Conference Opening: Walter Salles and Prof Lúcia Nagib in Conversation

At the opening of CFAC’s ‘World Cinema and the Essay Film’ conference on 30 April, Walter Salles and Prof Lúcia Nagib discussed Salles’ latest film, the essayistic portrait documentary ‘Jia Zhangke: A Guy From Fenyang’ (2015).


Prof Timothy Corrigan’s Keynote 

In his keynote address titled ‘Essayism and Contemporary Film Narrative’, Prof Timothy Corrigan describes how the mode of essayism becomes more and more a disruptive force in narrative films such as Tree of Life (Malick 2011) or The Mill and the Cross (Majewski 2011).