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Professor Michael Chanan has interviewed Chile’s most celebrated film director, Patricio Guzmán, at the premiere of his new film, Nostalgia for the Light, at the British Film Institute in London.
Film lecturers Michael Chanan, Chris Darke and Michael Witt have taken part in the British Film Institute’s poll to discover the greatest film of all time.
Third-year film student Jesse Smith’s new short film has played at the Portobello Film Festival in London.

Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary is a conference being hosted by the university on March 23 that will present a unique opportunity to reflect on the significance of Self’s achievements, bringing together the foremost critics working on contemporary fiction.

Check out our video of the Photography Exhibition showcasing student work.
Dinghy, bungalow and shampoo: The words India has gifted to the English. Dr Kate Teltscher of the University of Roehampton is to launch a new edition of the Hobson- Jobson for publication as part of the Oxford World Classics.
Claudio Nazareno and Nilou Hawthorne, both postgraduate students in the Department of Media, Culture and Language (MCL), recently helped to organise a successful postgraduate conference at Roehampton.
The Media Across Borders Conference offered an intriguing array of perspectives on the localisation of film, television and video games, and the many complexities involved.
Home Sweet Home, the new documentary by Enrica Colusso, has premiered at the Open City Docs Fest in London.
Two Roehampton students are celebrating the success of Life Just Is, recently selected for the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012.
Students at the University of Roehampton had their work featured in a prominent photography exhibition.

Using the latest in high-resolution graphics and iOS tablet technology, our new app essential Roehampton information in one easy-to-navigate package.

Roehampton's William Brown Each explores machinima which is the practice of making films using videogames and virtual worlds, on Second Life.
William Brown, senior lecturer in Film, has given a talk at the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image (SCSMI) conference in New York.
Students gathered recently at the Riverside Studios in Hammersmith to see their graduation films projected on to the big screen.

An announcement is to be made this week by David Cameron on whether forcing someone to marry should be outlawed amid speculation that it is to become a criminal offence carrying a maximum five-year prison sentence

Ali Said, a second year undergraduate studying film, has praised the University of Roehampton in the Guardian's University Guide 2013.
Professor Ros Coward joined actress Diana Quick, journalist Yasmin Alibhai -Brown and Catherine Mayer, European Editor of Time Magazine, on the panel to discuss this proposition at the South Bank's Women of the World Festival in March.
Director Andrew Lang, whose first film Sons of Cuba was made through the Roehampton initiative Doc Exchange in 2009, has had his latest film screened on Channel 4.
William Brown, a Lecturer in Film, has co-edited a collection of essays with David Martin-Jones of the University of St Andrews entitled Deleuze and Film.