A lecture by Professor Gina Marchetti, University of Hong Kong. Presented by the Institute for Screen Industries Research, University of Nottingham, and Faculty of Arts, the University of Hong Kong.
As part of a UK and European film tour on Taiwan’s Lost Commercial Cinema: Recovered and Restored, the University of Nottingham’s Taiwan Studies Programme in association with King’s College London, Ministry of Culture, Taiwan, Taiwan Film Institute and the Broadway Cinema is pleased to jointly host a film on Friday 20 October 2017.
An award-winning film based on the 1958 novel of the same name by Nottingham author Alan Sillitoe (1928-2010), an honorary graduate of the University of Nottingham.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.