Christian Metz Conference Zürich

Posted by on June 18, 2013 at 4:54 pm

  I just returned from this wonderfully organised conference in Zürich, where I gave a paper on “Thinking Cinema: Christian Metz and/in the Tradition of Film Theory”. Here is the abstract: In an interview in 1986 Christian Metz stated that he had always worked “in the company” of classical film theorists such as Béla Balázs, […]

Utrecht Workshop in Comparative Cinema History – Film Exhibition in Europe

Posted by on November 27, 2010 at 8:51 am

On 26 and 27 November the Utrecht Research Centre MIRACLE in which I participate organised an international workshop on film exhibition in Europe. Participants from Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Great Britain, Spain and the Netherlands presented case studies from different countries and discuss the possibilities to develop a comparative perspective. These two days […]

Seminar on “Schatten” in Poitiers

Posted by on November 9, 2010 at 5:42 am

On Friday, 5 November the Poitiers research group FoReLL organised a seminar dedicated to the film Schatten – Eine nächtliche Halluzination (1923), directed by Arthur Robison, where I gave a lecture on “Projections expressives dans le cinéma expressionniste”. This seminar is to be followed by a conference on the film in May 2011. More details […]