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Special screening of Nick Broomfield's '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

Tyneside Cinema Book Club

The New Girlfriend (Rated 15)

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

A History of Women in British Film and Television - website update

The website for the 'History of Women in British Film and Television' project has recently been updated with new information about film and television women including our 'women of the month' Bessie Bond and an overview of our recent workshop on 'oral history and narrative interviewing'.

Bringing research to life
A play set in a fictional town is one of the more unusual ways Newcastle University academics are sharing their research with the public.

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