An ongoing project exploring populist global cinema. Since 2012 the programme has included a Vietnamese hip-hop movie, Jamaican boxing drama, Korean girlpop horror, Congolese thriller, Hungarian cartoon and Filipino slum musical.
In 2011-2013 I was commissioned to set up, programme, promote and manage a monthly film club in Sydenham, London. It’s still going strong today. Continue reading “PROGRAMME DIRECTOR, SYDENHAM FILM CLUB”
In 2013 I was asked to set up a free family film club to bring new customers to the Big Red Pizzeria in Deptford, London. I provided legal and technical advice, curated and managed two film seasons, and created design templates for posters and flyers. Continue reading “PROGRAMME CONSULTANT, BIG RED CINEMA”
Thanks to a grant from the British Council’s Art Connects Us programme, in 2018 I travelled to South Africa to meet the people making the SA film exhibition scene happen.
Over three weeks in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg, my research discovered how film exhibitors in South Africa are developing their craft through training, professional development and networks. Continue reading “RESEARCHER, BRITISH COUNCIL SSA AFRICA”
In 2014, Friends of Crystal Palace Subway commissioned me to run a film screening event for their Heritage Lottery Inspired by the Subway project. I put together an evening of 3½ films starring the palace, the park and the subway, framing Crystal Palace as a magical zone of pleasure and transformation. Continue reading “PROGRAMMING CONSULTANT, CRYSTAL PALACE AT THE MOVIES”