Posts tagged with ‘film’

The promotional imagination of film and television – inaugural lecture of Professor Paul Grainge

From trailers and promos to ads and brand videos, promotional media have become a central part of contemporary screen life. This lecture explores the significance of the promotional short-forms that surround movies and TV shows.

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Storm Drenched Minds: a film screening

Storm-Drenched Minds is a documentary feature film directed by Karine Lhémon, which tells the story of Hélène and Laurence. Hélène and Laurence’s norms, as out lesbians, as disabled women, living outside the city as poets and artists, are ‘abnormal’ for many. The film exposes an environment designed primarily for able-bodied people, but also the doubts, dramas, tenacity, creativity, laughter, complicity and love of two people. Part of LGBT History Month.

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Pay It No Mind screening

Join us for a screening of Pay It No Mind, a film about the life of Marsha P Johnson, a revolutionary trans activist, Stonewall instigator, Andy Warhol model, drag queen and prostitute, as well as a downtown New York fixture. Part of LGBT History Month.

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Song of the Reed – screening and discussion

The Taiwan Studies Programme and Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies present a screening of the documentary Song of the Reed, followed by a roundtable discussion. Song of the Reed is a Taiwanese documentary produced by the Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation and directed by Wu Hsiu-Ching, chronicling the later years of Taiwanese women who were forced into sexual slavery during World War II.

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Still Alice screening

Join us for a screening of Still Alice, the 2014 film starring Julianne Moore based on Lisa Genova’s 2007 bestselling novel. The film will be accompanied by a discussion with Professor Justine Schneider, PhD candidate Emily Cousins and Dr Lysia Teo, who will be discussing the Dementia Friendly University project.

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Girl with all the Gifts = Pandora? Greek mythology in Mike Carey’s Melanie-stories

Dr Lynn Fotheringham, Department of Classics and part of the Centre for Ancient Drama and its Reception, gives this talk exploring the link between the Pandora figure in Greek mythology and upcoming film The Girl with all the Gifts, based on the novel by MR Carey.

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Outdoor cinema

Nottingham Lakeside Arts and the University’s Film Society, The Silver Screen, are delighted to be working in partnership with QUAD and Nottingham City Council Parks to bring a new opportunity to enjoy cinema al fresco style!

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Outdoor cinema – vote for a film

Nottingham Lakeside Arts and the University’s Film Society, The Silver Screen, are working in partnership with […]

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Inside Hollywood with Peter Rice

Peter Rice, Chairman and CEO for the Fox Networks Group and Nottingham alumnus, reflects on his career in Hollywood and his roles in delivering some of the most successful films and television entertainment of our time.

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