[Filmfestivalresearch] CFP: Transnational Radical Film Cultures: An International Conference on Film, Aesthetics and Politics (Nottingham, UK, 3-5 June 2019)

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*Transnational Radical Film Cultures:*

*An International Conference on Film, Aesthetics and Politics*

*(Radical Film Network Conference 2019)*

*Call for Presentations*

*Date: 3-5 June 2019*

*Venue:* *The University of Nottingham (University Park Campus), UK*

This conference aims to bring together the political and aesthetic
avant-gardes, with a particular focus on the transnational nature of
contemporary radical film cultures. By looking at how radical films are
produced, circulated and engaged with in different parts of the world, the
conference hopes to shed light on the transnational nature of film cultures
and the intersecting relationship between political struggle and aesthetic
innovation. Bringing together filmmakers and researchers, the conference
hopes to create new and consolidate existing connections and networks,
facilitate transnational and cross-cultural dialogues, and forge global
solidarity among radical filmmakers around the world.

Contributions may include, but are not limited to, the following:

   - Radical aesthetics and politics;
   - Political filmmaking and ethical issues;
   - Class and radical films;
   - Forms of radical film activism and political agitation;
   - Programming, distribution and exhibition;
   - Radical film festivals and audiences;
   - Radical film history across national borders;
   - (Self)-Representation, identity and privacy in radical film cultures;
   - Collaborative and participatory practices in radical film cultures;
   - Partnerships between radical filmmakers and institutions;
   - Issues of inclusion/exclusion in radical film cultures;
   - Radical film cultures, memory, the archive and preservation;
   - Creativity and innovation in radical film cultures;
   - Radical films and the proliferation of digital technologies;
   - Radical film cultures in the Global South;
   - Radical film cultures and future direction(s)

Interested participants are invited to submit proposals for one of the
following formats:

   1. a 20-minute presentation
   2. a 1.5-hour panel (with 3-4 panellists)
   3. a 1-1.5-hour workshop on any aspect of radical film cultures

*Proposals to a maximum of 300 words (presentation) or two-pages (panel or
workshop) should be sent to:*

*Trfc2019conference at gmail.com <mTrfc2019conference at gmail.com>*

*(Deadline for submission of abstracts:* Thursday 31 January 2019)

For more information, please visit:

*Transnational Radical Film Cultures: An International Conference on Film,
Aesthetics and Politics (Radical Film Network Conference 2019) - The
University of Nottingham
<http://www.nottingham.ac.uk>Is this for you? ‘Radicalism’ is a concept
with a diverse range of applications and ‘radical film’ can be used to
describe a wide range of cultural practices.*
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