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Screening of The Trial by Maria Augusta Ramos + Q&A with film director

Wednesday, 5 December 1:30PM – 5:00 PM Birkbeck Cinema School of Arts 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD A one-off screening of the Brazilian political doc The Trial at Birkbeck College, supported by DMovies, in collaboration with the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving… Continue Reading →

Yoshua Okón: Future Shock | The Talk

Thursday, November 1, 2018 6PM Main Building, MAL B35 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX This talk features artist Yoshua Okón reflecting on his film installations. It is conceived as an open discussion that will provide an opportunity… Continue Reading →

Parable of the Return, Juan Soto

Colombian-born, London-based filmmaker and editor Juan Soto, whose works poetically explore intersections of memory and history, will present two recent works: Parable of the Return (2016) and Too Late For The Cinema (2014). Following the screening Juan will be in conversation with Professor Catherine… Continue Reading →


12-13 September, 2018 Room 243 Senate House University of London, Malet St Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HU   The ongoing conflict of Catalonia’s movement for independence from Spain has in the last few years captured the imagination of populations in the… Continue Reading →


FRIDAY 6TH JULY 2018, 2:30PM- 6:15PM   Room B04, Birkbeck, University of London, School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD                              Free entry, but booking here is necessary.                                                             This international workshop aims to contribute to the… Continue Reading →


Articles by CILAVS’ members Carmen Fracchia and Luis Trindade are included in the just published volume Postcolonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic edited by Jerome C. Branche. See Table of Contents

Crafting Resistance: The art of Chilean political prisoners

CraftingResistance_UEL final An exhibition co-curated by Jasmine Gideon, Birkbeck, University of London and CILAVS member & Gloria Miqueles, Chilean Ex-political prisoner. Project funded by Birkbeck ISSF WellcomeTrust Hosted by University of East London -Archive         Opening event:… Continue Reading →

ES LO QUE HAY [THAT’S THE WAY THINGS ARE] a discussion of the photobook by Chilean photographer Luis Weinstein

Chilean photographer Luis Weinstein presents the work of his photobook Es lo que hay [That’s the way things are], documenting everyday life in Chile under the Pinochet dictatorship. The presentation will be followed by a Q & A session between… Continue Reading →

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