B-Film offers a dynamic research environment for postgraduates, with many opportunities to benefit from the college-wide research expertise of academics and to participate in the research events that B-Film holds on campus and throughout the city of Birmingham in such venues as The Electric Cinema, the Midlands Arts Centre and the Mockingbird Theatre. Research students on the MA by research, PhD or Audio-Visual PhD are automatically members of B-Film and encouraged and enabled to run events such as workshops and screenings related to their own research.
B-Film has a vibrant postgraduate community, carrying out research in a broad range of areas. Profiles of some of our current doctoral researchers and details of their research are listed below:
PhD Title: A linguistic analysis of humour theories in satirical political articles written by two famous Arab female authors.
Supervisors: Dr Anissa Daoudi and Dr Stephen Forcer
PhD Italian Studies
Thesis title: Dark heritage and the earthy unearthly: Characterising folk horror in British cinema and television
Supervisor: Dr James Walters
PhD Film Studies