‘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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The Albuquerque Film & Music Festival screening Professor Virginia Heath and Professor Paul Atkinson’s ‘Three Chords and the Truth’

Still from Three Chords and the Truth by Paul Atkinson and Virginia Heath and AMFX logo

Three Chords and the Truth screens at the Albuquerque Film & Music Festival (AFMX) in New Mexico this week. AFMX is entering its seventh year and brings together award-winning and up-and-coming filmmakers and musicians from around the world to showcase and celebrate film and music, and provide a platform for education, collaboration, discovery and the sharing of impactful stories. The festival runs from Tuesday […]

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Professor Virginia Heath and Professor Paul Atkinson’s ‘Three Chords and the Truth’ screening in the European Short Film Competition at Filmfestival Münster this weekend

Still from Three Chords and the Truth by Paul Atkinson and Virginia Heath and Filmfestival Munster logo

Three Chords and the Truth will be screening in the European Short Film Competition at this year’s Filmfestival Münster in Germany later this week. The film is an ADRC research collaboration between Professor Virginia Heath as film director and Professor Paul Atkinson (Design & Design History) as researcher and writer. The 18th edition of the Filmfestival Münster takes place from Wednesday 18 – Sunday 22 September […]

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Virginia Heath’s award-winning film ‘Lift Share’ nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Rome Independent Film Festival

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

Professor Virginia Heath‘s Lift Share has been nominated in the Foreign Film category of the upcoming Rome Independent Cinema Festival. The festival, held at the prestigious Casa del Cinema in Villa Borghese in central Rome, will feature open-air screenings preceding the awards ceremony in a night of celebration of independent cinema, taking place on Saturday 31 August 2019. To find out more and to […]

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Peter Spence’s ‘The Archive’ nominated for Best Documentary Short Film at the Moscow Jewish Film Festival

Banner - Promotional image for 'The Archive', directed by Peter Spence - with logo of Moscow Jewish Film Festival

The short film The Archive – directed by Peter Spence, Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Production at Sheffield Hallam University – has been selected for screening at the Moscow Jewish Film Festival where it is also in competition for Best Documentary Short Film. The Festival was founded in 2015 as the first of its kind in Russia and being held annually ever since. It […]

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SHU Space & Place Group Conference – Featuring screening of Esther Johnson’s ‘Alone Together’ and sessions by Becky Shaw and James Corazzo – Wednesday 10 July 2019

Still from 'Alone Together' by Professor Esther Johnson

This free day-long event hosted by Sheffield Hallam University’s Space & Place Group at Kelham Island Industrial Museum on 10 July 2019 (as part of the University of Sheffield’s From Brooklyn Works to Brooklynism programme) brings together academics from across SHU, and beyond, to explore different ways of researching spaces and places, specifically from the perspective of comfort and discomfort. This event […]

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Virginia Heath’s ‘Lift Share’ selected for special ‘Made in Scotland’ Showcase in Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019

Image of Videotheque at EIFF featuring still from Lift Share by Virginia Heath

Professor Virginia Heath‘s Lift Share has been selected for a special showcase at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. The Festival, where Lift Share had its premiere in June last year, has included the film in its Videotheque Made in Scotland Showcase, available in the Videotheque and online for festival delegates. See the full list here. The festival is on now, starting on Wednesday 19 June and […]

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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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‘SHIPS in the SKY’ – Professor Esther Johnson’s arts project launches at Hull Central Library on Wednesday 27 February

Three Ships Mural (Hull) - Image for Esther Johnson's SHIPS in the SKY launch

A launch for Professor Esther Johnson’s arts project SHIPS in the SKY will take place on Wednesday 27 February at Hull Central Library. Led by artist and filmmaker Esther Johnson in partnership with Hull Libraries’ oral history project Untold Hull, SHIPS in the SKY is a film, oral history and exhibition project that will uncover peoples’ memories of a treasured Kingston-Upon-Hull […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s ‘From Scotland With Love’ airing on the BBC to celebrate Burns Night – Friday 25 January 2019

Composite image of From Scotland With Love, directed by Professor Virginia Heath

From Scotland With Love, Professor Virginia Heath‘s acclaimed feature documentary film will be broadcast this Burns Night (Friday 25 January) on BBC4, the seventh BBC broadcast since its premiere in 2014. Information about the screening, airing at 00:30 on Friday, can be found here – the film will also be available on iPlayer shortly afterwards. Made entirely of Scottish film archive, From Scotland […]

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