Cinema Rediscovered 2019: Reframing Film Heritage
THURSDAY 25 JULY 2019, 12PM - 5:30PM (LUNCH ON ARRIVAL)
+ NETWORKING DRINKS 5.30PM - 6.30PM
“You can’t change the material but you can change who’s looking” - Writer/Curator Karen Alexander
Expect provocations from guests KAREN ALEXANDER (writer/curator) and EHSAN KHOSHBAKHT (Il Cinema Ritrovato Co-Director and writer/filmmaker whose Filmfarsi premieres at the festival) about how archives might impact on people’s experience and perspective; their own sense of self, place and memory as well as inspire debate, action and creative practice.
Other case studies will include:
- ROSIE LE GARSMEUR & STUART SLOAN from Belfast's Second Chance Cinema (Troubled: Films from the Archive)
- CARYS EVANS, Macrobert Arts Centre (Stirling Women's Aid Takeover: Language Out Loud event)
- JADE TURNER, NFTS Film Studies, Programming & Curation MA graduate (Thresholds), now programmer at Northampton Filmhouse.
- HEATHER MCINTOSH, Programmer at the Independent Cinema Office (New Towns, Our Town: Stories on Screen)
There’ll also be space for networking with other cinema and archive practitioners and the wider industry at the networking lunch and drinks sponsored by STUDIOCANAL, Park Circus and MUBI.
From 3.30pm - 5.30pm, there are two options:
1) BOOK ONE-TO-ONES with leading distributors and Film Hub representatives such as:
- Rod Rhules, BFI Distribution
- Andy Robson, Screen Heritage Producer, Film Hub North
- Annabel Grundy, Major Programme Project Manager (Film Feels, BFI Musicals)
- Sandra Kinahan, Park Circus Theatrical Sales
- Heather McIntosh, Independent Cinema Office Programmer
- Madeline Bates, FOCAL International (the Federation of Commercial audiovisual libraries)
- James Collie (Violet Pictures (Hoop Dreams)
2) WATCH WORK that is available to FAN members such as New Towns, Our Town: Stories on Screen (ICO)
Co-presented with BFI Film Audience Network (FAN) partners including Film Hub North, leading on major FAN wide film screen heritage activity with support from National Lottery, this is part of a series of initiatives aimed at inspiring and challenging the exhibition and archive sector to reframe film heritage in the context of BFI2022 priorities and beyond.
This event is free and is open to BFI Film Audience Network (FAN) Members only. To find out how to join BFI FAN, contact your regional hub:
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Wed 15 July 2019
For the full Cinema Rediscovered (25 - 28 July) programme, visit:
Pictures below by Lorena Pino from last year's Reframing Film Heritage session.
To apply, fill in the short form below:
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Which Film Hub do you belong to?
Film Hub London
Film Hub Midlands
Film Hub NI
Film Hub North
Film Hub Scotland
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Please tell us what you hope to get out of this session?
Do you have any experience of engaging audiences with archive film?
If yes, do you have any particular success stories you would be willing to share during the workshop?
Please tell us if you have any access requirements we should be aware of
Please let us know if you would like us to reserve a free place for:
New Town, Our Towns - Thu 25 July 15:30
Reframing Film Heritage - Book One-to-Ones (details to follow) Thu 25 July 15:30
Philip French Memorial Lecture: Simran Hans - Thu 25 July 18:30
Cinema Rediscovered Opening Drinks - Thu 25 July 19:30
Opening Premiere: Notorious - Thu 25 July 20:30
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