Workshop. Petra Bauer & Dan Kidner. Jan 10-14

British Film Collectives

Workshop schedule

School of Wall and Space, Copenhagen Art Academy

10 – 14 January 2011

Workshop leaders: Petra Bauer and Dan Kidner

Monday

10.00 Introduction

British Film Collectives and political filmmaking in the 70s

11.00 Introduction to Cinema Action and screening of The Miner’s Film (1975)

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch

13.00 Screening: Cinema Action, So That You Can Live (1982)

15.00 Discussion

Reading

David Glyn and Paul Marris, “Seven Years of Cinema Action”, Afterimage 6 (1976)

Tuesday

10.00 Introduction to the London Women’s Film Group

10.30 Screening: Women of the Rhondda (1973) and The Amazing Equal Pay Show (1974)

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch

13.00 Screening: Petra Bauer, Conversations: Stina Lundberg Dabrowski meets Petra Bauer

14.00 Discussion

Reading

London Women’s Film Group, “Information Sheet” (1974)

Claire Johnston, “Women’s Cinema as Counter Cinema” Screen Pamphlet no.2, (1973)

Marina Vishmidt, “So That It Can Live”, Kaleidoscope, Summer 2010

Wednesday

10.00 Screening: Slatan Dudow, Bertolt Brecht et al, Kuhle Wampe, (1932)

11.00 Discussion

12.00 – 1.00 Lunch

1.00 Introduction to the Berwick Street Film Collective

1.30 Screening: Berwick Street Film Collective, Night Cleaners, (1975)

3.00 Discussion

Reading

Claire Johnston and Paul Willemen, “Brecht in Britain: The Independent Political Film (On The Nightcleaners)”, Screen Volume 16 Issue 4 (1975): 101-118

Bertolt Brecht, “Collective Presentation”, Screen Volume 15 Issue 2 (1974): 43-44

Sylvia Harvey, Independent Cinema? (Stafford: West Midlands Arts, 1978)

Thursday

10.00 Introduction to the Black Audio Film Collective

10.30 Screening: Black Audio Film Collective, Handsworth Songs, (1986)

11.30 Discussion

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch

13.00 Screening: Steve Sprung/Poster Collective, The Year of the Beaver, (1985)

14.30 Discussion

Reading

Reece Auguiste, “Black Cinema, Poetics and New World Aesthetics”, The Ghosts of Songs: The Film Art of the Black Audio Film Collective. Liverpool University Press (2007)

Reece Auguiste/Black Audio Film Collective, “Black Independents and Third Cinema: The British Context”, The Ghosts of Songs: The Film Art of the Black Audio Film Collective. Liverpool University Press (2007)

Friday

10.00 Screening: Anja Kirschner and David Panos, The Empty Plan, (2010)

11.30 Discussion

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