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Film Studies students and staff at the University of Edinburgh discuss all aspects of cinema and television.

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Film Studies students and staff at the University of Edinburgh discuss all aspects of cinema and television.

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    EFP 29: Film in the Time of Lockdown

    EFP 29: Film in the Time of Lockdown

    Kat Zabecka talks to MSc Film Studies student, Elisa Teneggi. Join us for a discussion about Bruno Dumont, Unorthodox, Normal People, Dark, Bad People, The Lunchbox, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, The True History of the Kelly Gang, Pain and Glory, The Hitch-hiker and much more.

    • 42 min
    • video
    EFP 28: Discussing Agnès Varda

    EFP 28: Discussing Agnès Varda

    Kat Zabecka talks to Dr Caire Boyle, lecturer in French and Francophone Studies at the University of Edinburgh. They discuss the life and work of Agnès Varda and consider Varda's approaches to cinema in terms of realism, feminism and documentary-making. Please note this episode was recorded in May of 2019. Agnès Varda FilmographyIf you are a member of the University of Edinburgh, you can stream a selection of Varda's films (requires login):Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)Vagabond / Sans toi ni loi (1985)Jane B. by Agnès V. (1988)The Gleaners and I / Les Glaneurs et la glaneuse (2000)

    • 50 min
    • video
    EFP 27: The French Film Festival and Cinefile

    EFP 27: The French Film Festival and Cinefile

    Kat Zabecka is joined by Richard Mowe, the director of the French Film Festival and Cinefile, a distribution company based in Edinburgh. They discuss the process of distribution from start to finish, the history of Cinefile and witnessing the transition from analogue to digital. [Please note that Covid-19 has affected many of the events discussed here]

    • 39 min
    • video
    EFP 26: Lars Von Trier's Antichrist

    EFP 26: Lars Von Trier's Antichrist

    Kat Zabecka speaks to current 2019/20 MSc Film Studies students Betty, Elisa and Thaddeus. They discuss the controversy and cinematography of Antichrist (2009) while taking a trip down Lars Von Trier's filmography. 
    [This podcast is not funded, endorsed or supported by MUBI in any way.]

    • 35 min
    • video
    EFP 25: Best Films of 2019

    EFP 25: Best Films of 2019

    Join us for a discussion of the best films from 2019 with Dr David Sorfa and Dr Pasquale Iannone, hosted by Kat Zabecka.Here is the list of films in the order of mention, all released in 2019 (with a few from 2018):Once Upon a
    Time in… Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)
    Under the
    Silver Lake (David Robert Mitchell)


    Climax
    (Gaspar Noé)


    The
    Laundromat (Steven Soderbergh)


    Marriage
    Story (Noach Baumbach)


    The Dead
    Don’t Die (Jim Jarmusch)


    Booksmart (Olivia
    Wilde)


    The House
    That Jack Built (Lars Von Trier)


    Styx (Wolfgang
    Fischer)


    The Irishman (Martin Scorsese)


    Mid90s (Jonah Hill)


    Dolemite is My Name (Craig Brewer)


    Mary Queen of Scots (Josie Rourke)


    Jiang hu er nü / Ash is Purest White
    (Zhangke Jia)


    Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (Ben
    Wheatley)


    Photograph (Ritesh Batra)


    Knives Out (Rian Johnson)


    Notti Magiche/Magical Nights (Paolo
    Virzi)


    Loro (Paolo Sorrentino)


    The Souvenir (Joanna Hogg)


    Joker (Todd Phillips)
    Varda par Agnès/Varda by Agnes (Agnès
    Varda)


    If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)


    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (Vince
    Gilligan)
    Films we have seen this year but were released prior to 2019:
    Killer of Sheep
    (Charles Burnett 1978)
    Three Colours Blue
    (Krzysztof Kieslowski 1993)
    Ukigumo/Floating
    Clouds (Mikio Naruse 1955)
    The Rebel/Call Me
    Genius (Robert Day 1961)
    Chinatown (Roman
    Polanski 1974)
    Moon (Duncan Jones
    2009)
    Summer Stock (Charles
    Walters 1950)
    L'une chante
    l'autre pas/One Sings, The Other Doesn’t (Agnès Varda 1977)

    • 51 min
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    EFP 24: Exploring the Moon in Film and Beyond

    EFP 24: Exploring the Moon in Film and Beyond

    Kat Zabecka speaks to Dr
    Alastair Bruce and Mat Vidmar from the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh to
    commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon landing. They discuss the role of
    the Moon in cinema, space exploration and women's history. 

    • 50 min

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