Research Centre for Film

Past News & Events

  • Women & Cinema Day with Kim Longinotto!

    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.

    published on: 27 February 2017

  • Film Praxis Screening and Seminar Series: Talk by Nick Broomfield

    published on: 19 October 2016

  • Film Praxis Screening and Seminar Series: Talk by Nick Broomfield

    published on: 19 October 2016

  • Becoming a Woman at the Pictures: Girls and cinema-going in 1950s Italy

    published on: 21 September 2016

  • Becoming a Woman at the Pictures: Girls and cinema-going in 1950s Italy

    published on: 21 September 2016

  • Institute shortlisted for prestigious Times Higher Education Awards 2016

    published on: 13 September 2016

  • Institute shortlisted for prestigious Times Higher Education Awards 2016

    published on: 13 September 2016

  • Creative Arts & Research Matters

    published on: 12 September 2016

  • Creative Arts & Research Matters

    published on: 12 September 2016

  • Cuba is My Brand, 15th September

    published on: 12 September 2016

  • Cuba is My Brand, 15th September

    published on: 12 September 2016

  • 'Holocaust memorialisation and the archival turn' Dora Osborne,19th May

    published on: 19 May 2016

  • 'Holocaust memorialisation and the archival turn' Dora Osborne,19th May

    published on: 19 May 2016

  • Newcastle PhD Student wins North East Visual Artist of the Year

    published on: 19 May 2016

  • Putting a new face on the story of migration

    published on: 19 May 2016

  • Putting a new face on the story of migration

    published on: 19 May 2016

  • Acclaimed filmmaker appointed Visiting Professor of Film Practice

    Award-winning British filmmaker and artist John Akomfrah OBE has been appointed Visiting Professor of Film Practice by Newcastle University, UK.  

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Acclaimed filmmaker appointed Visiting Professor of Film Practice

    Award-winning British filmmaker and artist John Akomfrah OBE has been appointed Visiting Professor of Film Practice by Newcastle University, UK.  

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Interview with John Akomfrah

    Interview with John Akomfrah (Times Higher, p24) The award-winning British film-maker and Newcastle University Film @CultureLab visiting professor talks about diversity at the Oscars, the possibilities for British film-makers and the vital importance of film-making pedagogy.  

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Interview with John Akomfrah

    Interview with John Akomfrah (Times Higher, p24) The award-winning British film-maker and Newcastle University Film @CultureLab visiting professor talks about diversity at the Oscars, the possibilities for British film-makers and the vital importance of film-making pedagogy.  

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Chasing the Story: Storytelling in TV, Film, Radio and for Stage

    published on: 26 January 2016

  • Chasing the Story: Storytelling in TV, Film, Radio and for Stage

    published on: 26 January 2016

  • Chinese Popular Fiction from the Alleys to the Internet - 3rd March 2016

    Chinese Popular Fiction from the Alleys to the Internet - 3rd March 2016

    published on: 26 January 2016

  • Chinese Popular Fiction from the Alleys to the Internet - 3rd March 2016

    Chinese Popular Fiction from the Alleys to the Internet - 3rd March 2016

    published on: 26 January 2016

  • MILAN Film Festival 2016: 15th-19th February 2016

    MILAN Film Festival 2016 15th-19th February 2016: Medicine in Literature and the Arts at Newcastle. A week of film screenings and discussion that explores how movies and books can enrich our understanding of what it means to be human and how collaboration with the arts and humanities can broaden medical education. Open to all staff and students at Newcastle University.

    published on: 20 January 2016

  • MILAN Film Festival 2016: 15th-19th February 2016

    MILAN Film Festival 2016 15th-19th February 2016: Medicine in Literature and the Arts at Newcastle. A week of film screenings and discussion that explores how movies and books can enrich our understanding of what it means to be human and how collaboration with the arts and humanities can broaden medical education. Open to all staff and students at Newcastle University.

    published on: 20 January 2016

  • Speaking the Same Language

    published on: 6 January 2016

  • Speaking the Same Language

    published on: 6 January 2016

  • Patrick Keiller (in partnership with the Tyneside Cinema)

    Public Lecture: Patrick Keiller (in partnership with the Tyneside Cinema). Architecture, Planning and Landscape Public Lecture Series. Patrick Keiller studied and practised architecture between before studying in the Department of Environmental Media at the Royal College of Art. He has been making films since 1981, which have been widely screened, internationally and in the UK.

    published on: 6 January 2016

  • Patrick Keiller (in partnership with the Tyneside Cinema)

    Public Lecture: Patrick Keiller (in partnership with the Tyneside Cinema). Architecture, Planning and Landscape Public Lecture Series. Patrick Keiller studied and practised architecture between before studying in the Department of Environmental Media at the Royal College of Art. He has been making films since 1981, which have been widely screened, internationally and in the UK.

    published on: 6 January 2016

  • Creative Saturdays - a workshop with Debbie Horsfield and John Yorke

    published on: 9 December 2015

  • Creative Saturdays - a workshop with Debbie Horsfield and John Yorke

    published on: 9 December 2015

  • Newcastle and Northumbria Networking Event

    Newcastle and Northumbria networking event for researchers whose work incorporates any aspect of research or practice in film and/or television.

    published on: 2 December 2015

  • Newcastle and Northumbria Networking Event

    Newcastle and Northumbria networking event for researchers whose work incorporates any aspect of research or practice in film and/or television.

    published on: 2 December 2015

  • Radical Film Network and 11th London Greek Film Festival

    In 2018, Evripidis Karydis had the opportunity to participate and present his work in both the 11th London Greek Film Festival, held in London and the Radical Film Network Conference held in Dublin, Ireland. Being an aspiring filmmaker and academic, these two events helped me to gain invaluable presentation and communication skills.

    published on: 3 January 2019

  • Recent film submissions - Adlais

    Support from the Research Centre for Film has allowed Adlais, a film made in the Dyffryn Nantlle Valley, Gwynedd Wales, to be submitted to over 20 national and international film festivals. Judgement on many film festivals will be made in the new year.

    published on: 3 January 2019

  • Recent film submissions - Polluted Leisure

    Support for the RCF has allowed the projects two films A Toxic Love Affair and Far from Heaven to be submitted to both International and National Film Festivals. Many of which are still awaiting judgement. Far from Heaven has already been selected by Canada Shorts and has been preformed at the Foundation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme using School Research funding. As Canada Shorts was their first submission Clifton Evers and James Davoll are hoping for further successes.

    published on: 3 January 2019

  • Tribalism Is Killing Us

    The fund granted to us by RCF allowed us to provide financial support for the Newcastle students that are at work on our current project: Tribalism is Killing Us

    published on: 3 January 2019