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Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures

 

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The Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures sponsors cultural events, seminar series, conferences and research projects in all aspects of world cinemas and digital cultures. It also currently offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules and programmes in aspects of film studies, as well as undergraduate modules in digital cultures. (Taught programmes in digital cultures may be offered in the future.)

The Centre was known as the Centre for World Cinemas from its inception in 2000 until July 2015. The first of its kind in the country, it has distinguished itself by taking a positive, inclusive and democratic approach to film studies, specialising in the situated study of cinematic forms. Since August 2015 the Centre has expanded its remit to embrace digital cultures. This is in recognition of the huge importance of digital technologies for film production and distribution, as well the need to engage with the wealth of creativity that new media has provoked in all sorts of different cultural contexts.

For more information on what we do, please contact the Centre’s Directors, Dr Thea Pitman at t.pitman@leeds.ac.uk (semester 1, 2015-16), or Professor Paul Cooke at p.Cooke@leeds.ac.uk (semester 2, 2015-16 onwards).

 

 

Posted in General by / January 22nd, 2016 / No Comments »

2016 Spring Season of Screenings

 

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Reel Solutions and Kala Sangam Arts Centre, Bradford are proud to announce a new Spring season of screenings.

We hope you’ll enjoy this diverse range of films from around the world, including Iran, India, Brazil and Iceland. Screenings will be at both Kala Sangam Arts Centre, Bradford and Cinegalleria at Dean Clough, Halifax.

All our screenings will be introduced and Film Notes provided. Post-screening discussion opportunities will be available in some cases.

The programme also includes three Day School events at the Bradford Mechanics Institute Library.

Click here for further details.

 

 

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Posted in General by / January 18th, 2016 / No Comments »
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