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Third BFI Workshops

The third series of BFI workshops ‘Latin American Cinema: Between Theory and Practice’ will be held at BFI Southbank on 19 and 26 June and 3 July 2024.

Third Network Symposium

The third of our network symposia took place online on Friday 8 March. We are pleased to share the recording of the event below. The topic of this symposium was the ‘circulations’ of film theory. Like the themes of the… Read More »Third Network Symposium

Second BFI Workshops

The second series of BFI workshops ‘Decolonising Film Theory Through Asian Cinema’ was held at BFI Southbank on 6, 13, and 20 February 2024.

Call for Papers: Global Circulations of Film Theory Conference

This conference aims to revisit the question of what film theory is by asking where it takes place, how we recognize it, and where we find it across international locales. Starting from the premise that film theory is global, multiple, and coeval rather than something that emanates from the West and then spreads, the conference will focus on bringing to light marginalized or hitherto unknown histories of film theorizing, as well as new engagements with entrenched theoretical debates from different geopolitical perspectives.

Second Network Symposium

The second of our network symposia took place online on Saturday 16 September. We are pleased to share the recording of the event below. The topic of this symposium was the ‘practices’ of film theory, prompting discussion of the porous… Read More »Second Network Symposium

First BFI Workshops

The first series of BFI workshops ‘Re-envisioning Film Theory: Sites of Circulation between Europe and Africa’ was held at BFI Southbank on 13 and 20 June and 4 July 2023.

First Network Symposium

The first network symposium of the Global Circulations of Film Theory network took place online on Saturday 22 April. We are pleased to share the recording of the event below.  This is the first of three online symposia that will… Read More »First Network Symposium