Film Festivals

News From Home Film Festival 

(Free Film Festival in November with drinks reception)

The only thing worth globalizing is dissent” – Arundhati Roy   

The News from Home Film Festival is an initiative created by four PhD students to explore contemporary films depicting the marginalization of cultures and individuals in the face of globalization. The festival takes place across four Thursdays in November beginning on Thursday 8th November 2018. Each screening is free (for both students and non-students) and is followed by a drinks reception.


Kotoko (2011, Shinya Tsukamoto, Japan) – 8 November, 18:00
Pilgrim Hill (2013, Gerard Barrett, Ireland) – 15 November, 18:00
Jeune Femme (2017, Léonor Serraille, France) – 22 November, 18:00
On Body and Soul (2017, Ildikó Enyedi, Hungary) – 29 November, 18:00

Dates: Thursdays: 8, 15, 22, 29 November 2018
Time: 6 pm – 9:30 pm (screenings followed by drinks reception)
Location: The Screening Room G.04, 50 George Square, UoE
Get a free ticket on Eventbrite

Supported by Innovative Initiative Grant and LLC Student Led Initiative Grant

Organized by Chantal Bertalanffy, Eszter Simor, François Giraud, Richard Elliott