‘Fear and Desire’ – Archival discovery by Dr James Fenwick made about Stanley Kubrick’s first feature film

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Research on filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, conducted by Dr James Fenwick, Senior Lecturer in Media Studies and the Course Leader for BA (Hons) Media, has been reported by the Venice Biennale as part of their 90th anniversary. The Biennale has reported how James’ research uncovered that Kubrick submitted his first feature film, Fear and Desire, to the Venice Film Festival in 1953 […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s ASUNDER screening at the BFI

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Update (02 September 2021) Esther was recently interviewed about the making of ASUNDER – find out more here.   There will be a special screening of Professor Esther Johnson‘s WW1 feature film ASUNDER at the BFI in London on Saturday 04 September at 1200. The screening will be introduced Director/co-producer Esther Johnson, and co-producer Bob Stanley. Please note this event will […]

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‘Future-proofing Our Collections’ – Professor Esther Johnson invited to discuss archive film at London’s Screen Archives conference

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The Future-proofing Our Collections: Unleashing the Power of Archive Film conference will see London’s Screen Archives bring together archivists, filmmakers, researchers, academics and archive film professionals on Thursday 12 March 2020. Hosted by the Museum of London, the day will include case studies, innovative approaches, presentations and discussions about archive film and ‎its potential to bring together communities, build and […]

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‘Exorcising the present ghosts of our immediate future’: Fine Art’s Gravity series in collaboration with SIA and Site Gallery Sheffield – Discussion on Thursday 06 December

Site Gallery Discussion: Exorcising the present ghosts of our immediate future

On the cusp of Site Gallery’s 40th year this event in collaboration with Sheffield Institute of Arts and Fine Art Gravity lecture series looks back at the archive of curatorial history (particularly in relation to technology) – to the ghosts of exhibitions that haunt us – to see how this process impacts on contemporary curating. Discussion: Exorcising the present ghosts […]

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Researcher Blog by Professor Esther Johnson: Asunder – The Story of an English Town in the First World War

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About the author Esther Johnson is Professor of Film and Media Arts in the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) in C3RI at Sheffield Hallam University. Esther’s work is at the intersection of artist moving image and documentary. Her poetic portraits focus on marginal worlds, revealing resonant stories that may otherwise remain hidden or ignored. Esther’s work has been exhibited internationally in […]

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