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Viewfinder 105

Viewfinder 105 was published in December 2016.

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CINEMATIC EXCHANGES
José Arroyo
, University of Warwick, underlines his experiences teaching at Cuba’s world-renowned Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión.

BBC REMARC
Jake Berger from BBC Archive Development explains how the corporation’s extensive archive is helping trigger reminiscences in people with dementia.

BRAVE NEW CLASSROOMS
Our Schools Membership and Support Officer, Lincia Daniel, explores how teachers are taking advantage of new digital tools to make learning fun and effective.

OUSMANE SEMBENE
Dr Alexander Fisher, Queen’s University Belfast, re-examines the work of the pioneering Senegalese filmmaker in the light of high definition.

NOMAD CINEMA
Jennifer Leigh Williamson from Nomad Cinema explains the themes behind their recent screenings at the Imperial War Museum, and explores why audiences still find war films so compelling.

BRITISH PATHÉ TV
James Hoyle from British Pathé introduces the iconic company’s exciting new on demand platform, catering for academics and students of the humanities.

REVIEWS

  • Prof John Hill: Ken Russell: The Great Composers/The Great Passions (Blu-ray/DVD)
  • Dr Birgitta Hosea: Ralph Bakshi’s Wizards (DVD)
  • Dr Simon Brown: The New Scottish Cinema by Jonathan Murray
  • Tamara Courage: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Sums by Igor Krstić