Pleasure | Obvious | Queer: A conversation with Richard Dyer

by Catherine Grant and Jaap Kooijman How to introduce Richard Dyer? One could start by recognising that he is an academic star, as Su Holmes and Sean Redmond have done in their introduction ... Read more →

Empire is out there!?: The spirit of imperialism in the Pixar animated film ‘Up’

by Dietmar Meinel At the beginning of the Pixar animated film Up (Pete Docter, 2009) a young Carl Frederickson is shown eagerly watching the afternoon program at a local movie theater. Set i... Read more →

Trans* film festivals: An interview with Eliza Steinbock

by Skadi Loist and Marijke de Valck On a sunny August afternoon in Amsterdam, Marijke de Valck and Skadi Loist of the Film Festival Research Network met cultural analyst, festival programmer... Read more →

Texture in Film symposium announces program

The provisional programme for the Centre for Film Studies symposium ‘Texture in Film’, 9 March 2013, University of St Andrews, has been announced. Registration is currently open for the ... Read more →

Questions of embodied difference: Film and queer phenomenology

by Katharina Lindner A phenomenological description of the cinematic situation considers the film as a lived body. Just as the human lived body forms the basis for intentionality, perception... Read more →