Professor Esther Johnson’s feature film Asunder available on YourScreen throughout March & April

After the 2020 plans for a national tour of Professor Esther Johnson’s feature film Asunder were put on hold due to the pandemic, the film team turned their attention to supporting online screenings of this award-winning archive documentary. Now, thanks to a new collaboration with YourScreen, the film is now set to reach a much wider audience throughout March and April 2021. Developed in response […]

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‘Dust & Metal’ – Professor Esther Johnson awarded British Council’s Digital Collaboration Fund

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Update The great news that Dust & Metal has been awarded the Digital Collaboration Fund has been covered by international film industry news resource Screen Daily. Click here to find out more. The British Council have announced that DUST & METAL (Bụi và Kim loại), the second feature from director and Professor of Film and Media Arts Esther Johnson, will receive […]

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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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Transnational Popular Culture as a Catalyst for Social Change – 22-23 June 2020 – Call for contributions open until 29 March

Transnational Popular Culture as a catalyst for social change Sheffield Hallam University Research Cluster

Transnational Popular Culture as a Catalyst for Social Change Workshops Sheffield Hallam University, Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 June 2020 Call for contributions Changing minds changes lives. Popular culture has enormous discursive power which creates meaning through storytelling and performance, and can thus be used as a political tool for social change. Arts and Humanities put the human at the […]

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Professor Esther Johnson invited to speak on an immersive cinema panel at the prestigious SXSW festival in Austin, Texas this March


Professor Esther Johnson will be discussing her approach to live scored cinema in her research ASUNDER and new project in Vietnam DUST & METAL, during a panel event Marginalised Histories Through Live Cinema on 15th March at this year’s festival. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s ‘Hinterland’ and ‘Retreating the Line’ screen at immersive film/music event Shifting Sands in Scarborough Market Hall and Vaults

Shifting Sands screenings - Esther Johnson (stills from Retreating the Line/Hinterland)

Hinterland and Retreating the Line screen at immersive film/music event Shifting Sands in Scarborough Market Hall and Vaults Professor Esther Johnson’s artist film works Hinterland and Film and Video Umbrella and Hull City of Culture 2017 commission Retreating the Line both screen this Friday 17 January 2020 7PM – 9PM at Shifting Sands taking place at: Scarborough Market Hall and […]

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