Invisibles e insumisas / Invisíveis e insubmissas: Line decoration Leading Women in Portuguese and Spanish Cinema and Television,1970-1980

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Cecilia Bartolomé at the ¡Viva! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival

On Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March, the ¡Viva! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival, Manchester, will host the UK première of a feature-length film, a medium-length film and a short by Spanish director Cecilia Bartolomé, ¡Vámonos, Bárbara! (1978), Margarita y el lobo (1969) and Carmen de Carabanchel (1965) . Each screening will be introduced […]

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Posted by Liv Glaze on 16 February 2023


Prof Hilary Owen FBA: Invited Keynote at III Encontro Internacional de História Oral Audiovisual do Cinema Português

‘III Encontro Internacional de História Oral Audiovisual do Cinema Português’ organised at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (IHC – FCSH NOVA) by Raquel Paulo Rato, 27-28 October 2022. Prof Hilary Owen FBA is the invited keynote and will be speaking on: “Leading Women: Trabalho de Mulheres na Produção Cinematográfica de Portugal na Década de 1970”. […]

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Posted by Rachel on 15 October 2022


Prof. Hilary Owen: Fellow of the British Academy. 

We are pleased to announce that one of our co-investigators, Prof. Hilary Owen has just been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy. https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/fellows/hilary-owen-fba/ 

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Posted by Rachel on 23 July 2022


Hilary Owen and Mariana Liz speak to Espalha-Fatos

For #InternationalWomensDay our own Hilary Owen and Mariana Liz spoke to Espalha-Fatos in this piece about women in the Portuguese film industry. You can read the article here: Dia Internacional da Mulher. Existe paridade de género no audiovisual português? (espalhafactos.com)

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Posted by Rachel on 21 March 2022


Book Launch

Prof. Anna M. Klobucka (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth) will be presenting the volume, Women’s Cinema in Contemporary Portugal, coedited by Mariana Liz and Hilary Owen (London: Bloomsbury, 2020) at the book launch to be held in Lisbon, at Linha de Sombra, the Cinemateca bookshop on the evening of Friday 18 February 2022. It will be followed by […]

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Posted by Rachel on 17 January 2022


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