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Histories of Film History Conference

From 13-15 December 2018, Philipps-University Marburg hosts the international conference Histories of Film History: Materials and Methods. The conference is organised by Yvonne Zimmermann and NECSUS editorial board member Malte Hagener. Histories of Film History aims at providing insight into the fabrication of film history and discourses on its theories and methods in the past, […]

Kilts, tanks, and aeroplanes: Scotland, cinema, and the First World War

by David Archibald & Maria Velez-Serna The relationship between the First World War and early cinema in Britain is both highly complex and far from predictable. In 1914 the visual styles, narrative conventions, exhibition practices, and social roles of moving pictures were still in flux and wartime upheaval inevitably defined the context in which the […]