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  1. Private Joseph Kay (2018)

    Director
    Matt Kay
    Subject
    History; Literature

    Jackie Kay’s poem Private Joseph Kay is dedicated to her grandfather who fought at the Somme. This short film, made by award-winning director Matthew Kay, responds to the poem and the themes it raises. [7...

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  2. Leave No Trace (2018)

    Director
    Debra Granick
    Subject
    Film studies; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 104 minutes), £6.99

    A teenage girl and her father, who have lived undetected for years in Forest Park, a vast wood on the edge of Portland, Oregon, are discovered, removed from the park and then taken into the charge of a...

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  3. I See My Reputation is at Stake (2017 Audio)

    aka: Tang Xianzu and Shakespeare in China

    Producer
    Richard Paul
    Subject
    Literature; Shakespeare

    A discussion of the life and times of the 17th Century Chinese playwright Tang Xianzu who has been dubbed the Shakespeare of the East.

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  4. Homer’s Iliad Via the Movie Troy (2004) (2017)

    Subject
    Film studies; Literature

    Homer’s Iliad, the earliest Greek poem, narrates the archetypal war between ‘Europeans’ and ‘Asiatics’ divided by the Hellespont. Looking at Wolfgang Peterson’s blockbuster Troy (2004), the...

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  5. The Age of Tyrants: Sappho Via Gounod’s Opera (2017)

    Subject
    Film studies; Literature

    The heroine of Charles Gounod’s French opera Sapho (1851) sings her last aria O My Immortal Lyre on a Greek cliff before plunging to her death. Sappho, the most famous poet of the ‘Lyric Age’ of...

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  6. Ken Russell: The Great Passions: Always on Sunday; Isadora; Dante’s Inferno (2016)

    Director
    Ken Russell
    Subject
    Art; Dance; Literature; Television studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 45 minutes + 64 minutes + 88 minutes), £29.99

    This collection brings together three films from 1965-7. The collection opens with ALWAYS ON SUNDAY (1965) a dramatized examination of the painter Henri Rousseau. ISADORA, THE BIGGEST DANCER IN THE WORLD...

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  7. Influence of Joyce’s Writing on Iain Sinclair’s Own Style of Urban Narrative (2016)

    Subject
    Literature

    Recording of the John Coffin Memorial Reading, which took place at the Institute of English Studies on June 16, 2016. Writer Iain Sinclair discusses the influence of Joyce’s writing on his own style of...

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  8. Our Mockingbird (2016)

    Director
    Sandy Jaffe
    Subject
    Literature; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 65 minutes), $295.00

    OUR MOCKINGBIRD is a documentary that uses Harper Lee’s 1960 novel ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ as a lens to view race, class, gender and justice, then and now. Woven through the film is the story of two...

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  9. Author: The Jt Leroy Story (2016)

    Director
    Jeff Feuerzeig
    Subject
    Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 110 minutes), £9.99

    Documentary about the truth behind the JT Leroy literary phenomenon. Leroy was a fictional persona created by writer Laura Albert and played by Albert’s sister-in-law, Savannah Knoop. In 2006, The New York...

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  10. James Joyce Goes to China (2016)

    Director
    Ian Madden
    Subject
    Drama; Literature

    Documentary following Glasgow’s Tron Theatre Company as they tour China with a stage adaptation of James Joyce’s Ulysses. [60 minutes]

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