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Featured Articles

Memory of the Camps

Dr James Jordan, University of Southampton, examines the restoration of the allied liberation documentary German Concentration Camps Factual Survey and explains its importance to contemporary Holocaust teaching.

Furthering Film Education

Learning on Screen spoke to Truro and Penwith College and the Manchester Film School about their different approaches to teaching filmmaking at FE level, and the success their methods are having.

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Recent Reviews

  • Live Cinema and its Techniques

    John Wyver of Illuminations reviews Francis Ford Coppola’s reflections on live cinema.

  • Fifty Years of The Battle of Algiers

    Prof Alan O’Leary at the University of Leeds reviews Sohail Daulatzai’s book on the The Battle of Algiers (1966).

  • Trying to Get Over

    Adrian Smith, University of Sussex, reviews Keith Corson’s book on an overlooked period of black filmmaking.

  • Visions of Avant-Garde Film

    Donatella Valente, doctoral candidate at Birkbeck, reviews Kamila Kuc’s study of Polish avant-garde film.

  • Jonathan Miller – One Thing and Another

    Prof John Cook looks at a new collection of writing by the influential author, writer and director.

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