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Film Praxis Screening and Seminar Series: Talk by Nick Broomfield

This is followed by Newcastle University Film Research Showcase.

This Film Praxis event is hosted by Film@CultureLab and supported by Research Centre for Film, Newcastle University.

Wednesday 2 November, 14:00-18:00
The Ballroom, Culture Lab

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Nick Broomfield will give a presentation in Culture Lab, Newcastle University, on Wednesday 2 November 2016.

He will talk about his forthcoming documentary on the legendary singer Whitney Houston, following which he will preside over a Film Research Showcase.

Currently a Visiting Professor in Film Practice at the University, Nick will also talk about ‘Going Going Gone’, his two films about heritage buildings for the BBC.

Nick’s talk will be followed by a series of short presentations to showcase the range and quality of film research by academics and filmmakers at Newcastle University.

The event is free and an opportunity for students and staff at the University to attend Nick Broomfield’s presentation.

It is also an opportunity to know about the range of exciting film research projects, both ongoing and in development, undertaken by staff at the University.

The networking session between 17:00 and 18:00 provides an occasion for students and staff who are interested in exploring film as research to meet and interact with experienced film researchers.

For catering purposes please register here.

The schedule:
14:00 - 14:10:
Introduction: Ian McDonald

14:10 - 15:00:
Presentation: Nick Broomfield

15:15 - 17:00:
Film Research Showcase
Presenters: Guy Austin, Alastair Cole, Tina Gharavi, Geetha Jayaraman, Ian McDonald, Andrew Shail, Sabrina Q Yu.

17.00 – 18.00:
Networking with wine and snacks

Whitney Houston is the subject of Nick Broomfield's latest documentary.
Whitney Houston is the subject of an upcoming documentary by acclaimed filmmaker Nick Broomfield.

published on: 19 October 2016