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The limits of reality

The limits of reality

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Film and Creative Writing's Jemma Saunders releases an epigraphic video essay about Ready Player One, partly shot in the streets of Birmingham. Follow her into the land of dreams!
Date:
04/05/2020

Video essay about Linklater's Before Midnight by Professor Rob Stone

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Department of Film and Creative Writing academic releases new video essay exploring the Southern Peloponnese locations where the classic BEFORE MIDNIGHT was filmed.
Date:
23/04/2020
Blue Plaque unveiled in honour of Hollywood actress

Blue Plaque unveiled in honour of Hollywood actress

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The University of Birmingham has commemorated one of its most distinguished graduates, the actor and humanitarian, Madeleine Carroll, through the unveiling of a new commemorative Blue Plaque.
Date:
21/11/2019
94 AHRC-Funded Studentships available to support doctoral research

94 AHRC-Funded Studentships available to support doctoral research

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AHRC-funded studentships are now available for 2020 entry through the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership.
Date:
22/10/2019
Peaky Blinders: a gritty brand for Birmingham?

Peaky Blinders: a gritty brand for Birmingham?

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FCW researcher Jemma Saunders writes for the Birmingham Perspective on the TV show's mythologising of Birmingham.
Date:
29/08/2019
First public screening of 'Some Stories' to show power of storytelling to foster understanding in the age of Brexit

First public screening of 'Some Stories' to show power of storytelling to foster understanding in the age of Brexit

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In November 2018, 15 English teenagers and 15 Irish teenagers came together to discover the power of empathy. Narrative 4, B-Film
Date:
30/04/2019
10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

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We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.
Date:
01/11/2018

40th Year anniversary event of Watership Down dedicated to academic discussion

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To celebrate the 40th year anniversary of the animated film Watership Down, Dr Catherine Lester, Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at the University of Birmingham is hosting an event dedicated to academic discussion of the 1978 film.
Date:
25/10/2018
Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

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Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Date:
15/08/2018
Uprising; Spirit of '68: The Battle of Algiers

Uprising; Spirit of '68: The Battle of Algiers

Description
The Battle of Algiers, Gillo Pontecorvo's brilliant award-winning 1966 film chronicles events connected to Algeria's struggle for independence from France, the film's newsreel style provides an intimate portrait of state and non-state violence in an era of decolonisation.
Date:
19/07/2018
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