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Film Screening and Talk Numax Presenta… (Joaquim Jordà, 1980, 105 mins., English subtitles)

Thursday, 1 December 2011, 6.00 to 9.00pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Financed with the contingency fund of the workers’ assembly at the Numax factory, this historical documentary is a bittersweet account of the partial successes and… Continue Reading →

Workshop: Scenes of Class Struggle in Portugal

Friday, 18 November 2011, 10.00 am to 8.00 pm, Birkbeck, Keynes Library (film screening in Room B04), 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD The Carnation Revolution of 25th April 1974 triggered a revolutionary process that for one year and a… Continue Reading →

Director in focus: Karim Aïnouz on Cinema, Space and the Female Gaze

Saturday, 5 November 2011, 12.00 to 3.15 pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Programme 12.00 – 12.15 pm       Welcome and introduction 12.15 – 1.45 pm          Screening of Suely in the… Continue Reading →

Performing heritage, questioning identities

Sandra Kogut Birkbeck Arts Week, Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 6.00pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Q&A sessions with award-winning filmmaker Sandra Kogut will follow the screening of Adieu Monde or Pierre and Claire’s Story (1998) and A… Continue Reading →

Democratising Art: Success and Failure in Chile, 1950-1975

Valerie Fraser (University of Essex) Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 6.00 to 7.30pm, Birkbeck, Room 255, Malet Street, London  WC1E 7HX Under the government of Salvador Allende the visual arts enjoyed extraordinary popularity in Chile. Between 1970 and 1973 the Museo… Continue Reading →

Cecilia Vicuña: A Tongue within Tongues

Thursday, 22 March 2012, 7.30pm, Birkbeck, Room 153, Malet Street, London  WC1E 7HX (Entrance via Torrington Place) Cecilia will show the film “kon kon pi” for the first time in London. This 13 minute film was exhibited at MoMA New… Continue Reading →

‘Look here, upon this picture, and on this.’ Velázquez, Picasso and Las Meninas

Marjorie Trusted (Victoria and Albert Museum) Birkbeck Arts Week, Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 6.00 to 7.30pm, Room 101, Clore Management Centre, 25-27 Torrington Square, London WC1 In 1936 Picasso was appointed Director of the Museo del Prado. He was living… Continue Reading →

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