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Women & Cinema Day with Kim Longinotto!

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Kim Longinotto will present her latest film Dreamcatchers as part of the Women & Cinema Day organised to celebrate International Women's Day on 8th March 2017

A Film Praxis Screening & Seminar Series event 

Supported by the Research Centre for Film at Newcastle University

 
Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Kim Longinotto will present her latest film Dreamcatchers as part of the Women & Cinema Day organized by Film Praxis to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8.
 
Kim Longinotto will also be talking about her journey as a woman director making films about women. Sheffield International Documentary Festival Deputy Director Melanie Iredale will lead a conversation with Kim. AV Festival Director Rebecca Shatwell and musician-activist Hannabiell Sanders will take part in the Day. Tina Gharavi and Geetha J, two filmmakers based at the University, will present their first films and talk about why and how they entered filmmaking. Leading academics from the University, Karen Ross (Professor of Gender and Media) and Deborah Chambers (Professor of Media and Cultural Studies) will also be speaking at the event.
 
The event is free but tickets are limited. To secure your place you need to register here. Deadline is 5pm on Thursday 2nd March. For further details about the event, contact geetha.jayaraman@ncl.ac.uk
 
The schedule:
 
9.30 am Registration
 
Session 1
10.00 – 10.30 Closer (UK, 2000, 24mins) – Tina Gharavi
10.30 – 11.15 Woman with a Video Camera (India, 2005, 42 mins) – Geetha J
11.15 – 12.00 Q&A –Tina Gharavi and Geetha J with Rebecca Shatwell
 
12.00 – 12.15 Coffee
 
Session 2
12.15 – 12.30 Talk by Kim Longinotto
12.30 – 13.15 In Conversation with Melanie Iredale and Prof Deborah Chambers
 
13.15 – 14.15 Lunch will be provided
 
Session 3
14.15 – 16.15 Dreamcatchers (UK, 2015, 104 mins) - Kim Longinotto
16.15 – 17.00 Respondents: Hannabiell Sanders and Prof Karen Ross
 
17.00 – 18.00 Reception with wine and snacks
Women & Cinema day

published on: 27 February 2017