In Media Res theme week on film festivals (13-17 September 2010)

This week’s In Media Res special theme week focuses on Film Festivals, with contributions from FFRN members.  Please visit the IMR site and enter the conversation in the comments section.

Here’s the line-up:

Monday September 13, 2010 – Virginia Wright Wexman (University of Illinois at Chicago) presents: The Cannes Film Festival and the Excesses of Auteurism

Tuesday September 14, 2010 –  Skadi Lost (Universität Hamburg) presents: Queer Film and the Film Festival Circuit

Wednesday September 15, 2010 – Toby Lee (Harvard University) presents: (Not) Being There: Presence, Absence, Institutional Space, the Politics of Place

Thursday September 16, 2010 – Robert Moses Peaslee (Texas Tech University) presents: The Importance of [Seemingly Permeable] Boundaries at the Film Festival

Friday September 17, 2010 – Brendan Kredell (Northwestern University) presents: The Different Hats of Toronto’s Bell Lightbox

Theme Week Organized by Karen Petruska (Georgia State University)

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