Workshop: (Post)Colonial images

(Post)Colonial images: An Intermedial Approach

Sponsored by the AHRC-FAPESP funded IntermIdia Project and CFAC, the Centre for Film Aesthetics and Cultures, University of Reading

21st June 2018

Keynote speech by Vicente Sánchez-Biosca (University of Valencia), and a stellar line-up of speakers and artists

Screening of The Song of Ossobó (Silas Tiny, 2017)

Organised by Maria do Carmo Piçarra (University of Reading/University of Minho)

Admission is free, but booking is highly recommended-  email


11h-13h00 Cinema, Minghella Building G4 Opening by Lúcia Nagib. Screening The Song of Ossobó (Silas Tiny, 2017, 99’)

13h00-14h00 Lunch break

14h00-14h40 Studio Space, Minghella Building room 102 Maria do Carmo Piçarra (Minho/Reading) – Intermedial approaches to Portugal, France and England representations of the empire in the cinema

14h40-15h40 Studio Space, Minghella Building room 102 Katy Stewart (Sheffield) – Singing for Timbuktu and Kinshasa: Intermedial voices in African cinema’s digital revolution Sérgio Dias Branco (Coimbra/ Durham) – Spectres of today: Fractured history and digital modulation in Horse money (2014) Chair: Maria do Carmo Piçarra (Minho/Reading)

15h40-16h00 Coffee break 16h-16h30 Studio Space, Minghella Building room 102 Artistic take Quarries of wandering form by Judy Rabinowitz Price (Kingston)

16h30-18h00 Studio Space, Minghella Building room 102 Keynote speaker Vicente Sanchéz-Biosca (Valencia) – When the images are missing. Rithy Panh and the visual strategies to address the Cambodian Genocide


Centre for Film Aesthetics and Cultures event: Screening of Zeus and Masterclass with Prof Paulo Filipe Monteiro

Thursday 15 February 2018, Cinema, Minghella Studios

University of Reading

Whiteknights Campus, Reading, RG6 6BT

14:00-16:00 – Introduction and Screening of Zeus (Paulo Filipe Monteiro, Portugal/Algeria, 2017, 117 minutes)

16:00-17:30 – Masterclass and Discussion


The Centre for Film Aesthetics and Cultures (CFAC) and the Department of Film, Theatre & Television, University of Reading, cordially invite you to the screening of the award-winning film Zeus, followed by the masterclass ‘The Biopic as a Disturbing Film Genre’, by director Paulo Filipe Monteiro. Paulo Filipe Monteiro is a Portuguese film director, actor, theatre director, screenwriter and professor at the Lisbon New University.

Attendance is free but booking is recommended on