Wednesday 07 March 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor David Machin (Media & Communication at Örebro University, Sweden)

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Speaker: David Machin, Professor of Media & Communication, Örebro University, Sweden Title: How teachers and researchers lose control of their own work in marketized education: A multimodal analysis of documents in educational institutions Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy There has been much international scholarly discussion about the marketization of universities and of education more broadly. We know that academic work […]

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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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Professor Esther Johnson screening ‘Asunder’ in Sheffield with Q&A – 29 November 2017

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Sheffield Hallam University’s Professor of Film & Media Arts Esther Johnson will be screening Asunder at Curzon Sheffield on Wednesday 29 November 2017. Esther will also be hosting a Q&A after the screening. Asunder Curzon Sheffield 73 Charles Street, Sheffield S1 2NJ Wednesday 29 November 2017, 6.30PM See here for booking information. Asunder tells the story of what happened to […]

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‘Time and Tide’: Professor Esther Johnson to introduce and screen ‘Hinterland’ and ‘Retreating the Line’ at University of Plymouth

Still from Retreating the Line by Esther Johnson

Update – 25 October 2017 Retreating the Line has been selected by Ali Smith, current Man Booker Prize shortlister, for the Swedenborg Film Festival. The festival invited entries from the latest emerging and established talent of experimental and artist film, exploring the theme of ‘dreams’. The winner will be announced at Swedenborg Hall, London on 18 November 2017. See here […]

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‘Asunder’ – Interviews with Professor Esther Johnson

Stills from Esther Johnson's Asunder

Asunder, the award-winning film from film-maker and Professor of Film & Media Arts at Sheffield Hallam University Esther Johnson, was the focus of two recent interviews Esther gave over the last couple of weeks. Asunder tells the story of what happened to an English town during the First World War, with almost all of its men fighting abroad and its […]

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Prof Virginia Heath’s ‘From Scotland With Love’ screenings at former jute mill in Dundee – Friday 20 October

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Made entirely of Scottish film archive, From Scotland With Love is a 75-minute film by award-winning Director and Sheffield Hallam University Professor of Film Virginia Heath with a transcendent score by Scottish musician and composer King Creosote. A journey into our collective past, the film explores universal themes of love, loss, resistance, migration, work and play. Ordinary people, some long […]

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‘Still Loved’ documentary produced by Colin Pons (Filmmaking) wins Award of Excellence in Impact DOCS Awards

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Sheffield-based Debbie Howard of Big Buddha Films has won a prestigious Award of Excellence, from The Impact DOCS Awards Competition. The award was given for Howard’s compelling documentary Still Loved, which explores the complexity and reality for families surviving baby loss – giving an unexpected voice to bereaved fathers, who speak candidly for the first time providing an additional perspective […]

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