Films

A series of screenings of feature films, political documentaries, and experimental shorts made in or about mass protest movements circa 1968:

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018, 610pm, BFI Southbank – Grands soirs et petits matins (aka Maydays, William Klein, 1978), followed by q&a with the director William Klein  — BOOK TICKETS

Tuesday, May 15th, 630pm, KCL – Macunaima (Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, 1969), introduced by David Treece, and followed by discussion with Frederico Coelho (PUC-Rio); Anatomy Lecture Theatre, King’s Building, KCL, Strand campus  —  BOOK TICKETS

Tuesday, May 22nd, 615pm, BFI Southbank – One Plus One/Sympathy for the Devil (Jean-Luc Godard, 1968)  —  BOOK TICKETS

Tuesday, May 29th, 610pm, BFI Southbank – Medium Cool (Haskell Wexler, 1969)  —  BOOK TICKETS

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018, 630pm, KCL – In Two Minds (Ken Loach, BBC TV, 1967), followed by discussion with producer Tony Garnett; Nash Lecture Theatre, King’s Building, KCL, Strand campus  —  BOOK TICKETS

Friday, June 15th, 2018, 6pm, BFI Southbank – Columbia Revolt (Newsreel 1968), America, aka Amerika (Newsreel, 1969), and The Case Against Lincoln Center (Newsreel, 1968), with discussion and q&a with Newsreel founder member Allan Siegel  —  BOOK TICKETS

Friday, June 15th, KCL – World in Action: The Demonstration (Granada Television, original broadcast March 18th, 1968; with thanks to Park Circus Group – SHOWN IN THE SYMPOSIUM ONLY

Saturday, June 16th, KCL – The Hornsey Film (Pat Holland, 1968) – about the student occupation of Hornsey College of Art, with discussion and q&a with the director, Pat Holland – SHOWN IN THE SYMPOSIUM ONLY

Sunday, June 17th, KCL – Subjektitude (1967) and Break the Power of the Manipulators (1968) by the German feminist filmmaker Helke Sander, with Sander in discussion and q&a – SHOWN IN THE SYMPOSIUM ONLY

Please check this website regularly for updates. Email any specific questions about the screenings to:

1968@kcl.ac.uk

We gratefully acknowledge the collaboration of our partners at the BFI, especially David Edgar, Events Programmer

Organizing committee: Mark Shiel (convener), Patrick Ffrench, Paolo Gerbaudo, Sharon Gewirtz, Alex Loftus, David Treece

With thanks to the King’s Together Fund; and to the following departments at King’s College London: French; Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies; Geography; Digital Humanities; Film Studies; and the School of Education, Communication, and Society

With thanks to the King’s Together Fund; and to the following departments at King’s College London: French; Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies; Geography; Digital Humanities; Film Studies; and the School of Education, Communication, and Society

We are pleased to collaborate with Third World Newsreel (New York) on the screening of Newsreel films; and with the German Screen Studies Network (London) on the screening of films by Helke Sander