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Studies in French Cinema News (April 2013)


1. SFC Annual Conference

2. New books

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1. SFC Annual Conference, Middlesex University, 27 June 2013

The provisional programme is now available. The keynote will be given by Sarah Cooper (King’s College, London) on ‘Thoughts of the Soul: Revisiting the Body of French Film Theory’. The other papers to be given on this one-day conference are as follows:

Elizabeth Benjamin - How am I not myself? Dada Cinema’s Existential Crisis, or, the Authenticity of Ambiguity
Marie Berne - L’animal en gros plan : redécouvrir le cinéma de Jean Painlevé
Jocopo Bodini - The desire-image: an anti-oedipal lecture of François Truffaut’s cinema
Katrine Chevalier - Derrière les masques du cinéma français
Julia Dobson - Special Affects: the melodrama and / of spectatorship in De Rouille et d'os (Audiard 2012)
Jeff Fort - From the Photogram to the Monogram: Blanchot, Nancy, Kant and the Death Mask of Cinema
Albertine Fox - Ravel and the Listening Body in Jean-Luc Godard’s Lettre à Freddy Buache (1982) and Puissance de la parole (1988)
Laura McMahon - Animal worlds: Denis Côté’s Bestiaire (2012)
Giuseppina Mecchia - Time, Sense and the Image:  On the “French” Cinema of Raoul Ruiz
Henry Miller - Film and Reality
Keith Reader  - The banlieue in 1930s French cinema
Chiara Tognolotti - Marie Epstein, or The Lady Doesn’t Vanish Anymore

Laura Vichi - Le documentaire, libérateur du cinéma et source de photogénie

See here for further details:

http://www.surrey.ac.uk/fahs/research/sfc/annualconference/index.htm

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2. New books

Michael Gott and Thibault Schilt (eds), Open Roads, Closed Borders: The Contemporary French-Language Road Movie (Intellect, 2013)
http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/books/view-Book,id=4932/

Samuel Lelièvre LA LUMIÈRE DE SOULEYMANE CISSÉ
(L”Harmattan, 2013)
http://www.editions-harmattan.fr/index.asp?navig=catalogue&obj=livre&isbn=978-2-343-00201-9

Lucy Mazdon and Catherine Wheatley, French Film in Britain - Sex, Art and Cinephilia (Berghahn, 2013)
https://www.berghahnbooks.com/extras/docs/flyer/MazdonFrench_9780857453501.html

Philip Mosley, The Cinema of the Dardenne Brothers: Responsible Realism (Wallflower, 2013)
http://cup.columbia.edu/book/978-0-231-16328-6/the-cinema-of-the-dardenne-brothers

Boukary Sawadogo
LES CINÉMAS FRANCOPHONES OUEST-AFRICAINS
 (L”Harmattan, 2013)
http://www.editions-harmattan.fr/index.asp?navig=catalogue&obj=livre&isbn=978-2-296-99827-8


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