Please help save the Castro Theater in San Francisco

Rob Byrne, our dear colleague from the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, has alerted us about the reconfiguration plans currently threatening the Castro Theater, the very home of the SFSFF and an important San Francisco landmark. We are sharing his call for help with you…

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Call for participants : Pordenone Collegium 2022

Applications for the much anticipated Collegium of the Giornate del Cinema Muto is now open ! The Collegium provides the opportunity to 12 people under 30 who are eager to experience the festival’s screenings through a structured programme in which conversation is privileged over lecture. Each…

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Update: Domitor 2022 conference – fully online

Due to the ongoing pandemic, unfortunately, we will be unable to hold the conference on-site and to meet in Culpeper as hoped. However, following the success of Domitor 2020 virtual conference, we are excited to announce that we will hold the Domitor 2022 conference online. We received…

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International conference “Off- and On-Screen. The ‘New Woman’ in Early Russian Cinema”, September 1-3, 2022, University of Basel, call for papers

Film frame of Russian actress

Please find attached the CfP for the international conference ‘Off- and On-Screen: The “New Woman” in Early Russian Cinema’ that will be hosted by the University of Basel in September 2022. We sincerely hope we will be able to hold this conference in person. The…

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Symposium of the 2022 FIAF Congress

The Visible Archive: Archiving, preserving, digitizing, and sharing ‘non-feature’ film collections Symposium of the 2022 FIAF Congress 25–26 April 2022, Budapest – Hosted by the National Film Institute Hungary – Film Archive Call for papers: Nowadays, great progress has been made worldwide in the digitization and restoration of…

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B-magic Final Conference (5-7 May 2022)

The Magic Lantern in Leisure, Entertainment and Popular CultureLocation: Photography Museum (FOMU) in Antwerp, BelgiumPre-conference Event at CINEMATEK Brussels on 4 May 2022This conference aims to bring together new research and scholarship on the many uses of the magic/optical lantern. The conference will also present and discuss…

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Women & Silent Screen Online, June 2-6, 2021

Women and the Silent Screen Online June 2-6, 2021 PRELUDE TO Women and the Silent Screen XI Conference: Women, Cinema, and Migration Entr’acte June 2, 2021 Premiere at 2:30pm EST (free to view all of June) Kennington Bioscope: https://www.youtube.com/kenningtonbioscope June 4-6, 2021 Online conference: FREE & open to all! Register here. I. “Bees and…

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Remapping Early British Cinema: A Symposium

Remapping Early British Cinema: A Symposium  26-27 May 2021 A series of major publications in recent years have shed fresh light on the early British film business, from the 19th century pioneers up to the boom in cinema building before the First World War. Do these require…

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