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BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017

THE BFI REUBEN LIBRARY THE BFI REUBEN LIBRARY book online at bfi.org.uk Collections Focus: Sofia Coppola ‘I never really studied directing and I never really thought about doing it, then I just found myself in that situation and tried it. I like to be observing everything else, I get self-conscious in front of the camera.’ Sofia Coppola. Interview April 2000 Immerse yourself in the work of Sofia Coppola this month with our specially curated display of material from our collections. See p45 for Woman with a Movie Camera The Rise of the Video Essay in Film Studies TRT 80min For this library talk we welcome Catherine Grant, Professor of Digital Media and Screen Studies at Birkbeck University, London, and founder of the website Film Studies for Free. She will discuss the growth of the audio-visual essay as an innovative and increasingly popular academic tool, a medium which informs her own work as a champion of online film and moving image studies. £6.50 The BFI Reuben Library – with the largest collection of material about film, television and the moving image in the world – is a free resource and study space; whether you’re a serious researcher or just stopping by on your way to a screening. We have state-ofthe art scanning facilities and an easy-to-use database to point you in the right direction if needed. Open Tue to Sat 10:30-19:00 With thanks to our generous supporters: Principal Funders: The Reuben Foundation Major Benefactors: The Edwin Fox Foundation The Dr Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation Additional Support: The Hintze Family Charitable Foundation TALK New Writings: Sofia Coppola TRT 80min Winner of Best Director at the 2017 Cannes Film festival, Sofia Coppola continues to blaze a trail for women filmmakers with films that highlight what it is to be a woman in a patriarchal world. Anna Backmann Rogers (University of Gothenburg) and Fiona Handyside (University of Exeter) join us to discuss the feminist vision and politics of Coppola’s films, their indulgence in pleasure and their focus on girls. £6.50 MON 4 SEP 18:30 BFI REUBEN LIBRARY TALK MON 2 OCT 18:30 BFI REUBEN LIBRARY 56


BFI Southbank Guide Sep-Oct 2017
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