Bradford UNESCO City of Film International Film Education Symposium

Bradford, UK, 25.-26. March 2019

Mon, 25 Mar 2019, 09:00 – Tue, 26 Mar 2019, 17:00 GMT, University of Bradford UK

The power of film to capture imagination and communicate with people is like no other. In an era of fake news, misinformation and emphasis on how we access and interpret media information, this two day symposium will highlight methods from across the world to empower and inspire learning via the moving image.

Bradford UNESCO City of Film has a reputation as a world leader in film education and delivers its own film literacy programme in partnership with the British Film Institute (BFI).

Join keynote speaker, the BFI’s Head of Education, Mark Reid, Yongsun Lee - Korean Film Council (KOFIC), guests from across the UNESCO Creative Cities Network and the UK to learn more about the power of film in education. Sessions include interactive workshops, panel discussions, and a host of opportunities to discover more about Bradford’s Film Literacy programme, Film Education in a Community setting and Media Information Literacy.

This two day spotlight on film education is part of a series of events, activities and celebrations to mark the 10th anniversary of Bradford UNESCO City of Film in 2019.

Speakers to include:
    Mark Reid - BFI
    Yongsun Lee - Korean Film Council (KOFIC)
    Karen Merkel - board member of UK Commission to UNESCO
    James Durran - English Adviser and film specialist
    Philip Webb - Consultancy and Bradford Curriculum Innovation Centre
    Simona Manni - Filmmaker
    Tom Barrance - Learnaboutfilm Ltd
    Niedja De Andrade De Silva - Santos UNESCO City of Film
    David Wilson - Director of Bradford UNESCO City of Film

   
OUTLINE PROGRAMME

Monday 25th March

Mark Reid - BFI
Keynote - Situating Film literacy in a contemporary landscape

Niedja De Andrade De Silva - Santos UNESCO City of Film
Session 2

Simona Manni - Filmmaker
Session 3 Film education in a community setting

Panel discussion on medial information literacy: Challenges of filtering out fake news with Mark Reid, Karen Merkel (UNESCO), Simona Manni and David Wilson.

Bradford Film Literacy workshop with Philip Webb Consultancy and Bradford Curriculum Innovation Centre

City locations tour and Dinner

TUESDAY 26 MARCH

Yongsun Lee - Director of Film Culture & Education Office Keynote - Korea’s programme of film education

Tom Barrance - Learnaboutfilm Ltd
Session 7 - Worksop: Simple activities for introducing film language

James Durran - English Adviser and film specialist Keynote - The integration of film into literature teaching

Panel discussion on film education from local regional and International perspective: with Yongsun Lee, Tom Barrance and James Durran

National Science and Media Museum Tour

Tickets and further information:

https://www.bradford-city-of-film.com/10-anniversary/international-film-...