Public Lecture: What is Political Cinema?

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar


In the centenary year of the Russian Revolution, this public lecture explores the legacy of Soviet cinema, and how subsequent filmmakers have sought to create a cinema that combines social commitment with formal innovation. In particular, thisillustrated talk will discuss the work of revolutionary Cuban filmmaker Santiago álvarez, and speculate on the future of political cinema in a world increasingly dominated by confusion and authoritarianism.
Period06 Mar 2017
Event titleRespect: Human Rights Film Festival
Event typeOther
LocationBelfast, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionLocal