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The Department of Media

in association with The Canterbury Festival

presents

'LOCATING POWELL'

 

 

Saturday 16 October 2004

at

9.45 am

Powell Lecture Theatre

Powell Building

Canterbury Christ Church University College, North Holmes Road, Canterbury CT1 1QU

01227 782349

 

A day conference in conjunction with the exhibition

A Canterbury Tale - Michael Powell and the Neo-Romantic Landscape

at the Sidney Cooper Centre, St Peter's Street Canterbury and

The Michael Powell Film Festival

at Cinema 3, University of Kent

 

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Powell and Pressburger's film A Canterbury Tale the Department of Media has organised an exhibition and festival which looks at the life and work of Canterbury born film maker Michael Powell. This day conference is an opportunity to discuss some aspects of the exhibition and Powell's work. The papers presented will refer specifically to A Canterbury Tale and Age of Consent which will be screened on the evening of the conference at Cinema 3 (University of Kent), and the exhibition 'Michael Powell and the Neo-Romantic Landscape' at the Sidney Cooper Centre in the heart of Canterbury, a few doors from the site of the film's production office for the film.

 

 

 

Conference Programme.

 

 

09.45

10.00

 

10.15

 

11.00

 

 

11.45

 

 

 

14.00

 

 

Coffee

Introduction to Conference - Nick Burton

 

'A Canterbury Tale and the Neo-Romantic Context' Bryan Hawkins

 

'Narrative Histories and the Presence of the Past in A Canterbury Tale ' - Karen Shepherdson

 

'Landscapes of Desire in Age of Consent' Nick Burton

 

Lunch is available in the College Refectory

 

Guided tour of Exhibition 'A Canterbury Tale: Michael Powell and the Neo-Romantic Landscape' by Bryan Hawkins at the Sidney Cooper Gallery, St Peter's Street, Canterbury

 

The programme is subject to alteration depending on availability of other speakers.

 

There is no need to book, just arrive for coffee at 9.45 in the Powell Building, and admission to the conference is free.

 

 

Cinema 3 Screenings on 16th October at University of Kent

13:50

A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

18:20

Age of Consent (1969)

20:50

A Canterbury Tale - US Version (1949)

 

 

More information available at the following websites:

 

http://www.cant.ac.uk/news-events

http://arts-humanities.cant.ac.uk

http://www.powell-pressburger.org

http://www.canterburyfestival.co.uk