Festival related papers and panels at NECS 2015

The NECS 2015 Conference “Archives of/for the Future” taking place in Łódź, Poland, June 18-20, 2015 will again feature a number of papers and panels by members of the NECS Film Festival Research workgroup.


Here is a thematic schedule:

Festival-related papers and panels

B 08 Queer Cinema
Thursday, June 18, 11:00-12:45h

  • Katharina Lindner (University of Stirling): Intangible Archives? Queer Embodiment and Affect in Cinema
  • Antoine Damiens (Concordia University, Montreal): The Festivals that did not Matter: Queer Film Festivals and their Scattered Archives
  • Nanna Heidenreich (HBK Braunschweig): “Once upon a Future”. Traversing the Archive

C 09 Politics of Archiving and the Writing of Transnational Cultural History
Thursday, June 18, 13:45-15:30h

  • Rosa Olmos (Bibliothèque de Documentation Internationale Contemporaine): The Living Memories. Audio-Visual Archives of the BDIC Library, Research Material on International Conflicts
  • Caroline Moine (University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines): Transnational History of Solidarity Movements in Europe during the Cold War: New Sources, New Archives
  • Viviane Saglier (Concordia University): Diasporic Film Festivals and Trans-Historical Film Economies
  • Dunja Jelenkovic (University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines): The Politics of Archiving – The Politics and Archiving: The Case of Yugoslav Documentary and Short Film Festival (1954-today)

H 07 Personal Archives and Documentary Practice
Friday, June 19, 15:45-17:30h

  • Andrea Pócsik – Chair
  • Efrén Álvarez (Universidad de Navarra, Spain): The Archive Effect in the Appropriation of Home Movies in Documentary Films. The Case of “Stories We Tell”
  • Debra Beattie (Griffith University, Australia): The New Woman and Gender Disruption: On Researching the Archives of Daphne Mayo
  • Andrea Pócsik (Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest): Installing, “Inscening” Found Footages
  • Aida Vallejo (University of the Basque Country(UPV/EHU)): Film Festivals and the Documentary Archive


J  Film Festival Research workgroup meeting

Saturday, June 20, 11:00-12:45h
Room 2.55


K 09 Spaces, Bodies, and Things: On Archives of Emotions
Saturday, June 20, 13:45-15:30h

  • Skadi Loist – Chair
  • Tomasz Basiuk (University of Warsaw): Body’s Archive: Karol Radziszewski’s Homage to Andy Warhol
  • Saige Walton (University of South Australia): Versailles: Archives of Luxury in “Marie Antoinette” (2006) and “The Bling Ring” (2013)
  • Ger Zielinski (Trent University): On Queer Film Festivals as Archives of Feelings

L 04 Critical Film Festival Studies
Saturday, June 20, 15:45-17:30h

  • Liz Czach – Chair
  • Skadi Loist (University of Rostock): Mapping the Circuit: Methodological Considerations of New Empiricism and the Spatial Turn
  • Kirsten Stevens (RMIT): Clutching at Ephemera: Archives, Big Data and Methodological Challenges in Multi-Event Film Festival Research
  • Liz Czach (University of Alberta): Affective Labour and the Work of Film Festival Programming
  • Tess Van Hemert (QUT): Farewelling the Regent: Considering ‘Festival Memory’ in the Face of Change and Innovation
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