British Universities Film & Video Council

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Screening European Heritage – Conference

12-13 September 2013
Weetwood Hall, Leeds

Bringing together a vast range of film and media scholars, and featuring keynote speeches by Andrew Higson and Claire Monk, this conference will investigate historical forms of and recent trends in heritage film on a European scale. You can download the programme here. Scholars who are interested in attending the conference are very welcome to register here.

Speaker will include:

  • Andrew Higson, European Heritage Cinema: Grand Visions, Grand Problems
  • Mariana Liz, Capitals of Culture on Screen: Urban and Film Heritage
  • Owen Evans, Back to the Future of Nostalgia: Humphrey Jennings and British Heritage Production
  • Rob Stone, Basque Heritage Film
  • Claire Monk, Heritage films and their audiences
  • Daniela Berghahn, Challenging the aesthetics of heritage cinema
  • Alan O‚ÄôLeary, Learning from Bollywood
  • Alex Marlow-Mann, Whose Heritage?
  • Kate Ince, De-centering French heritage cinema in the 2000s

For further details, visit: http://arts.leeds.ac.uk/screeningeuropeanheritage/conference/

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