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Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies

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Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies


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Birkbeck Arts Week 2016

Public lectures, readings, film screenings, performances and panel discussions from 16 to 20 May. See the full programme here.

Spring Term events in the School of Arts

Film screenings, lectures, workshops and exhibitions in the School of Arts.

New Peltz Gallery exhibition

IDENTITY: Exhibition focused on the concept of identity as constructed and performed through social rituals. Open 28 April - 20 May.

Evening study

We offer evening courses in Arts Management, Creative Industries, Journalism and Media Studies, Film, Television and much more...

Historic building with 21st Century facilities

We have a state-of-the art cinema and exhibition spaces all housed in a historic building - former home to key members of the Bloomsbury Group.

Birkbeck academics present at ‘With Great Power’ series

Professors Ian Christie and Isobel Armstrong to lead events at British Academy summer programme

New PhD studentships with National Gallery and Tate Modern announced

AHRC-funded studentships to be run collaboratively between Birkbeck and the major arts institutions

Education Event: WORDS ON FILM

In October 2015, as part of the London Film Festival, a panel of critics visited the Birkbeck Institute of the Moving Image to discuss how professional film critics approach their work.