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FUTURE PRESENCE: Documentary Practices & Possibilities

Fri 10th & Sat 11th July 2015 | Speakers include: Amber Film & Photography Collective (Graeme Rigby & Ellin Hare), Black Audio/Smoking Dogs Films (John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul) & Verso Images (Russian photography collective)

Telling Tales
New interactive documentary explores the secret life of our Red Squirrel through the eyes of the public

Dr Helen Limon - The Creative Education Film Series

Nick Broomfield Q&A Screening of Tales of the Grim Sleeper
To mark the start of Film Praxis, a new screening and seminar series, we are delighted and honoured to welcome legendary documentary maker Nick Broomfield to the University to screen his latest and arguably his best documentary film yet, Tales of the Grim Sleeper.  Tickets for the screening are free but have to be booked in advance by emailing Ian McDonald (

Film Praxis Screening and Seminar Series

A student film production for Newcastle University
Newcastle University Drama Translation for Interpreters and Translators Led by Dr Valerie Pellatt, this module creates an opportunity for trainee interpreters and translators to translate, produce and perform a modern Chinese play. All students on the module collaborate in the translation, and work together in the staging of the translated version in a mainstream theatre. To date students have produced English versions of Cao Yu’s ‘Peking Man’ (2012), Wan Fang’s ‘Poison’ (2013), ‘Murder’ (2014) and ‘Confession’ (2015) .  Click here to view the 'Confession Promo' on YouTube. 

Nomadic Chinese Identity ---Two Chinese Independent Documentary Screenings + Conversation with Director
Nomadic Chinese Identity ---Two Chinese Independent Documentary Screenings + Conversation with Director. May 15th Roxy Tyneside Cinema-Aoluguya Aoluguya ; May 16th Quilliam Brothers -
The Last Moose of Aoluguya (Jury Prize, Hong Kong International Film Festival)

Conference: FUTURE PRESENCE: Documentary Practices & Possibilities

BYPASS(15) at the Tyneside Cinema
BYPASS (15)- Starts Friday 10 April at Tyneside Cinema; Producer Q&As: Friday 10 April 18:15 & Wednesday 15 April, 18:00

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