British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Viewfinder 90

Viewfinder 90 was published in March 2013.

Contents of this issue:

MENTAL HEALTH TV
Mental Health TV is a resource producing educational programmes for students, junior doctors, health workers and the general public. Dr Andrew Macaulay, its founder, discusses its history and future plans.

THE STORY OF COLOUR FILM IN BRITAIN
Professor Sarah Street provides an introduction to the first study to trace the history in Britain of colour films, their styles and technologies, from 1900 to 1955. For a preview, click here.

KAFKA ON SCREEN
Maureen Lipman stars in a new feature-length adaptation of Franz Kafka’s celebrated tale of existential angst and tranformation. We discuss its potential as an educational tool with writer-director Chris Swanton. See also: www.metamorphosisthemovie.com

SOUND AND MUSIC
This agency promotes challenging contemporary music and sound art through a range of projects, incorporating live events, learning, artist development, and digital platforms. Kealy Cozens gives an overview.

LSE REVIEW OF BOOKS
The LSE Review of Books seeks through podcasts and web publishing to greatly speed up cross-disciplinary learning and encourage public engagement with, and understanding of, the social sciences, via involvement with their best written and most accessible products – books and ebooks. Cherlyl Brumley provides the introductions.

REVIEWS

To access Viewfinder Online, visit: http://bufvc.ac.uk/viewfinder

Front Cover: From XIV Olympiad, THE GLORY OF SPORT (1948); this section was shot in monopack. See Sarah Street’s article, Colour Films in Britain, on page 9.

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