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Birkbeck and SOAS offer new BA Global Cinemas and Screen Arts joint programme

For the first time, undergraduate students will be able to study a degree in global cinema in the heart of London, thanks to an innovative new course offered by Birkbeck, University of London and SOAS, University of London. The two prestigious London institutions are bringing their expertise together to offer a programme of study that is truly global in its approach.

13th November 2014

Bhaji on the Beach SOAS marks International Women's Day with 20th anniversary screening of 'Bhaji on the Beach'

Tongues on Fire, the annual Asian film festival celebrating women in film and Asian Circle, a network of professional women that work to support vulnerable Asian women in South Asia have come together to mark this year’s International Women’s Day with a special screening of Gurinder Chadha’s highly acclaimed debut film ‘Bhaji on the Beach’.

5th March 2014

The history of West African slavery on film at SOAS

Scholarly research on slavery and the African diaspora will be presented in a series of films at SOAS, University of London, starting this month, to highlight slavery in the African continent and its eastwards dimension within the Indian Ocean World.

13th February 2014

Persian Service SOAS scholars provide a critical history of BBC Persian Service in latest book

SOAS, University of London scholars, Annabelle Sreberny, Professor of Global Media and Communications, and Dr Massoumeh Torfeh, Research Associate, both of the Centre for Media and Film Studies, provide a critical history of the BBC Persian Service in their recently published book.

12th February 2014

London Indonesian Film Screenings 2013

The 2013 London Indonesian Film Screenings presents a selection of some of the most exciting films to come out of Indonesia in recent years.

25th September 2013

The rise in Korean cinema examined at SOAS

The Centre of Korean Studies at SOAS, University of London is to host a conference on Korean screen culture.

24th May 2013

Attending the Far East Film Festival 2013 Far East Film Festival 2013 Review

The Far East Film Festival, held in the North Italian town of Udine, has firmly established itself as a European platform for what is new and popular the cinemas of the regions.

7th May 2013