An Interview with Jef Cornelis

by Vladimir Seput (MA Film Programming and Curating)

The discussion took place ahead of the symposium, ‘You Know the Way and the Language :  Public Spaces | Buildings | Engagement : The Essayistic in the TV work of Jef Cornelis at BRT’. This event was organised as part of the Essay Film Festival at Birkbeck, University of London and took place on Monday 18 May, 2018.

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CLUES, HISTORIES, MYSTERIES AND MYSTORIES

by Billy Stanton

San Sabba 

On the 28th of April the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image hosted “Clues, Histories, Mysteries and Mystories”, an event dedicated to essay films focusing on international, personal and familial history in the first-person mode; what was demonstrated by the films shown and the speakers arguments was the potential held by this specific form to probe and present suppressed and buried histories, both general and individual.

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