11th Small Cinemas Conference: Political Imaginaries of Small Cinemas and Cultures, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca

September 11, 2020
Smaller than small national, 10.00 – 11.00
Chair: Virginás Andrea

Virginás Andrea, Tóth Orsolya, On the Brink of Hungarian and Romanian Small National Cinemas: A Transylvanian Regional Canon?

Farkas Boglárka Angéla, István Fischer and the Minority Identity

Incze Kata, Young Transylvanian Filmmakers between Budapest and Bucharest – a post socialist identity

Populism and the fall of Democracy, 11.30 – 12.30
Chair: Claudiu Turcuș

Zsolt Győri, Autonomy and Populism in the Context of the Hungarian and British New Wave Cinemas

Fernando Torres V., Deconstructing the legitimacy of democracy in Latin American countries through the lens of documentary narratives. A case of study between Ecuador, Brazil and Nicaragua

Jamie Steele, Representations of Political Populism in Lucas Belvaux’s Chez nous/ This is our Land (2017)

Power, violence, and politics of identity 13.30 – 15.00
Chair: Adriana Stan

Lenuta Giukin, Of Inconvenient Women and Neocolonial Adjustments

Alexandra Indira Sanyal, Legacies of Violence | Narratives of Movement

Enrique Lopez Oropeza, The Visual Criticism of Mexican and Latin American Politics in Hollywood cinema

Zebunnisa Hamid, Finding Hope and Despair in the Transnational Cinematic City

September 12, 2020
Regional difference and New Wave Cinemas 10.00 – 11.00
Chair: Zsolt Győri

Yang Yu, The Formation of Tibetan New Wave cinema (2006-Present)

Silvia Roca Baamonde, Marta Pérez Pereiro, Land, identity and sense of belonging. An approach to the Novo Cinema Galego from the perspective of ecocriticism

Cibrán Tenreiro Uzal, Critics as militants and films as events: film criticism and New Galician Cinema

Neoliberalism and Small Film Markets 11.30 – 12.30
Chair: Renata Šukaitytė

Jan Hanzlík, Czech Film Market in the Digital Era: Between Neoliberal and Mercantilist Agendas

Renata Šukaitytė, The Fall of the Communism and the Arrival of Neoliberal Capitalism in My Street (2013) by Marcin Latałło and Rodeo (2018) by Kiur Aarma and Raimo Jõerand

Michal Večeřa, Business across borders: Activities of Austrian company Saschafilm in Czech lands after the collapse of Austria-Hungary

Screening the politics of Eastern Europe 14.00 – 15.00
Chair: Lenuta Giukin

Kalmár György, Off-modern political imaginaries in the small cinemas of Eastern Europe

Balázs Varga, Political imaginaries in Hungarian cinema

Anna Taszycka, Adaptation of Olga Tokarczuk’s literature

Special session, 15.30—16.30
Online talk with the Romanian film director Radu Jude about I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History As Barbarians (2018)

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