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CfP: Family Portraits

24th International Bremen Film Conference, frist by October 20th 2018

The 24th International Bremen Film Conference aims to explore all the varieties of analytical approaches to “Family Portraits: Cohabitations and Cinema” and to enhance the discussion of how cinema forms and informs our idea of the family and other constellations of cohabitation as a field for experiments, as a place for reflection and as a heterotopia. Furthermore, it will also facilitate the analysis of critical and affirmative audio-visual productions as discourses on the family and its constellations. The conference offers a platform for interdisciplinary exchange on contemporary and historical narratives and representations of families on screen. The conference will combine talks, panel discussions, film screenings and Q&As with artists and film makers. It will take place from May 8 to 11, 2019 at Bremen’s community cinema CITY 46.

Abstracts for papers that address the above topic with an interdisciplinary and film-theoretical approach are welcome. If you wish to participate in the 24th International Bremen Film Conference please submit an abstract (2000 characters) with a short curriculum vitae in German or English by October 20th 2018. A small travel allowance may be granted but funds are limited.

   | Call for Papers (english)

22. Internationales Bremer Symposium zum Film: Film als Forschungsmethode. 03.05.-07.05.2017 im Kino City46. Universität Bremen.