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Featured Articles

An Education Experiment

Dr Alex Southern, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, reflects on a post-war government ‘experiment’ in visual education and its relevance to today’s moving image media literacy agenda.

Concord Media

Concord Media was founded in 1959 by Eric Walker and Lydia Vulliamy. Eric spoke to Viewfinder about the company and its films, explaining how Concord’s ethos and commitment to educational and social issues has been a constant guiding factor through a long and distinguished history.

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Recent Reviews

 
  • 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.

  • The Wars of the Roses

    Dr Jodi-Anne George reviews the BBC’s landmark Shakespeare adaptation The Wars of the Roses, available on DVD from Illuminations.

  • Spanish Gothic

    Dr Leon Hunt reviews Xavier Reyes’ detailed study of the Spanish Gothic in literature and on film.

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