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Featured Articles

Flipped Learning

Dr Damien Mansell, Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography at The University of Exeter, explains how flipped classroom models of teaching can use online educational technology to engage learners.

Film Studies for FE

Hugh Robinson, Curriculum Quality Leader at Henley College Coventry, reflects on his experience of getting young students to engage critically with film history.

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Recent Reviews

  • 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.

  • The Use and Abuse of Cinema

    Dr Martin Brady reviews Eric Rentschler’s account of German film history.

  • How Films Were Made & Shown

    Dr Luke McKernan reviews David Cleveland and Brian Pritchard’s book on the history and mechanics of film.

  • British Television Animation

    Prof Paul Wells reviews Van Norris’ study of the British animated comic tradition.

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