Anandi Ramamurthy Researcher blog on building audiences for Palestinian Films: The Love and Desire in Palestine programme

About the author Dr Anandi Ramamurthy is a Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures and Senior Lecturer in Media at Sheffield Hallam University. Her primary research interests are focused on critically analysing ‘race’ and postcoloniality in media and culture to challenge hegemonies and give voice to the voiceless. Dr Anandi Ramamurthy is currently conducting research on representations of Palestine. In this blog post, Dr Ramamurthy discusses […]

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Creative Interruptions in Collaboration with OTO hosts – CHALLENGING ERASURE: RESTORING AND NARRATING PALESTINE

Image credit: The Silent Protest - dir Mahasen Naser Eldin

Creative Interruptions and OTO wish to offer this opportunity for artists and academics in Sheffield to meet and join a discussion about Palestine, give insight into the ways in which Palestine has been documented across the decades and expand the creative dialogue between Sheffield and Palestinian filmmakers and artists. OTO is a practice-led screening and discussion group on current debates […]

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Creative Interruptions presents ‘Cinema of the Palestinian Revolution’ on 11 June 2018

Until recently films produced by the Palestinian Film Institute were thought to have been either looted or destroyed during the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982. As part of the Creative Interruptions project (which is exploring artistic expressions of oppressed communities), researchers at Sheffield Hallam University have participated in the work of retrieving Palestinian films from the 1970s and the […]

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Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Sheffield Hallam University) to host a series of Palestinian Short films: 70 Years of Nakba

Dr Anandi Ramamurthy, C3RI‘s Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures, has announced a series of film screenings and discussions for May 2018. The film programme is organised as part of research for the AHRC Creative Interruptions project. Post-screening discussion will take place with Dr Dani Abulhawa (Sheffield Hallam University) in Sheffield, Ruth Abu Rashed (University of Manchester) in Manchester, and Dr Marwan […]

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Saturday 25 November 2017 – Film screenings & discussion – Cinema Palestino 2017: Reels of Memory

Cinema Palestino 2017 - Reels of Memory film screening

On the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, Cinema Palestino presents Reels of memory, a reflection on history and memory in Palestinian cinema: an afternoon of films, talks and discussions. The event is a collaboration between Showroom Cinema, Sheffield Palestine Cultural Exchange and Sheffield Hallam University. The event is part of the AHRC funded Creative interruptions project.  For further information contact Dr […]

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Researcher Blog by Dr Anandi Ramamurthy on Cinematic Interruptions – The Experience of Palestine

RAMAMURTHY in conversation crop

About the author Anandi Ramamurthy is Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures in the Computing and Communication Research Centre (CCRC) within C3RI. Anandi’s research focuses on critically analysing ‘race’ and postcoloniality in media and culture to challenge hegemonies and aims to give voice to the voiceless.   In this post Anandi discusses her work on Creative Interruptions, an AHRC funded project that explores the […]

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September 2017 – What We Did This Summer …

C3RI Impact Blog background. Keith Wilson, Calendar. Installation at MAC Belfast.

About the author Alison Honnor is Impact Researcher for C3RI and editor of this blog. Welcome back! After taking a break from regular updates over the summer period, the C3RI Impact Blog is back.  Here is a round-up of recent activities from C3RI researchers along with a few announcements of things in the pipeline. I hope you enjoy catching up on ‘what we did this […]

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Dr Anandi Ramamurthy hosts screening and director Q&A of ‘Off Frame Aka Revolution Until Victory’ with director Mohanad Yaqubi 11/12 July 2017

Image of film reel tape

As part of her research for the AHRC funded Creative Interruptions project, Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures) will conduct Q&As with director Mohanand Yaqubi following the screenings of ‘Off Frame Aka Revolution Until Victory’. Off Frame Aka Revolution Until Victory explores the Palestinian people’s struggle to represent themselves.  By using archival material from the Palestine Film Unit, founded in the 1960s to document the […]

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