The multimedia archives of the Anti-Apartheid Movement, dossolved in 1994 after the inauguration of Nelson Mandela as South Africa’s President, are now available online. Christabel Gurney, AAM Archives Committee, provides a tour of this new resource.
Wide-ranging news, reviews, feature articles and comment for academic staff, students, researchers and information professionals exploring the production, study and use of film, television and related media in higher and further education.
In October the latest batch of revisions to British Copyright law flowing from the Hargreaves review finally came into effect after several years of development and debate. Jason Miles-Campbell, looks ahead and asks, ‘What’s in it for the world of the audiovisual?’
A Warwick University team has been awarded an AHRC grant for a project to put together the story of the contribution made to British Shakespeare by black and Asian theatre artists since 1930.
We review Martin Wallace and Jarvis Cocker’s documentary about Sheffield, an ‘evocative example of contemporary poetic realism’
We review a classic of Italian neo-realist cinema.
Dr Marco Angelini looks at The Caesars (1968) and other examples of depictions of Roman History on screen.
Steve Connor reviews a new book that looks at manifestations of US imperialsm in a Gothic mode.
We review Christopher Frayling’s look at the representations of boffins on film.