About us:
Located on the beautiful east coast of Scotland, and housed in a historic 600 year old University, the Department of Film Studies attracts students and scholars from around the world.
Prospective Students:
Film Studies offers a rich, exciting and diverse programme for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Current Students:
Students choose from a range of module options and become a part of the department's vibrant film culture.
Centre for Film Studies:
The Centre attracts international scholars, filmmakers and students to a diverse range of scholarly and cultural events.

Latest news

Sanghita Sen on BBC Scotland- Janice Forsyth Show

On 2 May, PhD researcher Sanghita Sen was interviewed on the Janice Forsyth show (BBC Scotland) to discuss the upcoming Ritwik Ghatak retrospective at DCA– the first in the UK! You can hear her here (@37.40): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08n2536...

Robert Burgoyne interview with the Washington Post

Robert Burgoyne was interviewed for the Washington Post  on the subject of the historical film and the current release.  The story is entitled: “Lost City of Z Alters History for the Sake of Modern Audiences: Are We OK with That?”  The article appeared in the April 21 edition of the Washington […]...

Abbas Kiarostami Week at IN MEDIA RES

Following on the IGCCC’s workshop on famed Iranian auteur, Abbas Kiarostami, there is a week (beginning 24 April) devoted to his work on In Media Res, featuring contributions from Jean-Michel Frodon, Marco Dalla Gassa, Sanghita Sen, Shorna Pal, and Dina Iordanova. The programme is as follows: Monday (24 April): The […]...

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Teaching Blog

A Model for Interdisciplinary Teaching in Film Studies

In this brief essay from the online journal Mediapolis: A Journal of Cities and Culture, Prof Amy Ti...

Dossier for Film Matters: ‘Race, Gender and Genre in 21st Century Cinema’

Call for Papers: ‘Race, Gender and Genre in 21st Century Cinema’ Dossier for Film Matters ...

Single Honours Film Studies

Single Honours Film Studies was an embarrassingly good experience. I couldn’t believe my luck ...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Cultural Memory Workshop 25-26 May 2017

    May 25 @ 10:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Professor Alison Landsberg ‘Post Post-racial America’

    May 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm