PALESTINE AND THE MOVING IMAGE is a one day conference dedicated to the subject of Palestine in film and video.
Convened by the Palestine Film Foundation in association with the Centre for Palestine Studies at the London Middle East Institute, SOAS, this event is the first of its kind in the UK.
Date: Saturday May 11
Venue: Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London, Russell Sq., WC1H 0XG
Time: 10am - 6pm
Details and ticketing: www.palestinefilm.org
With presentations by scholars, artists and curators, panels will explore topics ranging from colonial propaganda to video art, from militant aesthetics to visual ethics. The conference is aimed at cinema enthusiasts as well as scholars and filmmakers.
FROM THE COLONIAL GAZE TO THE POLITICS OF SELF-REPRESENTATION
INSURGENT GESTURES IN RECENT/CONTEMPORARY CINEMA
VIDEO, INSTALLATION, AND ALTERNATIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH THE MOVING IMAGE
Participants include: Refqa Abu-Remaileh, Kamal Aljafari, Anna Ball, Haim Bresheeth, Nick Denes, Francis Gooding, Alisa Lebow, Bashir Makhoul, Dina Matar, Irit Neidhardt, Nirmal Puwar, Helga Tawil-Souri, and Nadia Yaqub.
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