The Conference features more than 30 scholars and documentary film experts


會議雲集超過30位學者和紀錄片專家

Date: 09 Jul 2018 (Monday)

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Academy of Film hosts International Conference on Documentary Film

電影學院舉辦紀錄片國際學術會議

The Centre for Film and Moving Image Research (FMIR) of the Academy of Film, the School of Communication hosted the “Documentary Film: Regional, Theoretical & Political Parameters” International Conference from 25 to 27 June.
 
With the aim of making a major contribution to the field of documentary film studies, the Conference enabled participants to explore documentary film in Hong Kong, Mainland and in the Southeast Asian region, to discuss international film theory, and to engage with the emerging and increasingly important theoretical paradigms related to documentary film. 
 
The featured speakers of the conference included HKBU and leading international scholars, independent filmmakers, film directors and critics from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, the UK, the US, France and Brazil. 
 
There were six panel discussions on the topics of Hong Kong Documentary Films, East Asian Documentary Films, Documentary Films in China, Documentary Films and the Protest Movements, Colonial Documentary Films, and Theoretical Issues: Phenomenology and Film, along with three film screenings. The inter-disciplinary conference encompassed history, colonial studies, area studies, film studies, television studies and cultural studies. In addition, a platform was created for participants to exchange their views and discuss important issues concerning documentary film, and engage in collaborative projects.
 

傳理學院電影學院電影與動態影像研究中心於6月25日至27日舉辦「紀錄片:區域性、理論性和政治性指標」國際學術會議,透過探索香港、內地和東南亞地區的紀錄片、國際性電影理論,以及探討新興的紀錄片相關理論,豐富紀錄片的研究領域。
 
獲邀擔任講者的多位浸大和國際學者、獨立電影製片人、電影導演及影評人,分別來自本港、內地、台灣、新加坡、日本、韓國、英國、美國、法國及巴西。
 
會議設有六場專題討論,內容涵蓋香港、內地和東南亞的紀錄片,其他題目還包括紀錄片與抗爭運動、殖民時代紀錄片,以及理論性議題:現象學與電影等,融會歷史、殖民學、區域研究、電影研究、電視研究及文化研究的跨學科議題,期間並有三場放映會,提供平台予參加者交流意見、深入討論和參與不同合作計劃。