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Online events at Birkbeck Institute Of The Moving Image (MAY to JUN 2021)

Birkbeck Institute Of The Moving Image (BIMI) continues their excellent series of FREE online events. Here’s what’s booking…

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GURUMBÉ: AFRO-ANDALUSIAN MEMORIES aka Gurumbé: Canciones de tu memoria negra d. Miguel Ángel Rosales, 2016

21 MAY 18:00 – FREE

“This is an internationally acclaimed documentary on the hidden history of African slavery in Spain and the cultural relevance of Africa for flamenco and Spanish culture. The film prominently features Yinka Esi Graves, a flamenco dancer of African descent. The screening will be followed by discussion with the director Miguel Ángel Rosales, dancer Yinka Esi Graves and Carmen Fracchia, Professor in Hispanic Art History at Birkbeck.”

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THE WAY WE LIVE: COMMUNITY ACTIVATION THROUGH FILM

11 JUN 18:00 – FREE

“In this event, Imperfect Cinema – a Plymouth based DIY community film group – discuss their work in relation to Jill Craigie’s 1946 post-WWII reconstruction docudrama, THE WAY WE LIVE. Both explore the connection between planning discourse and community voice in Plymouth. The films are available to view FREE/online before the event to inform the discussion.”

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INTERMEDIAL ENCOUNTERS: EXPERIMENTAL FILM, ARTISTS’ MOVING IMAGE & EXPANDED CINEMA

18 JUN 18:00 – FREE

“This event celebrates the launch of three new publications about experimental film, artists’ moving image and expanded cinema: Kim Knowles’s Experimental Film and Photochemical Practices; Jonathan Walley’s Cinema Expanded: Avant-Garde Film in the Age of Intermedia; and, Sarah Durcan’s Memory and Intermediality in Artists’ Moving Image

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