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Bev Zalcock

Associate Lecturer in Film Studies

Beverley Zalcock has been teaching film theory in numerous London-based institutions for more than three decades. Her fields of expertise include Early Cinema, Women's Film and the Avant Garde. She started work for Birkbeck in the late 1980s. She is currently also teaching a module around the subject of Cinema and The City, for Syracuse, London.

Bev's published works include two books, Girls' Own Stories: Australian & New Zealand Women's Films and Renegade Sisters: Girl Gangs on Film and numerous articles for film magazines & journals.  She was recently commissioned to write 'Ten Great Feminist Films' for the BFI Website.

Bev is also a practitioner, who with her partner and collaborator Sara Chambers, has been making Underground and experimental short films - frequently screened at British & international film festivals. There have been a number of retrospectives of her work, the latest at Birkbeck Arts Week in May 2017.