NECS 2015 Poland (documentary related papers) 18-20 July


Archives of/for the Future
Łódź, Poland, 18.-20. June 2015

During the conference, the following papers about reseach on documentary film will be presented:



Panel B5 (11-12:45, room 2.20): Anarchiving Practices Across Media Forms
Ilona Hongisto » University of Turku. The Soviets and Sue Ellen: American Popular Culture as an Archive for Eastern European Documentary

Panel C 01 (13:45-15:30, room 2.20): Reviewing and Reusing the Past: The Appropriation of Archival Images from the Holocaust and the Third Reich.
Chair: Michael Wedel » Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf
Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann » The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Trophy, Evidence, Document: A Journey from Atrocity to Archive
Brad Prager » University of Missouri. The Unseen Image: Archival Photography and Forensics in Contemporary Holocaust Documentaries
Chris Wahl » Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf. The Triumph of Which Will? Repurposing Leni Riefenstahl’s Images
Victoria Grace Walden » Queen Mary, University of London. An Experience with Holocaust Memory: Re-appropriating the Archive

Panel C7 (13:45-15:30): Politics of Archiving and the Writing of Transnational Cultural History
Dunja Jelenkovic » University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. The Politics and Archiving: The Case of Yugoslav Documentary and Short Film Festival (1954-today)

FRIDAY 19th:

9-10:45: DOCUMENTARY WORKGROUP MEETING (room 2.51) Organizer: Aida Vallejo. University of teh Basque Country (UPV/EHU)

Panel F9 (11-12:45, room 2.54): Experiencing the Space (11-12:45)
Maria Luna » InCom Autonomous University of Barcelona. On Mapping Heterotopias: A Location Based Archive of Documentary Films

Panel F11 (11-12:45, room 2.57): Performance and Materiality of the Moving Image through Tape, Theater and Videoart
Patricia Nogueira » UT Austin – Portugal International Program. Participative Interactive Documentary as a Fragmented and “Deterritorialized” Archive

Panel G01 (13:45-15:30, room 2.20): Multicultural, Transcultural, Universal: Politics, Ethics and Aesthetics of Images Migrations
Anna Mrozewicz » Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan. Affective Remediation and Transnational Shared Space in Pirjo Honkasalo’s Documentary Film “The 3 Rooms of Melancholia”

Panel G 07 (13:45-15:30, room 2.51): Documentary, film and indexicality
Chair: Aida Vallejo » University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)
Aleksandra Milovanović » Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade. Historical Documentary Programs and (Mis)Use of Archive Footage
Terri Ginsberg » The American University, Cairo. Vanessa Redgrave’s “The Palestinian”: Star Vehicle or Political Praxis?
Belinda Smaill » Monash University. The Problem of the Archive: Life, Documentary and Extinction

Panel G 08 (13:45-15:30, room 2.53): Archives Montage: Film Essays, Newsreels, Documentaries
Martin Štoll » Charles University, Prague. Documentary Film as an Archive Data Source

Panel G 01: Multicultural, Transcultural, Universal: Politics, Ethics and Aesthetics of images migrations (Flores Velasco-Inti Raymi Uprising, Mobilize People and GenerateMemory, 2 rooms of melancholia, nine muses)

Panel H 07 (15:45-17:30): Personal archives and documentary practice
Chair: Andrea Pócsik » Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest Efrén Cuevas » University of Navarra. The Archive Effect in the Appropriation of Home Movies in Documentary Films. The Case of “Stories We Tell” Debra Beattie » Griffith University. The New Woman and Gender Disruption: On Researching the Archives of Daphne Mayo Andrea Pócsik » Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest. Installing, “Inscening” Found Footages Aida Vallejo » University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Film Festivals and the Documentary Archive

Panel H05 (15:45-17:30, room 2.43): Transformations of Found Footage and Interactive Documentaries
Stefano Odorico » University of Bremen / Leeds Trinity University. The Interactive Documentary Form Between Aesthetics and Complexity


Panel J1 (11-12:45): The Archive and the Testimony
Tomasz Majewski » Jagiellonian University. Modes of Representation of Lodz Ghetto: Forbidden vs. Official Photography In Postwar Documentary Film

Panel K1 (13:45-15:30, room 2.20): Rhetorics and Technologies of the Testimony
Tomasz Łysak » University of Warsaw. Genealogies of Holocaust Testimony in Polish Documentary Film

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