AboutDr. Francis Gooding is the Director of the MA in Film Curating at the London Consortium. He worked as an author and researcher on the Colonial Film: Images of the British Empire project (www.colonialfilm.org.uk), during which time he focussed his research on amateur film, missionary film, and films of Palestine and Aden. He teaches modern art history at Birkbeck, and has written widely on art, music and film.
His talk âOut of the Archive: a case study from Mandate Palestine' will reference his recent work providing historical context for, and analysis of British Colonial Office films from the British Mandate period in Palestine. He will also screen Portrait of Palestine (1947, 16 mins), a British film of Palestine dating from the very end of the Mandate period.
Friday 11 November, 2-3pm for school groups and students
Friday 11 November, 7pm for general public
These talks are programmed to coincide with the exhibition From Palestine to Israel, A Photographic Record of Destruction & State Formation, 1947-50.
FREE but places strictly limited please RSVP email@example.com/ 020 7370 9990