Dr Emmie McFadden speaks to the BBC about how the X-rated musical ‘Cabaret’ became a hit

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Sheffield Hallam film studies lecturer Dr Emmie McFadden has spoken to BBC Culture about the 1972 film Cabaret and its groundbreaking depictions of sexuality: “This film was released only three years after the Stonewall Riots, which was the single most important event that the led to the gay liberation movement in the US. The first Pride parade happened one year after Stonewall, […]

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Dr. Sheldon Hall’s ‘Figures in Focus’ in the new edition of Picture House, the Cinema Theatre Association’s annual journal

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Dr Sheldon Hall, Reader in Stage & Screen, Department of Humanities, has published an article written in conjunction with thirty undergraduate students taking courses in Film Studies and Screenwriting & Film. The 15,000-word article, ‘Figures in Focus’, appears in the new edition of Picture House, the annual journal of the Cinema Theatre Association. It was based on the students’ analysis […]

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‘Appointments with Fear: Horror Films on British Television’ Lecture by Dr Sheldon Hall, 29 October 2021

City of Westminster Libraries and Archives are hosting a lecture by Dr Sheldon Hall titled ‘Appointments with Fear: The Programming of Horror Films on British Television’, on 29th October 2021 at 18.30 – 19.30 BST. Tickets are free and available via Eventbrite. About this event Countless horror fans owe their love of the genre to their first exposure to it on […]

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