Film Studies I (Panel / In-Person)


Standing Session
Film and Media Studies

Andrew Kirby (University of British Columbia)
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The Film Studies session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of film or Film Studies, but we are particularly interested in papers attuned to the conference theme, "Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian.”

The Film Studies session is open to all papers that explore some aspect of film or Film Studies, but we are particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, "Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian.” For example:

-The role of space and place in genre filmmaking

-World-building in fantasy film and television

-Cinematic cityscapes

-Road movies

-Representations of localized ecologies

-Settler colonialism in film

-Geographical otherness

-Films limited to one setting

-Representations of claustrophobia or agoraphobia

-Landscape in film

-Otherworldy spaces

-Outer space

-Theme parks and the carnival

-The role of satire in constructing places

-Impact of space in residential life

-Transcending real and unreal spaces