We have three outstanding lectures for you: Jennifer Coates on The Golden Age of Japanese Cinema, to be followed by Martine Pierquin on Michael Haneke’s Hidden and Pasquale Iannone on Ida Lupino. Not to be missed!
For those of you looking forward to Jennifer Coates’ talk on the Golden Age of Japanese Cinema, MUBI are currently showing Oshima’s film Cruel Story of Youth. Released in 1960, the same year as Breathless, it has some striking similarities with Godard’s film.
This Wednesday sees the start of our three-part series Chants: Ancient and Modern. Mike Worboys will look at how this ancient form of music-making has evolved over time and in different cultures.
Here’s a short clip from Radio 4 on the health benefits of chant. Mike Worboy’s talks on Chants: Ancient and Modern start on Wed May 5th.
We’ve just published our summer programme of talks on film: