[Filmfestivalresearch] Talk: Breeding Documentary in the Festival Ecosystem

Dina Iordanova dina.iordanova at st-andrews.ac.uk
Thu Oct 22 11:16:40 CEST 2015

Tuesday, 3rd November: Centre for Film Studies Speaker Series

Breeding Documentary in the Festival Ecosystem
A Talk by Dr Aida Vallejo, University of the Basque Country and Visiting Scholar at IGCCC, University of St Andrews
5.15pm, Byre Studio Theatre, St Andrews

The Centre for Film Studies, University of St Andrews is pleased to present Dr Aida Vallejo, who will be discussing the influence of film festivals on documentary. How have programming, selection, and the incorporation of documentary in festivals influenced the text and circuits of documentary cinema?

Dr Aida Vallejo works as adjunct professor in Media Studies at the University of the Basque Country (Spain). Her expertise relates to creative documentary and film festivals, and currently works in the edition of two edited collections: Documentary Film Festivals and Film Festivals and Anthropology. She has carried out fieldwork in several countries, mostly across Europe. Aida is the founder and coordinator of the Documentary Work-group of the European Network of Cinema and Media Studies (NECS). She is currently working on a research project that investigates the presence of documentary at film festivals from a global and historical perspective.

She is currently a Visiting Scholar at the IGCCC, University of St Andrews.

This event is free and open to the public.

Dina Iordanova FRSA
Professor of Global Cinema and Creative Cultures
Director, Institute for Global Cinema and Creative Cultures (IGCCC)
Publisher, St Andrews Film Studies
University of St Andrews, Scotland


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