Rose Butler’s ‘Line of Resistance’ screening at the Filmwinter Stuttgart Festival for Expanded Media this month

Still from Rose Butler's 'Lines of Resistance' and Stuttgarter Filmwinter logo

Rose Butler‘s Lines of Resistance will be screened at the 32 Filmwinter Stuttgarter Festival for Expanded Media on Saturday 19 January 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany. Lines of Resistance will form part of the screening curated by A BROKEN LINK, a survey of contemporary practice in artist film and video. The themes explored include ideas of temporal and geographical displacement, of how digital technologies bring […]

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Rose Butler’s ‘Kamikaze’ and ‘Star Flyer’ screening as part of Cinema Paradiso at HOME Manchester – Thursday 29 November 2018

Cropped still from Rose Butler's 'The Fair', courtesy of Rose Butler (http://www.rosebutler.com/projects/fairs) - Featuring a fair ground ride in the background of a quiet Sheffield car park.

Rose Butler, senior lecturer and Fine Art research scholar at Sheffield Hallam University has been invited to screen her dual-screen work The Fairs: Kamikaze and Star Flyer (2016) as part of Cinema Paradiso during the HOME Artist Film Weekender 2018, HOME’s fourth annual celebration of the wild, inventive world of artist film. The weekender runs from Friday 30 November 2018 to Sunday […]

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Wednesday 28 November 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Colm McAuliffe (Critical Theory and Popular Culture at Birkbeck)

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Speakers: Colm McAuliffe, PhD in Critical Theory and Popular Culture at Birkbeck, University of London Title: RADICAL BROADCASTS – Theory On Television Hosted by: Professor Esther Johnson Imagine the following: radical psychiatrist R.D. Laing amiably explaining his theories on schizophrenia on a daytime television chat show in 1977; cultural theorist Stuart Hall discussing why Karl Marx mattered in 1983; David Lodge grappling with post-structuralist theory […]

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Wednesday 14 November 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Ron Wright and Neil Webb (Senior lecturers in Sound Recording and Sound Design for Film & Media Production)

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Title: Burning Pool: An exploration of hauntology as a notion of “lost futures” Speakers: Ron Wright and Neil Webb, Senior Lecturers in Sound Recording and Sound Design for Film & Media Production Date and time: Wednesday 14 November, 1PM – 2PM In this seminar Ron and Neil will discuss the conceptual and practical considerations that informed the development of this project. They will also […]

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Lise Autogena’s ‘Kuannersuit / Kvanefjeld’ screening at the University of Greenland

Public screening of the documentary film Kuannersuit / Kvanefjeld – and panel discussion on uranium mining hosted by Ilisimatusarfik / University of Greenland Professor Lise Autogena will present Kuannersuit / Kvanefjeld – a documentary film (30 minutes) created in 2016 with long-term collaborator Joshua Portway on 08 October 2018 at the University of Greenland. The film is based on the Australian mining company GME’s plans for mining at Kvanefjeld, […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s ‘Asunder’ screening in Sheffield’s Weston Park Museum with Director / Co-Producer Q&A – Wednesday 11 April 2018

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Sheffield Hallam University’s Professor of Film & Media Arts Esther Johnson will be screening Asunder at Weston Park Museum in Sheffield on Wednesday 11 April 2018. Esther will be giving a Q&A after the screening in a session chaired by SHU Reader in Journalism Dr David Clarke. Asunder (featuring Q&A with Esther Johnson) Weston Park Museum, Sheffield Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP Wednesday 11 April 2018, […]

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

Composite image of stills from Asunder by Esther Johnson, with Curzon logo

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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Professor Virginia Heath’s film ‘From Scotland with Love’ to be screened at the Chicago European Union Film Festival

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

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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Esther Johnson’s ‘Chalk Trace’ screenings

Still from 'Chalk Trace' b y Esther Johnson, courtesy of Esther Johnson, of a school desk and a photograph of windows of a building near to a chalk line

Chalk Trace is a short film by Sheffield Hallam University’s Esther Johnson (Reader in Media Arts and Principal Lecturer in Film & Media Production). It is a short Random Act film for Film London and Channel 4. As a child in the 1950s, Ron Cockroft drew a chalk line from his school in Oldham to his home in Chadderton. Chalk […]

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