[Filmfestivalresearch] REMINDER - Waves of Revolution! Symposium on Political Documentary in St Andrews

Stefanie Van De Peer sevdp at st-andrews.ac.uk
Fri Mar 15 16:57:35 CET 2013

Dear colleagues,

***Apologies for cross-posting***

Everyone is warmly invited to the St Andrews Centre for Film Studies Symposium WAVES OF REVOLUTION on 12 and 13 April, with special guests Michael Chanan, Jean-Michel Frodon and Mark Cousins:

Symposium on Political Documentary:

Waves of Revolution!

12 April 2013, Screening of Secret City (2012) by Michael Chanan, School 3, 7pm

13 April 2013, SYMPOSIUM Gateway Boardroom St Andrews

Drawing on Anand Patwardhan’s concept of Waves of Revolutions, this symposium will screen fragments of revolutionary films, and explore the documentary’s artistic responses to revolutions through the decades.

We will discuss the representation of various revolutionary moments, ranging from anti-imperialist filmmaking from the sixties and seventies through to the present-day revolutions of the Arab Spring.

Conceived and hosted by

Dina Iordanova and Dennis Hanlon

Special guests

Michael Chanan, Mark Cousins, Jean-Michel Frodon

And with a special screening of Michael Chanan's Secret City (2012)

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - For all information on this event, including a playlist, please see the attached poster, visit our events page on www.st-andrews.ac.uk/filmstudies/events.php?eventid=184 or get in touch with Stefanie Van de Peer at sevdp at st-andrews.ac.uk<mailto:sevdp at st-andrews.ac.uk>

Dr Stefanie Van de Peer
Research Coordinator
Editorial Assistant
Department of Film Studies
University of St Andrews
99 North Street
St Andrews, Fife
KY16 9AD

Email: sevdp at st-andrews.ac.uk<mailto:sevdp at st-andrews.ac.uk>
Tel: 01334 467 476

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