British Universities Film & Video Council

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News Archive for June, 2012

  • Focus on Italian Cinema

    The BUFVC’s Viewfinder Online magazine continues its focus on films and filmmakers from the Italian peninsula with reviews of the latest books, DVDs and Blu-rays. Some of the latest to be published on the website include: Directory of World Cinema: Italy reviewed by Sarah Forgacs here Pasolini’s groundbreaking film  Accattone (reviewed here) Pasolini’s The […]

  • BFI website relaunch

    The British Film Institute has relaunched its website and unveiled its new corprorate logo. Along with details of its various activities, online content and details of screenings at BFI Southbank, there are also new (and still growing) interactive sections devoted to the work of Alfred Hitchcock and details of the consultation, New Horizons for UK […]

  • BUFVC Weekly Top 5 TV and Radio Programme Requests

    For the week ending 25 May 2012 the most requested titles from the BUFVC Off-Air Back-Up Service include programmes range from 1. THE KING AND THE PLAYWRIGHT: A JACOBEAN HISTORY (BBC4) View TRILT record or watch now on BoB National More information is available on the BBC website 2. 3 MINUTE WONDER: RIG LIFE (CHANNEL 4) View TRILT […]

  • YouTube launches Human Rights Channel

    Still in beta test mode, YouTube’s new Human Rights Channel aims to curate ‘… the most powerful human rights content – breaking news, cutting edge activism video, under-covered stories, and more. We’re a platform for education and action on issues around the world.’

  • Summer edition of Viewfinder

    Viewfinder 87 is now out and includes profiles of the BBFC, BBC Northern Ireland TV news and EU Screen’s latest developments.