‘Three Chords and the Truth’ screens at the Manchester Film Festival

2020-03 HEATH ATKINSON Three Chords at Manchester Film Festival

Three Chords and the Truth has been selected for screening at the Manchester Film Festival alongside documentary shorts at the ODEON Great Northern on Thursday 12 March 2020. Three Chords and the Truth Manchester Film Festival, ODEON Manchester Great Northern Thursday 12 March 2020, 6PM See the full schedule of films here. The short film directed by Virginia Heath, Professor of Film, […]

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Professors Virginia Heath and Paul Atkinson speak to Radio Sheffield about ‘Cigar Box Blues – The Makers of a Revolution’ documentary

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Professors Virginia Heath and Paul Atkinson have been speaking to Rony Robinson on Radio Sheffield (at 38:00) about their documentary focused on the men who make and play their own cigar box guitars. Find out more, and read interviews with both Virginia and Paul, here. Paul Atkinson is Professor of Design and Design History in the Art and Design Research Centre […]

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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

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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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‘a ROLE to PLAY’ – Professor Esther Johnson’s new artist film premieres on Thursday 28 November 2019

a ROLE to PLAY banner by Esther Johnson

a ROLE to PLAY Professor Esther Johnson’s new artist film a ROLE to PLAY will premiere this Thursday 28th November 18:30 at QUAD in Derby. The screening is free and you can book HERE. Working with adult literacy group members, food bank users and volunteers connected to Freedom Community Project, a ROLE to PLAY shares experiences of contemporary working life […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s ‘Lift Share’ in Official Competition – 16th KIN International Women’s Film Festival, in Armenia 11-15 November 2019

Virginia Heath's Lift Share banner with laurels

Professor Virginia Heath‘s award-winning short film Lift Share will screen in Official Competition at the 16th KIN Women’s International Film Festival in Armenia between Monday 11 and Friday 15 November 2019. The festival’s goal is to promote women’s creativity, establish a network between woman filmmakers from different parts of the world and give a better understanding of different cultures and each […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s film, ‘Lift Share’, screens with legendary French Director Agnes Varda’s short films

Banner image of Professor Virginia Heath's 'Lift Share' still with laurels

Professor Virginia Heath‘s Lift Share will screen along with legendary French director Agnès Varda’s short films shot in California as part of Cinema @ Summerhall on Sunday 27 October 5PM courtesy of the French Film Festival UK. Lift Share screening as part of Triple Bill: Agnès Varda in California Cinema @ Summerhall, Summerhall Edinburgh Sunday 27 October 2019, 5PM – 6.30PM Event information and […]

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‘Three Chords and the Truth’ – Professors Virginia Heath and Paul Atkinson’s short film screening at Woodstock Film Festival this weekend

Still from Three Chords and the Truth by Paul Atkinson and Virginia Heath and Woodstock Film Festival logo

Three Chords and the Truth will screen at Woodstock Film Festival in upstate New York this weekend, in competition for Best Short Documentary. Woodstock is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a champion of Independent Film and runs from Wednesday 02 to Sunday 06 October 2019. Woodstock is hailed as a true American maverick among festivals and hosts the most talented emerging and established […]

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