Film Forum

March 21st - 26th 2019

Conference Spring School

XXVI International Film Studies Conference

Cfp: Moving Pictures, Living Machines
Automation, Animation and the Imitation of Life in Cinema and Media
Gorizia, March 21th - 23rd 2019

XVII MAGIS International Film Studies Spring School

Gorizia, March 23rd - 26th 2019
See the call for papers for our five sections: Cinema and Contemporary Arts, Media Archaeology, Porn Studies, Post Cinema, Film and Media Heritage

10 Internationally Renowned Keynote Speakers and Artists

11 Screenings and Special Events

18 Partner Universities from Europe and North America

Keynote speakers

Here are the main speakers of Conference and Spring School

Program of 21 March

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9.00 – 13.00 Sala della Torre, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Gorizia, via Carducci 2

Greetings

Rodolfo Ziberna
Sindaco di Gorizia

Roberta Demartin
Presidente della Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Gorizia

Antonio Paoletti, Gianluca Madriz
Presidente e Vicepresidente della Camera di Commercio Venezia Giulia

Laura Fasiolo
Vicepresidente del Consorzio per lo Sviluppo del Polo Universitario di Gorizia

Alberto Felice De Toni
Magnifico Rettore Università degli Studi di Udine

Claudio Cressati
Centro Polifunzionale di Gorizia, Università degli Studi di Udine

Andrea Zannini
Direttore del Dipartimento di Studi umanistici
e del patrimonio culturale, Università degli Studi di Udine

Introduction to the XXVI Edition

Simone Venturini (Università degli Studi di Udine)

Automation and Animation: Towards an Archaeology of the Figure of the “Funny Animal” (Mickey, Felix, Flip)

Yasco Horsman (Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University)

Automation, Representation, and the Question Concerning the Legibility of the Image/Machine Today

Pepita Hesselberth (Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society)

The Ghosts in the Machine. Video-On-Demand Recommender Systems and the Myth of Automation

Giorgio Avezzù (Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna)

14.00 – 15.00 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1 Classroom 3

Re-framing Video Game Agency: Alan Butler’s Down and Out in Los Santos and In-Game Photography as Subversive Play

Berenike Jung (Universität Tübingen)

“Now You’re In The Sunken Place”: Entrapment and Agency in GIFs from Get Out

Ivan Girina (Brunel University, London)

15.15 – 16.30 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 4

Motionless Revolt. Comic Actions and Inanimate Object in Laurel and Hardy’s Movies

Gabriele Gimmelli (Università degli Studi di Bergamo)

Haunted Machines and the Fear of Mechanic Life

Giuseppe Previtali (Università degli Studi di Bergamo)

Animating Cinema’s Body

Sara Tongiani (Università degli Studi di Genova)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 6

The Becoming-Machine: An Act of Resistance to the Ideology of Absolute Transparency

Jacopo Bodini (Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3)

Bodies Becoming Screens: How the Machines Experience the World

Anna Caterina Dalmasso (Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles)

“Real Virtualities”: Real Time Animation and Immersivity

Giancarlo Grossi (Università degli Studi di Milano)

16.45 – 18.00 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 4

The Ghost in the Machine – Reflections on Rapture (Arrebato, Iván Zulueta, 1979)

Mats Carlsson (Stockholms universitet)

Those Stuffed Shirts! Inflatables and Air Operated Kinetic Sculptures as Occurrences of Screen-less Animations

Anna Franceschini (IULM, Milano)

Les Enjeux historiographiques et critiques de l’innervation benjaminienne. Vers une approche marxienne des médias

Sonny Walbrou (Université Lille 3 – Charles de Gaulle)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 6

Vesuvian Shadows: Eruptions and Ruins in Optical Toys and Panoramas

Massimiliano Gaudiosi (Università degli Studi “Suor Orsola Benincasa”, Napoli)

Tableaux à la puissance trois : la mise en scène cinématographique du tableau vivant entre animation et pétrification de l’image

Michele Bertolini (Accademia di Belle Arti “G. Carrara”, Bergamo)

Artificial Entertainments. Humanoid Automata from the Late-Nineteenth-Century Magic Stage to Scorsese’s Hugo

Katharina Rein (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

21.00 Kinemax Gorizia, Piazza Vittoria 41, Gorizia

Street of Crocodiles

 (Quay Brothers, 1986, 35mm, 21’)

Presented by Barbara Le Maître (Université Paris Nanterre – HAR), Jessie Martin (Université de Lille – CEAC), Bruno Nassim Aboudrar (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3)

Coming up

Energica avanzata contro i ribelli di El-Baruni

(Luca Comerio, 1912-1913, DCP, 9’)

Pes

(Karpo Ačimović Godina, Mario Uršič, 1965, DCP, 8')

Divjad

(Karpo Ačimović Godina, Jure Pervanje, 1965, DCP, 8')

A.P. (Anno Passato)

(Karpo Ačimović Godina, 1966, DCP, 5')

Presented by Diego Cavallotti, Simone Venturini (Università degli Studi di Udine), Karpo Ačimović Godina (Filmmaker)

 

 

 

 

 

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