Dr Steve Presence, convenor of the Radical Film Network (RFN) and founder of the Bristol Radical Film Festival, gives us an insight into the RFN’s beginnings and upcoming projects and festivals.
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.
This year will see a national celebration of the Bard’s work, marking 400 years since the day of his death as Hilary Bishop, Director of the RES Project for the BBC and Editor for BBC Archive Development explains.
Dr Helen Reddington, Senior Lecturer in Music Production at University of East London, feels the pulse of Penelope Spheeris’ documentary The Decline of Western Civilization.
Dr Sarah Barrow reviews Stephen Hart’s account of Latin American cinema from its origins to the present day.
Jamie Sexton reviews Sarah Piazza’s book on one of America’s most revered independent filmmakers.
Dr Sheldon Hall reviews Mark Glancy’s study on the reception of American movies within Britain.
Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones reviews the DVD release of D. W. Griffith’s early film masterpiece.
Dr Karen McNally reviews Charles Brackett’s account of his working relationship with Hollywood’s Billy Wilder.