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Contextual Lecture: The Britishness of British Cinema

With Professor Charles Barr

Join leading film academic Professor Charles Barr to explore what makes British Cinema British and its place in the world of filmmaking. Barr will considers the impact of television, and the future of British cinema.

Professor Charles Barr helped to found the Film Department at the University of East Anglia in the late 1970s. Since leaving UEA in 2006, he has worked in St Louis and in Ireland, and is currently a Professorial Research Fellow at St Mary's University, Twickenham.

Above image: a still from David Lean's Brief Encounter.

Part of Contextual Lecture Series: Prospects and Prophecies.

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