Thematic tags: film

  • Storytelling and practices of orality are fundamental components to Caribbean cultures, both regionally and nationally. Folk characters like Anansi, Compere Lapin, La Diablesse, and the Soucouyant are remembered and retold in the Caribbean and its diasporas through a rich tradition of oral storytelling. Storytelling has not only persisted as a means of connection and entertainment in the Caribbean, but also serves as a ‘methodological [tool] for unsettling colonialities in the twenty-first century’. (read more)
  • Covering the evening, night and following morning, it will attempt to recreate – through memory and an adoption of various elements of film language – the precise emotions and lived experience of this event. (read more)
  • Constitutional Therapy tells the story of Chile’s Constitution as it undergoes psychological therapy, where through a series of regressions it eventually locates the origins of its trauma: in an authoritarian, dictatorial and exclusionary past, which it has to confront in order to be able to turn the page and begin a new life. (read more)
  • ‘Creative Grieving’ drew on insights from psychotherapists, bereavements councillors, and art therapists as well as artists, photographers, directors and writers who had turned to creative projects as a means of expressing and processing their grief. The project involved traditional research components and practice-as-research components. (read more)
  • Therefore the researchers aimed to explore explore the potentials in representing grief in a more nuanced and phenomenologically-minded manner. They sought to capture the lived experience of grief in fiction film. (read more)
  • Besides there being an important lack of critical attention on the creative contribution non-professional actors make to their films, there has been no consideration given to the complex ethical challenges surrounding the casting and process of working with non-professional actors. (read more)
  • This project is built on the idea that memories of migration are not only related to catastrophic events but distilled through time and in multiple generations of migrants’ everyday lives. They also transcend the traumatic, traverse places and spaces, are felt and produced through the body, and (re)created intergenerationally. (read more)
  • Filmmaking research underwent significant methodological restrictions during Covid-19 due to travel bans and lockdowns. The Digital Filmmaking Research Network emerged, an online space where global film makers, researchers and participants sought to collaborate on experimental methodologies. This network is looking to explore "What happens next?". (read more)
  • The storytellers with learning disabilities worked in collaboration with historians to uncover this fascinating hidden history. In order to get a feel for what life was like for Fanny, OpenStoryTellers, working with the Bristol academics, investigated all aspects of 18th century life, including the fashion, the food, the leisure pursuits, architecture and schooling, visiting places including the Pump Rooms and the Fashion Museum in Bath. (read more)