle

The 2014 SCMS Conference Program is now available online here (opens as PDF).  For your convenience here are the panels and events listed that relate to film festival studies and the SCMS Film and Media Festivals Scholarly Interest Group: SESSION … Continue reading

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CfP “Distribution & Festivals” Special Issue Studies in Australasian Cinema

Studies in Australasian Cinema ISSN: 1750-3175 (Print), 1750-3183 (Online) Themed Issue 8.3: Distribution & Festivals (Nov-Dec 2014) Abstracts of 300 words by April 30, 2014 Article submission deadline for 8.3: August 30, 2014 Edited by Greg Dolgopolov (UNSW), Kirsten Stevens … Continue reading

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CfP Africa and/in the Age of Festivalization – ASAUK Conference

A symposium organized by Lindiwe Dovey and Carli Coetzee at the African Studies Association of the UK (ASAUK) conference, 9-11 September 2014, Brighton UK We are living in what can be called the ‘age of festivalization’, an era of unprecedented … Continue reading

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CfP Chinese Film Festival Studies Conference (Hong Kong 1/4/2014)

Chinese Film Festival Studies Conference With the Support of The UK Arts & Humanities Research Council and the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong 1st APRIL 2014, University of Hong Kong The Chinese Film Festival Studies … Continue reading

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CfP Film Festivals and Anthropology (edited collection)

Maria Paz-Peirano (University of Kent) and Aida Vallejo (University of the Basque Country) are currently co-editing a book on the intersections between Film Festivals and Anthropology.  The book is planned as a collection of chapters, looking into the possibilities of … Continue reading

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Film Festival Symposium – Film Festivals, Culture and Gender (Istanbul, 27/12/2013)

Friday, 27 December 2013, 10:30-17:00 Istanbul, Kadir Has University Filmmaking in Turkey has experienced a renaissance in the last decade. This was aided by, and in turn inspired, a surge in film festivals around the country. This growth in film … Continue reading

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CfP SYNOPTIQUE special issue “Other Networks: Expanding Film Festival Perspectives”

Only in the last twenty years have Film and Media scholars begun to grant film festivals significant attention. Bill Nichols’ seminal text “Global Image Consumption in the Age of Late Capitalism” (1994) is often cited as the first attempt at … Continue reading

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Film Festival Research @ ECREA Film Conference, Lund, 8-9 Nov. 2013

European Film Cultures: An International Conference Two panels will be devoted to film festival studies at this ECREA Film Studies Section Interim Conference taking place 8-9 November 2013 at Lund University, Sweden. 8 November 2013, 15.15–16.45 Panel 3: Film Festivals: … Continue reading

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CfP for edited book ‘Film Festival Activism: Actors, Spectators, Social Change’

If we take as departure the idea that film festivals are knowledge-sites and communal spaces that call forth a specific type of spectator, then we can begin to ask questions about the particular spaces and spectators created by activist/human rights … Continue reading

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CfP: Cultural transfer and political conflicts. Film festivals in the Cold War – Leipzig 05/14

Cultural transfer and political conflicts. Film festivals in the Cold War | Kultureller Austausch und politische Konflikte. Filmfestivals im Kalten Krieg 09/10 May 2014, Leipzig Hannah-Arendt-Institut für Totalitarismusforschung e.V., TU Dresden; Centre d’histoire culturelle des sociétés contemporaines, University of Versailles … Continue reading

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