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Featured Articles

Putting Students in the Frame

Prof Simon Lancaster explains how student authoring of video content produces positive learning outcomes and a lasting digital legacy.

Cinematic Interruptions

Dr Lee Campbell, University of Lincoln, explores the potential of mobile technology to produce an immersive and participatory cinema experience.

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Recent Reviews

 
  • The Children of Green Knowe

    Prof Stephen Lacey reviews the BBC’s adaptation of Lucy M. Boston’s popular children’s novel, recently released on DVD.

  • Political Animals

    Dr Janet McCabe reviews Sophie Mayer’s account of the new wave of feminist filmmakers, and the ideas that politicise them.

  • A New History of British Documentary

    Prof Michael Chanan reviews James Chapman’s A New History of British Documentary.

  • The End of Cinema?

    Prof Lisa Purse reviews Gaudreault and Marion’s analysis of cinema in the digital age.

  • Black Girl/Borom Sarret

    Prof David Murphy reviews the BFI’s dual-edition release of Ousmane Sembene’s Black Girl and Borom Sarret.

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