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, BFI Southbank – Grands soirs et petits matins (William Klein, 1978), followed by q&a with the director William Klein

Tuesday, May 15th, KCL – Macunaima (Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, 1969), followed by discussion with David Treece, KCL, and Federico Coelho (PUC-Rio)

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

Tuesday, May 29th, BFI Southbank – Medium Cool (Haskell Wexler, 1969)

Friday, June 15th, 2018, 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

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

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

These screenings will be open to students, academics, and the general public. 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