P27a - Colonial Film Archives (2021)

  • Conference Panel
  • 1h 16m

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Panel 27a - Colonial Film Archives: Interrogations and Interventions

Convenors: Emma Sandon (Birkbeck), Jacqueline Maingard (University of Bristol)

Short abstract: This panel invites contributions from film and audio-visual scholars, researchers, creative practitioners and archivists working in and with colonial film archives as a means of interrogating colonial histories.

Papers:

  • Wembley 1924-25: Africa and Africans in the Presentation and Performance of the British Empire
    Author: Imruh Bakari (University of Winchester)

  • Interrogating Missionary Films in British Colonial Film Archives
    Author: Emma Sandon (Birkbeck)

  • Among the Haji Jawa Again: Situating a Film from 1928 as Primary Source
    Author: Sandeep Ray (Singapore University of Technology and Design)

  • Eupukari!
    Author: Charlotte Hoskins (University of Oxford)

A live discussion with the contributors will take place on Zoom on Monday 22 March, 14:00 - 14:50 UTC. Find the papers’ abstracts and a link to join the live discussion here.

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