Liberation Radio at the Leeds International Film Festival

Professor Esther Johnson is a jury member for the Leeds International Film Festival running from 3-18 November 2021. Esther will also present her research Liberation Radio at the festival on both the evening of the 13th and 16th of November. The film will be available to view on Leeds Player during the festival. The work focuses on the little-known history of the North Vietnam ‘Liberation Radio’ […]

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‘From Scotland with Love’ – Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated documentary film screening with Q&A at Phosphorescence Festival of Dance – Saturday 16 October 2021

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Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated feature documentary film, From Scotland With Love, is screening with a Director Q&A at the Phosphorescence Festival of Dance on Saturday 16 October 2021. “From Scotland With Love, Virginia Heath’s hypnotic archive film with transcendent musical score by Scottish composer King Creosote, offers a cinematic reflection on 20th century human experience. We’re delighted to have Virginia join […]

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Professor Esther Johnson screening ‘Liberation Radio’ at the 65th BFI London Film Festival

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Professor Esther Johnson will present her research Liberation Radio at the forthcoming prestigious 65th BFI London Film Festival 2021, screening October 14th at BFI Southbank. The film screens within the Experimenta strand and will also be available to view on BFI Player between 6 to 17 October with an audio-description soundtrack for customers who are blind or partially sighted, and […]

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Professor Esther Johnson presenting at the International Oral History Association, 23-29th August 2021

Professor Esther Johnson will present her research SHIPS in the SKY and a ROLE to PLAY at the International Oral History Association Virtual Conference taking place from 23—29 August. Esther was all set to attend this conference in 2020 at the National Archives of Singapore (NAS) which was unfortunately postponed due to the pandemic. The International Oral History Association (IOHA) is a professional association of oral history practitioners that exists to […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s ASUNDER screening at the BFI

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Update (02 September 2021) Esther was recently interviewed about the making of ASUNDER – find out more here.   There will be a special screening of Professor Esther Johnson‘s WW1 feature film ASUNDER at the BFI in London on Saturday 04 September at 1200. The screening will be introduced Director/co-producer Esther Johnson, and co-producer Bob Stanley. Please note this event will […]

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‘From Scotland With Love’ screening online with director Virginia Heath Q&A – Saturday 12 September 2020

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In a special online event this Saturday hosted by the Macrobert Arts Centre at the University of Stirling, BAFTA-nominated film From Scotland With Love will screen with a live Zoom Q&A with the film’s award-winning director Professor Virginia Heath. From Scotland With Love online screening and Q&A with Virginia Heath Saturday 12 September 2020, 7PM Macrobert Arts Centre, University of Stirling (online […]

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‘Three Chords and the Truth’ screening at the Albuquerque Film and Music Festival – Friday 26 June 2020

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Three Chords and the Truth will screen on Friday 26 June in Best of the Fest at the Albuquerque Film and Music Festival (AFMX), New Mexico. The AFMX 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. […]

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‘Dreaming Without Sleeping’: Professor Virginia Heath’s documentary on the making of ‘From Scotland With Love’ screens on the BBC

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Professor Virginia Heath’s documentary film, Dreaming Without Sleeping – The Making of From Scotland With Love screened on the BBC on Saturday 09 May 2020, and is available to view on BBC iPlayer until May 2021. The film tells “the fascinating story of how director Virginia Heath and composer and musician King Creosote (Kenny Anderson) collaborated to create the much […]

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

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

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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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